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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Shackelford 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 3,302 100.0
      enrolled in school 882 100.0   Native 3,205 97.1
Nursery school, preschool 68 7.7       Born in United States 3,199 96.9
Kindergarten 47 5.3           State of residence 2,709 82.0
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 452 51.2           Different state 490 14.8
High school (grades 9-12) 233 26.4       Born outside United States 6 0.2
College or graduate school 82 9.3   Foreign born 97 2.9
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 12 0.4
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 55 1.7
  Population 25 years and over 2,221 100.0       Not a citizen 42 1.3
Less than 9th grade 170 7.7        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 292 13.1   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 725 32.6     Total (excluding born at sea) 97 100.0
Some college, no degree 477 21.5   Europe 6 6.2
Associate degree 94 4.2   Asia 9 9.3
Bachelor's degree 344 15.5   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 119 5.4   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 82 84.5
Percent high school graduate or higher 79.2 (X)   Northern America 0 0.0
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 20.8 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 3,132 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 2,595 100.0   English only 2,835 90.5
Never married 414 16.0   Language other than English 297 9.5
Now married, except separated 1,691 65.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 121 3.9
Separated 27 1.0   Spanish 267 8.5
Widowed 218 8.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 107 3.4
 Female 192 7.4   Other Indo-European languages 26 0.8
Divorced 245 9.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 14 0.4
 Female 136 5.2   Asian and Pacific Island languages 4 0.1
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 0 0.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 3,302 100.0
           under 18 years 53 100.0     Total ancestries reported 2,356 71.4
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 32 60.4   Arab 1 0.0
        Czech¹ 4 0.1
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 13 0.4
          Civilian population 18 years and over 2,397 100.0   Dutch 48 1.5
Civilian veterans 280 11.7   English 297 9.0
        French (except Basque)¹ 38 1.2
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 2 0.1
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 286 8.7
     Population 5 to 20 years 815 100.0   Greek 0 0.0
With a disability 32 3.9   Hungarian 3 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 1,710 100.0   Irish¹ 322 9.8
With a disability 315 18.4   Italian 15 0.5
 Percent employed 47.9 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 1,395 81.6   Norwegian 10 0.3
 Percent employed 80.1 (X)   Polish 1 0.0
     Population 65 years and over 551 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 234 42.5   Russian 0 0.0
        Scotch-Irish 75 2.3
        Scottish 71 2.2
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 1 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 3,132 100.0   Subsaharan African 0 0.0
Same house in 1995 1,867 59.6   Swedish 15 0.5
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 1,234 39.4   Swiss 2 0.1
 Same county 511 16.3   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 723 23.1   United States or American 606 18.4
  Same state 634 20.2   Welsh 10 0.3
  Different state 89 2.8   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 10 0.3
Elsewhere in 1995 31 1.0   Other ancestries 526 15.9
 
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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