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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Chicot 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 14,117 100.0
      enrolled in school 3,640 100.0   Native 13,786 97.7
Nursery school, preschool 331 9.1       Born in United States 13,739 97.3
Kindergarten 180 4.9           State of residence 10,007 70.9
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 1,708 46.9           Different state 3,732 26.4
High school (grades 9-12) 1,073 29.5       Born outside United States 47 0.3
College or graduate school 348 9.6   Foreign born 331 2.3
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 219 1.6
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 110 0.8
  Population 25 years and over 9,062 100.0       Not a citizen 221 1.6
Less than 9th grade 1,394 15.4        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 1,848 20.4   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 3,196 35.3     Total (excluding born at sea) 331 100.0
Some college, no degree 1,342 14.8   Europe 5 1.5
Associate degree 224 2.5   Asia 62 18.7
Bachelor's degree 799 8.8   Africa 25 7.6
Graduate or professional degree 259 2.9   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 239 72.2
Percent high school graduate or higher 64.2 (X)   Northern America 0 0.0
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 11.7 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 13,145 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 11,022 100.0   English only 12,512 95.2
Never married 3,243 29.4   Language other than English 633 4.8
Now married, except separated 5,158 46.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 283 2.2
Separated 396 3.6   Spanish 384 2.9
Widowed 1,189 10.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 203 1.5
 Female 955 8.7   Other Indo-European languages 132 1.0
Divorced 1,036 9.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 19 0.1
 Female 534 4.8   Asian and Pacific Island languages 79 0.6
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 46 0.3
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 14,117 100.0
           under 18 years 631 100.0     Total ancestries reported 11,482 81.3
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 387 61.3   Arab 36 0.3
        Czech¹ 3 0.0
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 0 0.0
          Civilian population 18 years and over 10,255 100.0   Dutch 89 0.6
Civilian veterans 1,090 10.6   English 469 3.3
        French (except Basque)¹ 156 1.1
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 0 0.0
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 410 2.9
     Population 5 to 20 years 3,421 100.0   Greek 0 0.0
With a disability 331 9.7   Hungarian 0 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 6,925 100.0   Irish¹ 657 4.7
With a disability 2,478 35.8   Italian 458 3.2
 Percent employed 51.5 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 4,447 64.2   Norwegian 0 0.0
 Percent employed 68.2 (X)   Polish 0 0.0
     Population 65 years and over 2,104 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 1,223 58.1   Russian 0 0.0
        Scotch-Irish 187 1.3
        Scottish 69 0.5
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 13,145 100.0   Subsaharan African 234 1.7
Same house in 1995 8,124 61.8   Swedish 5 0.0
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 4,873 37.1   Swiss 0 0.0
 Same county 2,930 22.3   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 1,943 14.8   United States or American 1,273 9.0
  Same state 864 6.6   Welsh 14 0.1
  Different state 1,079 8.2   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 148 1.1   Other ancestries 7,422 52.6
 
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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