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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Upton 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 3,404 100.0
      enrolled in school 959 100.0   Native 3,023 88.8
Nursery school, preschool 34 3.5       Born in United States 3,008 88.4
Kindergarten 52 5.4           State of residence 2,589 76.1
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 491 51.2           Different state 419 12.3
High school (grades 9-12) 325 33.9       Born outside United States 15 0.4
College or graduate school 57 5.9   Foreign born 381 11.2
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 103 3.0
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 122 3.6
  Population 25 years and over 2,165 100.0       Not a citizen 259 7.6
Less than 9th grade 408 18.8        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 305 14.1   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 739 34.1     Total (excluding born at sea) 381 100.0
Some college, no degree 399 18.4   Europe 0 0.0
Associate degree 59 2.7   Asia 0 0.0
Bachelor's degree 173 8.0   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 82 3.8   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 381 100.0
Percent high school graduate or higher 67.1 (X)   Northern America 0 0.0
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 11.8 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 3,215 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 2,627 100.0   English only 1,991 61.9
Never married 527 20.1   Language other than English 1,224 38.1
Now married, except separated 1,641 62.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 539 16.8
Separated 47 1.8   Spanish 1,204 37.4
Widowed 216 8.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 533 16.6
 Female 180 6.9   Other Indo-European languages 20 0.6
Divorced 196 7.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 6 0.2
 Female 97 3.7   Asian and Pacific Island languages 0 0.0
                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 3,404 100.0
           under 18 years 109 100.0     Total ancestries reported 2,999 88.1
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 93 85.3   Arab 0 0.0
        Czech¹ 12 0.4
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 2 0.1
          Civilian population 18 years and over 2,414 100.0   Dutch 39 1.1
Civilian veterans 291 12.1   English 292 8.6
        French (except Basque)¹ 45 1.3
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 4 0.1
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 303 8.9
     Population 5 to 20 years 958 100.0   Greek 0 0.0
With a disability 86 9.0   Hungarian 0 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 1,781 100.0   Irish¹ 256 7.5
With a disability 480 27.0   Italian 20 0.6
 Percent employed 54.6 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 1,301 73.0   Norwegian 9 0.3
 Percent employed 70.9 (X)   Polish 11 0.3
     Population 65 years and over 444 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 211 47.5   Russian 2 0.1
        Scotch-Irish 41 1.2
        Scottish 34 1.0
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 3,215 100.0   Subsaharan African 0 0.0
Same house in 1995 2,081 64.7   Swedish 12 0.4
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 1,117 34.7   Swiss 2 0.1
 Same county 613 19.1   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 504 15.7   United States or American 305 9.0
  Same state 442 13.7   Welsh 2 0.1
  Different state 62 1.9   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 5 0.1
Elsewhere in 1995 17 0.5   Other ancestries 1,603 47.1
 
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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