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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Stephens 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 25,435 100.0
      enrolled in school 6,355 100.0   Native 25,067 98.6
Nursery school, preschool 474 7.5       Born in United States 24,897 97.9
Kindergarten 312 4.9           State of residence 18,159 71.4
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 2,889 45.5           Different state 6,738 26.5
High school (grades 9-12) 1,180 18.6       Born outside United States 170 0.7
College or graduate school 1,500 23.6   Foreign born 368 1.4
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 157 0.6
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 180 0.7
  Population 25 years and over 16,771 100.0       Not a citizen 188 0.7
Less than 9th grade 1,909 11.4        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 2,934 17.5   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 6,014 35.9     Total (excluding born at sea) 368 100.0
Some college, no degree 2,982 17.8   Europe 69 18.8
Associate degree 570 3.4   Asia 81 22.0
Bachelor's degree 1,580 9.4   Africa 65 17.7
Graduate or professional degree 782 4.7   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 143 38.9
Percent high school graduate or higher 71.1 (X)   Northern America 10 2.7
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 14.1 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 23,818 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 20,378 100.0   English only 22,973 96.5
Never married 4,161 20.4   Language other than English 845 3.5
Now married, except separated 12,226 60.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 272 1.1
Separated 330 1.6   Spanish 415 1.7
Widowed 1,674 8.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 152 0.6
 Female 1,358 6.7   Other Indo-European languages 228 1.0
Divorced 1,987 9.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 48 0.2
 Female 1,135 5.6   Asian and Pacific Island languages 116 0.5
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 43 0.2
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 25,435 100.0
           under 18 years 496 100.0     Total ancestries reported 20,014 78.7
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 301 60.7   Arab 31 0.1
        Czech¹ 54 0.2
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 19 0.1
          Civilian population 18 years and over 19,519 100.0   Dutch 290 1.1
Civilian veterans 2,404 12.3   English 2,669 10.5
        French (except Basque)¹ 400 1.6
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 117 0.5
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 1,608 6.3
     Population 5 to 20 years 5,561 100.0   Greek 34 0.1
With a disability 363 6.5   Hungarian 58 0.2
     Population 21 to 64 years 14,163 100.0   Irish¹ 2,018 7.9
With a disability 3,366 23.8   Italian 421 1.7
 Percent employed 51.2 (X)   Lithuanian 8 0.0
No disability 10,797 76.2   Norwegian 130 0.5
 Percent employed 82.0 (X)   Polish 141 0.6
     Population 65 years and over 3,752 100.0   Portuguese 30 0.1
With a disability 1,860 49.6   Russian 6 0.0
        Scotch-Irish 504 2.0
        Scottish 395 1.6
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 7 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 23,818 100.0   Subsaharan African 94 0.4
Same house in 1995 13,964 58.6   Swedish 106 0.4
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 9,603 40.3   Swiss 0 0.0
 Same county 5,621 23.6   Ukrainian 28 0.1
 Different county 3,982 16.7   United States or American 5,750 22.6
  Same state 2,229 9.4   Welsh 121 0.5
  Different state 1,753 7.4   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 71 0.3
Elsewhere in 1995 251 1.1   Other ancestries 4,904 19.3
 
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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