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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Yoakum 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 7,322 100.0
      enrolled in school 2,286 100.0   Native 6,105 83.4
Nursery school, preschool 132 5.8       Born in United States 6,078 83.0
Kindergarten 137 6.0           State of residence 4,972 67.9
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 1,087 47.6           Different state 1,106 15.1
High school (grades 9-12) 748 32.7       Born outside United States 27 0.4
College or graduate school 182 8.0   Foreign born 1,217 16.6
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 496 6.8
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 325 4.4
  Population 25 years and over 4,322 100.0       Not a citizen 892 12.2
Less than 9th grade 1,076 24.9        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 680 15.7   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 1,146 26.5     Total (excluding born at sea) 1,217 100.0
Some college, no degree 818 18.9   Europe 11 0.9
Associate degree 159 3.7   Asia 3 0.2
Bachelor's degree 303 7.0   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 140 3.2   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 1,203 98.8
Percent high school graduate or higher 59.4 (X)   Northern America 0 0.0
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 10.2 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 6,781 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 5,463 100.0   English only 4,097 60.4
Never married 1,129 20.7   Language other than English 2,684 39.6
Now married, except separated 3,533 64.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,211 17.9
Separated 113 2.1   Spanish 2,576 38.0
Widowed 282 5.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,127 16.6
 Female 222 4.1   Other Indo-European languages 99 1.5
Divorced 406 7.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 75 1.1
 Female 242 4.4   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 7,322 100.0
           under 18 years 181 100.0     Total ancestries reported 6,128 83.7
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 142 78.5   Arab 3 0.0
        Czech¹ 19 0.3
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 11 0.2
          Civilian population 18 years and over 4,962 100.0   Dutch 78 1.1
Civilian veterans 506 10.2   English 312 4.3
        French (except Basque)¹ 39 0.5
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 0 0.0
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 422 5.8
     Population 5 to 20 years 2,112 100.0   Greek 0 0.0
With a disability 117 5.5   Hungarian 9 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 3,857 100.0   Irish¹ 464 6.3
With a disability 870 22.6   Italian 28 0.4
 Percent employed 57.5 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 2,987 77.4   Norwegian 12 0.2
 Percent employed 71.2 (X)   Polish 0 0.0
     Population 65 years and over 763 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 387 50.7   Russian 3 0.0
        Scotch-Irish 48 0.7
        Scottish 48 0.7
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 6,781 100.0   Subsaharan African 6 0.1
Same house in 1995 4,357 64.3   Swedish 5 0.1
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 2,320 34.2   Swiss 11 0.2
 Same county 1,483 21.9   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 837 12.3   United States or American 1,011 13.8
  Same state 594 8.8   Welsh 12 0.2
  Different state 243 3.6   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 33 0.5
Elsewhere in 1995 104 1.5   Other ancestries 3,554 48.5
 
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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