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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Cooke 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 36,363 100.0
      enrolled in school 9,620 100.0   Native 34,353 94.5
Nursery school, preschool 617 6.4       Born in United States 34,130 93.9
Kindergarten 397 4.1           State of residence 25,936 71.3
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 4,743 49.3           Different state 8,194 22.5
High school (grades 9-12) 2,325 24.2       Born outside United States 223 0.6
College or graduate school 1,538 16.0   Foreign born 2,010 5.5
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 1,236 3.4
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 388 1.1
  Population 25 years and over 23,148 100.0       Not a citizen 1,622 4.5
Less than 9th grade 1,741 7.5        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 3,074 13.3   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 7,296 31.5     Total (excluding born at sea) 2,010 100.0
Some college, no degree 5,831 25.2   Europe 119 5.9
Associate degree 1,572 6.8   Asia 155 7.7
Bachelor's degree 2,411 10.4   Africa 4 0.2
Graduate or professional degree 1,223 5.3   Oceania 7 0.3
        Latin America 1,689 84.0
Percent high school graduate or higher 79.2 (X)   Northern America 36 1.8
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 15.7 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 33,835 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 28,307 100.0   English only 30,544 90.3
Never married 5,201 18.4   Language other than English 3,291 9.7
Now married, except separated 17,771 62.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,928 5.7
Separated 435 1.5   Spanish 2,875 8.5
Widowed 2,228 7.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,771 5.2
 Female 1,872 6.6   Other Indo-European languages 284 0.8
Divorced 2,672 9.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 66 0.2
 Female 1,333 4.7   Asian and Pacific Island languages 107 0.3
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 85 0.3
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 36,363 100.0
           under 18 years 679 100.0     Total ancestries reported 30,178 83.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 410 60.4   Arab 51 0.1
        Czech¹ 171 0.5
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 72 0.2
          Civilian population 18 years and over 26,379 100.0   Dutch 548 1.5
Civilian veterans 3,670 13.9   English 2,914 8.0
        French (except Basque)¹ 675 1.9
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 61 0.2
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 6,864 18.9
     Population 5 to 20 years 8,616 100.0   Greek 13 0.0
With a disability 644 7.5   Hungarian 18 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 19,430 100.0   Irish¹ 3,222 8.9
With a disability 3,914 20.1   Italian 417 1.1
 Percent employed 58.7 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 15,516 79.9   Norwegian 123 0.3
 Percent employed 78.2 (X)   Polish 257 0.7
     Population 65 years and over 5,069 100.0   Portuguese 52 0.1
With a disability 2,201 43.4   Russian 7 0.0
        Scotch-Irish 668 1.8
        Scottish 468 1.3
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 33,835 100.0   Subsaharan African 3 0.0
Same house in 1995 17,984 53.2   Swedish 210 0.6
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 15,246 45.1   Swiss 47 0.1
 Same county 7,351 21.7   Ukrainian 10 0.0
 Different county 7,895 23.3   United States or American 5,228 14.4
  Same state 5,779 17.1   Welsh 71 0.2
  Different state 2,116 6.3   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 74 0.2
Elsewhere in 1995 605 1.8   Other ancestries 7,934 21.8
 
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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