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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Collingsworth 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 3,206 100.0
      enrolled in school 797 100.0   Native 3,069 95.7
Nursery school, preschool 45 5.6       Born in United States 3,064 95.6
Kindergarten 41 5.1           State of residence 2,409 75.1
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 400 50.2           Different state 655 20.4
High school (grades 9-12) 230 28.9       Born outside United States 5 0.2
College or graduate school 81 10.2   Foreign born 137 4.3
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 68 2.1
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 81 2.5
  Population 25 years and over 2,159 100.0       Not a citizen 56 1.7
Less than 9th grade 269 12.5        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 350 16.2   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 552 25.6     Total (excluding born at sea) 137 100.0
Some college, no degree 573 26.5   Europe 3 2.2
Associate degree 85 3.9   Asia 11 8.0
Bachelor's degree 216 10.0   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 114 5.3   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 121 88.3
Percent high school graduate or higher 71.3 (X)   Northern America 2 1.5
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 15.3 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 2,995 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 2,548 100.0   English only 2,450 81.8
Never married 427 16.8   Language other than English 545 18.2
Now married, except separated 1,645 64.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 194 6.5
Separated 39 1.5   Spanish 494 16.5
Widowed 293 11.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 166 5.5
 Female 269 10.6   Other Indo-European languages 21 0.7
Divorced 144 5.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 12 0.4
 Female 71 2.8   Asian and Pacific Island languages 30 1.0
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 16 0.5
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 3,206 100.0
           under 18 years 64 100.0     Total ancestries reported 2,465 76.9
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 48 75.0   Arab 0 0.0
        Czech¹ 4 0.1
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 10 0.3
          Civilian population 18 years and over 2,352 100.0   Dutch 19 0.6
Civilian veterans 296 12.6   English 279 8.7
        French (except Basque)¹ 33 1.0
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 8 0.2
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 173 5.4
     Population 5 to 20 years 741 100.0   Greek 0 0.0
With a disability 71 9.6   Hungarian 0 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 1,523 100.0   Irish¹ 217 6.8
With a disability 328 21.5   Italian 12 0.4
 Percent employed 52.4 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 1,195 78.5   Norwegian 4 0.1
 Percent employed 74.6 (X)   Polish 0 0.0
     Population 65 years and over 670 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 262 39.1   Russian 0 0.0
        Scotch-Irish 79 2.5
        Scottish 16 0.5
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 2,995 100.0   Subsaharan African 0 0.0
Same house in 1995 1,899 63.4   Swedish 12 0.4
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 1,071 35.8   Swiss 8 0.2
 Same county 640 21.4   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 431 14.4   United States or American 411 12.8
  Same state 251 8.4   Welsh 5 0.2
  Different state 180 6.0   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 25 0.8   Other ancestries 1,175 36.7
 
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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