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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Blanco 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 8,418 100.0
      enrolled in school 1,847 100.0   Native 7,999 95.0
Nursery school, preschool 122 6.6       Born in United States 7,939 94.3
Kindergarten 92 5.0           State of residence 6,216 73.8
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 939 50.8           Different state 1,723 20.5
High school (grades 9-12) 498 27.0       Born outside United States 60 0.7
College or graduate school 196 10.6   Foreign born 419 5.0
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 206 2.4
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 154 1.8
  Population 25 years and over 5,895 100.0       Not a citizen 265 3.1
Less than 9th grade 490 8.3        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 655 11.1   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 1,794 30.4     Total (excluding born at sea) 419 100.0
Some college, no degree 1,365 23.2   Europe 32 7.6
Associate degree 285 4.8   Asia 8 1.9
Bachelor's degree 899 15.3   Africa 3 0.7
Graduate or professional degree 407 6.9   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 376 89.7
Percent high school graduate or higher 80.6 (X)   Northern America 0 0.0
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 22.2 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 7,888 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 6,748 100.0   English only 6,584 83.5
Never married 1,094 16.2   Language other than English 1,304 16.5
Now married, except separated 4,358 64.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 472 6.0
Separated 118 1.7   Spanish 1,088 13.8
Widowed 479 7.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 430 5.5
 Female 387 5.7   Other Indo-European languages 210 2.7
Divorced 699 10.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 42 0.5
 Female 369 5.5   Asian and Pacific Island languages 6 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 8,418 100.0
           under 18 years 205 100.0     Total ancestries reported 7,470 88.7
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 70 34.1   Arab 16 0.2
        Czech¹ 57 0.7
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 8 0.1
          Civilian population 18 years and over 6,374 100.0   Dutch 64 0.8
Civilian veterans 1,090 17.1   English 943 11.2
        French (except Basque)¹ 262 3.1
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 28 0.3
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 2,116 25.1
     Population 5 to 20 years 1,734 100.0   Greek 19 0.2
With a disability 98 5.7   Hungarian 16 0.2
     Population 21 to 64 years 4,746 100.0   Irish¹ 802 9.5
With a disability 824 17.4   Italian 87 1.0
 Percent employed 77.4 (X)   Lithuanian 2 0.0
No disability 3,922 82.6   Norwegian 31 0.4
 Percent employed 75.0 (X)   Polish 95 1.1
     Population 65 years and over 1,267 100.0   Portuguese 7 0.1
With a disability 487 38.4   Russian 6 0.1
        Scotch-Irish 178 2.1
        Scottish 211 2.5
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 17 0.2
  Population 5 years and over 7,888 100.0   Subsaharan African 15 0.2
Same house in 1995 4,281 54.3   Swedish 81 1.0
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 3,487 44.2   Swiss 10 0.1
 Same county 1,113 14.1   Ukrainian 2 0.0
 Different county 2,374 30.1   United States or American 599 7.1
  Same state 1,848 23.4   Welsh 35 0.4
  Different state 526 6.7   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 2 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 120 1.5   Other ancestries 1,761 20.9
 
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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