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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 8,815 100.0
      enrolled in school 2,199 100.0   Native 8,728 99.0
Nursery school, preschool 138 6.3       Born in United States 8,702 98.7
Kindergarten 171 7.8           State of residence 7,739 87.8
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 1,070 48.7           Different state 963 10.9
High school (grades 9-12) 564 25.6       Born outside United States 26 0.3
College or graduate school 256 11.6   Foreign born 87 1.0
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 49 0.6
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 28 0.3
  Population 25 years and over 5,594 100.0       Not a citizen 59 0.7
Less than 9th grade 840 15.0        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 1,198 21.4   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 2,179 39.0     Total (excluding born at sea) 87 100.0
Some college, no degree 742 13.3   Europe 0 0.0
Associate degree 159 2.8   Asia 6 6.9
Bachelor's degree 329 5.9   Africa 18 20.7
Graduate or professional degree 147 2.6   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 61 70.1
Percent high school graduate or higher 63.6 (X)   Northern America 2 2.3
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 8.5 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 8,188 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 6,868 100.0   English only 7,982 97.5
Never married 1,901 27.7   Language other than English 206 2.5
Now married, except separated 3,270 47.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 78 1.0
Separated 297 4.3   Spanish 168 2.1
Widowed 690 10.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 63 0.8
 Female 580 8.4   Other Indo-European languages 24 0.3
Divorced 710 10.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 3 0.0
 Female 316 4.6   Asian and Pacific Island languages 9 0.1
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 7 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 8,815 100.0
           under 18 years 287 100.0     Total ancestries reported 6,621 75.1
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 150 52.3   Arab 0 0.0
        Czech¹ 8 0.1
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 2 0.0
          Civilian population 18 years and over 6,421 100.0   Dutch 19 0.2
Civilian veterans 691 10.8   English 566 6.4
        French (except Basque)¹ 42 0.5
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 7 0.1
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 197 2.2
     Population 5 to 20 years 2,095 100.0   Greek 9 0.1
With a disability 230 11.0   Hungarian 12 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 4,638 100.0   Irish¹ 403 4.6
With a disability 1,198 25.8   Italian 51 0.6
 Percent employed 45.2 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 3,440 74.2   Norwegian 6 0.1
 Percent employed 64.2 (X)   Polish 37 0.4
     Population 65 years and over 1,112 100.0   Portuguese 3 0.0
With a disability 600 54.0   Russian 0 0.0
        Scotch-Irish 81 0.9
        Scottish 52 0.6
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 8,188 100.0   Subsaharan African 31 0.4
Same house in 1995 5,483 67.0   Swedish 0 0.0
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 2,662 32.5   Swiss 0 0.0
 Same county 1,560 19.1   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 1,102 13.5   United States or American 1,317 14.9
  Same state 835 10.2   Welsh 22 0.2
  Different state 267 3.3   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 9 0.1
Elsewhere in 1995 43 0.5   Other ancestries 3,747 42.5
 
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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