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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Taylor 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 19,256 100.0
      enrolled in school 4,676 100.0   Native 18,937 98.3
Nursery school, preschool 331 7.1       Born in United States 18,778 97.5
Kindergarten 245 5.2           State of residence 13,302 69.1
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 2,298 49.1           Different state 5,476 28.4
High school (grades 9-12) 1,217 26.0       Born outside United States 159 0.8
College or graduate school 585 12.5   Foreign born 319 1.7
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 68 0.4
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 241 1.3
  Population 25 years and over 12,914 100.0       Not a citizen 78 0.4
Less than 9th grade 1,156 9.0        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 2,717 21.0   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 5,282 40.9     Total (excluding born at sea) 319 100.0
Some college, no degree 2,047 15.9   Europe 137 42.9
Associate degree 565 4.4   Asia 72 22.6
Bachelor's degree 690 5.3   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 457 3.5   Oceania 5 1.6
        Latin America 65 20.4
Percent high school graduate or higher 70.0 (X)   Northern America 40 12.5
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 8.9 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 18,111 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 15,398 100.0   English only 17,329 95.7
Never married 3,611 23.5   Language other than English 782 4.3
Now married, except separated 8,311 54.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 189 1.0
Separated 357 2.3   Spanish 484 2.7
Widowed 1,088 7.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 124 0.7
 Female 824 5.4   Other Indo-European languages 198 1.1
Divorced 2,031 13.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 42 0.2
 Female 1,056 6.9   Asian and Pacific Island languages 56 0.3
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 23 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 19,256 100.0
           under 18 years 451 100.0     Total ancestries reported 14,756 76.6
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 313 69.4   Arab 35 0.2
        Czech¹ 46 0.2
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 0 0.0
          Civilian population 18 years and over 14,509 100.0   Dutch 267 1.4
Civilian veterans 2,536 17.5   English 1,521 7.9
        French (except Basque)¹ 300 1.6
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 102 0.5
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 1,329 6.9
     Population 5 to 20 years 4,206 100.0   Greek 26 0.1
With a disability 365 8.7   Hungarian 22 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 10,128 100.0   Irish¹ 1,531 8.0
With a disability 2,873 28.4   Italian 347 1.8
 Percent employed 51.7 (X)   Lithuanian 51 0.3
No disability 7,255 71.6   Norwegian 48 0.2
 Percent employed 71.4 (X)   Polish 94 0.5
     Population 65 years and over 2,552 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 1,323 51.8   Russian 22 0.1
        Scotch-Irish 356 1.8
        Scottish 224 1.2
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 18,111 100.0   Subsaharan African 151 0.8
Same house in 1995 11,048 61.0   Swedish 110 0.6
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 6,924 38.2   Swiss 8 0.0
 Same county 3,584 19.8   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 3,340 18.4   United States or American 3,468 18.0
  Same state 2,370 13.1   Welsh 79 0.4
  Different state 970 5.4   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 139 0.8   Other ancestries 4,619 24.0
 
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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