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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Garland 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 88,068 100.0
      enrolled in school 18,185 100.0   Native 85,754 97.4
Nursery school, preschool 1,201 6.6       Born in United States 85,358 96.9
Kindergarten 852 4.7           State of residence 48,960 55.6
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 9,065 49.8           Different state 36,398 41.3
High school (grades 9-12) 4,336 23.8       Born outside United States 396 0.4
College or graduate school 2,731 15.0   Foreign born 2,314 2.6
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 771 0.9
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 1,185 1.3
  Population 25 years and over 62,694 100.0       Not a citizen 1,129 1.3
Less than 9th grade 4,411 7.0        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 9,198 14.7   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 20,538 32.8     Total (excluding born at sea) 2,314 100.0
Some college, no degree 14,492 23.1   Europe 1,112 48.1
Associate degree 2,792 4.5   Asia 280 12.1
Bachelor's degree 7,327 11.7   Africa 14 0.6
Graduate or professional degree 3,936 6.3   Oceania 56 2.4
        Latin America 715 30.9
Percent high school graduate or higher 78.3 (X)   Northern America 137 5.9
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 18.0 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 83,249 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 72,558 100.0   English only 79,214 95.2
Never married 12,354 17.0   Language other than English 4,035 4.8
Now married, except separated 42,551 58.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,670 2.0
Separated 1,287 1.8   Spanish 2,166 2.6
Widowed 6,554 9.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,037 1.2
 Female 5,345 7.4   Other Indo-European languages 1,493 1.8
Divorced 9,812 13.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 504 0.6
 Female 5,568 7.7   Asian and Pacific Island languages 279 0.3
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 114 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 88,068 100.0
           under 18 years 1,830 100.0     Total ancestries reported 79,304 90.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 986 53.9   Arab 64 0.1
        Czech¹ 422 0.5
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 199 0.2
          Civilian population 18 years and over 69,053 100.0   Dutch 2,062 2.3
Civilian veterans 12,112 17.5   English 9,761 11.1
        French (except Basque)¹ 2,493 2.8
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 448 0.5
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 11,740 13.3
     Population 5 to 20 years 16,713 100.0   Greek 134 0.2
With a disability 1,654 9.9   Hungarian 127 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 46,890 100.0   Irish¹ 10,889 12.4
With a disability 11,426 24.4   Italian 1,309 1.5
 Percent employed 51.0 (X)   Lithuanian 159 0.2
No disability 35,464 75.6   Norwegian 870 1.0
 Percent employed 75.1 (X)   Polish 926 1.1
     Population 65 years and over 18,187 100.0   Portuguese 27 0.0
With a disability 7,448 41.0   Russian 168 0.2
        Scotch-Irish 2,289 2.6
        Scottish 1,733 2.0
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 44 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 83,249 100.0   Subsaharan African 345 0.4
Same house in 1995 43,785 52.6   Swedish 636 0.7
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 38,669 46.4   Swiss 122 0.1
 Same county 19,774 23.8   Ukrainian 62 0.1
 Different county 18,895 22.7   United States or American 12,673 14.4
  Same state 8,201 9.9   Welsh 623 0.7
  Different state 10,694 12.8   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 72 0.1
Elsewhere in 1995 795 1.0   Other ancestries 18,907 21.5
 
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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