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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Thomas 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 729 100.0
      enrolled in school 166 100.0   Native 717 98.4
Nursery school, preschool 6 3.6       Born in United States 717 98.4
Kindergarten 20 12.0           State of residence 532 73.0
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 53 31.9           Different state 185 25.4
High school (grades 9-12) 68 41.0       Born outside United States 0 0.0
College or graduate school 19 11.4   Foreign born 12 1.6
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 0 0.0
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 12 1.6
  Population 25 years and over 528 100.0       Not a citizen 0 0.0
Less than 9th grade 24 4.5        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 62 11.7   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 170 32.2     Total (excluding born at sea) 12 100.0
Some college, no degree 120 22.7   Europe 5 41.7
Associate degree 61 11.6   Asia 0 0.0
Bachelor's degree 73 13.8   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 18 3.4   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 7 58.3
Percent high school graduate or higher 83.7 (X)   Northern America 0 0.0
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 17.2 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 687 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 609 100.0   English only 667 97.1
Never married 96 15.8   Language other than English 20 2.9
Now married, except separated 405 66.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 11 1.6
Separated 9 1.5   Spanish 17 2.5
Widowed 63 10.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 11 1.6
 Female 50 8.2   Other Indo-European languages 3 0.4
Divorced 36 5.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 0 0.0
 Female 20 3.3   Asian and Pacific Island languages 0 0.0
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 0 0.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 729 100.0
           under 18 years 7 100.0     Total ancestries reported 818 112.2
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 3 42.9   Arab 0 0.0
        Czech¹ 8 1.1
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 25 3.4
          Civilian population 18 years and over 555 100.0   Dutch 17 2.3
Civilian veterans 87 15.7   English 117 16.0
        French (except Basque)¹ 28 3.8
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 0 0.0
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 247 33.9
     Population 5 to 20 years 145 100.0   Greek 0 0.0
With a disability 6 4.1   Hungarian 0 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 392 100.0   Irish¹ 100 13.7
With a disability 76 19.4   Italian 0 0.0
 Percent employed 75.0 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 316 80.6   Norwegian 8 1.1
 Percent employed 85.4 (X)   Polish 14 1.9
     Population 65 years and over 150 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 38 25.3   Russian 2 0.3
        Scotch-Irish 25 3.4
        Scottish 2 0.3
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 2 0.3
  Population 5 years and over 687 100.0   Subsaharan African 0 0.0
Same house in 1995 491 71.5   Swedish 21 2.9
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 196 28.5   Swiss 6 0.8
 Same county 54 7.9   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 142 20.7   United States or American 157 21.5
  Same state 70 10.2   Welsh 0 0.0
  Different state 72 10.5   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 0 0.0   Other ancestries 39 5.3
 
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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