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Table 13 Educational Status of Unmarried Mothers by County of Residence Texas


Table 13
Educational Status of Unmarried Mothers
by County of Residence
Texas, 2009

County Total Unmarried Number % of All Mothers (1) Unmarried, Less Than 12 Years Education % of Unmarried (2) Unmarried, 12 Years or More Education % of Unmarried (2) Unmarried, Education Unknown % of Unmarried
TEXAS 171,050 42.6 65,274 38.2 105,617 61.8 159 0.1
REGION 1 5,824 43.8 2,003 34.4 3,819 65.6 2 0.0
REGION 2 3,278 43.9 932 28.5 2,343 71.5 3 0.1
REGION 3 43,717 41.2 13,556 31.0 30,126 69.0 35 0.1
REGION 4 6,911 46.1 2,486 36.0 4,413 64.0 12 0.2
REGION 5 5,139 48.8 1,807 35.2 3,327 64.8 5 0.1
REGION 6 41,848 41.5 17,531 41.9 24,277 58.1 40 0.1
REGION 7 16,148 36.6 6,398 39.7 9,720 60.3 30 0.2
REGION 8 17,627 44.9 6,941 39.4 10,666 60.6 20 0.1
REGION 9 4,550 48.1 1,679 36.9 2,867 63.1 4 0.1
REGION 10 6,330 44.2 2,377 37.6 3,952 62.4 1 0.0
REGION 11 19,678 47.6 9,564 48.6 10,107 51.4 7 0.0
ANDERSON 300 48.5 90 30.0 210 70.0 0 -
ANDREWS 115 44.6 38 33.0 77 67.0 0 -
ANGELINA 619 47.4 232 37.7 384 62.3 3 0.5
ARANSAS 143 51.8 51 35.7 92 64.3 0 -
ARCHER 32 32.7 7 21.9 25 78.1 0 -
ARMSTRONG 5 20.8 2 * 3 * 0 -
ATASCOSA 341 50.9 118 34.7 222 65.3 1 0.3
AUSTIN 143 37.7 49 34.3 94 65.7 0 -
BAILEY 64 41.3 25 39.1 39 60.9 0 -
BANDERA 56 34.1 18 32.1 38 67.9 0 -
BASTROP 426 46.6 160 37.6 265 62.4 1 0.2
BAYLOR 19 43.2 7 * 12 * 0 -
BEE 208 60.5 74 35.6 134 64.4 0 -
BELL 2,026 33.9 524 25.9 1,502 74.1 0 -
BEXAR 12,141 44.9 4,758 39.2 7,366 60.8 17 0.1
BLANCO 23 25.8 5 21.7 18 78.3 0 -
BORDEN 2 * 0 - 2 * 0 -
BOSQUE 73 38.6 22 30.1 51 69.9 0 -
BOWIE 583 50.5 183 31.6 396 68.4 4 0.7
BRAZORIA 1,660 33.0 512 30.9 1,146 69.1 2 0.1
BRAZOS 963 36.2 336 35.0 625 65.0 2 0.2
BREWSTER 38 33.0 11 28.9 27 71.1 0 -
BRISCOE 14 58.3 2 * 12 * 0 -
BROOKS 108 69.7 51 47.2 57 52.8 0 -
BROWN 221 45.7 77 35.0 143 65.0 1 0.5
BURLESON 78 39.2 32 41.0 46 59.0 0 -
BURNET 204 41.3 78 38.4 125 61.6 1 0.5
CALDWELL 229 46.4 94 41.2 134 58.8 1 0.4
CALHOUN 149 50.5 54 36.2 95 63.8 0 -
CALLAHAN 38 26.4 8 21.1 30 78.9 0 -
CAMERON 3,777 47.1 1,829 48.5 1,946 51.5 2 0.1
CAMP 80 47.9 30 37.5 50 62.5 0 -
CARSON 23 43.4 8 36.4 14 63.6 1 4.3
CASS 160 46.8 42 26.3 118 73.8 0 -
CASTRO 81 52.3 42 51.9 39 48.1 0 -
CHAMBERS 155 30.9 57 36.8 98 63.2 0 -
CHEROKEE 376 47.7 151 40.5 222 59.5 3 0.8
CHILDRESS 40 47.1 23 57.5 17 42.5 0 -
CLAY 48 39.3 13 27.1 35 72.9 0 -
COCHRAN 28 47.5 10 35.7 18 64.3 0 -
COKE 21 52.5 5 23.8 16 76.2 0 -
COLEMAN 56 58.9 21 37.5 35 62.5 0 -
COLLIN 2,130 20.1 528 24.8 1,601 75.2 1 0.0
COLLINGSWORTH 27 52.9 13 48.1 14 51.9 0 -
COLORADO 136 46.6 54 39.7 82 60.3 0 -
COMAL 445 34.4 160 36.0 284 64.0 1 0.2
COMANCHE 73 41.7 31 42.5 42 57.5 0 -
CONCHO 14 42.4 5 * 9 * 0 -
COOKE 217 41.1 90 41.5 127 58.5 0 -
CORYELL 277 28.2 65 23.5 212 76.5 0 -
COTTLE 9 * 5 * 4 * 0 -
CRANE 31 43.1 11 35.5 20 64.5 0 -
CROCKETT 39 55.7 15 38.5 24 61.5 0 -
CROSBY 62 54.9 17 27.4 45 72.6 0 -
CULBERSON 15 48.4 6 * 9 * 0 -
DALLAM 57 44.5 21 36.8 36 63.2 0 -
DALLAS 21,703 51.3 5,780 26.7 15,906 73.3 17 0.1
DAWSON 118 55.9 46 39.0 72 61.0 0 -
DEAF SMITH 209 52.4 102 48.8 107 51.2 0 -
DELTA 29 47.5 6 20.7 23 79.3 0 -
DENTON 2,221 24.0 683 30.8 1,538 69.2 0 -
DEWITT 140 53.6 46 32.9 94 67.1 0 -
DICKENS 12 42.9 3 * 9 * 0 -
DIMMIT 99 65.6 34 34.3 65 65.7 0 -
DONLEY 12 35.3 3 * 9 * 0 -
DUVAL 109 57.1 43 39.4 66 60.6 0 -
EASTLAND 103 44.0 21 20.4 82 79.6 0 -
ECTOR 1,432 52.0 529 37.0 900 63.0 3 0.2
EDWARDS 6 * 2 * 4 * 0 -
ELLIS 836 38.9 235 28.2 598 71.8 3 0.4
EL PASO 6,171 44.2 2,302 37.3 3,868 62.7 1 0.0
ERATH 172 34.5 59 34.3 113 65.7 0 -
FALLS 102 47.7 28 27.5 74 72.5 0 -
FANNIN 174 45.1 46 26.4 128 73.6 0 -
FAYETTE 92 35.9 39 42.4 53 57.6 0 -
FISHER 16 40.0 6 * 10 * 0 -
FLOYD 52 48.6 16 30.8 36 69.2 0 -
FOARD 8 * 0 - 8 * 0 -
FORT BEND 2,109 26.5 634 30.1 1,472 69.9 3 0.1
FRANKLIN 55 47.0 15 27.3 40 72.7 0 -
FREESTONE 88 40.2 43 48.9 45 51.1 0 -
FRIO 174 68.2 74 42.5 100 57.5 0 -
GAINES 109 29.4 37 33.9 72 66.1 0 -
GALVESTON 1,819 43.3 651 35.8 1,166 64.2 2 0.1
GARZA 46 51.7 12 26.1 34 73.9 0 -
GILLESPIE 94 35.5 41 43.6 53 56.4 0 -
GLASSCOCK 5 * 2 * 3 * 0 -
GOLIAD 32 43.8 6 18.8 26 81.3 0 -
GONZALES 171 55.7 89 52.0 82 48.0 0 -
GRAY 141 43.1 45 31.9 96 68.1 0 -
GRAYSON 699 45.1 247 35.3 452 64.7 0 -
GREGG 972 49.3 381 39.2 591 60.8 0 -
GRIMES 142 46.3 48 33.8 94 66.2 0 -
GUADALUPE 625 37.0 222 35.5 403 64.5 0 -
HALE 342 52.7 124 36.3 218 63.7 0 -
HALL 19 38.0 9 * 10 * 0 -
HAMILTON 36 38.7 11 30.6 25 69.4 0 -
HANSFORD 34 41.5 16 47.1 18 52.9 0 -
HARDEMAN 37 56.9 17 45.9 20 54.1 0 -
HARDIN 270 36.5 89 33.0 181 67.0 0 -
HARRIS 32,035 44.3 14,196 44.4 17,807 55.6 32 0.1
HARRISON 434 47.7 149 34.3 285 65.7 0 -
HARTLEY 15 24.2 6 * 9 * 0 -
HASKELL 28 45.2 6 21.4 22 78.6 0 -
HAYS 578 27.7 195 33.8 382 66.2 1 0.2
HEMPHILL 19 32.8 14 * 5 * 0 -
HENDERSON 414 44.8 147 35.5 267 64.5 0 -
HIDALGO 7,404 43.7 4,060 54.9 3,340 45.1 4 0.1
HILL 187 40.0 50 26.7 137 73.3 0 -
HOCKLEY 159 47.5 47 29.6 112 70.4 0 -
HOOD 239 41.6 82 34.3 157 65.7 0 -
HOPKINS 188 39.4 65 34.6 123 65.4 0 -
HOUSTON 137 51.7 42 30.7 95 69.3 0 -
HOWARD 263 54.0 121 46.0 142 54.0 0 -
HUDSPETH 26 51.0 13 50.0 13 50.0 0 -
HUNT 476 43.4 185 38.9 291 61.1 0 -
HUTCHINSON 163 47.2 54 33.3 108 66.7 1 0.6
IRION 3 * 2 * 1 * 0 -
JACK 49 49.5 21 42.9 28 57.1 0 -
JACKSON 103 49.8 41 39.8 62 60.2 0 -
JASPER 243 47.8 89 36.6 154 63.4 0 -
JEFF DAVIS 6 * 2 * 4 * 0 -
JEFFERSON 1,865 51.6 640 34.3 1,225 65.7 0 -
JIM HOGG 66 75.0 18 27.3 48 72.7 0 -
JIM WELLS 418 58.5 178 42.6 240 57.4 0 -
JOHNSON 910 41.4 344 37.8 566 62.2 0 -
JONES 85 45.9 22 25.9 63 74.1 0 -
KARNES 102 61.8 41 40.2 61 59.8 0 -
KAUFMAN 583 38.6 170 29.6 405 70.4 8 1.4
KENDALL 87 23.5 24 27.6 63 72.4 0 -
KENEDY 4 * 3 * 1 * 0 -
KENT 3 * 0 - 3 * 0 -
KERR 256 43.6 85 33.2 171 66.8 0 -
KIMBLE 32 57.1 12 37.5 20 62.5 0 -
KING 1 * 1 * 0 - 0 -
KINNEY 19 38.8 6 * 13 * 0 -
KLEBERG 317 56.9 104 32.8 213 67.2 0 -
KNOX 35 58.3 15 42.9 20 57.1 0 -
LAMAR 318 50.0 126 39.6 192 60.4 0 -
LAMB 119 47.2 54 45.4 65 54.6 0 -
LAMPASAS 89 40.1 20 22.7 68 77.3 1 1.1
LA SALLE 63 62.4 18 29.0 44 71.0 1 1.6
LAVACA 100 43.7 35 35.0 65 65.0 0 -
LEE 77 38.1 27 35.1 50 64.9 0 -
LEON 90 39.1 25 27.8 65 72.2 0 -
LIBERTY 540 47.4 196 36.3 344 63.7 0 -
LIMESTONE 172 47.8 63 36.6 109 63.4 0 -
LIPSCOMB 23 51.1 17 73.9 6 26.1 0 -
LIVE OAK 55 55.6 21 38.2 34 61.8 0 -
LLANO 74 47.1 29 39.2 45 60.8 0 -
LOVING 0 - 0 - 0 - 0 -
LUBBOCK 1,754 41.3 472 26.9 1,282 73.1 0 -
LYNN 28 38.9 7 25.0 21 75.0 0 -
MCCULLOCH 63 50.4 22 34.9 41 65.1 0 -
MCLENNAN 1,541 45.6 524 34.1 1,014 65.9 3 0.2
MCMULLEN 2 * 0 - 2 * 0 -
MADISON 83 48.3 19 22.9 64 77.1 0 -
MARION 53 54.6 21 39.6 32 60.4 0 -
MARTIN 45 50.0 19 42.2 26 57.8 0 -
MASON 13 44.8 2 * 11 * 0 -
MATAGORDA 263 50.2 99 37.6 164 62.4 0 -
MAVERICK 436 40.7 227 52.1 209 47.9 0 -
MEDINA 252 46.3 96 38.1 156 61.9 0 -
MENARD 7 * 1 * 6 * 0 -
MIDLAND 994 43.9 389 39.2 604 60.8 1 0.1
MILAM 186 52.2 69 37.1 117 62.9 0 -
MILLS 17 43.6 6 * 11 * 0 -
MITCHELL 62 54.4 16 25.8 46 74.2 0 -
MONTAGUE 95 38.6 33 34.7 62 65.3 0 -
MONTGOMERY 2,090 32.5 808 38.7 1,281 61.3 1 0.0
MOORE 171 41.2 82 48.0 89 52.0 0 -
MORRIS 97 55.4 28 28.9 69 71.1 0 -
MOTLEY 5 * 1 * 4 * 0 -
NACOGDOCHES 470 49.7 207 44.0 263 56.0 0 -
NAVARRO 342 48.2 135 39.5 207 60.5 0 -
NEWTON 71 48.6 18 25.4 53 74.6 0 -
NOLAN 114 49.8 35 30.7 79 69.3 0 -
NUECES 2,561 52.7 917 35.8 1,643 64.2 1 0.0
OCHILTREE 93 47.0 40 43.0 53 57.0 0 -
OLDHAM 5 * 1 * 4 * 0 -
ORANGE 497 45.4 131 26.4 366 73.6 0 -
PALO PINTO 185 46.5 66 35.7 119 64.3 0 -
PANOLA 134 45.1 44 32.8 90 67.2 0 -
PARKER 419 30.5 133 31.8 285 68.2 1 0.2
PARMER 43 35.2 17 39.5 26 60.5 0 -
PECOS 135 53.6 57 42.2 78 57.8 0 -
POLK 272 49.3 100 36.8 172 63.2 0 -
POTTER 1,188 51.7 499 42.0 689 58.0 0 -
PRESIDIO 74 52.9 43 58.1 31 41.9 0 -
RAINS 44 38.3 18 40.9 26 59.1 0 -
RANDALL 497 31.3 106 21.3 391 78.7 0 -
REAGAN 18 34.0 6 * 12 * 0 -
REAL 16 42.1 3 * 13 * 0 -
RED RIVER 70 50.0 23 32.9 47 67.1 0 -
REEVES 107 57.8 37 34.6 70 65.4 0 -
REFUGIO 55 57.9 17 30.9 38 69.1 0 -
ROBERTS 1 * 0 - 1 * 0 -
ROBERTSON 109 51.4 34 31.2 75 68.8 0 -
ROCKWALL 224 22.4 43 19.2 181 80.8 0 -
RUNNELS 60 49.2 18 30.0 42 70.0 0 -
RUSK 311 42.7 121 38.9 190 61.1 0 -
SABINE 49 46.7 14 28.6 35 71.4 0 -
SAN AUGUSTINE 59 58.4 13 22.4 45 77.6 1 1.7
SAN JACINTO 164 55.6 51 31.1 113 68.9 0 -
SAN PATRICIO 537 50.2 169 31.5 368 68.5 0 -
SAN SABA 39 54.9 14 35.9 25 64.1 0 -
SCHLEICHER 15 33.3 3 * 12 * 0 -
SCURRY 114 46.2 42 36.8 72 63.2 0 -
SHACKELFORD 16 42.1 5 * 11 * 0 -
SHELBY 238 54.0 115 48.3 123 51.7 0 -
SHERMAN 15 42.9 6 * 9 * 0 -
SMITH 1,344 43.3 492 36.7 850 63.3 2 0.1
SOMERVELL 35 37.6 12 34.3 23 65.7 0 -
STARR 448 31.4 222 49.6 226 50.4 0 -
STEPHENS 52 45.6 24 46.2 28 53.8 0 -
STERLING 5 * 2 * 3 * 0 -
STONEWALL 2 * 0 - 2 * 0 -
SUTTON 30 48.4 7 23.3 23 76.7 0 -
SWISHER 69 54.3 26 37.7 43 62.3 0 -
TARRANT 11,875 40.9 4,610 38.8 7,261 61.2 4 0.0
TAYLOR 843 39.4 206 24.5 635 75.5 2 0.2
TERRELL 1 * 0 - 1 * 0 -
TERRY 107 51.4 27 25.2 80 74.8 0 -
THROCKMORTON 2 * 1 * 1 * 0 -
TITUS 286 47.4 123 43.0 163 57.0 0 -
TOM GREEN 757 47.8 240 31.7 517 68.3 0 -
TRAVIS 6,379 38.8 3,306 51.9 3,067 48.1 6 0.1
TRINITY 73 45.6 29 39.7 44 60.3 0 -
TYLER 112 44.3 37 33.3 74 66.7 1 0.9
UPSHUR 206 41.6 75 36.4 131 63.6 0 -
UPTON 26 44.1 8 30.8 18 69.2 0 -
UVALDE 272 60.4 115 42.3 157 57.7 0 -
VAL VERDE 357 39.6 192 53.8 165 46.2 0 -
VAN ZANDT 282 43.2 97 34.6 183 65.4 2 0.7
VICTORIA 767 55.5 306 39.9 461 60.1 0 -
WALKER 304 42.8 72 23.7 232 76.3 0 -
WALLER 283 45.3 93 32.9 190 67.1 0 -
WARD 90 59.2 38 42.2 52 57.8 0 -
WASHINGTON 188 45.7 81 43.1 107 56.9 0 -
WEBB 3,081 53.5 1,624 52.7 1,457 47.3 0 -
WHARTON 311 49.6 110 35.4 201 64.6 0 -
WHEELER 25 38.5 9 36.0 16 64.0 0 -
WICHITA 849 46.4 202 23.8 647 76.2 0 -
WILBARGER 98 53.6 31 31.6 67 68.4 0 -
WILLACY 193 54.2 79 40.9 114 59.1 0 -
WILLIAMSON 1,580 25.1 451 28.8 1,115 71.2 14 0.9
WILSON 160 36.2 55 34.4 105 65.6 0 -
WINKLER 60 47.2 25 41.7 35 58.3 0 -
WISE 277 35.7 108 39.1 168 60.9 1 0.4
WOOD 175 41.4 59 33.9 115 66.1 1 0.6
YOAKUM 56 37.3 24 42.9 32 57.1 0 -
YOUNG 111 44.8 42 37.8 69 62.2 0 -
ZAPATA 192 56.5 104 54.2 88 45.8 0 -
ZAVALA 164 71.0 75 45.7 89 54.3 0 -

Note: Denominator for (1) excludes missing mother's marital status. Denominator for (2) excludes missing mother's marital status and missing mother's education.
1. Denominator is Texas resident live births to mothers with reported known marital status.
2. Denominator is Texas resident live births to mothers with reported known education level.
- Percent is not computed if numerator is equal to 0.
* Percent is not computed if denominator is less than or equal to 20.


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