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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Maverick 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 47,297 100.0
      enrolled in school 15,541 100.0   Native 29,430 62.2
Nursery school, preschool 889 5.7       Born in United States 28,683 60.6
Kindergarten 1,081 7.0           State of residence 25,458 53.8
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 8,491 54.6           Different state 3,225 6.8
High school (grades 9-12) 3,528 22.7       Born outside United States 747 1.6
College or graduate school 1,552 10.0   Foreign born 17,867 37.8
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 4,790 10.1
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 7,164 15.1
  Population 25 years and over 25,468 100.0       Not a citizen 10,703 22.6
Less than 9th grade 10,227 40.2        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 4,511 17.7   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 4,792 18.8     Total (excluding born at sea) 17,867 100.0
Some college, no degree 2,760 10.8   Europe 31 0.2
Associate degree 860 3.4   Asia 153 0.9
Bachelor's degree 1,456 5.7   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 862 3.4   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 17,678 98.9
Percent high school graduate or higher 42.1 (X)   Northern America 5 0.0
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 9.1 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 42,566 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 32,602 100.0   English only 3,383 7.9
Never married 7,830 24.0   Language other than English 39,183 92.1
Now married, except separated 20,089 61.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 20,135 47.3
Separated 1,065 3.3   Spanish 38,562 90.6
Widowed 2,085 6.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 19,783 46.5
 Female 1,749 5.4   Other Indo-European languages 81 0.2
Divorced 1,533 4.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 7 0.0
 Female 923 2.8   Asian and Pacific Island languages 131 0.3
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 100 0.2
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 47,297 100.0
           under 18 years 2,435 100.0     Total ancestries reported 43,994 93.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 848 34.8   Arab 0 0.0
        Czech¹ 20 0.0
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 0 0.0
          Civilian population 18 years and over 29,768 100.0   Dutch 17 0.0
Civilian veterans 1,500 5.0   English 107 0.2
        French (except Basque)¹ 113 0.2
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 11 0.0
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 265 0.6
     Population 5 to 20 years 14,962 100.0   Greek 7 0.0
With a disability 826 5.5   Hungarian 0 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 23,048 100.0   Irish¹ 238 0.5
With a disability 5,608 24.3   Italian 75 0.2
 Percent employed 45.0 (X)   Lithuanian 12 0.0
No disability 17,440 75.7   Norwegian 41 0.1
 Percent employed 55.5 (X)   Polish 66 0.1
     Population 65 years and over 4,473 100.0   Portuguese 18 0.0
With a disability 2,350 52.5   Russian 0 0.0
        Scotch-Irish 65 0.1
        Scottish 89 0.2
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 42,566 100.0   Subsaharan African 33 0.1
Same house in 1995 27,542 64.7   Swedish 8 0.0
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 13,326 31.3   Swiss 0 0.0
 Same county 9,677 22.7   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 3,649 8.6   United States or American 499 1.1
  Same state 2,512 5.9   Welsh 8 0.0
  Different state 1,137 2.7   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 1,698 4.0   Other ancestries 42,302 89.4
 
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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