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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Cotton 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 6,614 100.0
      enrolled in school 1,557 100.0   Native 6,513 98.5
Nursery school, preschool 101 6.5       Born in United States 6,454 97.6
Kindergarten 113 7.3           State of residence 4,275 64.6
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 794 51.0           Different state 2,179 32.9
High school (grades 9-12) 394 25.3       Born outside United States 59 0.9
College or graduate school 155 10.0   Foreign born 101 1.5
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 33 0.5
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 25 0.4
  Population 25 years and over 4,436 100.0       Not a citizen 76 1.1
Less than 9th grade 298 6.7        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 723 16.3   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 1,740 39.2     Total (excluding born at sea) 101 100.0
Some college, no degree 944 21.3   Europe 23 22.8
Associate degree 109 2.5   Asia 9 8.9
Bachelor's degree 504 11.4   Africa 11 10.9
Graduate or professional degree 118 2.7   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 55 54.5
Percent high school graduate or higher 77.0 (X)   Northern America 3 3.0
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 14.0 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 6,179 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 5,227 100.0   English only 5,879 95.1
Never married 917 17.5   Language other than English 300 4.9
Now married, except separated 3,154 60.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 89 1.4
Separated 97 1.9   Spanish 199 3.2
Widowed 520 9.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 82 1.3
 Female 434 8.3   Other Indo-European languages 49 0.8
Divorced 539 10.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 2 0.0
 Female 268 5.1   Asian and Pacific Island languages 4 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 6,614 100.0
           under 18 years 159 100.0     Total ancestries reported 4,846 73.3
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 113 71.1   Arab 0 0.0
        Czech¹ 34 0.5
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 7 0.1
          Civilian population 18 years and over 4,893 100.0   Dutch 142 2.1
Civilian veterans 730 14.9   English 488 7.4
        French (except Basque)¹ 93 1.4
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 8 0.1
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 640 9.7
     Population 5 to 20 years 1,503 100.0   Greek 2 0.0
With a disability 114 7.6   Hungarian 4 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 3,340 100.0   Irish¹ 642 9.7
With a disability 639 19.1   Italian 38 0.6
 Percent employed 45.9 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 2,701 80.9   Norwegian 44 0.7
 Percent employed 74.8 (X)   Polish 35 0.5
     Population 65 years and over 1,124 100.0   Portuguese 2 0.0
With a disability 588 52.3   Russian 8 0.1
        Scotch-Irish 107 1.6
        Scottish 50 0.8
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 6,179 100.0   Subsaharan African 13 0.2
Same house in 1995 3,711 60.1   Swedish 20 0.3
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 2,414 39.1   Swiss 5 0.1
 Same county 1,038 16.8   Ukrainian 3 0.0
 Different county 1,376 22.3   United States or American 997 15.1
  Same state 754 12.2   Welsh 28 0.4
  Different state 622 10.1   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 26 0.4
Elsewhere in 1995 54 0.9   Other ancestries 1,410 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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