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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Eddy 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 2,757 100.0
      enrolled in school 597 100.0   Native 2,747 99.6
Nursery school, preschool 27 4.5       Born in United States 2,737 99.3
Kindergarten 28 4.7           State of residence 2,385 86.5
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 313 52.4           Different state 352 12.8
High school (grades 9-12) 181 30.3       Born outside United States 10 0.4
College or graduate school 48 8.0   Foreign born 10 0.4
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 0 0.0
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 8 0.3
  Population 25 years and over 1,933 100.0       Not a citizen 2 0.1
Less than 9th grade 283 14.6        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 191 9.9   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 540 27.9     Total (excluding born at sea) 10 100.0
Some college, no degree 443 22.9   Europe 3 30.0
Associate degree 168 8.7   Asia 2 20.0
Bachelor's degree 247 12.8   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 61 3.2   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 0 0.0
Percent high school graduate or higher 75.5 (X)   Northern America 5 50.0
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 15.9 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 2,607 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 2,232 100.0   English only 2,514 96.4
Never married 465 20.8   Language other than English 93 3.6
Now married, except separated 1,424 63.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 19 0.7
Separated 4 0.2   Spanish 23 0.9
Widowed 243 10.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 0 0.0
 Female 197 8.8   Other Indo-European languages 68 2.6
Divorced 96 4.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 19 0.7
 Female 53 2.4   Asian and Pacific Island languages 2 0.1
                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 2,757 100.0
           under 18 years 12 100.0     Total ancestries reported 3,526 127.9
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 4 33.3   Arab 0 0.0
        Czech¹ 33 1.2
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 24 0.9
          Civilian population 18 years and over 2,105 100.0   Dutch 58 2.1
Civilian veterans 273 13.0   English 72 2.6
        French (except Basque)¹ 48 1.7
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 31 1.1
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 1,123 40.7
     Population 5 to 20 years 572 100.0   Greek 0 0.0
With a disability 40 7.0   Hungarian 6 0.2
     Population 21 to 64 years 1,347 100.0   Irish¹ 246 8.9
With a disability 199 14.8   Italian 12 0.4
 Percent employed 58.3 (X)   Lithuanian 2 0.1
No disability 1,148 85.2   Norwegian 1,308 47.4
 Percent employed 81.6 (X)   Polish 11 0.4
     Population 65 years and over 609 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 207 34.0   Russian 27 1.0
        Scotch-Irish 31 1.1
        Scottish 27 1.0
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 2,607 100.0   Subsaharan African 0 0.0
Same house in 1995 1,876 72.0   Swedish 234 8.5
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 731 28.0   Swiss 23 0.8
 Same county 304 11.7   Ukrainian 6 0.2
 Different county 427 16.4   United States or American 27 1.0
  Same state 357 13.7   Welsh 10 0.4
  Different state 70 2.7   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 0 0.0   Other ancestries 167 6.1
 
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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