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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Garza 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 4,872 100.0
      enrolled in school 1,384 100.0   Native 4,565 93.7
Nursery school, preschool 116 8.4       Born in United States 4,523 92.8
Kindergarten 25 1.8           State of residence 3,931 80.7
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 692 50.0           Different state 592 12.2
High school (grades 9-12) 387 28.0       Born outside United States 42 0.9
College or graduate school 164 11.8   Foreign born 307 6.3
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 57 1.2
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 162 3.3
  Population 25 years and over 3,131 100.0       Not a citizen 145 3.0
Less than 9th grade 403 12.9        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 533 17.0   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 1,201 38.4     Total (excluding born at sea) 307 100.0
Some college, no degree 618 19.7   Europe 7 2.3
Associate degree 62 2.0   Asia 5 1.6
Bachelor's degree 214 6.8   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 100 3.2   Oceania 2 0.7
        Latin America 293 95.4
Percent high school graduate or higher 70.1 (X)   Northern America 0 0.0
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 10.0 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 4,549 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 3,763 100.0   English only 3,182 69.9
Never married 791 21.0   Language other than English 1,367 30.1
Now married, except separated 2,364 62.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 495 10.9
Separated 55 1.5   Spanish 1,367 30.1
Widowed 275 7.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 495 10.9
 Female 226 6.0   Other Indo-European languages 0 0.0
Divorced 278 7.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 0 0.0
 Female 149 4.0   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 4,872 100.0
           under 18 years 106 100.0     Total ancestries reported 3,425 70.3
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 82 77.4   Arab 33 0.7
        Czech¹ 1 0.0
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 10 0.2
          Civilian population 18 years and over 3,506 100.0   Dutch 51 1.0
Civilian veterans 354 10.1   English 207 4.2
        French (except Basque)¹ 27 0.6
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 0 0.0
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 299 6.1
     Population 5 to 20 years 1,121 100.0   Greek 0 0.0
With a disability 105 9.4   Hungarian 0 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 2,319 100.0   Irish¹ 355 7.3
With a disability 604 26.0   Italian 29 0.6
 Percent employed 51.2 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 1,715 74.0   Norwegian 16 0.3
 Percent employed 73.8 (X)   Polish 10 0.2
     Population 65 years and over 640 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 354 55.3   Russian 0 0.0
        Scotch-Irish 53 1.1
        Scottish 57 1.2
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 4,549 100.0   Subsaharan African 0 0.0
Same house in 1995 2,643 58.1   Swedish 17 0.3
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 1,800 39.6   Swiss 0 0.0
 Same county 717 15.8   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 1,083 23.8   United States or American 331 6.8
  Same state 902 19.8   Welsh 48 1.0
  Different state 181 4.0   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 106 2.3   Other ancestries 1,881 38.6
 
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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