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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Wheeler 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 6,179 100.0
      enrolled in school 1,358 100.0   Native 6,061 98.1
Nursery school, preschool 141 10.4       Born in United States 6,035 97.7
Kindergarten 56 4.1           State of residence 5,384 87.1
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 640 47.1           Different state 651 10.5
High school (grades 9-12) 375 27.6       Born outside United States 26 0.4
College or graduate school 146 10.8   Foreign born 118 1.9
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 93 1.5
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 12 0.2
  Population 25 years and over 4,144 100.0       Not a citizen 106 1.7
Less than 9th grade 638 15.4        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 694 16.7   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 1,733 41.8     Total (excluding born at sea) 118 100.0
Some college, no degree 641 15.5   Europe 6 5.1
Associate degree 142 3.4   Asia 7 5.9
Bachelor's degree 181 4.4   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 115 2.8   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 105 89.0
Percent high school graduate or higher 67.9 (X)   Northern America 0 0.0
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 7.1 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 5,815 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 5,056 100.0   English only 5,613 96.5
Never married 829 16.4   Language other than English 202 3.5
Now married, except separated 3,306 65.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 108 1.9
Separated 108 2.1   Spanish 167 2.9
Widowed 434 8.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 90 1.5
 Female 366 7.2   Other Indo-European languages 30 0.5
Divorced 379 7.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 16 0.3
 Female 193 3.8   Asian and Pacific Island languages 5 0.1
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 2 0.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 6,179 100.0
           under 18 years 171 100.0     Total ancestries reported 3,037 49.2
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 130 76.0   Arab 0 0.0
        Czech¹ 0 0.0
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 0 0.0
          Civilian population 18 years and over 4,801 100.0   Dutch 29 0.5
Civilian veterans 547 11.4   English 179 2.9
        French (except Basque)¹ 15 0.2
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 2 0.0
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 142 2.3
     Population 5 to 20 years 1,209 100.0   Greek 2 0.0
With a disability 125 10.3   Hungarian 0 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 2,791 100.0   Irish¹ 303 4.9
With a disability 857 30.7   Italian 58 0.9
 Percent employed 43.1 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 1,934 69.3   Norwegian 2 0.0
 Percent employed 77.0 (X)   Polish 0 0.0
     Population 65 years and over 738 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 422 57.2   Russian 0 0.0
        Scotch-Irish 69 1.1
        Scottish 51 0.8
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 5,815 100.0   Subsaharan African 24 0.4
Same house in 1995 3,357 57.7   Swedish 0 0.0
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 2,392 41.1   Swiss 0 0.0
 Same county 658 11.3   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 1,734 29.8   United States or American 644 10.4
  Same state 1,243 21.4   Welsh 3 0.0
  Different state 491 8.4   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 66 1.1   Other ancestries 1,514 24.5
 
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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