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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Comanche 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 14,026 100.0
      enrolled in school 3,192 100.0   Native 13,027 92.9
Nursery school, preschool 139 4.4       Born in United States 12,993 92.6
Kindergarten 213 6.7           State of residence 11,256 80.3
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 1,658 51.9           Different state 1,737 12.4
High school (grades 9-12) 891 27.9       Born outside United States 34 0.2
College or graduate school 291 9.1   Foreign born 999 7.1
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 485 3.5
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 203 1.4
  Population 25 years and over 9,411 100.0       Not a citizen 796 5.7
Less than 9th grade 1,304 13.9        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 1,502 16.0   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 3,256 34.6     Total (excluding born at sea) 999 100.0
Some college, no degree 1,831 19.5   Europe 47 4.7
Associate degree 296 3.1   Asia 42 4.2
Bachelor's degree 840 8.9   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 382 4.1   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 905 90.6
Percent high school graduate or higher 70.2 (X)   Northern America 5 0.5
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 13.0 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 13,128 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 11,099 100.0   English only 10,631 81.0
Never married 1,778 16.0   Language other than English 2,497 19.0
Now married, except separated 7,246 65.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 999 7.6
Separated 206 1.9   Spanish 2,365 18.0
Widowed 1,023 9.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 970 7.4
 Female 863 7.8   Other Indo-European languages 98 0.7
Divorced 846 7.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 3 0.0
 Female 364 3.3   Asian and Pacific Island languages 34 0.3
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 26 0.2
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 14,026 100.0
           under 18 years 224 100.0     Total ancestries reported 11,211 79.9
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 118 52.7   Arab 4 0.0
        Czech¹ 15 0.1
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 26 0.2
          Civilian population 18 years and over 10,473 100.0   Dutch 115 0.8
Civilian veterans 1,465 14.0   English 986 7.0
        French (except Basque)¹ 298 2.1
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 43 0.3
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 1,102 7.9
     Population 5 to 20 years 3,149 100.0   Greek 6 0.0
With a disability 231 7.3   Hungarian 0 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 7,049 100.0   Irish¹ 1,021 7.3
With a disability 1,975 28.0   Italian 86 0.6
 Percent employed 59.8 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 5,074 72.0   Norwegian 49 0.3
 Percent employed 76.3 (X)   Polish 4 0.0
     Population 65 years and over 2,612 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 1,262 48.3   Russian 6 0.0
        Scotch-Irish 176 1.3
        Scottish 149 1.1
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 7 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 13,128 100.0   Subsaharan African 14 0.1
Same house in 1995 7,790 59.3   Swedish 35 0.2
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 5,148 39.2   Swiss 3 0.0
 Same county 2,561 19.5   Ukrainian 2 0.0
 Different county 2,587 19.7   United States or American 2,903 20.7
  Same state 2,121 16.2   Welsh 33 0.2
  Different state 466 3.5   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 37 0.3
Elsewhere in 1995 190 1.4   Other ancestries 4,091 29.2
 
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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