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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Brazos 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 152,415 100.0
      enrolled in school 73,264 100.0   Native 136,779 89.7
Nursery school, preschool 2,626 3.6       Born in United States 135,337 88.8
Kindergarten 1,817 2.5           State of residence 103,138 67.7
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 14,610 19.9           Different state 32,199 21.1
High school (grades 9-12) 7,172 9.8       Born outside United States 1,442 0.9
College or graduate school 47,039 64.2   Foreign born 15,636 10.3
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 9,770 6.4
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 3,325 2.2
  Population 25 years and over 70,708 100.0       Not a citizen 12,311 8.1
Less than 9th grade 5,547 7.8        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 7,659 10.8   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 14,214 20.1     Total (excluding born at sea) 15,636 100.0
Some college, no degree 13,946 19.7   Europe 1,316 8.4
Associate degree 3,190 4.5   Asia 5,507 35.2
Bachelor's degree 13,933 19.7   Africa 476 3.0
Graduate or professional degree 12,219 17.3   Oceania 8 0.1
        Latin America 8,069 51.6
Percent high school graduate or higher 81.3 (X)   Northern America 260 1.7
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 37.0 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 142,773 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 125,236 100.0   English only 114,324 80.1
Never married 55,251 44.1   Language other than English 28,449 19.9
Now married, except separated 55,977 44.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 11,902 8.3
Separated 1,940 1.5   Spanish 20,253 14.2
Widowed 4,448 3.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 8,596 6.0
 Female 3,842 3.1   Other Indo-European languages 3,350 2.3
Divorced 7,620 6.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 871 0.6
 Female 4,468 3.6   Asian and Pacific Island languages 4,216 3.0
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 2,189 1.5
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 152,415 100.0
           under 18 years 2,462 100.0     Total ancestries reported 146,136 95.9
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 1,278 51.9   Arab 533 0.3
        Czech¹ 3,844 2.5
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 552 0.4
          Civilian population 18 years and over 119,386 100.0   Dutch 1,657 1.1
Civilian veterans 8,773 7.3   English 14,110 9.3
        French (except Basque)¹ 3,773 2.5
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 578 0.4
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 24,081 15.8
     Population 5 to 20 years 46,168 100.0   Greek 298 0.2
With a disability 3,251 7.0   Hungarian 260 0.2
     Population 21 to 64 years 84,347 100.0   Irish¹ 13,516 8.9
With a disability 10,314 12.2   Italian 4,735 3.1
 Percent employed 62.0 (X)   Lithuanian 137 0.1
No disability 74,033 87.8   Norwegian 1,136 0.7
 Percent employed 72.4 (X)   Polish 3,276 2.1
     Population 65 years and over 9,640 100.0   Portuguese 133 0.1
With a disability 4,051 42.0   Russian 407 0.3
        Scotch-Irish 3,916 2.6
        Scottish 3,185 2.1
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 23 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 142,773 100.0   Subsaharan African 1,019 0.7
Same house in 1995 45,823 32.1   Swedish 1,272 0.8
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 89,947 63.0   Swiss 269 0.2
 Same county 33,010 23.1   Ukrainian 117 0.1
 Different county 56,937 39.9   United States or American 8,493 5.6
  Same state 46,551 32.6   Welsh 808 0.5
  Different state 10,386 7.3   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 113 0.1
Elsewhere in 1995 7,003 4.9   Other ancestries 53,895 35.4
 
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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