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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Bastrop 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 57,733 100.0
      enrolled in school 14,375 100.0   Native 53,060 91.9
Nursery school, preschool 839 5.8       Born in United States 52,353 90.7
Kindergarten 938 6.5           State of residence 40,487 70.1
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 7,398 51.5           Different state 11,866 20.6
High school (grades 9-12) 3,686 25.6       Born outside United States 707 1.2
College or graduate school 1,514 10.5   Foreign born 4,673 8.1
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 1,883 3.3
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 1,064 1.8
  Population 25 years and over 37,249 100.0       Not a citizen 3,609 6.3
Less than 9th grade 4,022 10.8        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 4,581 12.3   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 11,806 31.7     Total (excluding born at sea) 4,673 100.0
Some college, no degree 8,526 22.9   Europe 364 7.8
Associate degree 1,967 5.3   Asia 232 5.0
Bachelor's degree 4,609 12.4   Africa 9 0.2
Graduate or professional degree 1,738 4.7   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 3,984 85.3
Percent high school graduate or higher 76.9 (X)   Northern America 84 1.8
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 17.0 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 53,475 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 44,339 100.0   English only 41,574 77.7
Never married 8,957 20.2   Language other than English 11,901 22.3
Now married, except separated 26,617 60.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 4,631 8.7
Separated 947 2.1   Spanish 10,863 20.3
Widowed 2,372 5.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 4,347 8.1
 Female 1,865 4.2   Other Indo-European languages 747 1.4
Divorced 5,446 12.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 176 0.3
 Female 2,770 6.2   Asian and Pacific Island languages 148 0.3
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 75 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 57,733 100.0
           under 18 years 1,462 100.0     Total ancestries reported 53,817 93.2
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 722 49.4   Arab 134 0.2
        Czech¹ 1,188 2.1
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 140 0.2
          Civilian population 18 years and over 41,626 100.0   Dutch 520 0.9
Civilian veterans 6,232 15.0   English 4,883 8.5
        French (except Basque)¹ 1,132 2.0
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 238 0.4
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 9,781 16.9
     Population 5 to 20 years 13,771 100.0   Greek 94 0.2
With a disability 1,107 8.0   Hungarian 66 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 32,075 100.0   Irish¹ 4,895 8.5
With a disability 6,095 19.0   Italian 919 1.6
 Percent employed 64.8 (X)   Lithuanian 25 0.0
No disability 25,980 81.0   Norwegian 302 0.5
 Percent employed 77.1 (X)   Polish 642 1.1
     Population 65 years and over 5,647 100.0   Portuguese 29 0.1
With a disability 2,769 49.0   Russian 165 0.3
        Scotch-Irish 1,487 2.6
        Scottish 918 1.6
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 7 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 53,475 100.0   Subsaharan African 85 0.1
Same house in 1995 27,794 52.0   Swedish 709 1.2
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 24,543 45.9   Swiss 127 0.2
 Same county 8,221 15.4   Ukrainian 53 0.1
 Different county 16,322 30.5   United States or American 4,107 7.1
  Same state 13,198 24.7   Welsh 272 0.5
  Different state 3,124 5.8   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 89 0.2
Elsewhere in 1995 1,138 2.1   Other ancestries 20,810 36.0
 
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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