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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Williamson 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 249,967 100.0
      enrolled in school 70,940 100.0   Native 231,518 92.6
Nursery school, preschool 6,132 8.6       Born in United States 227,824 91.1
Kindergarten 4,366 6.2           State of residence 146,623 58.7
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 33,922 47.8           Different state 81,201 32.5
High school (grades 9-12) 15,084 21.3       Born outside United States 3,694 1.5
College or graduate school 11,436 16.1   Foreign born 18,449 7.4
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 8,130 3.3
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 7,485 3.0
  Population 25 years and over 155,565 100.0       Not a citizen 10,964 4.4
Less than 9th grade 7,418 4.8        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 9,946 6.4   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 34,524 22.2     Total (excluding born at sea) 18,449 100.0
Some college, no degree 41,031 26.4   Europe 2,113 11.5
Associate degree 10,337 6.6   Asia 5,400 29.3
Bachelor's degree 38,013 24.4   Africa 664 3.6
Graduate or professional degree 14,296 9.2   Oceania 37 0.2
        Latin America 9,681 52.5
Percent high school graduate or higher 88.8 (X)   Northern America 554 3.0
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 33.6 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 228,851 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 186,702 100.0   English only 189,447 82.8
Never married 39,843 21.3   Language other than English 39,404 17.2
Now married, except separated 120,250 64.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 13,312 5.8
Separated 2,494 1.3   Spanish 29,188 12.8
Widowed 7,226 3.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 10,362 4.5
 Female 5,934 3.2   Other Indo-European languages 5,352 2.3
Divorced 16,889 9.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,010 0.4
 Female 9,889 5.3   Asian and Pacific Island languages 3,881 1.7
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,784 0.8
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 249,967 100.0
           under 18 years 3,873 100.0     Total ancestries reported 258,616 103.5
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 1,570 40.5   Arab 1,098 0.4
        Czech¹ 6,652 2.7
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 1,278 0.5
          Civilian population 18 years and over 174,993 100.0   Dutch 3,427 1.4
Civilian veterans 23,644 13.5   English 27,959 11.2
        French (except Basque)¹ 8,290 3.3
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 1,869 0.7
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 47,712 19.1
     Population 5 to 20 years 62,228 100.0   Greek 571 0.2
With a disability 3,949 6.3   Hungarian 545 0.2
     Population 21 to 64 years 146,112 100.0   Irish¹ 26,952 10.8
With a disability 19,381 13.3   Italian 7,301 2.9
 Percent employed 69.7 (X)   Lithuanian 221 0.1
No disability 126,731 86.7   Norwegian 2,866 1.1
 Percent employed 82.2 (X)   Polish 4,188 1.7
     Population 65 years and over 16,641 100.0   Portuguese 461 0.2
With a disability 6,488 39.0   Russian 912 0.4
        Scotch-Irish 6,145 2.5
        Scottish 6,317 2.5
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 239 0.1
  Population 5 years and over 228,851 100.0   Subsaharan African 1,266 0.5
Same house in 1995 90,533 39.6   Swedish 4,548 1.8
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 133,699 58.4   Swiss 716 0.3
 Same county 43,589 19.0   Ukrainian 165 0.1
 Different county 90,110 39.4   United States or American 17,437 7.0
  Same state 60,127 26.3   Welsh 1,732 0.7
  Different state 29,983 13.1   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 391 0.2
Elsewhere in 1995 4,619 2.0   Other ancestries 77,358 30.9
 
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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