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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Grayson 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 17,917 100.0
      enrolled in school 3,280 100.0   Native 17,705 98.8
Nursery school, preschool 174 5.3       Born in United States 17,671 98.6
Kindergarten 158 4.8           State of residence 12,207 68.1
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 1,624 49.5           Different state 5,464 30.5
High school (grades 9-12) 885 27.0       Born outside United States 34 0.2
College or graduate school 439 13.4   Foreign born 212 1.2
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 127 0.7
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 63 0.4
  Population 25 years and over 13,086 100.0       Not a citizen 149 0.8
Less than 9th grade 2,336 17.9        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 2,366 18.1   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 4,928 37.7     Total (excluding born at sea) 212 100.0
Some college, no degree 1,837 14.0   Europe 21 9.9
Associate degree 567 4.3   Asia 16 7.5
Bachelor's degree 723 5.5   Africa 13 6.1
Graduate or professional degree 329 2.5   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 155 73.1
Percent high school graduate or higher 64.1 (X)   Northern America 7 3.3
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 8.0 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 17,074 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 15,011 100.0   English only 16,571 97.1
Never married 2,478 16.5   Language other than English 503 2.9
Now married, except separated 9,146 60.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 226 1.3
Separated 382 2.5   Spanish 344 2.0
Widowed 1,679 11.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 187 1.1
 Female 1,150 7.7   Other Indo-European languages 136 0.8
Divorced 1,326 8.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 27 0.2
 Female 611 4.1   Asian and Pacific Island languages 10 0.1
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 5 0.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 17,917 100.0
           under 18 years 159 100.0     Total ancestries reported 11,881 66.3
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 99 62.3   Arab 42 0.2
        Czech¹ 2 0.0
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 0 0.0
          Civilian population 18 years and over 14,426 100.0   Dutch 284 1.6
Civilian veterans 1,769 12.3   English 2,221 12.4
        French (except Basque)¹ 81 0.5
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 8 0.0
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 1,305 7.3
     Population 5 to 20 years 3,140 100.0   Greek 15 0.1
With a disability 345 11.0   Hungarian 4 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 9,849 100.0   Irish¹ 1,065 5.9
With a disability 2,443 24.8   Italian 232 1.3
 Percent employed 47.0 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 7,406 75.2   Norwegian 42 0.2
 Percent employed 79.1 (X)   Polish 19 0.1
     Population 65 years and over 2,960 100.0   Portuguese 1 0.0
With a disability 1,428 48.2   Russian 20 0.1
        Scotch-Irish 565 3.2
        Scottish 319 1.8
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 17,074 100.0   Subsaharan African 23 0.1
Same house in 1995 11,704 68.5   Swedish 95 0.5
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 5,290 31.0   Swiss 9 0.1
 Same county 1,917 11.2   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 3,373 19.8   United States or American 3,692 20.6
  Same state 2,209 12.9   Welsh 81 0.5
  Different state 1,164 6.8   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 80 0.5   Other ancestries 1,756 9.8
 
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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