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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Tyler 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 9,592 100.0
      enrolled in school 2,073 100.0   Native 9,565 99.7
Nursery school, preschool 107 5.2       Born in United States 9,535 99.4
Kindergarten 116 5.6           State of residence 7,936 82.7
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 1,059 51.1           Different state 1,599 16.7
High school (grades 9-12) 546 26.3       Born outside United States 30 0.3
College or graduate school 245 11.8   Foreign born 27 0.3
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 8 0.1
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 15 0.2
  Population 25 years and over 6,749 100.0       Not a citizen 12 0.1
Less than 9th grade 636 9.4        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 1,027 15.2   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 3,019 44.7     Total (excluding born at sea) 27 100.0
Some college, no degree 1,203 17.8   Europe 12 44.4
Associate degree 290 4.3   Asia 9 33.3
Bachelor's degree 366 5.4   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 208 3.1   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 0 0.0
Percent high school graduate or higher 75.4 (X)   Northern America 6 22.2
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 8.5 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 9,092 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 7,796 100.0   English only 8,972 98.7
Never married 1,374 17.6   Language other than English 120 1.3
Now married, except separated 4,955 63.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 25 0.3
Separated 95 1.2   Spanish 77 0.8
Widowed 683 8.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 21 0.2
 Female 542 7.0   Other Indo-European languages 34 0.4
Divorced 689 8.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 4 0.0
 Female 359 4.6   Asian and Pacific Island languages 9 0.1
                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 9,592 100.0
           under 18 years 156 100.0     Total ancestries reported 7,688 80.2
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 94 60.3   Arab 15 0.2
        Czech¹ 2 0.0
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 14 0.1
          Civilian population 18 years and over 7,367 100.0   Dutch 255 2.7
Civilian veterans 1,193 16.2   English 1,078 11.2
        French (except Basque)¹ 81 0.8
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 6 0.1
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 1,663 17.3
     Population 5 to 20 years 2,007 100.0   Greek 40 0.4
With a disability 170 8.5   Hungarian 9 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 5,478 100.0   Irish¹ 1,101 11.5
With a disability 1,273 23.2   Italian 193 2.0
 Percent employed 44.8 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 4,205 76.8   Norwegian 32 0.3
 Percent employed 63.5 (X)   Polish 90 0.9
     Population 65 years and over 1,515 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 693 45.7   Russian 25 0.3
        Scotch-Irish 230 2.4
        Scottish 117 1.2
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 6 0.1
  Population 5 years and over 9,092 100.0   Subsaharan African 0 0.0
Same house in 1995 6,058 66.6   Swedish 33 0.3
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 3,003 33.0   Swiss 62 0.6
 Same county 1,456 16.0   Ukrainian 5 0.1
 Different county 1,547 17.0   United States or American 1,682 17.5
  Same state 987 10.9   Welsh 96 1.0
  Different state 560 6.2   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 31 0.3   Other ancestries 853 8.9
 
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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