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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: San Patricio 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 67,138 100.0
      enrolled in school 19,646 100.0   Native 64,933 96.7
Nursery school, preschool 1,167 5.9       Born in United States 64,184 95.6
Kindergarten 1,221 6.2           State of residence 49,692 74.0
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 9,724 49.5           Different state 14,492 21.6
High school (grades 9-12) 4,794 24.4       Born outside United States 749 1.1
College or graduate school 2,740 13.9   Foreign born 2,205 3.3
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 742 1.1
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 990 1.5
  Population 25 years and over 39,551 100.0       Not a citizen 1,215 1.8
Less than 9th grade 5,616 14.2        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 5,684 14.4   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 11,784 29.8     Total (excluding born at sea) 2,205 100.0
Some college, no degree 9,425 23.8   Europe 161 7.3
Associate degree 1,890 4.8   Asia 301 13.7
Bachelor's degree 3,631 9.2   Africa 33 1.5
Graduate or professional degree 1,521 3.8   Oceania 7 0.3
        Latin America 1,654 75.0
Percent high school graduate or higher 71.4 (X)   Northern America 49 2.2
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 13.0 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 61,822 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 49,936 100.0   English only 37,664 60.9
Never married 11,851 23.7   Language other than English 24,158 39.1
Now married, except separated 29,040 58.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 7,827 12.7
Separated 1,116 2.2   Spanish 23,320 37.7
Widowed 3,238 6.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 7,631 12.3
 Female 2,614 5.2   Other Indo-European languages 446 0.7
Divorced 4,691 9.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 103 0.2
 Female 2,318 4.6   Asian and Pacific Island languages 309 0.5
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 93 0.2
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 67,138 100.0
           under 18 years 2,077 100.0     Total ancestries reported 63,932 95.2
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 1,034 49.8   Arab 79 0.1
        Czech¹ 723 1.1
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 102 0.2
          Civilian population 18 years and over 43,645 100.0   Dutch 482 0.7
Civilian veterans 6,336 14.5   English 3,883 5.8
        French (except Basque)¹ 1,468 2.2
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 286 0.4
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 7,075 10.5
     Population 5 to 20 years 18,214 100.0   Greek 152 0.2
With a disability 1,487 8.2   Hungarian 65 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 33,538 100.0   Irish¹ 4,971 7.4
With a disability 7,893 23.5   Italian 824 1.2
 Percent employed 55.2 (X)   Lithuanian 33 0.0
No disability 25,645 76.5   Norwegian 275 0.4
 Percent employed 67.0 (X)   Polish 587 0.9
     Population 65 years and over 6,707 100.0   Portuguese 94 0.1
With a disability 3,181 47.4   Russian 98 0.1
        Scotch-Irish 944 1.4
        Scottish 831 1.2
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 1 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 61,822 100.0   Subsaharan African 122 0.2
Same house in 1995 33,733 54.6   Swedish 418 0.6
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 27,035 43.7   Swiss 62 0.1
 Same county 12,347 20.0   Ukrainian 134 0.2
 Different county 14,688 23.8   United States or American 4,147 6.2
  Same state 7,960 12.9   Welsh 285 0.4
  Different state 6,728 10.9   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 136 0.2
Elsewhere in 1995 1,054 1.7   Other ancestries 35,655 53.1
 
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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