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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Milam 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 24,238 100.0
      enrolled in school 6,297 100.0   Native 22,891 94.4
Nursery school, preschool 394 6.3       Born in United States 22,803 94.1
Kindergarten 364 5.8           State of residence 19,873 82.0
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 3,114 49.5           Different state 2,930 12.1
High school (grades 9-12) 1,778 28.2       Born outside United States 88 0.4
College or graduate school 647 10.3   Foreign born 1,347 5.6
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 543 2.2
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 486 2.0
  Population 25 years and over 15,641 100.0       Not a citizen 861 3.6
Less than 9th grade 1,849 11.8        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 2,705 17.3   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 5,788 37.0     Total (excluding born at sea) 1,347 100.0
Some college, no degree 2,871 18.4   Europe 156 11.6
Associate degree 609 3.9   Asia 60 4.5
Bachelor's degree 1,365 8.7   Africa 10 0.7
Graduate or professional degree 454 2.9   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 1,083 80.4
Percent high school graduate or higher 70.9 (X)   Northern America 38 2.8
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 11.6 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 22,672 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 18,883 100.0   English only 18,755 82.7
Never married 3,657 19.4   Language other than English 3,917 17.3
Now married, except separated 11,548 61.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,222 5.4
Separated 383 2.0   Spanish 3,350 14.8
Widowed 1,492 7.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,131 5.0
 Female 1,245 6.6   Other Indo-European languages 524 2.3
Divorced 1,803 9.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 68 0.3
 Female 894 4.7   Asian and Pacific Island languages 42 0.2
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 23 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 24,238 100.0
           under 18 years 623 100.0     Total ancestries reported 21,403 88.3
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 360 57.8   Arab 0 0.0
        Czech¹ 1,183 4.9
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 35 0.1
          Civilian population 18 years and over 17,607 100.0   Dutch 296 1.2
Civilian veterans 2,734 15.5   English 1,653 6.8
        French (except Basque)¹ 398 1.6
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 67 0.3
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 3,480 14.4
     Population 5 to 20 years 5,946 100.0   Greek 13 0.1
With a disability 430 7.2   Hungarian 16 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 12,501 100.0   Irish¹ 2,013 8.3
With a disability 2,580 20.6   Italian 274 1.1
 Percent employed 57.6 (X)   Lithuanian 4 0.0
No disability 9,921 79.4   Norwegian 21 0.1
 Percent employed 74.6 (X)   Polish 192 0.8
     Population 65 years and over 3,789 100.0   Portuguese 11 0.0
With a disability 1,574 41.5   Russian 7 0.0
        Scotch-Irish 426 1.8
        Scottish 445 1.8
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 22,672 100.0   Subsaharan African 18 0.1
Same house in 1995 13,421 59.2   Swedish 116 0.5
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 9,022 39.8   Swiss 65 0.3
 Same county 4,656 20.5   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 4,366 19.3   United States or American 3,000 12.4
  Same state 3,605 15.9   Welsh 48 0.2
  Different state 761 3.4   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 12 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 229 1.0   Other ancestries 7,610 31.4
 
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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