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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 19,680 100.0
      enrolled in school 5,003 100.0   Native 19,509 99.1
Nursery school, preschool 272 5.4       Born in United States 19,455 98.9
Kindergarten 245 4.9           State of residence 16,584 84.3
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 2,596 51.9           Different state 2,871 14.6
High school (grades 9-12) 1,512 30.2       Born outside United States 54 0.3
College or graduate school 378 7.6   Foreign born 171 0.9
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 77 0.4
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 95 0.5
  Population 25 years and over 12,872 100.0       Not a citizen 76 0.4
Less than 9th grade 1,308 10.2        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 1,484 11.5   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 5,713 44.4     Total (excluding born at sea) 171 100.0
Some college, no degree 2,097 16.3   Europe 49 28.7
Associate degree 852 6.6   Asia 32 18.7
Bachelor's degree 1,007 7.8   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 411 3.2   Oceania 2 1.2
        Latin America 57 33.3
Percent high school graduate or higher 78.3 (X)   Northern America 31 18.1
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 11.0 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 18,558 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 15,457 100.0   English only 17,778 95.8
Never married 3,715 24.0   Language other than English 780 4.2
Now married, except separated 9,431 61.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 313 1.7
Separated 109 0.7   Spanish 212 1.1
Widowed 1,003 6.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 87 0.5
 Female 805 5.2   Other Indo-European languages 522 2.8
Divorced 1,199 7.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 196 1.1
 Female 567 3.7   Asian and Pacific Island languages 31 0.2
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 21 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 19,680 100.0
           under 18 years 149 100.0     Total ancestries reported 22,921 116.5
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 73 49.0   Arab 4 0.0
        Czech¹ 635 3.2
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 215 1.1
          Civilian population 18 years and over 14,342 100.0   Dutch 229 1.2
Civilian veterans 1,790 12.5   English 748 3.8
        French (except Basque)¹ 608 3.1
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 220 1.1
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 11,056 56.2
     Population 5 to 20 years 4,884 100.0   Greek 16 0.1
With a disability 273 5.6   Hungarian 41 0.2
     Population 21 to 64 years 10,675 100.0   Irish¹ 1,434 7.3
With a disability 1,652 15.5   Italian 217 1.1
 Percent employed 61.0 (X)   Lithuanian 27 0.1
No disability 9,023 84.5   Norwegian 1,424 7.2
 Percent employed 84.7 (X)   Polish 2,299 11.7
     Population 65 years and over 2,810 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 1,091 38.8   Russian 99 0.5
        Scotch-Irish 153 0.8
        Scottish 71 0.4
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 92 0.5
  Population 5 years and over 18,558 100.0   Subsaharan African 0 0.0
Same house in 1995 12,533 67.5   Swedish 654 3.3
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 5,953 32.1   Swiss 284 1.4
 Same county 3,556 19.2   Ukrainian 76 0.4
 Different county 2,397 12.9   United States or American 866 4.4
  Same state 1,805 9.7   Welsh 37 0.2
  Different state 592 3.2   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 4 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 72 0.4   Other ancestries 1,412 7.2
 
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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