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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Chambers 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 26,031 100.0
      enrolled in school 7,139 100.0   Native 24,699 94.9
Nursery school, preschool 397 5.6       Born in United States 24,553 94.3
Kindergarten 447 6.3           State of residence 19,023 73.1
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 3,572 50.0           Different state 5,530 21.2
High school (grades 9-12) 1,781 24.9       Born outside United States 146 0.6
College or graduate school 942 13.2   Foreign born 1,332 5.1
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 719 2.8
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 468 1.8
  Population 25 years and over 16,348 100.0       Not a citizen 864 3.3
Less than 9th grade 1,393 8.5        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 2,376 14.5   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 5,306 32.5     Total (excluding born at sea) 1,332 100.0
Some college, no degree 4,405 26.9   Europe 38 2.9
Associate degree 893 5.5   Asia 87 6.5
Bachelor's degree 1,368 8.4   Africa 7 0.5
Graduate or professional degree 607 3.7   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 1,186 89.0
Percent high school graduate or higher 76.9 (X)   Northern America 14 1.1
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 12.1 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 24,205 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 19,914 100.0   English only 21,371 88.3
Never married 3,843 19.3   Language other than English 2,834 11.7
Now married, except separated 12,892 64.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,165 4.8
Separated 391 2.0   Spanish 2,265 9.4
Widowed 1,157 5.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 994 4.1
 Female 888 4.5   Other Indo-European languages 460 1.9
Divorced 1,631 8.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 134 0.6
 Female 757 3.8   Asian and Pacific Island languages 87 0.4
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 34 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 26,031 100.0
           under 18 years 664 100.0     Total ancestries reported 22,386 86.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 353 53.2   Arab 30 0.1
        Czech¹ 257 1.0
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 35 0.1
          Civilian population 18 years and over 18,492 100.0   Dutch 264 1.0
Civilian veterans 2,271 12.3   English 1,802 6.9
        French (except Basque)¹ 1,635 6.3
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 525 2.0
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 2,412 9.3
     Population 5 to 20 years 6,739 100.0   Greek 22 0.1
With a disability 520 7.7   Hungarian 27 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 15,011 100.0   Irish¹ 2,382 9.2
With a disability 2,618 17.4   Italian 282 1.1
 Percent employed 58.8 (X)   Lithuanian 4 0.0
No disability 12,393 82.6   Norwegian 107 0.4
 Percent employed 73.5 (X)   Polish 220 0.8
     Population 65 years and over 2,229 100.0   Portuguese 14 0.1
With a disability 1,037 46.5   Russian 26 0.1
        Scotch-Irish 386 1.5
        Scottish 277 1.1
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 24,205 100.0   Subsaharan African 45 0.2
Same house in 1995 13,974 57.7   Swedish 94 0.4
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 9,930 41.0   Swiss 16 0.1
 Same county 3,944 16.3   Ukrainian 13 0.0
 Different county 5,986 24.7   United States or American 3,900 15.0
  Same state 5,113 21.1   Welsh 174 0.7
  Different state 873 3.6   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 30 0.1
Elsewhere in 1995 301 1.2   Other ancestries 7,407 28.5
 
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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