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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Smith 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 16,182 100.0
      enrolled in school 4,070 100.0   Native 16,105 99.5
Nursery school, preschool 222 5.5       Born in United States 16,013 99.0
Kindergarten 289 7.1           State of residence 14,525 89.8
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 2,101 51.6           Different state 1,488 9.2
High school (grades 9-12) 1,014 24.9       Born outside United States 92 0.6
College or graduate school 444 10.9   Foreign born 77 0.5
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 47 0.3
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 19 0.1
  Population 25 years and over 10,274 100.0       Not a citizen 58 0.4
Less than 9th grade 1,036 10.1        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 1,964 19.1   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 3,939 38.3     Total (excluding born at sea) 77 100.0
Some college, no degree 1,869 18.2   Europe 10 13.0
Associate degree 527 5.1   Asia 39 50.6
Bachelor's degree 633 6.2   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 306 3.0   Oceania 7 9.1
        Latin America 21 27.3
Percent high school graduate or higher 70.8 (X)   Northern America 0 0.0
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 9.1 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 15,060 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 12,466 100.0   English only 14,753 98.0
Never married 2,324 18.6   Language other than English 307 2.0
Now married, except separated 7,732 62.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 88 0.6
Separated 231 1.9   Spanish 208 1.4
Widowed 1,128 9.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 74 0.5
 Female 903 7.2   Other Indo-European languages 78 0.5
Divorced 1,051 8.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 8 0.1
 Female 559 4.5   Asian and Pacific Island languages 20 0.1
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 5 0.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 16,182 100.0
           under 18 years 408 100.0     Total ancestries reported 11,008 68.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 243 59.6   Arab 5 0.0
        Czech¹ 24 0.1
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 0 0.0
          Civilian population 18 years and over 11,729 100.0   Dutch 55 0.3
Civilian veterans 1,264 10.8   English 1,007 6.2
        French (except Basque)¹ 172 1.1
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 40 0.2
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 315 1.9
     Population 5 to 20 years 3,898 100.0   Greek 2 0.0
With a disability 430 11.0   Hungarian 0 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 8,846 100.0   Irish¹ 1,424 8.8
With a disability 2,673 30.2   Italian 56 0.3
 Percent employed 49.0 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 6,173 69.8   Norwegian 12 0.1
 Percent employed 74.9 (X)   Polish 51 0.3
     Population 65 years and over 2,294 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 1,468 64.0   Russian 6 0.0
        Scotch-Irish 234 1.4
        Scottish 149 0.9
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 15,060 100.0   Subsaharan African 61 0.4
Same house in 1995 10,434 69.3   Swedish 6 0.0
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 4,494 29.8   Swiss 0 0.0
 Same county 2,578 17.1   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 1,916 12.7   United States or American 3,930 24.3
  Same state 1,456 9.7   Welsh 20 0.1
  Different state 460 3.1   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 132 0.9   Other ancestries 3,439 21.3
 
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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