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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Jeff Davis 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 2,207 100.0
      enrolled in school 555 100.0   Native 1,967 89.1
Nursery school, preschool 15 2.7       Born in United States 1,951 88.4
Kindergarten 23 4.1           State of residence 1,534 69.5
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 288 51.9           Different state 417 18.9
High school (grades 9-12) 175 31.5       Born outside United States 16 0.7
College or graduate school 54 9.7   Foreign born 240 10.9
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 127 5.8
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 64 2.9
  Population 25 years and over 1,560 100.0       Not a citizen 176 8.0
Less than 9th grade 220 14.1        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 175 11.2   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 296 19.0     Total (excluding born at sea) 240 100.0
Some college, no degree 249 16.0   Europe 19 7.9
Associate degree 73 4.7   Asia 3 1.3
Bachelor's degree 335 21.5   Africa 3 1.3
Graduate or professional degree 212 13.6   Oceania 3 1.3
        Latin America 196 81.7
Percent high school graduate or higher 74.7 (X)   Northern America 16 6.7
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 35.1 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 2,124 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 1,797 100.0   English only 1,341 63.1
Never married 321 17.9   Language other than English 783 36.9
Now married, except separated 1,150 64.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 316 14.9
Separated 22 1.2   Spanish 764 36.0
Widowed 98 5.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 316 14.9
 Female 67 3.7   Other Indo-European languages 12 0.6
Divorced 206 11.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 0 0.0
 Female 89 5.0   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 2,207 100.0
           under 18 years 45 100.0     Total ancestries reported 2,357 106.8
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 39 86.7   Arab 0 0.0
        Czech¹ 3 0.1
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 10 0.5
          Civilian population 18 years and over 1,666 100.0   Dutch 37 1.7
Civilian veterans 279 16.7   English 388 17.6
        French (except Basque)¹ 60 2.7
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 3 0.1
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 219 9.9
     Population 5 to 20 years 447 100.0   Greek 10 0.5
With a disability 33 7.4   Hungarian 0 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 1,246 100.0   Irish¹ 241 10.9
With a disability 311 25.0   Italian 12 0.5
 Percent employed 70.4 (X)   Lithuanian 4 0.2
No disability 935 75.0   Norwegian 4 0.2
 Percent employed 73.9 (X)   Polish 9 0.4
     Population 65 years and over 362 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 160 44.2   Russian 17 0.8
        Scotch-Irish 75 3.4
        Scottish 70 3.2
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 2,124 100.0   Subsaharan African 9 0.4
Same house in 1995 1,122 52.8   Swedish 9 0.4
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 929 43.7   Swiss 2 0.1
 Same county 211 9.9   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 718 33.8   United States or American 123 5.6
  Same state 546 25.7   Welsh 10 0.5
  Different state 172 8.1   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 73 3.4   Other ancestries 1,042 47.2
 
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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