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Texas: State Summary

SNAPS data is derived from the 2000 U.S. Census and several 2003 CDC databases. For more information, see the Credits page.

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Population:

  • Total Population: 20,851,820
  • Males: 10,335,429
  • Females: 10,516,391

Top 33 Languages spoken at home: (> 5000)

  1. English only (13,230,780)
  2. Spanish (5,195,145)
  3. Vietnamese (121,480)
  4. German (81,664)
  5. Chinese (71,595)
  6. French (60,078)
  7. Tagalog (38,975)
  8. Korean (37,615)
  9. Urdu (32,275)
  10. Arabic (32,065)
  11. Hindi (20,300)
  12. Kru, Ibo, Yoruba (19,330)
  13. Gujarathi (18,235)
  14. Persian (17,194)
  15. Japanese (14,039)
  16. Malayalam (12,640)
  17. Czech (12,372)
  18. Russian (11,260)
  19. Italian (10,560)
  20. Laotian (9,665)
  21. Portuguese (9,230)
  22. Polish (9,164)
  23. Mon-Khmer, Cambodian (7,350)
  24. Bengali (7,195)
  25. Telugu (7,095)
  26. Thai (6,955)
  27. Mandarin (6,910)
  28. Amharic (6,465)
  29. Greek (6,130)
  30. Tamil (5,680)
  31. Cantonese (5,545)
  32. Formosan (5,530)
  33. India, n.e.c. (5,250)

Top 5 Religions by Adherents:

  1. Catholic Church (4,368,969)
  2. Southern Baptist Convention (3,519,459)
  3. United Methodist Church, The (1,022,342)
  4. Churches of Christ (377,264)
  5. Assemblies of God (228,098)

Disabilities:

  • Total Reported: 6,406,854
  • Sensory: 680,768
  • Physical: 1,428,580
  • Mental: 816,185
  • Self-care: 487,120
  • Go outside home: 1,359,848
  • Employment: 1,651,821

Grandparents as caregivers

Grandparents as caregivers: 257,074

Heating fuel:

  • Total Reported: 7,393,354
  • Utility gas: 3,192,579
  • Bottled or LP gas: 469,684
  • Electricity: 3,651,110
  • Fuel oil, kerosene: 5,452
  • Coal or Coke: 341
  • Wood: 32,046
  • Solar Energy: 1,621
  • Other fuel: 9,556
  • No fuel used: 30,965

Vehicles available:

  • Total Reported: 13,668,069
  • No vehicle: 944,364
  • 1 or more vehicle: 12,723,705

Education Attainment:

  • No School: 336,470
  • No High School: 1,128,950
  • Some High School: 1,649,141
  • High School: 3,176,743
  • Some College: 2,858,802
  • Associate's Degree: 668,494
  • College Degree: 1,996,250
  • Master's Degree: 659,892
  • Professional Degree: 211,530
  • Doctoral Degree: 104,621

Household Phones:

  • Households Reporting: 7,393,354
  • Owners with phone: 4,639,854
  • Owners without phone: 77,440
  • Renters with phone: 2,518,591
  • Renters without phone: 157,469
  • Page last updated on Mar 12, 2007
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