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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Texas 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 23,003 100.0
      enrolled in school 5,405 100.0   Native 22,814 99.2
Nursery school, preschool 339 6.3       Born in United States 22,624 98.4
Kindergarten 301 5.6           State of residence 15,089 65.6
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 2,666 49.3           Different state 7,535 32.8
High school (grades 9-12) 1,387 25.7       Born outside United States 190 0.8
College or graduate school 712 13.2   Foreign born 189 0.8
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 59 0.3
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 92 0.4
  Population 25 years and over 15,641 100.0       Not a citizen 97 0.4
Less than 9th grade 1,865 11.9        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 2,609 16.7   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 6,203 39.7     Total (excluding born at sea) 189 100.0
Some college, no degree 2,713 17.3   Europe 101 53.4
Associate degree 561 3.6   Asia 35 18.5
Bachelor's degree 1,108 7.1   Africa 7 3.7
Graduate or professional degree 582 3.7   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 15 7.9
Percent high school graduate or higher 71.4 (X)   Northern America 31 16.4
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 10.8 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 21,678 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 18,410 100.0   English only 21,162 97.6
Never married 3,052 16.6   Language other than English 516 2.4
Now married, except separated 11,407 62.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 146 0.7
Separated 369 2.0   Spanish 189 0.9
Widowed 1,672 9.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 40 0.2
 Female 1,369 7.4   Other Indo-European languages 252 1.2
Divorced 1,910 10.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 80 0.4
 Female 951 5.2   Asian and Pacific Island languages 58 0.3
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 26 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 23,003 100.0
           under 18 years 338 100.0     Total ancestries reported 17,353 75.4
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 187 55.3   Arab 4 0.0
        Czech¹ 69 0.3
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 31 0.1
          Civilian population 18 years and over 17,158 100.0   Dutch 470 2.0
Civilian veterans 3,080 18.0   English 2,333 10.1
        French (except Basque)¹ 498 2.2
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 61 0.3
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 2,884 12.5
     Population 5 to 20 years 5,174 100.0   Greek 18 0.1
With a disability 463 8.9   Hungarian 16 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 12,240 100.0   Irish¹ 2,378 10.3
With a disability 3,093 25.3   Italian 340 1.5
 Percent employed 42.0 (X)   Lithuanian 12 0.1
No disability 9,147 74.7   Norwegian 107 0.5
 Percent employed 73.5 (X)   Polish 230 1.0
     Population 65 years and over 3,863 100.0   Portuguese 25 0.1
With a disability 1,940 50.2   Russian 37 0.2
        Scotch-Irish 331 1.4
        Scottish 280 1.2
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 21,678 100.0   Subsaharan African 28 0.1
Same house in 1995 12,686 58.5   Swedish 216 0.9
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 8,815 40.7   Swiss 70 0.3
 Same county 4,363 20.1   Ukrainian 9 0.0
 Different county 4,452 20.5   United States or American 3,849 16.7
  Same state 2,292 10.6   Welsh 111 0.5
  Different state 2,160 10.0   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 11 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 177 0.8   Other ancestries 2,935 12.8
 
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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