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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 6,958 100.0
      enrolled in school 1,605 100.0   Native 6,816 98.0
Nursery school, preschool 79 4.9       Born in United States 6,801 97.7
Kindergarten 100 6.2           State of residence 4,669 67.1
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 797 49.7           Different state 2,132 30.6
High school (grades 9-12) 435 27.1       Born outside United States 15 0.2
College or graduate school 194 12.1   Foreign born 142 2.0
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 71 1.0
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 43 0.6
  Population 25 years and over 4,766 100.0       Not a citizen 99 1.4
Less than 9th grade 368 7.7        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 428 9.0   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 2,221 46.6     Total (excluding born at sea) 142 100.0
Some college, no degree 896 18.8   Europe 1 0.7
Associate degree 282 5.9   Asia 14 9.9
Bachelor's degree 397 8.3   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 174 3.7   Oceania 2 1.4
        Latin America 123 86.6
Percent high school graduate or higher 83.3 (X)   Northern America 2 1.4
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 12.0 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 6,576 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 5,622 100.0   English only 6,272 95.4
Never married 1,031 18.3   Language other than English 304 4.6
Now married, except separated 3,518 62.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 118 1.8
Separated 53 0.9   Spanish 273 4.2
Widowed 563 10.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 115 1.7
 Female 474 8.4   Other Indo-European languages 20 0.3
Divorced 457 8.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 0 0.0
 Female 236 4.2   Asian and Pacific Island languages 6 0.1
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 2 0.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 6,958 100.0
           under 18 years 62 100.0     Total ancestries reported 6,315 90.8
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 33 53.2   Arab 0 0.0
        Czech¹ 54 0.8
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 97 1.4
          Civilian population 18 years and over 5,289 100.0   Dutch 164 2.4
Civilian veterans 776 14.7   English 1,037 14.9
        French (except Basque)¹ 189 2.7
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 12 0.2
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 1,749 25.1
     Population 5 to 20 years 1,555 100.0   Greek 0 0.0
With a disability 69 4.4   Hungarian 0 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 3,462 100.0   Irish¹ 911 13.1
With a disability 643 18.6   Italian 40 0.6
 Percent employed 56.1 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 2,819 81.4   Norwegian 98 1.4
 Percent employed 84.9 (X)   Polish 22 0.3
     Population 65 years and over 1,432 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 637 44.5   Russian 7 0.1
        Scotch-Irish 159 2.3
        Scottish 144 2.1
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 6,576 100.0   Subsaharan African 0 0.0
Same house in 1995 4,167 63.4   Swedish 306 4.4
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 2,356 35.8   Swiss 13 0.2
 Same county 1,238 18.8   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 1,118 17.0   United States or American 542 7.8
  Same state 526 8.0   Welsh 70 1.0
  Different state 592 9.0   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 53 0.8   Other ancestries 701 10.1
 
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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