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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Burleson 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 16,470 100.0
      enrolled in school 3,971 100.0   Native 15,968 97.0
Nursery school, preschool 201 5.1       Born in United States 15,873 96.4
Kindergarten 212 5.3           State of residence 13,569 82.4
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 2,065 52.0           Different state 2,304 14.0
High school (grades 9-12) 1,080 27.2       Born outside United States 95 0.6
College or graduate school 413 10.4   Foreign born 502 3.0
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 213 1.3
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 216 1.3
  Population 25 years and over 10,787 100.0       Not a citizen 286 1.7
Less than 9th grade 1,158 10.7        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 1,959 18.2   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 4,044 37.5     Total (excluding born at sea) 502 100.0
Some college, no degree 1,775 16.5   Europe 42 8.4
Associate degree 426 3.9   Asia 19 3.8
Bachelor's degree 1,023 9.5   Africa 8 1.6
Graduate or professional degree 402 3.7   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 425 84.7
Percent high school graduate or higher 71.1 (X)   Northern America 8 1.6
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 13.2 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 15,321 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 12,884 100.0   English only 13,160 85.9
Never married 2,649 20.6   Language other than English 2,161 14.1
Now married, except separated 7,672 59.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 851 5.6
Separated 233 1.8   Spanish 1,760 11.5
Widowed 1,134 8.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 723 4.7
 Female 925 7.2   Other Indo-European languages 367 2.4
Divorced 1,196 9.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 114 0.7
 Female 632 4.9   Asian and Pacific Island languages 17 0.1
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 12 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 16,470 100.0
           under 18 years 479 100.0     Total ancestries reported 14,761 89.6
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 254 53.0   Arab 6 0.0
        Czech¹ 1,724 10.5
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 5 0.0
          Civilian population 18 years and over 12,060 100.0   Dutch 147 0.9
Civilian veterans 1,726 14.3   English 926 5.6
        French (except Basque)¹ 315 1.9
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 20 0.1
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 2,828 17.2
     Population 5 to 20 years 3,809 100.0   Greek 13 0.1
With a disability 335 8.8   Hungarian 15 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 8,815 100.0   Irish¹ 1,242 7.5
With a disability 2,251 25.5   Italian 152 0.9
 Percent employed 53.7 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 6,564 74.5   Norwegian 91 0.6
 Percent employed 74.7 (X)   Polish 192 1.2
     Population 65 years and over 2,592 100.0   Portuguese 10 0.1
With a disability 1,209 46.6   Russian 2 0.0
        Scotch-Irish 236 1.4
        Scottish 238 1.4
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 4 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 15,321 100.0   Subsaharan African 24 0.1
Same house in 1995 9,702 63.3   Swedish 46 0.3
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 5,543 36.2   Swiss 13 0.1
 Same county 2,324 15.2   Ukrainian 23 0.1
 Different county 3,219 21.0   United States or American 1,376 8.4
  Same state 2,739 17.9   Welsh 45 0.3
  Different state 480 3.1   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 32 0.2
Elsewhere in 1995 76 0.5   Other ancestries 5,036 30.6
 
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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