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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Travis 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 812,280 100.0
      enrolled in school 235,906 100.0   Native 689,659 84.9
Nursery school, preschool 14,554 6.2       Born in United States 677,214 83.4
Kindergarten 11,981 5.1           State of residence 450,296 55.4
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 84,434 35.8           Different state 226,918 27.9
High school (grades 9-12) 37,276 15.8       Born outside United States 12,445 1.5
College or graduate school 87,661 37.2   Foreign born 122,621 15.1
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 72,075 8.9
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 32,375 4.0
  Population 25 years and over 501,361 100.0       Not a citizen 90,246 11.1
Less than 9th grade 37,232 7.4        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 39,554 7.9   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 86,924 17.3     Total (excluding born at sea) 122,621 100.0
Some college, no degree 107,713 21.5   Europe 9,257 7.5
Associate degree 26,272 5.2   Asia 29,324 23.9
Bachelor's degree 130,784 26.1   Africa 2,715 2.2
Graduate or professional degree 72,882 14.5   Oceania 373 0.3
        Latin America 78,619 64.1
Percent high school graduate or higher 84.7 (X)   Northern America 2,333 1.9
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 40.6 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 753,786 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 648,678 100.0   English only 537,622 71.3
Never married 234,635 36.2   Language other than English 216,164 28.7
Now married, except separated 307,820 47.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 94,350 12.5
Separated 12,194 1.9   Spanish 168,283 22.3
Widowed 23,408 3.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 77,954 10.3
 Female 19,347 3.0   Other Indo-European languages 19,724 2.6
Divorced 70,621 10.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 4,534 0.6
 Female 40,601 6.3   Asian and Pacific Island languages 24,443 3.2
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 10,881 1.4
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 812,280 100.0
           under 18 years 14,384 100.0     Total ancestries reported 843,598 103.9
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 6,230 43.3   Arab 3,694 0.5
        Czech¹ 10,477 1.3
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 3,172 0.4
          Civilian population 18 years and over 619,203 100.0   Dutch 8,654 1.1
Civilian veterans 61,560 9.9   English 76,635 9.4
        French (except Basque)¹ 22,683 2.8
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 4,235 0.5
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 113,279 13.9
     Population 5 to 20 years 180,630 100.0   Greek 1,996 0.2
With a disability 14,222 7.9   Hungarian 2,137 0.3
     Population 21 to 64 years 513,232 100.0   Irish¹ 72,924 9.0
With a disability 75,914 14.8   Italian 21,083 2.6
 Percent employed 66.7 (X)   Lithuanian 1,060 0.1
No disability 437,318 85.2   Norwegian 7,347 0.9
 Percent employed 80.1 (X)   Polish 12,494 1.5
     Population 65 years and over 52,297 100.0   Portuguese 1,137 0.1
With a disability 21,378 40.9   Russian 4,812 0.6
        Scotch-Irish 20,685 2.5
        Scottish 19,461 2.4
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 739 0.1
  Population 5 years and over 753,786 100.0   Subsaharan African 5,342 0.7
Same house in 1995 283,732 37.6   Swedish 10,530 1.3
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 425,786 56.5   Swiss 2,265 0.3
 Same county 220,931 29.3   Ukrainian 1,080 0.1
 Different county 204,855 27.2   United States or American 37,168 4.6
  Same state 127,779 17.0   Welsh 5,504 0.7
  Different state 77,076 10.2   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 1,534 0.2
Elsewhere in 1995 44,268 5.9   Other ancestries 371,471 45.7
 
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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