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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Grayson 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 24,053 100.0
      enrolled in school 5,375 100.0   Native 23,913 99.4
Nursery school, preschool 387 7.2       Born in United States 23,856 99.2
Kindergarten 264 4.9           State of residence 20,772 86.4
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 2,698 50.2           Different state 3,084 12.8
High school (grades 9-12) 1,342 25.0       Born outside United States 57 0.2
College or graduate school 684 12.7   Foreign born 140 0.6
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 82 0.3
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 86 0.4
  Population 25 years and over 15,940 100.0       Not a citizen 54 0.2
Less than 9th grade 3,231 20.3        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 2,699 16.9   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 5,921 37.1     Total (excluding born at sea) 140 100.0
Some college, no degree 2,297 14.4   Europe 70 50.0
Associate degree 566 3.6   Asia 18 12.9
Bachelor's degree 588 3.7   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 638 4.0   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 43 30.7
Percent high school graduate or higher 62.8 (X)   Northern America 9 6.4
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 7.7 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 22,525 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 19,194 100.0   English only 21,965 97.5
Never married 3,343 17.4   Language other than English 560 2.5
Now married, except separated 11,899 62.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 107 0.5
Separated 308 1.6   Spanish 248 1.1
Widowed 1,427 7.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 60 0.3
 Female 1,160 6.0   Other Indo-European languages 269 1.2
Divorced 2,217 11.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 43 0.2
 Female 1,081 5.6   Asian and Pacific Island languages 43 0.2
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 4 0.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 24,053 100.0
           under 18 years 383 100.0     Total ancestries reported 16,689 69.4
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 261 68.1   Arab 0 0.0
        Czech¹ 0 0.0
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 0 0.0
          Civilian population 18 years and over 18,111 100.0   Dutch 333 1.4
Civilian veterans 2,220 12.3   English 2,042 8.5
        French (except Basque)¹ 206 0.9
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 48 0.2
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 1,805 7.5
     Population 5 to 20 years 5,295 100.0   Greek 21 0.1
With a disability 455 8.6   Hungarian 50 0.2
     Population 21 to 64 years 13,676 100.0   Irish¹ 2,194 9.1
With a disability 4,047 29.6   Italian 219 0.9
 Percent employed 45.8 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 9,629 70.4   Norwegian 54 0.2
 Percent employed 74.4 (X)   Polish 120 0.5
     Population 65 years and over 3,214 100.0   Portuguese 6 0.0
With a disability 1,748 54.4   Russian 4 0.0
        Scotch-Irish 269 1.1
        Scottish 178 0.7
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 22,525 100.0   Subsaharan African 7 0.0
Same house in 1995 13,071 58.0   Swedish 48 0.2
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 9,366 41.6   Swiss 5 0.0
 Same county 6,200 27.5   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 3,166 14.1   United States or American 7,198 29.9
  Same state 2,180 9.7   Welsh 48 0.2
  Different state 986 4.4   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 10 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 88 0.4   Other ancestries 1,824 7.6
 
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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