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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Garvin 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 27,210 100.0
      enrolled in school 6,197 100.0   Native 26,766 98.4
Nursery school, preschool 414 6.7       Born in United States 26,674 98.0
Kindergarten 398 6.4           State of residence 20,292 74.6
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 3,156 50.9           Different state 6,382 23.5
High school (grades 9-12) 1,657 26.7       Born outside United States 92 0.3
College or graduate school 572 9.2   Foreign born 444 1.6
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 188 0.7
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 197 0.7
  Population 25 years and over 18,263 100.0       Not a citizen 247 0.9
Less than 9th grade 1,916 10.5        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 3,014 16.5   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 7,371 40.4     Total (excluding born at sea) 444 100.0
Some college, no degree 3,261 17.9   Europe 31 7.0
Associate degree 507 2.8   Asia 32 7.2
Bachelor's degree 1,505 8.2   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 689 3.8   Oceania 18 4.1
        Latin America 356 80.2
Percent high school graduate or higher 73.0 (X)   Northern America 7 1.6
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 12.0 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 25,484 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 21,755 100.0   English only 24,482 96.1
Never married 3,964 18.2   Language other than English 1,002 3.9
Now married, except separated 12,893 59.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 367 1.4
Separated 290 1.3   Spanish 775 3.0
Widowed 2,076 9.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 324 1.3
 Female 1,775 8.2   Other Indo-European languages 133 0.5
Divorced 2,532 11.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 18 0.1
 Female 1,457 6.7   Asian and Pacific Island languages 48 0.2
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 14 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 27,210 100.0
           under 18 years 496 100.0     Total ancestries reported 20,850 76.6
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 279 56.3   Arab 34 0.1
        Czech¹ 39 0.1
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 41 0.2
          Civilian population 18 years and over 20,468 100.0   Dutch 453 1.7
Civilian veterans 2,637 12.9   English 2,059 7.6
        French (except Basque)¹ 343 1.3
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 29 0.1
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 2,347 8.6
     Population 5 to 20 years 6,098 100.0   Greek 0 0.0
With a disability 554 9.1   Hungarian 29 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 14,458 100.0   Irish¹ 2,730 10.0
With a disability 3,493 24.2   Italian 164 0.6
 Percent employed 49.0 (X)   Lithuanian 6 0.0
No disability 10,965 75.8   Norwegian 115 0.4
 Percent employed 76.9 (X)   Polish 78 0.3
     Population 65 years and over 4,598 100.0   Portuguese 36 0.1
With a disability 2,383 51.8   Russian 34 0.1
        Scotch-Irish 217 0.8
        Scottish 215 0.8
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 6 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 25,484 100.0   Subsaharan African 4 0.0
Same house in 1995 14,364 56.4   Swedish 114 0.4
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 10,933 42.9   Swiss 6 0.0
 Same county 6,118 24.0   Ukrainian 6 0.0
 Different county 4,815 18.9   United States or American 4,251 15.6
  Same state 2,807 11.0   Welsh 100 0.4
  Different state 2,008 7.9   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 210 0.8
Elsewhere in 1995 187 0.7   Other ancestries 7,184 26.4
 
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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