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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Lubbock 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 242,628 100.0
      enrolled in school 80,919 100.0   Native 234,513 96.7
Nursery school, preschool 3,931 4.9       Born in United States 232,750 95.9
Kindergarten 3,596 4.4           State of residence 187,592 77.3
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 27,827 34.4           Different state 45,158 18.6
High school (grades 9-12) 14,721 18.2       Born outside United States 1,763 0.7
College or graduate school 30,844 38.1   Foreign born 8,115 3.3
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 3,252 1.3
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 3,617 1.5
  Population 25 years and over 141,363 100.0       Not a citizen 4,498 1.9
Less than 9th grade 12,196 8.6        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 18,349 13.0   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 35,738 25.3     Total (excluding born at sea) 8,115 100.0
Some college, no degree 34,156 24.2   Europe 1,084 13.4
Associate degree 6,473 4.6   Asia 2,599 32.0
Bachelor's degree 22,563 16.0   Africa 283 3.5
Graduate or professional degree 11,888 8.4   Oceania 70 0.9
        Latin America 3,745 46.1
Percent high school graduate or higher 78.4 (X)   Northern America 334 4.1
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 24.4 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 225,526 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 191,101 100.0   English only 175,195 77.7
Never married 57,678 30.2   Language other than English 50,331 22.3
Now married, except separated 98,416 51.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 14,899 6.6
Separated 4,005 2.1   Spanish 45,812 20.3
Widowed 11,477 6.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 13,380 5.9
 Female 9,464 5.0   Other Indo-European languages 2,302 1.0
Divorced 19,525 10.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 514 0.2
 Female 11,484 6.0   Asian and Pacific Island languages 1,852 0.8
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 942 0.4
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 242,628 100.0
           under 18 years 6,161 100.0     Total ancestries reported 213,004 87.8
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 3,703 60.1   Arab 564 0.2
        Czech¹ 850 0.4
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 431 0.2
          Civilian population 18 years and over 180,508 100.0   Dutch 2,898 1.2
Civilian veterans 19,347 10.7   English 21,882 9.0
        French (except Basque)¹ 3,974 1.6
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 498 0.2
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 23,204 9.6
     Population 5 to 20 years 62,076 100.0   Greek 191 0.1
With a disability 4,970 8.0   Hungarian 233 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 134,225 100.0   Irish¹ 19,032 7.8
With a disability 26,134 19.5   Italian 2,701 1.1
 Percent employed 60.8 (X)   Lithuanian 49 0.0
No disability 108,091 80.5   Norwegian 1,324 0.5
 Percent employed 77.3 (X)   Polish 1,517 0.6
     Population 65 years and over 25,416 100.0   Portuguese 178 0.1
With a disability 11,896 46.8   Russian 508 0.2
        Scotch-Irish 5,332 2.2
        Scottish 3,812 1.6
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 70 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 225,526 100.0   Subsaharan African 1,144 0.5
Same house in 1995 106,871 47.4   Swedish 1,253 0.5
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 116,094 51.5   Swiss 257 0.1
 Same county 67,222 29.8   Ukrainian 83 0.0
 Different county 48,872 21.7   United States or American 23,837 9.8
  Same state 36,426 16.2   Welsh 1,232 0.5
  Different state 12,446 5.5   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 405 0.2
Elsewhere in 1995 2,561 1.1   Other ancestries 95,545 39.4
 
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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