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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Liberty 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 61,610 100.0
      enrolled in school 17,177 100.0   Native 58,118 94.3
Nursery school, preschool 1,491 8.7       Born in United States 54,306 88.1
Kindergarten 1,162 6.8           State of residence 20,235 32.8
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 8,502 49.5           Different state 34,071 55.3
High school (grades 9-12) 3,418 19.9       Born outside United States 3,812 6.2
College or graduate school 2,604 15.2   Foreign born 3,492 5.7
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 1,613 2.6
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 1,404 2.3
  Population 25 years and over 30,797 100.0       Not a citizen 2,088 3.4
Less than 9th grade 1,039 3.4        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 3,035 9.9   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 10,545 34.2     Total (excluding born at sea) 3,492 100.0
Some college, no degree 9,449 30.7   Europe 892 25.5
Associate degree 2,260 7.3   Asia 825 23.6
Bachelor's degree 2,958 9.6   Africa 121 3.5
Graduate or professional degree 1,511 4.9   Oceania 59 1.7
        Latin America 1,512 43.3
Percent high school graduate or higher 86.8 (X)   Northern America 83 2.4
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 14.5 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 55,210 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 44,501 100.0   English only 48,106 87.1
Never married 12,626 28.4   Language other than English 7,104 12.9
Now married, except separated 25,806 58.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 2,183 4.0
Separated 1,064 2.4   Spanish 3,909 7.1
Widowed 1,301 2.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,216 2.2
 Female 1,066 2.4   Other Indo-European languages 2,041 3.7
Divorced 3,704 8.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 432 0.8
 Female 2,122 4.8   Asian and Pacific Island languages 1,022 1.9
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 507 0.9
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 61,610 100.0
           under 18 years 1,183 100.0     Total ancestries reported 59,962 97.3
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 731 61.8   Arab 79 0.1
        Czech¹ 86 0.1
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 194 0.3
          Civilian population 18 years and over 29,770 100.0   Dutch 492 0.8
Civilian veterans 7,622 25.6   English 2,682 4.4
        French (except Basque)¹ 1,062 1.7
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 225 0.4
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 5,154 8.4
     Population 5 to 20 years 15,437 100.0   Greek 87 0.1
With a disability 1,225 7.9   Hungarian 58 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 25,101 100.0   Irish¹ 3,958 6.4
With a disability 4,808 19.2   Italian 1,322 2.1
 Percent employed 54.5 (X)   Lithuanian 70 0.1
No disability 20,293 80.8   Norwegian 288 0.5
 Percent employed 64.9 (X)   Polish 648 1.1
     Population 65 years and over 2,331 100.0   Portuguese 49 0.1
With a disability 1,266 54.3   Russian 37 0.1
        Scotch-Irish 706 1.1
        Scottish 710 1.2
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 20 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 55,210 100.0   Subsaharan African 653 1.1
Same house in 1995 18,027 32.7   Swedish 298 0.5
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 32,503 58.9   Swiss 14 0.0
 Same county 7,595 13.8   Ukrainian 91 0.1
 Different county 24,908 45.1   United States or American 6,269 10.2
  Same state 4,675 8.5   Welsh 189 0.3
  Different state 20,233 36.6   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 680 1.1
Elsewhere in 1995 4,680 8.5   Other ancestries 33,841 54.9
 
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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