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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Dimmit 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 10,248 100.0
      enrolled in school 3,249 100.0   Native 9,465 92.4
Nursery school, preschool 151 4.6       Born in United States 9,425 92.0
Kindergarten 234 7.2           State of residence 8,208 80.1
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 1,625 50.0           Different state 1,217 11.9
High school (grades 9-12) 820 25.2       Born outside United States 40 0.4
College or graduate school 419 12.9   Foreign born 783 7.6
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 175 1.7
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 419 4.1
  Population 25 years and over 5,982 100.0       Not a citizen 364 3.6
Less than 9th grade 1,842 30.8        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 892 14.9   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 1,571 26.3     Total (excluding born at sea) 783 100.0
Some college, no degree 871 14.6   Europe 7 0.9
Associate degree 201 3.4   Asia 28 3.6
Bachelor's degree 467 7.8   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 138 2.3   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 736 94.0
Percent high school graduate or higher 54.3 (X)   Northern America 12 1.5
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 10.1 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 9,419 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 7,440 100.0   English only 2,212 23.5
Never married 1,853 24.9   Language other than English 7,207 76.5
Now married, except separated 4,232 56.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 2,731 29.0
Separated 213 2.9   Spanish 7,163 76.0
Widowed 657 8.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 2,720 28.9
 Female 485 6.5   Other Indo-European languages 27 0.3
Divorced 485 6.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 11 0.1
 Female 266 3.6   Asian and Pacific Island languages 10 0.1
                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 10,248 100.0
           under 18 years 411 100.0     Total ancestries reported 9,147 89.3
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 207 50.4   Arab 0 0.0
        Czech¹ 47 0.5
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 0 0.0
          Civilian population 18 years and over 6,859 100.0   Dutch 72 0.7
Civilian veterans 550 8.0   English 72 0.7
        French (except Basque)¹ 37 0.4
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 0 0.0
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 201 2.0
     Population 5 to 20 years 2,993 100.0   Greek 0 0.0
With a disability 141 4.7   Hungarian 0 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 5,068 100.0   Irish¹ 137 1.3
With a disability 1,344 26.5   Italian 22 0.2
 Percent employed 43.1 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 3,724 73.5   Norwegian 6 0.1
 Percent employed 66.2 (X)   Polish 6 0.1
     Population 65 years and over 1,265 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 902 71.3   Russian 0 0.0
        Scotch-Irish 67 0.7
        Scottish 78 0.8
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 9,419 100.0   Subsaharan African 5 0.0
Same house in 1995 6,456 68.5   Swedish 0 0.0
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 2,894 30.7   Swiss 0 0.0
 Same county 1,975 21.0   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 919 9.8   United States or American 302 2.9
  Same state 593 6.3   Welsh 10 0.1
  Different state 326 3.5   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 22 0.2
Elsewhere in 1995 69 0.7   Other ancestries 8,063 78.7
 
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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