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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Dallas County
[Data based on a sample. For information on confidentiality protection, sampling error, nonsampling error, and definitions, see text]

Subject Number Percent Subject Number Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT       NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH    
     Population 3 years and over            Total poplulation 46,365 100.0
      enrolled in school 13,032 100.0   Native 46,043 99.3
Nursery school, preschool 904 6.9       Born in United States 45,900 99.0
Kindergarten 682 5.2           State of residence 40,029 86.3
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 6,054 46.5           Different state 5,871 12.7
High school (grades 9-12) 3,522 27.0       Born outside United States 143 0.3
College or graduate school 1,870 14.3   Foreign born 322 0.7
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 123 0.3
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 138 0.3
  Population 25 years and over 28,742 100.0       Not a citizen 184 0.4
Less than 9th grade 3,096 10.8        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 5,428 18.9   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 9,646 33.6     Total (excluding born at sea) 322 100.0
Some college, no degree 4,954 17.2   Europe 75 23.3
Associate degree 1,614 5.6   Asia 98 30.4
Bachelor's degree 2,443 8.5   Africa 59 18.3
Graduate or professional degree 1,561 5.4   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 85 26.4
Percent high school graduate or higher 70.3 (X)   Northern America 5 1.6
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 13.9 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 42,959 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 35,620 100.0   English only 41,878 97.5
Never married 11,582 32.5   Language other than English 1,081 2.5
Now married, except separated 15,512 43.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 245 0.6
Separated 1,481 4.2   Spanish 550 1.3
Widowed 3,724 10.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 132 0.3
 Female 3,076 8.6   Other Indo-European languages 337 0.8
Divorced 3,321 9.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 66 0.2
 Female 1,860 5.2   Asian and Pacific Island languages 124 0.3
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 35 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 46,365 100.0
           under 18 years 1,692 100.0     Total ancestries reported 33,932 73.2
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 1,022 60.4   Arab 0 0.0
        Czech¹ 0 0.0
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 17 0.0
          Civilian population 18 years and over 33,126 100.0   Dutch 191 0.4
Civilian veterans 3,712 11.2   English 1,923 4.1
        French (except Basque)¹ 223 0.5
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 51 0.1
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 1,225 2.6
     Population 5 to 20 years 12,023 100.0   Greek 13 0.0
With a disability 1,079 9.0   Hungarian 30 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 24,484 100.0   Irish¹ 1,448 3.1
With a disability 7,639 31.2   Italian 111 0.2
 Percent employed 39.8 (X)   Lithuanian 4 0.0
No disability 16,845 68.8   Norwegian 36 0.1
 Percent employed 64.4 (X)   Polish 131 0.3
     Population 65 years and over 6,296 100.0   Portuguese 10 0.0
With a disability 3,322 52.8   Russian 0 0.0
        Scotch-Irish 494 1.1
        Scottish 335 0.7
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 5 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 42,959 100.0   Subsaharan African 410 0.9
Same house in 1995 27,915 65.0   Swedish 53 0.1
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 14,637 34.1   Swiss 0 0.0
 Same county 11,080 25.8   Ukrainian 6 0.0
 Different county 3,557 8.3   United States or American 3,497 7.5
  Same state 1,696 3.9   Welsh 97 0.2
  Different state 1,861 4.3   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 27 0.1
Elsewhere in 1995 407 0.9   Other ancestries 23,595 50.9
 
Date: July 7, 2006
 
-Represent zero or rounds to zero.    (X) Not applicable.
¹ The data represent a combination of two ancestries shown separately in Summary File 3. Czech includes Czechoslovakian. French includes Alsatian. French Canadian includes Acadian/Cajun. Irish includes Celtic.
Source: U.S. Bureau of the Census, Census 2000.

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