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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Edwards 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 2,162 100.0
      enrolled in school 598 100.0   Native 1,929 89.2
Nursery school, preschool 44 7.4       Born in United States 1,923 88.9
Kindergarten 25 4.2           State of residence 1,715 79.3
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 318 53.2           Different state 208 9.6
High school (grades 9-12) 167 27.9       Born outside United States 6 0.3
College or graduate school 44 7.4   Foreign born 233 10.8
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 23 1.1
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 140 6.5
  Population 25 years and over 1,418 100.0       Not a citizen 93 4.3
Less than 9th grade 295 20.8        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 172 12.1   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 416 29.3     Total (excluding born at sea) 233 100.0
Some college, no degree 245 17.3   Europe 14 6.0
Associate degree 44 3.1   Asia 3 1.3
Bachelor's degree 183 12.9   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 63 4.4   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 216 92.7
Percent high school graduate or higher 67.1 (X)   Northern America 0 0.0
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 17.3 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 2,033 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 1,663 100.0   English only 1,084 53.3
Never married 285 17.1   Language other than English 949 46.7
Now married, except separated 1,066 64.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 360 17.7
Separated 43 2.6   Spanish 947 46.6
Widowed 111 6.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 360 17.7
 Female 82 4.9   Other Indo-European languages 2 0.1
Divorced 158 9.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 0 0.0
 Female 94 5.7   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 2,162 100.0
           under 18 years 80 100.0     Total ancestries reported 1,884 87.1
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 42 52.5   Arab 0 0.0
        Czech¹ 10 0.5
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 4 0.2
          Civilian population 18 years and over 1,550 100.0   Dutch 16 0.7
Civilian veterans 163 10.5   English 200 9.3
        French (except Basque)¹ 33 1.5
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 0 0.0
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 172 8.0
     Population 5 to 20 years 557 100.0   Greek 0 0.0
With a disability 25 4.5   Hungarian 8 0.4
     Population 21 to 64 years 1,097 100.0   Irish¹ 130 6.0
With a disability 236 21.5   Italian 16 0.7
 Percent employed 50.0 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 861 78.5   Norwegian 5 0.2
 Percent employed 65.6 (X)   Polish 5 0.2
     Population 65 years and over 351 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 161 45.9   Russian 4 0.2
        Scotch-Irish 61 2.8
        Scottish 23 1.1
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 2,033 100.0   Subsaharan African 0 0.0
Same house in 1995 1,445 71.1   Swedish 2 0.1
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 576 28.3   Swiss 1 0.0
 Same county 236 11.6   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 340 16.7   United States or American 213 9.9
  Same state 298 14.7   Welsh 15 0.7
  Different state 42 2.1   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 2 0.1
Elsewhere in 1995 12 0.6   Other ancestries 964 44.6
 
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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