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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 20,107 100.0
      enrolled in school 5,517 100.0   Native 16,701 83.1
Nursery school, preschool 309 5.6       Born in United States 16,558 82.3
Kindergarten 330 6.0           State of residence 7,468 37.1
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 2,505 45.4           Different state 9,090 45.2
High school (grades 9-12) 1,308 23.7       Born outside United States 143 0.7
College or graduate school 1,065 19.3   Foreign born 3,406 16.9
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 2,137 10.6
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 882 4.4
  Population 25 years and over 11,776 100.0       Not a citizen 2,524 12.6
Less than 9th grade 1,737 14.8        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 1,567 13.3   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 3,370 28.6     Total (excluding born at sea) 3,406 100.0
Some college, no degree 2,623 22.3   Europe 81 2.4
Associate degree 395 3.4   Asia 112 3.3
Bachelor's degree 1,608 13.7   Africa 15 0.4
Graduate or professional degree 476 4.0   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 3,177 93.3
Percent high school graduate or higher 71.9 (X)   Northern America 21 0.6
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 17.7 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 18,374 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 15,349 100.0   English only 13,538 73.7
Never married 3,547 23.1   Language other than English 4,836 26.3
Now married, except separated 9,656 62.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 2,655 14.4
Separated 345 2.2   Spanish 4,529 24.6
Widowed 708 4.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 2,515 13.7
 Female 548 3.6   Other Indo-European languages 147 0.8
Divorced 1,093 7.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 72 0.4
 Female 583 3.8   Asian and Pacific Island languages 125 0.7
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 41 0.2
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 20,107 100.0
           under 18 years 343 100.0     Total ancestries reported 18,123 90.1
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 178 51.9   Arab 31 0.2
        Czech¹ 133 0.7
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 29 0.1
          Civilian population 18 years and over 14,289 100.0   Dutch 336 1.7
Civilian veterans 1,458 10.2   English 1,461 7.3
        French (except Basque)¹ 352 1.8
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 4 0.0
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 3,156 15.7
     Population 5 to 20 years 5,161 100.0   Greek 7 0.0
With a disability 319 6.2   Hungarian 21 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 11,072 100.0   Irish¹ 1,494 7.4
With a disability 1,847 16.7   Italian 172 0.9
 Percent employed 59.7 (X)   Lithuanian 2 0.0
No disability 9,225 83.3   Norwegian 135 0.7
 Percent employed 78.2 (X)   Polish 90 0.4
     Population 65 years and over 2,011 100.0   Portuguese 11 0.1
With a disability 884 44.0   Russian 23 0.1
        Scotch-Irish 287 1.4
        Scottish 221 1.1
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 18,374 100.0   Subsaharan African 4 0.0
Same house in 1995 8,833 48.1   Swedish 109 0.5
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 8,440 45.9   Swiss 52 0.3
 Same county 3,927 21.4   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 4,513 24.6   United States or American 2,026 10.1
  Same state 1,200 6.5   Welsh 82 0.4
  Different state 3,313 18.0   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 69 0.3
Elsewhere in 1995 1,101 6.0   Other ancestries 7,816 38.9
 
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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