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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 22,927 100.0
      enrolled in school 5,780 100.0   Native 22,630 98.7
Nursery school, preschool 368 6.4       Born in United States 22,572 98.5
Kindergarten 243 4.2           State of residence 18,994 82.8
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 2,620 45.3           Different state 3,578 15.6
High school (grades 9-12) 1,146 19.8       Born outside United States 58 0.3
College or graduate school 1,403 24.3   Foreign born 297 1.3
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 214 0.9
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 83 0.4
  Population 25 years and over 15,253 100.0       Not a citizen 214 0.9
Less than 9th grade 3,069 20.1        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 1,806 11.8   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 5,505 36.1     Total (excluding born at sea) 297 100.0
Some college, no degree 2,270 14.9   Europe 63 21.2
Associate degree 746 4.9   Asia 11 3.7
Bachelor's degree 1,003 6.6   Africa 5 1.7
Graduate or professional degree 854 5.6   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 195 65.7
Percent high school graduate or higher 68.0 (X)   Northern America 23 7.7
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 12.2 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 21,598 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 18,489 100.0   English only 20,985 97.2
Never married 3,651 19.7   Language other than English 613 2.8
Now married, except separated 10,934 59.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 259 1.2
Separated 289 1.6   Spanish 339 1.6
Widowed 1,575 8.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 157 0.7
 Female 1,328 7.2   Other Indo-European languages 203 0.9
Divorced 2,040 11.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 70 0.3
 Female 1,062 5.7   Asian and Pacific Island languages 20 0.1
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 11 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 22,927 100.0
           under 18 years 328 100.0     Total ancestries reported 15,401 67.2
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 112 34.1   Arab 0 0.0
        Czech¹ 0 0.0
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 15 0.1
          Civilian population 18 years and over 17,555 100.0   Dutch 208 0.9
Civilian veterans 1,857 10.6   English 1,585 6.9
        French (except Basque)¹ 234 1.0
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 32 0.1
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 1,120 4.9
     Population 5 to 20 years 5,135 100.0   Greek 5 0.0
With a disability 570 11.1   Hungarian 42 0.2
     Population 21 to 64 years 12,940 100.0   Irish¹ 1,584 6.9
With a disability 3,450 26.7   Italian 199 0.9
 Percent employed 45.1 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 9,490 73.3   Norwegian 44 0.2
 Percent employed 75.5 (X)   Polish 34 0.1
     Population 65 years and over 3,387 100.0   Portuguese 15 0.1
With a disability 1,807 53.4   Russian 0 0.0
        Scotch-Irish 303 1.3
        Scottish 144 0.6
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 11 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 21,598 100.0   Subsaharan African 68 0.3
Same house in 1995 12,644 58.5   Swedish 26 0.1
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 8,874 41.1   Swiss 28 0.1
 Same county 5,618 26.0   Ukrainian 19 0.1
 Different county 3,256 15.1   United States or American 6,697 29.2
  Same state 2,193 10.2   Welsh 12 0.1
  Different state 1,063 4.9   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 7 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 80 0.4   Other ancestries 2,969 12.9
 
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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