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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Gregg 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 111,379 100.0
      enrolled in school 29,686 100.0   Native 105,326 94.6
Nursery school, preschool 2,010 6.8       Born in United States 104,628 93.9
Kindergarten 1,562 5.3           State of residence 76,863 69.0
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 13,853 46.7           Different state 27,765 24.9
High school (grades 9-12) 7,244 24.4       Born outside United States 698 0.6
College or graduate school 5,017 16.9   Foreign born 6,053 5.4
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 3,402 3.1
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 1,691 1.5
  Population 25 years and over 70,006 100.0       Not a citizen 4,362 3.9
Less than 9th grade 4,642 6.6        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 9,992 14.3   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 19,372 27.7     Total (excluding born at sea) 6,053 100.0
Some college, no degree 17,712 25.3   Europe 380 6.3
Associate degree 4,629 6.6   Asia 563 9.3
Bachelor's degree 9,276 13.3   Africa 117 1.9
Graduate or professional degree 4,383 6.3   Oceania 22 0.4
        Latin America 4,880 80.6
Percent high school graduate or higher 79.1 (X)   Northern America 91 1.5
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 19.5 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 103,667 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 86,856 100.0   English only 93,984 90.7
Never married 19,120 22.0   Language other than English 9,683 9.3
Now married, except separated 48,885 56.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 4,911 4.7
Separated 2,177 2.5   Spanish 8,398 8.1
Widowed 6,577 7.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 4,612 4.4
 Female 5,542 6.4   Other Indo-European languages 770 0.7
Divorced 10,097 11.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 149 0.1
 Female 5,839 6.7   Asian and Pacific Island languages 391 0.4
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 137 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 111,379 100.0
           under 18 years 2,658 100.0     Total ancestries reported 92,468 83.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 1,566 58.9   Arab 141 0.1
        Czech¹ 341 0.3
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 109 0.1
          Civilian population 18 years and over 81,563 100.0   Dutch 1,553 1.4
Civilian veterans 11,077 13.6   English 8,876 8.0
        French (except Basque)¹ 2,638 2.4
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 506 0.5
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 8,928 8.0
     Population 5 to 20 years 27,323 100.0   Greek 40 0.0
With a disability 2,562 9.4   Hungarian 93 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 60,315 100.0   Irish¹ 9,883 8.9
With a disability 13,201 21.9   Italian 1,462 1.3
 Percent employed 55.9 (X)   Lithuanian 15 0.0
No disability 47,114 78.1   Norwegian 607 0.5
 Percent employed 76.6 (X)   Polish 537 0.5
     Population 65 years and over 14,185 100.0   Portuguese 73 0.1
With a disability 6,429 45.3   Russian 184 0.2
        Scotch-Irish 1,954 1.8
        Scottish 1,703 1.5
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 7 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 103,667 100.0   Subsaharan African 940 0.8
Same house in 1995 53,950 52.0   Swedish 427 0.4
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 48,135 46.4   Swiss 109 0.1
 Same county 27,758 26.8   Ukrainian 6 0.0
 Different county 20,377 19.7   United States or American 13,653 12.3
  Same state 14,419 13.9   Welsh 382 0.3
  Different state 5,958 5.7   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 83 0.1
Elsewhere in 1995 1,582 1.5   Other ancestries 37,218 33.4
 
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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