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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Smith 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 17,712 100.0
      enrolled in school 3,995 100.0   Native 17,561 99.1
Nursery school, preschool 238 6.0       Born in United States 17,453 98.5
Kindergarten 217 5.4           State of residence 13,706 77.4
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 2,173 54.4           Different state 3,747 21.2
High school (grades 9-12) 976 24.4       Born outside United States 108 0.6
College or graduate school 391 9.8   Foreign born 151 0.9
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 76 0.4
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 52 0.3
  Population 25 years and over 11,798 100.0       Not a citizen 99 0.6
Less than 9th grade 1,959 16.6        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 1,877 15.9   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 4,780 40.5     Total (excluding born at sea) 151 100.0
Some college, no degree 1,769 15.0   Europe 35 23.2
Associate degree 321 2.7   Asia 19 12.6
Bachelor's degree 682 5.8   Africa 2 1.3
Graduate or professional degree 410 3.5   Oceania 6 4.0
        Latin America 63 41.7
Percent high school graduate or higher 67.5 (X)   Northern America 26 17.2
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 9.3 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 16,551 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 14,035 100.0   English only 16,217 98.0
Never married 2,350 16.7   Language other than English 334 2.0
Now married, except separated 8,951 63.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 80 0.5
Separated 196 1.4   Spanish 166 1.0
Widowed 1,101 7.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 49 0.3
 Female 928 6.6   Other Indo-European languages 104 0.6
Divorced 1,437 10.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 19 0.1
 Female 728 5.2   Asian and Pacific Island languages 40 0.2
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 12 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 17,712 100.0
           under 18 years 318 100.0     Total ancestries reported 13,150 74.2
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 170 53.5   Arab 3 0.0
        Czech¹ 8 0.0
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 15 0.1
          Civilian population 18 years and over 13,194 100.0   Dutch 124 0.7
Civilian veterans 1,531 11.6   English 1,556 8.8
        French (except Basque)¹ 202 1.1
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 78 0.4
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 1,117 6.3
     Population 5 to 20 years 3,991 100.0   Greek 6 0.0
With a disability 380 9.5   Hungarian 16 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 10,138 100.0   Irish¹ 1,446 8.2
With a disability 1,945 19.2   Italian 216 1.2
 Percent employed 48.5 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 8,193 80.8   Norwegian 11 0.1
 Percent employed 77.7 (X)   Polish 90 0.5
     Population 65 years and over 2,275 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 1,172 51.5   Russian 14 0.1
        Scotch-Irish 385 2.2
        Scottish 187 1.1
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 2 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 16,551 100.0   Subsaharan African 14 0.1
Same house in 1995 9,485 57.3   Swedish 27 0.2
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 6,971 42.1   Swiss 0 0.0
 Same county 3,611 21.8   Ukrainian 4 0.0
 Different county 3,360 20.3   United States or American 5,469 30.9
  Same state 2,401 14.5   Welsh 69 0.4
  Different state 959 5.8   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 19 0.1
Elsewhere in 1995 95 0.6   Other ancestries 2,072 11.7
 
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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