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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Taylor 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 16,089 100.0
      enrolled in school 3,632 100.0   Native 15,989 99.4
Nursery school, preschool 244 6.7       Born in United States 15,918 98.9
Kindergarten 175 4.8           State of residence 13,371 83.1
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 1,763 48.5           Different state 2,547 15.8
High school (grades 9-12) 1,006 27.7       Born outside United States 71 0.4
College or graduate school 444 12.2   Foreign born 100 0.6
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 18 0.1
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 64 0.4
  Population 25 years and over 11,146 100.0       Not a citizen 36 0.2
Less than 9th grade 1,098 9.9        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 1,725 15.5   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 4,910 44.1     Total (excluding born at sea) 100 100.0
Some college, no degree 1,705 15.3   Europe 35 35.0
Associate degree 453 4.1   Asia 28 28.0
Bachelor's degree 810 7.3   Africa 8 8.0
Graduate or professional degree 445 4.0   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 24 24.0
Percent high school graduate or higher 74.7 (X)   Northern America 5 5.0
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 11.3 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 15,239 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 13,085 100.0   English only 14,890 97.7
Never married 2,763 21.1   Language other than English 349 2.3
Now married, except separated 7,694 58.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 98 0.6
Separated 191 1.5   Spanish 123 0.8
Widowed 1,178 9.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 31 0.2
 Female 1,017 7.8   Other Indo-European languages 200 1.3
Divorced 1,259 9.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 67 0.4
 Female 640 4.9   Asian and Pacific Island languages 24 0.2
                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 16,089 100.0
           under 18 years 181 100.0     Total ancestries reported 13,368 83.1
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 57 31.5   Arab 6 0.0
        Czech¹ 79 0.5
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 8 0.0
          Civilian population 18 years and over 12,385 100.0   Dutch 542 3.4
Civilian veterans 1,921 15.5   English 1,543 9.6
        French (except Basque)¹ 426 2.6
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 26 0.2
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 2,473 15.4
     Population 5 to 20 years 3,377 100.0   Greek 3 0.0
With a disability 338 10.0   Hungarian 63 0.4
     Population 21 to 64 years 9,052 100.0   Irish¹ 2,215 13.8
With a disability 2,209 24.4   Italian 751 4.7
 Percent employed 39.8 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 6,843 75.6   Norwegian 10 0.1
 Percent employed 71.9 (X)   Polish 265 1.6
     Population 65 years and over 2,346 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 1,156 49.3   Russian 41 0.3
        Scotch-Irish 215 1.3
        Scottish 160 1.0
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 30 0.2
  Population 5 years and over 15,239 100.0   Subsaharan African 47 0.3
Same house in 1995 10,272 67.4   Swedish 52 0.3
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 4,933 32.4   Swiss 15 0.1
 Same county 2,319 15.2   Ukrainian 8 0.0
 Different county 2,614 17.2   United States or American 2,718 16.9
  Same state 1,780 11.7   Welsh 96 0.6
  Different state 834 5.5   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 17 0.1
Elsewhere in 1995 34 0.2   Other ancestries 1,559 9.7
 
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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