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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Brewster 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 8,866 100.0
      enrolled in school 2,971 100.0   Native 8,251 93.1
Nursery school, preschool 84 2.8       Born in United States 8,185 92.3
Kindergarten 96 3.2           State of residence 6,344 71.6
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 1,049 35.3           Different state 1,841 20.8
High school (grades 9-12) 412 13.9       Born outside United States 66 0.7
College or graduate school 1,330 44.8   Foreign born 615 6.9
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 281 3.2
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 179 2.0
  Population 25 years and over 5,519 100.0       Not a citizen 436 4.9
Less than 9th grade 738 13.4        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 444 8.0   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 1,163 21.1     Total (excluding born at sea) 615 100.0
Some college, no degree 1,423 25.8   Europe 50 8.1
Associate degree 224 4.1   Asia 41 6.7
Bachelor's degree 961 17.4   Africa 6 1.0
Graduate or professional degree 566 10.3   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 495 80.5
Percent high school graduate or higher 78.6 (X)   Northern America 23 3.7
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 27.7 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 8,407 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 7,262 100.0   English only 4,815 57.3
Never married 2,056 28.3   Language other than English 3,592 42.7
Now married, except separated 3,846 53.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,071 12.7
Separated 89 1.2   Spanish 3,450 41.0
Widowed 465 6.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,052 12.5
 Female 385 5.3   Other Indo-European languages 92 1.1
Divorced 806 11.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 6 0.1
 Female 446 6.1   Asian and Pacific Island languages 32 0.4
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 13 0.2
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 8,866 100.0
           under 18 years 152 100.0     Total ancestries reported 8,757 98.8
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 96 63.2   Arab 0 0.0
        Czech¹ 25 0.3
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 32 0.4
          Civilian population 18 years and over 6,902 100.0   Dutch 154 1.7
Civilian veterans 968 14.0   English 992 11.2
        French (except Basque)¹ 113 1.3
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 39 0.4
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 906 10.2
     Population 5 to 20 years 2,166 100.0   Greek 18 0.2
With a disability 234 10.8   Hungarian 9 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 4,909 100.0   Irish¹ 694 7.8
With a disability 1,116 22.7   Italian 24 0.3
 Percent employed 63.7 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 3,793 77.3   Norwegian 44 0.5
 Percent employed 73.0 (X)   Polish 56 0.6
     Population 65 years and over 1,248 100.0   Portuguese 15 0.2
With a disability 579 46.4   Russian 52 0.6
        Scotch-Irish 235 2.7
        Scottish 311 3.5
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 8,407 100.0   Subsaharan African 20 0.2
Same house in 1995 4,107 48.9   Swedish 96 1.1
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 3,942 46.9   Swiss 14 0.2
 Same county 1,296 15.4   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 2,646 31.5   United States or American 694 7.8
  Same state 1,965 23.4   Welsh 29 0.3
  Different state 681 8.1   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 6 0.1
Elsewhere in 1995 358 4.3   Other ancestries 4,179 47.1
 
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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