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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Bosque 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 17,204 100.0
      enrolled in school 3,846 100.0   Native 16,449 95.6
Nursery school, preschool 207 5.4       Born in United States 16,373 95.2
Kindergarten 185 4.8           State of residence 13,341 77.5
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 2,004 52.1           Different state 3,032 17.6
High school (grades 9-12) 994 25.8       Born outside United States 76 0.4
College or graduate school 456 11.9   Foreign born 755 4.4
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 312 1.8
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 312 1.8
  Population 25 years and over 11,910 100.0       Not a citizen 443 2.6
Less than 9th grade 1,145 9.6        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 1,731 14.5   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 3,814 32.0     Total (excluding born at sea) 755 100.0
Some college, no degree 2,768 23.2   Europe 61 8.1
Associate degree 619 5.2   Asia 14 1.9
Bachelor's degree 1,284 10.8   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 549 4.6   Oceania 14 1.9
        Latin America 649 86.0
Percent high school graduate or higher 75.9 (X)   Northern America 17 2.3
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 15.4 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 16,216 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 13,808 100.0   English only 14,484 89.3
Never married 2,112 15.3   Language other than English 1,732 10.7
Now married, except separated 8,894 64.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 732 4.5
Separated 190 1.4   Spanish 1,622 10.0
Widowed 1,446 10.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 709 4.4
 Female 1,160 8.4   Other Indo-European languages 87 0.5
Divorced 1,166 8.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 13 0.1
 Female 615 4.5   Asian and Pacific Island languages 14 0.1
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 10 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 17,204 100.0
           under 18 years 292 100.0     Total ancestries reported 15,323 89.1
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 193 66.1   Arab 3 0.0
        Czech¹ 172 1.0
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 21 0.1
          Civilian population 18 years and over 13,002 100.0   Dutch 249 1.4
Civilian veterans 2,233 17.2   English 1,580 9.2
        French (except Basque)¹ 294 1.7
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 45 0.3
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 2,627 15.3
     Population 5 to 20 years 3,765 100.0   Greek 17 0.1
With a disability 303 8.0   Hungarian 15 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 8,862 100.0   Irish¹ 1,879 10.9
With a disability 1,726 19.5   Italian 191 1.1
 Percent employed 54.6 (X)   Lithuanian 3 0.0
No disability 7,136 80.5   Norwegian 841 4.9
 Percent employed 74.9 (X)   Polish 76 0.4
     Population 65 years and over 3,117 100.0   Portuguese 16 0.1
With a disability 1,302 41.8   Russian 5 0.0
        Scotch-Irish 498 2.9
        Scottish 329 1.9
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 16,216 100.0   Subsaharan African 26 0.2
Same house in 1995 8,972 55.3   Swedish 100 0.6
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 7,058 43.5   Swiss 25 0.1
 Same county 2,971 18.3   Ukrainian 2 0.0
 Different county 4,087 25.2   United States or American 2,088 12.1
  Same state 3,524 21.7   Welsh 110 0.6
  Different state 563 3.5   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 7 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 186 1.1   Other ancestries 4,104 23.9
 
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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