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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Choctaw 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 9,758 100.0
      enrolled in school 2,513 100.0   Native 9,724 99.7
Nursery school, preschool 146 5.8       Born in United States 9,691 99.3
Kindergarten 94 3.7           State of residence 8,358 85.7
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 1,335 53.1           Different state 1,333 13.7
High school (grades 9-12) 662 26.3       Born outside United States 33 0.3
College or graduate school 276 11.0   Foreign born 34 0.3
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 22 0.2
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 16 0.2
  Population 25 years and over 6,171 100.0       Not a citizen 18 0.2
Less than 9th grade 786 12.7        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 1,370 22.2   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 2,015 32.7     Total (excluding born at sea) 34 100.0
Some college, no degree 1,086 17.6   Europe 13 38.2
Associate degree 222 3.6   Asia 0 0.0
Bachelor's degree 452 7.3   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 240 3.9   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 21 61.8
Percent high school graduate or higher 65.1 (X)   Northern America 0 0.0
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 11.2 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 9,093 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 7,594 100.0   English only 8,893 97.8
Never married 1,785 23.5   Language other than English 200 2.2
Now married, except separated 4,297 56.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 85 0.9
Separated 208 2.7   Spanish 128 1.4
Widowed 712 9.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 54 0.6
 Female 594 7.8   Other Indo-European languages 68 0.7
Divorced 592 7.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 29 0.3
 Female 309 4.1   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 9,758 100.0
           under 18 years 299 100.0     Total ancestries reported 6,746 69.1
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 162 54.2   Arab 0 0.0
        Czech¹ 3 0.0
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 4 0.0
          Civilian population 18 years and over 7,042 100.0   Dutch 41 0.4
Civilian veterans 863 12.3   English 500 5.1
        French (except Basque)¹ 92 0.9
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 31 0.3
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 366 3.8
     Population 5 to 20 years 2,497 100.0   Greek 0 0.0
With a disability 248 9.9   Hungarian 0 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 5,131 100.0   Irish¹ 959 9.8
With a disability 1,497 29.2   Italian 38 0.4
 Percent employed 37.1 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 3,634 70.8   Norwegian 10 0.1
 Percent employed 73.1 (X)   Polish 35 0.4
     Population 65 years and over 1,366 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 775 56.7   Russian 0 0.0
        Scotch-Irish 222 2.3
        Scottish 116 1.2
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 9,093 100.0   Subsaharan African 63 0.6
Same house in 1995 6,300 69.3   Swedish 13 0.1
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 2,733 30.1   Swiss 2 0.0
 Same county 1,479 16.3   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 1,254 13.8   United States or American 1,106 11.3
  Same state 839 9.2   Welsh 6 0.1
  Different state 415 4.6   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 60 0.7   Other ancestries 3,139 32.2
 
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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