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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Edwards 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 6,971 100.0
      enrolled in school 1,626 100.0   Native 6,944 99.6
Nursery school, preschool 109 6.7       Born in United States 6,896 98.9
Kindergarten 75 4.6           State of residence 5,126 73.5
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 737 45.3           Different state 1,770 25.4
High school (grades 9-12) 408 25.1       Born outside United States 48 0.7
College or graduate school 297 18.3   Foreign born 27 0.4
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 9 0.1
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 17 0.2
  Population 25 years and over 4,815 100.0       Not a citizen 10 0.1
Less than 9th grade 334 6.9        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 518 10.8   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 1,875 38.9     Total (excluding born at sea) 27 100.0
Some college, no degree 1,153 23.9   Europe 10 37.0
Associate degree 463 9.6   Asia 14 51.9
Bachelor's degree 331 6.9   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 141 2.9   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 3 11.1
Percent high school graduate or higher 82.3 (X)   Northern America 0 0.0
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 9.8 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 6,581 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 5,662 100.0   English only 6,489 98.6
Never married 978 17.3   Language other than English 92 1.4
Now married, except separated 3,604 63.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 18 0.3
Separated 44 0.8   Spanish 59 0.9
Widowed 494 8.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 6 0.1
 Female 418 7.4   Other Indo-European languages 25 0.4
Divorced 542 9.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 12 0.2
 Female 300 5.3   Asian and Pacific Island languages 0 0.0
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 0 0.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 6,971 100.0
           under 18 years 62 100.0     Total ancestries reported 5,859 84.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 26 41.9   Arab 0 0.0
        Czech¹ 6 0.1
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 0 0.0
          Civilian population 18 years and over 5,363 100.0   Dutch 112 1.6
Civilian veterans 769 14.3   English 1,648 23.6
        French (except Basque)¹ 122 1.8
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 10 0.1
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 1,359 19.5
     Population 5 to 20 years 1,459 100.0   Greek 0 0.0
With a disability 135 9.3   Hungarian 0 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 3,833 100.0   Irish¹ 533 7.6
With a disability 693 18.1   Italian 47 0.7
 Percent employed 52.2 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 3,140 81.9   Norwegian 7 0.1
 Percent employed 82.3 (X)   Polish 54 0.8
     Population 65 years and over 1,247 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 517 41.5   Russian 0 0.0
        Scotch-Irish 78 1.1
        Scottish 81 1.2
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 6,581 100.0   Subsaharan African 0 0.0
Same house in 1995 4,554 69.2   Swedish 30 0.4
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 2,025 30.8   Swiss 9 0.1
 Same county 1,037 15.8   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 988 15.0   United States or American 1,265 18.1
  Same state 806 12.2   Welsh 53 0.8
  Different state 182 2.8   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 7 0.1
Elsewhere in 1995 2 0.0   Other ancestries 438 6.3
 
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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