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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Sabine Parish
[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 23,459 100.0
      enrolled in school 5,663 100.0   Native 23,232 99.0
Nursery school, preschool 273 4.8       Born in United States 23,136 98.6
Kindergarten 339 6.0           State of residence 18,817 80.2
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 2,992 52.8           Different state 4,319 18.4
High school (grades 9-12) 1,354 23.9       Born outside United States 96 0.4
College or graduate school 705 12.4   Foreign born 227 1.0
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 117 0.5
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 89 0.4
  Population 25 years and over 15,388 100.0       Not a citizen 138 0.6
Less than 9th grade 1,638 10.6        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 2,848 18.5   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 6,300 40.9     Total (excluding born at sea) 227 100.0
Some college, no degree 2,517 16.4   Europe 19 8.4
Associate degree 378 2.5   Asia 73 32.2
Bachelor's degree 1,067 6.9   Africa 1 0.4
Graduate or professional degree 640 4.2   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 122 53.7
Percent high school graduate or higher 70.8 (X)   Northern America 12 5.3
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 11.1 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 21,920 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 18,443 100.0   English only 21,289 97.1
Never married 3,663 19.9   Language other than English 631 2.9
Now married, except separated 11,036 59.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 199 0.9
Separated 384 2.1   Spanish 323 1.5
Widowed 1,690 9.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 112 0.5
 Female 1,296 7.0   Other Indo-European languages 257 1.2
Divorced 1,670 9.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 47 0.2
 Female 883 4.8   Asian and Pacific Island languages 44 0.2
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 33 0.2
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 23,459 100.0
           under 18 years 517 100.0     Total ancestries reported 19,073 81.3
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 332 64.2   Arab 46 0.2
        Czech¹ 28 0.1
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 5 0.0
          Civilian population 18 years and over 17,311 100.0   Dutch 295 1.3
Civilian veterans 2,551 14.7   English 1,484 6.3
        French (except Basque)¹ 1,013 4.3
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 284 1.2
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 1,114 4.7
     Population 5 to 20 years 5,560 100.0   Greek 19 0.1
With a disability 415 7.5   Hungarian 0 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 12,363 100.0   Irish¹ 2,216 9.4
With a disability 3,069 24.8   Italian 252 1.1
 Percent employed 44.8 (X)   Lithuanian 4 0.0
No disability 9,294 75.2   Norwegian 28 0.1
 Percent employed 67.0 (X)   Polish 88 0.4
     Population 65 years and over 3,612 100.0   Portuguese 8 0.0
With a disability 1,894 52.4   Russian 0 0.0
        Scotch-Irish 333 1.4
        Scottish 162 0.7
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 21,920 100.0   Subsaharan African 139 0.6
Same house in 1995 14,006 63.9   Swedish 15 0.1
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 7,788 35.5   Swiss 13 0.1
 Same county 4,777 21.8   Ukrainian 3 0.0
 Different county 3,011 13.7   United States or American 3,418 14.6
  Same state 1,773 8.1   Welsh 63 0.3
  Different state 1,238 5.6   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 126 0.6   Other ancestries 8,043 34.3
 
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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