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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Jefferson Davis 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 13,962 100.0
      enrolled in school 3,815 100.0   Native 13,922 99.7
Nursery school, preschool 379 9.9       Born in United States 13,904 99.6
Kindergarten 203 5.3           State of residence 12,279 87.9
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 1,871 49.0           Different state 1,625 11.6
High school (grades 9-12) 917 24.0       Born outside United States 18 0.1
College or graduate school 445 11.7   Foreign born 40 0.3
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 15 0.1
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 23 0.2
  Population 25 years and over 8,613 100.0       Not a citizen 17 0.1
Less than 9th grade 908 10.5        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 1,982 23.0   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 3,002 34.9     Total (excluding born at sea) 40 100.0
Some college, no degree 1,491 17.3   Europe 7 17.5
Associate degree 334 3.9   Asia 29 72.5
Bachelor's degree 577 6.7   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 319 3.7   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 2 5.0
Percent high school graduate or higher 66.4 (X)   Northern America 2 5.0
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 10.4 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 12,971 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 10,739 100.0   English only 12,698 97.9
Never married 2,979 27.7   Language other than English 273 2.1
Now married, except separated 5,252 48.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 61 0.5
Separated 422 3.9   Spanish 148 1.1
Widowed 1,134 10.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 24 0.2
 Female 919 8.6   Other Indo-European languages 91 0.7
Divorced 952 8.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 22 0.2
 Female 520 4.8   Asian and Pacific Island languages 18 0.1
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 13 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 13,962 100.0
           under 18 years 665 100.0     Total ancestries reported 11,041 79.1
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 420 63.2   Arab 0 0.0
        Czech¹ 5 0.0
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 4 0.0
          Civilian population 18 years and over 10,005 100.0   Dutch 22 0.2
Civilian veterans 1,080 10.8   English 386 2.8
        French (except Basque)¹ 82 0.6
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 9 0.1
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 225 1.6
     Population 5 to 20 years 3,579 100.0   Greek 0 0.0
With a disability 337 9.4   Hungarian 0 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 7,378 100.0   Irish¹ 639 4.6
With a disability 2,479 33.6   Italian 80 0.6
 Percent employed 37.7 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 4,899 66.4   Norwegian 35 0.3
 Percent employed 67.3 (X)   Polish 51 0.4
     Population 65 years and over 1,897 100.0   Portuguese 5 0.0
With a disability 1,083 57.1   Russian 0 0.0
        Scotch-Irish 225 1.6
        Scottish 121 0.9
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 12,971 100.0   Subsaharan African 71 0.5
Same house in 1995 9,010 69.5   Swedish 5 0.0
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 3,944 30.4   Swiss 0 0.0
 Same county 2,182 16.8   Ukrainian 7 0.1
 Different county 1,762 13.6   United States or American 1,627 11.7
  Same state 1,104 8.5   Welsh 26 0.2
  Different state 658 5.1   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 17 0.1   Other ancestries 7,416 53.1
 
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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