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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Dallas 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 9,210 100.0
      enrolled in school 2,357 100.0   Native 9,129 99.1
Nursery school, preschool 130 5.5       Born in United States 9,129 99.1
Kindergarten 106 4.5           State of residence 7,703 83.6
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 1,221 51.8           Different state 1,426 15.5
High school (grades 9-12) 688 29.2       Born outside United States 0 0.0
College or graduate school 212 9.0   Foreign born 81 0.9
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 57 0.6
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 14 0.2
  Population 25 years and over 5,989 100.0       Not a citizen 67 0.7
Less than 9th grade 800 13.4        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 1,186 19.8   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 2,464 41.1     Total (excluding born at sea) 81 100.0
Some college, no degree 784 13.1   Europe 0 0.0
Associate degree 179 3.0   Asia 0 0.0
Bachelor's degree 470 7.8   Africa 11 13.6
Graduate or professional degree 106 1.8   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 70 86.4
Percent high school graduate or higher 66.8 (X)   Northern America 0 0.0
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 9.6 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 8,746 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 7,302 100.0   English only 8,441 96.5
Never married 1,672 22.9   Language other than English 305 3.5
Now married, except separated 4,041 55.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 85 1.0
Separated 214 2.9   Spanish 251 2.9
Widowed 667 9.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 85 1.0
 Female 576 7.9   Other Indo-European languages 40 0.5
Divorced 708 9.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 0 0.0
 Female 310 4.2   Asian and Pacific Island languages 14 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 9,210 100.0
           under 18 years 342 100.0     Total ancestries reported 6,788 73.7
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 204 59.6   Arab 34 0.4
        Czech¹ 0 0.0
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 6 0.1
          Civilian population 18 years and over 6,802 100.0   Dutch 20 0.2
Civilian veterans 806 11.8   English 418 4.5
        French (except Basque)¹ 42 0.5
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 0 0.0
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 179 1.9
     Population 5 to 20 years 2,356 100.0   Greek 0 0.0
With a disability 346 14.7   Hungarian 0 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 4,750 100.0   Irish¹ 522 5.7
With a disability 1,317 27.7   Italian 60 0.7
 Percent employed 47.2 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 3,433 72.3   Norwegian 24 0.3
 Percent employed 76.2 (X)   Polish 2 0.0
     Population 65 years and over 1,328 100.0   Portuguese 4 0.0
With a disability 770 58.0   Russian 0 0.0
        Scotch-Irish 91 1.0
        Scottish 35 0.4
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 8,746 100.0   Subsaharan African 16 0.2
Same house in 1995 5,348 61.1   Swedish 19 0.2
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 3,375 38.6   Swiss 0 0.0
 Same county 1,806 20.6   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 1,569 17.9   United States or American 1,427 15.5
  Same state 1,061 12.1   Welsh 16 0.2
  Different state 508 5.8   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 23 0.3   Other ancestries 3,873 42.1
 
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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