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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Dallam 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 6,222 100.0
      enrolled in school 1,650 100.0   Native 5,733 92.1
Nursery school, preschool 118 7.2       Born in United States 5,696 91.5
Kindergarten 151 9.2           State of residence 3,501 56.3
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 863 52.3           Different state 2,195 35.3
High school (grades 9-12) 380 23.0       Born outside United States 37 0.6
College or graduate school 138 8.4   Foreign born 489 7.9
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 249 4.0
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 112 1.8
  Population 25 years and over 3,703 100.0       Not a citizen 377 6.1
Less than 9th grade 472 12.7        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 823 22.2   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 1,188 32.1     Total (excluding born at sea) 489 100.0
Some college, no degree 734 19.8   Europe 32 6.5
Associate degree 130 3.5   Asia 0 0.0
Bachelor's degree 250 6.8   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 106 2.9   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 454 92.8
Percent high school graduate or higher 65.0 (X)   Northern America 3 0.6
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 9.6 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 5,688 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 4,567 100.0   English only 4,573 80.4
Never married 949 20.8   Language other than English 1,115 19.6
Now married, except separated 2,731 59.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 382 6.7
Separated 92 2.0   Spanish 1,082 19.0
Widowed 320 7.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 380 6.7
 Female 231 5.1   Other Indo-European languages 31 0.5
Divorced 475 10.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 0 0.0
 Female 219 4.8   Asian and Pacific Island languages 0 0.0
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 0 0.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 6,222 100.0
           under 18 years 107 100.0     Total ancestries reported 5,734 92.2
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 56 52.3   Arab 6 0.1
        Czech¹ 2 0.0
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 14 0.2
          Civilian population 18 years and over 4,230 100.0   Dutch 150 2.4
Civilian veterans 543 12.8   English 431 6.9
        French (except Basque)¹ 106 1.7
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 11 0.2
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 856 13.8
     Population 5 to 20 years 1,692 100.0   Greek 0 0.0
With a disability 150 8.9   Hungarian 0 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 3,334 100.0   Irish¹ 582 9.4
With a disability 747 22.4   Italian 26 0.4
 Percent employed 61.2 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 2,587 77.6   Norwegian 19 0.3
 Percent employed 76.0 (X)   Polish 35 0.6
     Population 65 years and over 646 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 316 48.9   Russian 0 0.0
        Scotch-Irish 69 1.1
        Scottish 72 1.2
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 5,688 100.0   Subsaharan African 0 0.0
Same house in 1995 3,057 53.7   Swedish 98 1.6
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 2,578 45.3   Swiss 31 0.5
 Same county 1,134 19.9   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 1,444 25.4   United States or American 691 11.1
  Same state 818 14.4   Welsh 9 0.1
  Different state 626 11.0   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 53 0.9   Other ancestries 2,526 40.6
 
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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