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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Edwards 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 3,449 100.0
      enrolled in school 836 100.0   Native 3,219 93.3
Nursery school, preschool 42 5.0       Born in United States 3,212 93.1
Kindergarten 62 7.4           State of residence 2,625 76.1
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 387 46.3           Different state 587 17.0
High school (grades 9-12) 227 27.2       Born outside United States 7 0.2
College or graduate school 118 14.1   Foreign born 230 6.7
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 143 4.1
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 36 1.0
  Population 25 years and over 2,378 100.0       Not a citizen 194 5.6
Less than 9th grade 208 8.7        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 239 10.1   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 769 32.3     Total (excluding born at sea) 230 100.0
Some college, no degree 675 28.4   Europe 17 7.4
Associate degree 100 4.2   Asia 11 4.8
Bachelor's degree 307 12.9   Africa 24 10.4
Graduate or professional degree 80 3.4   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 176 76.5
Percent high school graduate or higher 81.2 (X)   Northern America 2 0.9
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 16.3 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 3,254 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 2,765 100.0   English only 2,929 90.0
Never married 496 17.9   Language other than English 325 10.0
Now married, except separated 1,737 62.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 157 4.8
Separated 29 1.0   Spanish 246 7.6
Widowed 274 9.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 120 3.7
 Female 211 7.6   Other Indo-European languages 58 1.8
Divorced 229 8.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 26 0.8
 Female 111 4.0   Asian and Pacific Island languages 21 0.6
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 11 0.3
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 3,449 100.0
           under 18 years 16 100.0     Total ancestries reported 3,157 91.5
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 13 81.3   Arab 2 0.1
        Czech¹ 24 0.7
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 27 0.8
          Civilian population 18 years and over 2,602 100.0   Dutch 58 1.7
Civilian veterans 354 13.6   English 336 9.7
        French (except Basque)¹ 104 3.0
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 18 0.5
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 1,037 30.1
     Population 5 to 20 years 774 100.0   Greek 0 0.0
With a disability 46 5.9   Hungarian 2 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 1,720 100.0   Irish¹ 289 8.4
With a disability 286 16.6   Italian 55 1.6
 Percent employed 65.7 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 1,434 83.4   Norwegian 20 0.6
 Percent employed 83.1 (X)   Polish 29 0.8
     Population 65 years and over 700 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 312 44.6   Russian 22 0.6
        Scotch-Irish 68 2.0
        Scottish 53 1.5
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 3,254 100.0   Subsaharan African 24 0.7
Same house in 1995 2,150 66.1   Swedish 70 2.0
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 1,044 32.1   Swiss 22 0.6
 Same county 521 16.0   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 523 16.1   United States or American 349 10.1
  Same state 352 10.8   Welsh 12 0.3
  Different state 171 5.3   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 3 0.1
Elsewhere in 1995 60 1.8   Other ancestries 533 15.5
 
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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