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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, 2012

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 161,598 42.3 53,153 32.9 108,247 67.1 198 0.1
REGION 1 5,436 44.1 1,603 29.5 3,832 70.5 1 0.0
REGION 2 3,028 43.2 731 24.1 2,297 75.9 0 -
REGION 3 40,423 40.4 11,362 28.1 29,030 71.9 31 0.1
REGION 4 6,804 47.1 2,045 30.2 4,728 69.8 31 0.5
REGION 5 4,899 49.8 1,404 28.8 3,468 71.2 27 0.6
REGION 6 39,509 41.7 14,986 38.0 24,457 62.0 66 0.2
REGION 7 14,718 34.1 4,569 31.1 10,138 68.9 11 0.1
REGION 8 17,018 44.6 5,357 31.5 11,646 68.5 15 0.1
REGION 9 4,220 44.5 1,328 31.5 2,887 68.5 5 0.1
REGION 10 6,364 44.9 1,864 29.3 4,498 70.7 2 0.0
REGION 11 19,179 49.1 7,904 41.2 11,266 58.8 9 0.0
ANDERSON 251 44.5 59 23.6 191 76.4 1 0.4
ANDREWS 132 41.6 41 31.1 91 68.9 0 -
ANGELINA 583 48.9 159 27.5 419 72.5 5 0.9
ARANSAS 129 53.5 53 41.1 76 58.9 0 -
ARCHER 19 25.3 6 * 13 * 0 -
ARMSTRONG 7 23.3 1 * 6 * 0 -
ATASCOSA 344 53.4 84 24.5 259 75.5 1 0.3
AUSTIN 140 40.2 41 29.3 99 70.7 0 -
BAILEY 47 40.9 29 61.7 18 38.3 0 -
BANDERA 60 36.6 9 15.0 51 85.0 0 -
BASTROP 349 41.4 112 32.2 236 67.8 1 0.3
BAYLOR 22 45.8 7 31.8 15 68.2 0 -
BEE 203 56.4 57 28.1 146 71.9 0 -
BELL 1,936 31.2 362 18.7 1,573 81.3 1 0.1
BEXAR 11,788 44.9 3,662 31.1 8,115 68.9 11 0.1
BLANCO 24 26.7 7 29.2 17 70.8 0 -
BORDEN 1 * 0 - 1 * 0 -
BOSQUE 71 38.4 16 22.5 55 77.5 0 -
BOWIE 678 54.0 157 23.3 516 76.7 5 0.7
BRAZORIA 1,619 35.1 444 27.5 1,173 72.5 2 0.1
BRAZOS 894 34.4 293 32.8 600 67.2 1 0.1
BREWSTER 41 36.0 3 7.3 38 92.7 0 -
BRISCOE 3 * 0 - 3 * 0 -
BROOKS 76 67.9 31 40.8 45 59.2 0 -
BROWN 186 44.1 37 19.9 149 80.1 0 -
BURLESON 94 47.0 20 21.3 74 78.7 0 -
BURNET 192 42.8 54 28.1 138 71.9 0 -
CALDWELL 220 47.2 58 26.4 162 73.6 0 -
CALHOUN 135 51.7 52 38.5 83 61.5 0 -
CALLAHAN 49 35.8 15 30.6 34 69.4 0 -
CAMERON 3,630 49.3 1,561 43.0 2,069 57.0 0 -
CAMP 94 49.7 27 28.7 67 71.3 0 -
CARSON 17 26.2 5 * 12 * 0 -
CASS 177 50.9 40 22.9 135 77.1 2 1.1
CASTRO 72 52.2 34 47.2 38 52.8 0 -
CHAMBERS 174 37.9 54 31.2 119 68.8 1 0.6
CHEROKEE 350 48.5 115 33.0 233 67.0 2 0.6
CHILDRESS 34 49.3 11 32.4 23 67.6 0 -
CLAY 33 34.7 6 18.2 27 81.8 0 -
COCHRAN 21 42.9 5 23.8 16 76.2 0 -
COKE 10 34.5 2 * 8 * 0 -
COLEMAN 46 47.4 14 30.4 32 69.6 0 -
COLLIN 2,155 20.8 399 18.5 1,752 81.5 4 0.2
COLLINGSWORTH 22 53.7 14 63.6 8 36.4 0 -
COLORADO 111 46.8 37 33.3 74 66.7 0 -
COMAL 446 34.1 127 28.5 319 71.5 0 -
COMANCHE 67 43.2 23 34.3 44 65.7 0 -
CONCHO 12 52.2 0 - 12 * 0 -
COOKE 244 43.3 84 34.4 160 65.6 0 -
CORYELL 264 28.8 49 18.6 215 81.4 0 -
COTTLE 2 * 1 * 1 * 0 -
CRANE 31 38.3 7 22.6 24 77.4 0 -
CROCKETT 25 46.3 9 37.5 15 62.5 1 4.0
CROSBY 26 36.6 4 15.4 22 84.6 0 -
CULBERSON 16 53.3 8 * 8 * 0 -
DALLAM 70 47.6 31 44.3 39 55.7 0 -
DALLAS 19,042 49.1 5,337 28.0 13,694 72.0 11 0.1
DAWSON 95 50.0 41 43.2 54 56.8 0 -
DEAF SMITH 194 54.6 83 42.8 111 57.2 0 -
DELTA 34 55.7 8 23.5 26 76.5 0 -
DENTON 2,354 25.2 538 22.9 1,814 77.1 2 0.1
DEWITT 141 54.9 47 33.3 94 66.7 0 -
DICKENS 10 * 3 * 7 * 0 -
DIMMIT 138 70.4 55 39.9 83 60.1 0 -
DONLEY 16 41.0 4 * 12 * 0 -
DUVAL 117 66.1 37 31.6 80 68.4 0 -
EASTLAND 73 45.6 22 30.1 51 69.9 0 -
ECTOR 1,283 46.6 437 34.1 845 65.9 1 0.1
EDWARDS 4 * 1 * 3 * 0 -
ELLIS 710 38.6 171 24.1 538 75.9 1 0.1
EL PASO 6,237 45.0 1,826 29.3 4,409 70.7 2 0.0
ERATH 175 35.6 56 32.0 119 68.0 0 -
FALLS 110 54.5 29 26.4 81 73.6 0 -
FANNIN 154 47.7 39 25.3 115 74.7 0 -
FAYETTE 79 36.2 20 25.3 59 74.7 0 -
FISHER 17 53.1 3 * 14 * 0 -
FLOYD 49 54.4 19 38.8 30 61.2 0 -
FOARD 9 * 1 * 8 * 0 -
FORT BEND 2,031 25.0 511 25.2 1,519 74.8 1 0.0
FRANKLIN 36 37.9 11 30.6 25 69.4 0 -
FREESTONE 108 46.0 35 32.4 73 67.6 0 -
FRIO 179 69.9 70 39.3 108 60.7 1 0.6
GAINES 72 20.7 25 34.7 47 65.3 0 -
GALVESTON 1,662 42.7 497 29.9 1,164 70.1 1 0.1
GARZA 22 44.0 5 22.7 17 77.3 0 -
GILLESPIE 102 41.6 27 26.5 75 73.5 0 -
GLASSCOCK 2 * 1 * 1 * 0 -
GOLIAD 28 41.2 8 28.6 20 71.4 0 -
GONZALES 145 53.5 51 35.2 94 64.8 0 -
GRAY 163 47.1 58 35.6 105 64.4 0 -
GRAYSON 699 46.6 183 26.2 515 73.8 1 0.1
GREGG 973 50.2 324 33.3 649 66.7 0 -
GRIMES 132 45.2 26 19.7 106 80.3 0 -
GUADALUPE 618 35.1 165 26.7 452 73.3 1 0.2
HALE 279 52.0 85 30.5 194 69.5 0 -
HALL 19 57.6 2 * 17 * 0 -
HAMILTON 40 41.7 11 27.5 29 72.5 0 -
HANSFORD 34 44.7 16 47.1 18 52.9 0 -
HARDEMAN 20 50.0 4 * 16 * 0 -
HARDIN 281 40.1 76 27.0 205 73.0 0 -
HARRIS 29,971 44.5 12,164 40.7 17,756 59.3 51 0.2
HARRISON 397 48.3 115 29.7 272 70.3 10 2.5
HARTLEY 12 18.8 6 * 6 * 0 -
HASKELL 25 55.6 11 44.0 14 56.0 0 -
HAYS 564 27.5 149 26.4 415 73.6 0 -
HEMPHILL 27 40.3 13 48.1 14 51.9 0 -
HENDERSON 423 47.7 130 31.0 290 69.0 3 0.7
HIDALGO 7,491 46.0 3,460 46.2 4,028 53.8 3 0.0
HILL 183 44.3 57 31.1 126 68.9 0 -
HOCKLEY 179 48.6 64 35.8 115 64.2 0 -
HOOD 192 33.7 55 28.6 137 71.4 0 -
HOPKINS 202 44.1 43 21.3 159 78.7 0 -
HOUSTON 133 52.4 37 28.0 95 72.0 1 0.8
HOWARD 255 55.4 90 35.3 165 64.7 0 -
HUDSPETH 19 43.2 7 * 12 * 0 -
HUNT 434 40.9 135 31.1 299 68.9 0 -
HUTCHINSON 148 47.6 36 24.3 112 75.7 0 -
IRION 7 * 0 - 7 * 0 -
JACK 38 42.7 6 15.8 32 84.2 0 -
JACKSON 96 48.5 23 24.0 73 76.0 0 -
JASPER 213 49.5 53 25.0 159 75.0 1 0.5
JEFF DAVIS 2 * 0 - 2 * 0 -
JEFFERSON 1,755 51.2 463 26.5 1,287 73.5 5 0.3
JIM HOGG 60 64.5 19 31.7 41 68.3 0 -
JIM WELLS 373 60.3 139 37.3 234 62.7 0 -
JOHNSON 792 40.7 232 29.3 560 70.7 0 -
JONES 91 49.2 13 14.3 78 85.7 0 -
KARNES 95 57.2 37 38.9 58 61.1 0 -
KAUFMAN 532 36.6 120 22.6 412 77.4 0 -
KENDALL 79 23.2 27 34.2 52 65.8 0 -
KENEDY 2 * 0 - 2 * 0 -
KENT 0 - 0 - 0 - 0 -
KERR 230 46.6 68 29.6 162 70.4 0 -
KIMBLE 26 60.5 9 34.6 17 65.4 0 -
KING 1 * 0 - 1 * 0 -
KINNEY 13 37.1 3 * 10 * 0 -
KLEBERG 260 54.1 79 30.4 181 69.6 0 -
KNOX 27 50.9 5 18.5 22 81.5 0 -
LAMAR 312 48.2 113 36.2 199 63.8 0 -
LAMB 74 41.3 27 36.5 47 63.5 0 -
LAMPASAS 71 32.9 16 22.5 55 77.5 0 -
LA SALLE 67 65.0 22 33.3 44 66.7 1 1.5
LAVACA 99 41.8 36 36.4 63 63.6 0 -
LEE 75 38.1 21 28.0 54 72.0 0 -
LEON 96 40.3 28 29.2 68 70.8 0 -
LIBERTY 493 46.9 145 29.5 346 70.5 2 0.4
LIMESTONE 141 43.9 36 25.5 105 74.5 0 -
LIPSCOMB 17 48.6 7 * 10 * 0 -
LIVE OAK 56 43.1 13 23.2 43 76.8 0 -
LLANO 73 45.3 23 31.5 50 68.5 0 -
LOVING 0 - 0 - 0 - 0 -
LUBBOCK 1,612 41.1 339 21.0 1,273 79.0 0 -
LYNN 30 37.5 5 16.7 25 83.3 0 -
MCCULLOCH 49 50.5 14 28.6 35 71.4 0 -
MCLENNAN 1,436 42.3 460 32.0 976 68.0 0 -
MCMULLEN 4 * 0 - 4 * 0 -
MADISON 73 45.6 16 21.9 57 78.1 0 -
MARION 58 52.7 14 25.5 41 74.5 3 5.2
MARTIN 43 49.4 16 37.2 27 62.8 0 -
MASON 13 31.7 3 * 9 * 1 *
MATAGORDA 271 54.4 81 29.9 190 70.1 0 -
MAVERICK 447 40.6 195 43.6 252 56.4 0 -
MEDINA 227 45.1 58 25.6 169 74.4 0 -
MENARD 9 42.9 2 * 7 * 0 -
MIDLAND 1,056 42.1 311 29.5 744 70.5 1 0.1
MILAM 164 52.6 51 31.5 111 68.5 2 1.2
MILLS 10 26.3 3 * 7 * 0 -
MITCHELL 57 55.9 17 29.8 40 70.2 0 -
MONTAGUE 79 33.9 28 35.4 51 64.6 0 -
MONTGOMERY 2,204 34.5 759 34.5 1,439 65.5 6 0.3
MOORE 164 39.6 63 38.4 101 61.6 0 -
MORRIS 80 48.5 26 32.9 53 67.1 1 1.3
MOTLEY 4 * 1 * 3 * 0 -
NACOGDOCHES 458 51.1 166 36.4 290 63.6 2 0.4
NAVARRO 371 52.5 138 37.2 233 62.8 0 -
NEWTON 84 60.9 19 23.2 63 76.8 2 2.4
NOLAN 98 51.6 31 31.6 67 68.4 0 -
NUECES 2,620 54.5 823 31.4 1,794 68.6 3 0.1
OCHILTREE 65 38.7 12 18.8 52 81.3 1 1.5
OLDHAM 4 * 0 - 4 * 0 -
ORANGE 523 47.4 133 25.5 389 74.5 1 0.2
PALO PINTO 190 50.3 62 32.6 128 67.4 0 -
PANOLA 125 44.8 33 26.6 91 73.4 1 0.8
PARKER 484 36.0 126 26.0 358 74.0 0 -
PARMER 63 42.3 27 42.9 36 57.1 0 -
PECOS 118 57.0 39 33.1 79 66.9 0 -
POLK 261 52.7 81 31.2 179 68.8 1 0.4
POTTER 1,139 54.2 408 35.8 731 64.2 0 -
PRESIDIO 49 46.2 20 40.8 29 59.2 0 -
RAINS 45 40.2 9 20.0 36 80.0 0 -
RANDALL 546 33.7 116 21.2 430 78.8 0 -
REAGAN 21 41.2 8 38.1 13 61.9 0 -
REAL 11 35.5 5 * 6 * 0 -
RED RIVER 75 57.7 14 18.7 61 81.3 0 -
REEVES 87 53.0 28 32.2 59 67.8 0 -
REFUGIO 51 58.6 16 31.4 35 68.6 0 -
ROBERTS 4 * 2 * 2 * 0 -
ROBERTSON 101 52.1 35 34.7 66 65.3 0 -
ROCKWALL 223 23.1 53 23.8 170 76.2 0 -
RUNNELS 38 38.4 15 39.5 23 60.5 0 -
RUSK 327 46.7 114 34.9 213 65.1 0 -
SABINE 31 37.3 6 20.0 24 80.0 1 3.2
SAN AUGUSTINE 71 62.8 20 28.6 50 71.4 1 1.4
SAN JACINTO 146 53.5 56 38.4 90 61.6 0 -
SAN PATRICIO 467 50.4 133 28.5 333 71.5 1 0.2
SAN SABA 27 36.0 10 37.0 17 63.0 0 -
SCHLEICHER 15 37.5 6 * 9 * 0 -
SCURRY 130 48.1 39 30.0 91 70.0 0 -
SHACKELFORD 17 40.5 5 * 12 * 0 -
SHELBY 190 51.4 80 43.7 103 56.3 7 3.7
SHERMAN 10 28.6 0 - 10 * 0 -
SMITH 1,326 44.3 433 32.7 890 67.3 3 0.2
SOMERVELL 34 36.2 9 26.5 25 73.5 0 -
STARR 481 35.7 201 41.9 279 58.1 1 0.2
STEPHENS 38 38.4 7 18.4 31 81.6 0 -
STERLING 1 * 0 - 1 * 0 -
STONEWALL 6 * 0 - 6 * 0 -
SUTTON 23 42.6 7 30.4 16 69.6 0 -
SWISHER 57 59.4 15 26.3 42 73.7 0 -
TARRANT 11,372 41.1 3,543 31.2 7,817 68.8 12 0.1
TAYLOR 836 40.0 193 23.1 643 76.9 0 -
TERRELL 3 * 1 * 2 * 0 -
TERRY 92 46.7 26 28.3 66 71.7 0 -
THROCKMORTON 3 * 1 * 2 * 0 -
TITUS 216 43.0 78 36.1 138 63.9 0 -
TOM GREEN 673 45.1 183 27.2 490 72.8 0 -
TRAVIS 5,597 35.4 2,233 39.9 3,359 60.1 5 0.1
TRINITY 64 58.2 23 35.9 41 64.1 0 -
TYLER 106 44.2 32 30.2 74 69.8 0 -
UPSHUR 199 43.0 75 37.7 124 62.3 0 -
UPTON 17 32.7 3 * 14 * 0 -
UVALDE 190 51.1 58 30.5 132 69.5 0 -
VAL VERDE 369 42.7 176 47.7 193 52.3 0 -
VAN ZANDT 243 41.8 67 27.6 176 72.4 0 -
VICTORIA 634 49.1 192 30.3 442 69.7 0 -
WALKER 275 47.5 73 26.5 202 73.5 0 -
WALLER 274 47.3 94 34.4 179 65.6 1 0.4
WARD 81 47.6 20 25.0 60 75.0 1 1.2
WASHINGTON 177 44.7 58 33.0 118 67.0 1 0.6
WEBB 2,817 51.9 1,146 40.7 1,670 59.3 1 0.0
WHARTON 284 52.6 86 30.4 197 69.6 1 0.4
WHEELER 29 40.3 14 48.3 15 51.7 0 -
WICHITA 813 46.0 172 21.2 641 78.8 0 -
WILBARGER 95 55.9 19 20.0 76 80.0 0 -
WILLACY 194 59.1 70 36.1 124 63.9 0 -
WILLIAMSON 1,417 23.1 281 19.8 1,136 80.2 0 -
WILSON 185 37.2 40 21.6 145 78.4 0 -
WINKLER 60 45.5 25 41.7 35 58.3 0 -
WISE 266 34.9 82 30.8 184 69.2 0 -
WOOD 183 44.1 40 21.9 143 78.1 0 -
YOAKUM 54 42.2 13 24.1 41 75.9 0 -
YOUNG 94 38.2 30 31.9 64 68.1 0 -
ZAPATA 148 52.3 66 44.6 82 55.4 0 -
ZAVALA 148 68.8 59 39.9 89 60.1 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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