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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Kaufman 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 71,313 100.0
      enrolled in school 19,166 100.0   Native 67,274 94.3
Nursery school, preschool 1,223 6.4       Born in United States 66,912 93.8
Kindergarten 1,081 5.6           State of residence 53,619 75.2
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 9,570 49.9           Different state 13,293 18.6
High school (grades 9-12) 4,956 25.9       Born outside United States 362 0.5
College or graduate school 2,336 12.2   Foreign born 4,039 5.7
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 1,997 2.8
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 1,303 1.8
  Population 25 years and over 44,859 100.0       Not a citizen 2,736 3.8
Less than 9th grade 3,679 8.2        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 7,758 17.3   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 15,169 33.8     Total (excluding born at sea) 4,039 100.0
Some college, no degree 10,270 22.9   Europe 221 5.5
Associate degree 2,462 5.5   Asia 433 10.7
Bachelor's degree 3,973 8.9   Africa 3 0.1
Graduate or professional degree 1,548 3.5   Oceania 11 0.3
        Latin America 3,320 82.2
Percent high school graduate or higher 74.5 (X)   Northern America 51 1.3
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 12.3 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 66,188 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 54,446 100.0   English only 58,877 89.0
Never married 10,448 19.2   Language other than English 7,311 11.0
Now married, except separated 34,409 63.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 3,387 5.1
Separated 1,059 1.9   Spanish 6,433 9.7
Widowed 3,481 6.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 3,089 4.7
 Female 2,872 5.3   Other Indo-European languages 484 0.7
Divorced 5,049 9.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 109 0.2
 Female 2,841 5.2   Asian and Pacific Island languages 364 0.5
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 177 0.3
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 71,313 100.0
           under 18 years 2,174 100.0     Total ancestries reported 61,336 86.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 1,163 53.5   Arab 66 0.1
        Czech¹ 551 0.8
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 95 0.1
          Civilian population 18 years and over 50,635 100.0   Dutch 1,293 1.8
Civilian veterans 6,398 12.6   English 5,407 7.6
        French (except Basque)¹ 1,494 2.1
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 256 0.4
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 5,875 8.2
     Population 5 to 20 years 18,293 100.0   Greek 33 0.0
With a disability 1,290 7.1   Hungarian 66 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 39,541 100.0   Irish¹ 6,673 9.4
With a disability 8,216 20.8   Italian 788 1.1
 Percent employed 62.0 (X)   Lithuanian 7 0.0
No disability 31,325 79.2   Norwegian 308 0.4
 Percent employed 78.7 (X)   Polish 441 0.6
     Population 65 years and over 7,093 100.0   Portuguese 53 0.1
With a disability 3,222 45.4   Russian 103 0.1
        Scotch-Irish 1,389 1.9
        Scottish 779 1.1
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 11 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 66,188 100.0   Subsaharan African 144 0.2
Same house in 1995 35,376 53.4   Swedish 237 0.3
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 29,871 45.1   Swiss 60 0.1
 Same county 12,021 18.2   Ukrainian 31 0.0
 Different county 17,850 27.0   United States or American 12,499 17.5
  Same state 15,208 23.0   Welsh 400 0.6
  Different state 2,642 4.0   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 88 0.1
Elsewhere in 1995 941 1.4   Other ancestries 22,189 31.1
 
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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