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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Comanche 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 1,967 100.0
      enrolled in school 393 100.0   Native 1,946 98.9
Nursery school, preschool 25 6.4       Born in United States 1,935 98.4
Kindergarten 38 9.7           State of residence 1,307 66.4
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 203 51.7           Different state 628 31.9
High school (grades 9-12) 96 24.4       Born outside United States 11 0.6
College or graduate school 31 7.9   Foreign born 21 1.1
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 15 0.8
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 6 0.3
  Population 25 years and over 1,440 100.0       Not a citizen 15 0.8
Less than 9th grade 59 4.1        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 66 4.6   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 535 37.2     Total (excluding born at sea) 21 100.0
Some college, no degree 456 31.7   Europe 8 38.1
Associate degree 106 7.4   Asia 3 14.3
Bachelor's degree 146 10.1   Africa 2 9.5
Graduate or professional degree 72 5.0   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 8 38.1
Percent high school graduate or higher 91.3 (X)   Northern America 0 0.0
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 15.1 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 1,859 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 1,610 100.0   English only 1,829 98.4
Never married 235 14.6   Language other than English 30 1.6
Now married, except separated 1,033 64.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 10 0.5
Separated 12 0.7   Spanish 17 0.9
Widowed 201 12.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 8 0.4
 Female 174 10.8   Other Indo-European languages 13 0.7
Divorced 129 8.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 2 0.1
 Female 68 4.2   Asian and Pacific Island languages 0 0.0
                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 1,967 100.0
           under 18 years 6 100.0     Total ancestries reported 1,741 88.5
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 6 100.0   Arab 0 0.0
        Czech¹ 2 0.1
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 3 0.2
          Civilian population 18 years and over 1,528 100.0   Dutch 89 4.5
Civilian veterans 252 16.5   English 224 11.4
        French (except Basque)¹ 43 2.2
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 4 0.2
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 487 24.8
     Population 5 to 20 years 367 100.0   Greek 0 0.0
With a disability 19 5.2   Hungarian 0 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 967 100.0   Irish¹ 231 11.7
With a disability 128 13.2   Italian 9 0.5
 Percent employed 68.8 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 839 86.8   Norwegian 5 0.3
 Percent employed 89.0 (X)   Polish 13 0.7
     Population 65 years and over 455 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 209 45.9   Russian 30 1.5
        Scotch-Irish 71 3.6
        Scottish 28 1.4
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 1,859 100.0   Subsaharan African 0 0.0
Same house in 1995 1,122 60.4   Swedish 13 0.7
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 735 39.5   Swiss 7 0.4
 Same county 340 18.3   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 395 21.2   United States or American 207 10.5
  Same state 204 11.0   Welsh 28 1.4
  Different state 191 10.3   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 2 0.1   Other ancestries 247 12.6
 
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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