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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Washita 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 11,508 100.0
      enrolled in school 3,007 100.0   Native 11,325 98.4
Nursery school, preschool 153 5.1       Born in United States 11,278 98.0
Kindergarten 144 4.8           State of residence 8,131 70.7
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 1,502 50.0           Different state 3,147 27.3
High school (grades 9-12) 830 27.6       Born outside United States 47 0.4
College or graduate school 378 12.6   Foreign born 183 1.6
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 68 0.6
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 58 0.5
  Population 25 years and over 7,613 100.0       Not a citizen 125 1.1
Less than 9th grade 445 5.8        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 1,099 14.4   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 2,973 39.1     Total (excluding born at sea) 183 100.0
Some college, no degree 1,689 22.2   Europe 28 15.3
Associate degree 259 3.4   Asia 7 3.8
Bachelor's degree 790 10.4   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 358 4.7   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 140 76.5
Percent high school graduate or higher 79.7 (X)   Northern America 8 4.4
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 15.1 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 10,802 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 9,121 100.0   English only 10,266 95.0
Never married 1,567 17.2   Language other than English 536 5.0
Now married, except separated 5,749 63.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 232 2.1
Separated 147 1.6   Spanish 369 3.4
Widowed 825 9.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 165 1.5
 Female 701 7.7   Other Indo-European languages 147 1.4
Divorced 833 9.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 60 0.6
 Female 404 4.4   Asian and Pacific Island languages 11 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 11,508 100.0
           under 18 years 204 100.0     Total ancestries reported 9,162 79.6
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 133 65.2   Arab 2 0.0
        Czech¹ 39 0.3
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 17 0.1
          Civilian population 18 years and over 8,498 100.0   Dutch 280 2.4
Civilian veterans 1,201 14.1   English 982 8.5
        French (except Basque)¹ 184 1.6
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 48 0.4
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 2,045 17.8
     Population 5 to 20 years 2,720 100.0   Greek 0 0.0
With a disability 194 7.1   Hungarian 12 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 5,903 100.0   Irish¹ 1,219 10.6
With a disability 1,099 18.6   Italian 77 0.7
 Percent employed 51.5 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 4,804 81.4   Norwegian 47 0.4
 Percent employed 78.7 (X)   Polish 106 0.9
     Population 65 years and over 1,942 100.0   Portuguese 20 0.2
With a disability 882 45.4   Russian 42 0.4
        Scotch-Irish 175 1.5
        Scottish 119 1.0
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 1 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 10,802 100.0   Subsaharan African 10 0.1
Same house in 1995 6,420 59.4   Swedish 60 0.5
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 4,299 39.8   Swiss 19 0.2
 Same county 1,653 15.3   Ukrainian 18 0.2
 Different county 2,646 24.5   United States or American 1,713 14.9
  Same state 1,760 16.3   Welsh 77 0.7
  Different state 886 8.2   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 25 0.2
Elsewhere in 1995 83 0.8   Other ancestries 1,825 15.9
 
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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