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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Wilbarger 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 14,676 100.0
      enrolled in school 3,816 100.0   Native 14,054 95.8
Nursery school, preschool 270 7.1       Born in United States 13,947 95.0
Kindergarten 156 4.1           State of residence 11,231 76.5
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 1,832 48.0           Different state 2,716 18.5
High school (grades 9-12) 893 23.4       Born outside United States 107 0.7
College or graduate school 665 17.4   Foreign born 622 4.2
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 170 1.2
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 227 1.5
  Population 25 years and over 9,313 100.0       Not a citizen 395 2.7
Less than 9th grade 1,155 12.4        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 1,435 15.4   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 2,749 29.5     Total (excluding born at sea) 622 100.0
Some college, no degree 1,845 19.8   Europe 21 3.4
Associate degree 536 5.8   Asia 121 19.5
Bachelor's degree 1,143 12.3   Africa 35 5.6
Graduate or professional degree 450 4.8   Oceania 5 0.8
        Latin America 440 70.7
Percent high school graduate or higher 72.2 (X)   Northern America 0 0.0
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 17.1 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 13,673 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 11,487 100.0   English only 11,385 83.3
Never married 2,099 18.3   Language other than English 2,288 16.7
Now married, except separated 7,031 61.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 796 5.8
Separated 223 1.9   Spanish 2,005 14.7
Widowed 1,165 10.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 697 5.1
 Female 1,031 9.0   Other Indo-European languages 173 1.3
Divorced 969 8.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 45 0.3
 Female 473 4.1   Asian and Pacific Island languages 103 0.8
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 47 0.3
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 14,676 100.0
           under 18 years 341 100.0     Total ancestries reported 12,543 85.5
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 246 72.1   Arab 7 0.0
        Czech¹ 104 0.7
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 17 0.1
          Civilian population 18 years and over 10,564 100.0   Dutch 320 2.2
Civilian veterans 1,247 11.8   English 1,034 7.0
        French (except Basque)¹ 152 1.0
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 15 0.1
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 1,653 11.3
     Population 5 to 20 years 3,418 100.0   Greek 6 0.0
With a disability 181 5.3   Hungarian 2 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 7,119 100.0   Irish¹ 1,665 11.3
With a disability 1,396 19.6   Italian 39 0.3
 Percent employed 57.3 (X)   Lithuanian 8 0.1
No disability 5,723 80.4   Norwegian 75 0.5
 Percent employed 82.7 (X)   Polish 48 0.3
     Population 65 years and over 2,320 100.0   Portuguese 7 0.0
With a disability 1,176 50.7   Russian 0 0.0
        Scotch-Irish 267 1.8
        Scottish 112 0.8
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 13,673 100.0   Subsaharan African 49 0.3
Same house in 1995 7,396 54.1   Swedish 10 0.1
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 6,203 45.4   Swiss 120 0.8
 Same county 3,663 26.8   Ukrainian 8 0.1
 Different county 2,540 18.6   United States or American 1,533 10.4
  Same state 1,850 13.5   Welsh 61 0.4
  Different state 690 5.0   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 41 0.3
Elsewhere in 1995 74 0.5   Other ancestries 5,190 35.4
 
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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