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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Rockwall 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 43,080 100.0
      enrolled in school 12,565 100.0   Native 39,716 92.2
Nursery school, preschool 890 7.1       Born in United States 39,360 91.4
Kindergarten 834 6.6           State of residence 26,059 60.5
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 6,328 50.4           Different state 13,301 30.9
High school (grades 9-12) 2,659 21.2       Born outside United States 356 0.8
College or graduate school 1,854 14.8   Foreign born 3,364 7.8
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 1,525 3.5
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 1,312 3.0
  Population 25 years and over 27,113 100.0       Not a citizen 2,052 4.8
Less than 9th grade 1,321 4.9        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 2,280 8.4   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 6,207 22.9     Total (excluding born at sea) 3,364 100.0
Some college, no degree 6,858 25.3   Europe 371 11.0
Associate degree 1,593 5.9   Asia 612 18.2
Bachelor's degree 6,071 22.4   Africa 97 2.9
Graduate or professional degree 2,783 10.3   Oceania 34 1.0
        Latin America 2,173 64.6
Percent high school graduate or higher 86.7 (X)   Northern America 77 2.3
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 32.7 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 39,930 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 32,243 100.0   English only 34,909 87.4
Never married 5,808 18.0   Language other than English 5,021 12.6
Now married, except separated 22,174 68.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 2,183 5.5
Separated 439 1.4   Spanish 3,973 9.9
Widowed 1,254 3.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,947 4.9
 Female 1,107 3.4   Other Indo-European languages 576 1.4
Divorced 2,568 8.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 92 0.2
 Female 1,483 4.6   Asian and Pacific Island languages 392 1.0
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 119 0.3
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 43,080 100.0
           under 18 years 726 100.0     Total ancestries reported 39,789 92.4
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 342 47.1   Arab 141 0.3
        Czech¹ 329 0.8
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 202 0.5
          Civilian population 18 years and over 30,099 100.0   Dutch 799 1.9
Civilian veterans 3,708 12.3   English 4,752 11.0
        French (except Basque)¹ 878 2.0
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 298 0.7
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 5,638 13.1
     Population 5 to 20 years 11,147 100.0   Greek 105 0.2
With a disability 865 7.8   Hungarian 65 0.2
     Population 21 to 64 years 25,018 100.0   Irish¹ 4,735 11.0
With a disability 3,558 14.2   Italian 927 2.2
 Percent employed 74.4 (X)   Lithuanian 9 0.0
No disability 21,460 85.8   Norwegian 324 0.8
 Percent employed 79.8 (X)   Polish 517 1.2
     Population 65 years and over 3,167 100.0   Portuguese 15 0.0
With a disability 1,219 38.5   Russian 217 0.5
        Scotch-Irish 759 1.8
        Scottish 973 2.3
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 25 0.1
  Population 5 years and over 39,930 100.0   Subsaharan African 180 0.4
Same house in 1995 18,597 46.6   Swedish 427 1.0
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 20,633 51.7   Swiss 209 0.5
 Same county 5,944 14.9   Ukrainian 78 0.2
 Different county 14,689 36.8   United States or American 5,534 12.8
  Same state 11,190 28.0   Welsh 248 0.6
  Different state 3,499 8.8   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 92 0.2
Elsewhere in 1995 700 1.8   Other ancestries 11,313 26.3
 
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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