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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Goliad 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 6,928 100.0
      enrolled in school 1,652 100.0   Native 6,731 97.2
Nursery school, preschool 64 3.9       Born in United States 6,731 97.2
Kindergarten 61 3.7           State of residence 6,014 86.8
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 838 50.7           Different state 717 10.3
High school (grades 9-12) 530 32.1       Born outside United States 0 0.0
College or graduate school 159 9.6   Foreign born 197 2.8
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 91 1.3
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 69 1.0
  Population 25 years and over 4,603 100.0       Not a citizen 128 1.8
Less than 9th grade 660 14.3        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 611 13.3   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 1,363 29.6     Total (excluding born at sea) 197 100.0
Some college, no degree 1,150 25.0   Europe 45 22.8
Associate degree 252 5.5   Asia 2 1.0
Bachelor's degree 388 8.4   Africa 1 0.5
Graduate or professional degree 179 3.9   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 146 74.1
Percent high school graduate or higher 72.4 (X)   Northern America 3 1.5
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 12.3 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 6,496 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 5,512 100.0   English only 4,599 70.8
Never married 1,009 18.3   Language other than English 1,897 29.2
Now married, except separated 3,557 64.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 553 8.5
Separated 124 2.2   Spanish 1,770 27.2
Widowed 445 8.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 516 7.9
 Female 360 6.5   Other Indo-European languages 120 1.8
Divorced 377 6.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 37 0.6
 Female 209 3.8   Asian and Pacific Island languages 7 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 6,928 100.0
           under 18 years 133 100.0     Total ancestries reported 6,635 95.8
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 57 42.9   Arab 8 0.1
        Czech¹ 157 2.3
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 8 0.1
          Civilian population 18 years and over 5,126 100.0   Dutch 39 0.6
Civilian veterans 731 14.3   English 434 6.3
        French (except Basque)¹ 98 1.4
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 19 0.3
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 1,842 26.6
     Population 5 to 20 years 1,615 100.0   Greek 0 0.0
With a disability 101 6.3   Hungarian 6 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 3,592 100.0   Irish¹ 509 7.3
With a disability 601 16.7   Italian 56 0.8
 Percent employed 53.4 (X)   Lithuanian 1 0.0
No disability 2,991 83.3   Norwegian 24 0.3
 Percent employed 77.3 (X)   Polish 86 1.2
     Population 65 years and over 1,167 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 506 43.4   Russian 3 0.0
        Scotch-Irish 139 2.0
        Scottish 28 0.4
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 6,496 100.0   Subsaharan African 14 0.2
Same house in 1995 3,954 60.9   Swedish 17 0.2
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 2,522 38.8   Swiss 6 0.1
 Same county 961 14.8   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 1,561 24.0   United States or American 317 4.6
  Same state 1,392 21.4   Welsh 33 0.5
  Different state 169 2.6   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 20 0.3   Other ancestries 2,791 40.3
 
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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