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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Winkler 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 7,173 100.0
      enrolled in school 1,938 100.0   Native 6,147 85.7
Nursery school, preschool 105 5.4       Born in United States 6,113 85.2
Kindergarten 111 5.7           State of residence 4,829 67.3
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 989 51.0           Different state 1,284 17.9
High school (grades 9-12) 598 30.9       Born outside United States 34 0.5
College or graduate school 135 7.0   Foreign born 1,026 14.3
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 241 3.4
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 300 4.2
  Population 25 years and over 4,380 100.0       Not a citizen 726 10.1
Less than 9th grade 975 22.3        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 763 17.4   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 1,197 27.3     Total (excluding born at sea) 1,026 100.0
Some college, no degree 889 20.3   Europe 2 0.2
Associate degree 96 2.2   Asia 19 1.9
Bachelor's degree 338 7.7   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 122 2.8   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 998 97.3
Percent high school graduate or higher 60.3 (X)   Northern America 7 0.7
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 10.5 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 6,670 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 5,469 100.0   English only 4,016 60.2
Never married 1,051 19.2   Language other than English 2,654 39.8
Now married, except separated 3,407 62.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,220 18.3
Separated 170 3.1   Spanish 2,619 39.3
Widowed 421 7.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,204 18.1
 Female 332 6.1   Other Indo-European languages 9 0.1
Divorced 420 7.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 6 0.1
 Female 226 4.1   Asian and Pacific Island languages 9 0.1
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 2 0.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 7,173 100.0
           under 18 years 188 100.0     Total ancestries reported 5,458 76.1
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 134 71.3   Arab 0 0.0
        Czech¹ 6 0.1
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 26 0.4
          Civilian population 18 years and over 5,028 100.0   Dutch 70 1.0
Civilian veterans 592 11.8   English 407 5.7
        French (except Basque)¹ 152 2.1
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 0 0.0
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 362 5.0
     Population 5 to 20 years 1,907 100.0   Greek 0 0.0
With a disability 148 7.8   Hungarian 0 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 3,616 100.0   Irish¹ 462 6.4
With a disability 767 21.2   Italian 39 0.5
 Percent employed 50.7 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 2,849 78.8   Norwegian 2 0.0
 Percent employed 68.1 (X)   Polish 2 0.0
     Population 65 years and over 1,012 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 469 46.3   Russian 0 0.0
        Scotch-Irish 32 0.4
        Scottish 47 0.7
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 6,670 100.0   Subsaharan African 0 0.0
Same house in 1995 4,277 64.1   Swedish 30 0.4
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 2,256 33.8   Swiss 25 0.3
 Same county 1,164 17.5   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 1,092 16.4   United States or American 527 7.3
  Same state 644 9.7   Welsh 2 0.0
  Different state 448 6.7   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 27 0.4
Elsewhere in 1995 137 2.1   Other ancestries 3,240 45.2
 
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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