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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Dooly 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 11,525 100.0
      enrolled in school 3,117 100.0   Native 11,351 98.5
Nursery school, preschool 220 7.1       Born in United States 11,339 98.4
Kindergarten 208 6.7           State of residence 10,011 86.9
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 1,367 43.9           Different state 1,328 11.5
High school (grades 9-12) 938 30.1       Born outside United States 12 0.1
College or graduate school 384 12.3   Foreign born 174 1.5
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 129 1.1
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 35 0.3
  Population 25 years and over 7,309 100.0       Not a citizen 139 1.2
Less than 9th grade 838 11.5        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 1,467 20.1   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 2,765 37.8     Total (excluding born at sea) 174 100.0
Some college, no degree 1,213 16.6   Europe 8 4.6
Associate degree 322 4.4   Asia 38 21.8
Bachelor's degree 415 5.7   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 289 4.0   Oceania 2 1.1
        Latin America 124 71.3
Percent high school graduate or higher 68.5 (X)   Northern America 2 1.1
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 9.6 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 10,764 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 9,120 100.0   English only 10,254 95.3
Never married 2,691 29.5   Language other than English 510 4.7
Now married, except separated 4,369 47.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 198 1.8
Separated 311 3.4   Spanish 379 3.5
Widowed 749 8.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 128 1.2
 Female 631 6.9   Other Indo-European languages 70 0.7
Divorced 1,000 11.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 14 0.1
 Female 430 4.7   Asian and Pacific Island languages 61 0.6
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 56 0.5
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 11,525 100.0
           under 18 years 347 100.0     Total ancestries reported 8,900 77.2
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 203 58.5   Arab 0 0.0
        Czech¹ 8 0.1
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 0 0.0
          Civilian population 18 years and over 8,568 100.0   Dutch 37 0.3
Civilian veterans 985 11.5   English 479 4.2
        French (except Basque)¹ 31 0.3
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 2 0.0
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 203 1.8
     Population 5 to 20 years 2,640 100.0   Greek 0 0.0
With a disability 235 8.9   Hungarian 2 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 5,580 100.0   Irish¹ 408 3.5
With a disability 1,526 27.3   Italian 44 0.4
 Percent employed 54.1 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 4,054 72.7   Norwegian 10 0.1
 Percent employed 75.7 (X)   Polish 4 0.0
     Population 65 years and over 1,254 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 647 51.6   Russian 0 0.0
        Scotch-Irish 48 0.4
        Scottish 76 0.7
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 10,764 100.0   Subsaharan African 123 1.1
Same house in 1995 6,213 57.7   Swedish 3 0.0
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 4,383 40.7   Swiss 3 0.0
 Same county 2,120 19.7   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 2,263 21.0   United States or American 1,631 14.2
  Same state 2,005 18.6   Welsh 2 0.0
  Different state 258 2.4   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 168 1.6   Other ancestries 5,786 50.2
 
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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