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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Richardson 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 9,531 100.0
      enrolled in school 2,298 100.0   Native 9,413 98.8
Nursery school, preschool 162 7.0       Born in United States 9,372 98.3
Kindergarten 121 5.3           State of residence 6,808 71.4
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 1,161 50.5           Different state 2,564 26.9
High school (grades 9-12) 645 28.1       Born outside United States 41 0.4
College or graduate school 209 9.1   Foreign born 118 1.2
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 73 0.8
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 65 0.7
  Population 25 years and over 6,543 100.0       Not a citizen 53 0.6
Less than 9th grade 456 7.0        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 733 11.2   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 2,745 42.0     Total (excluding born at sea) 118 100.0
Some college, no degree 1,377 21.0   Europe 17 14.4
Associate degree 343 5.2   Asia 83 70.3
Bachelor's degree 648 9.9   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 241 3.7   Oceania 4 3.4
        Latin America 4 3.4
Percent high school graduate or higher 81.8 (X)   Northern America 10 8.5
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 13.6 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 9,054 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 7,641 100.0   English only 8,760 96.8
Never married 1,399 18.3   Language other than English 294 3.2
Now married, except separated 4,448 58.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 57 0.6
Separated 90 1.2   Spanish 115 1.3
Widowed 871 11.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 11 0.1
 Female 723 9.5   Other Indo-European languages 154 1.7
Divorced 833 10.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 41 0.5
 Female 436 5.7   Asian and Pacific Island languages 23 0.3
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 5 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 9,531 100.0
           under 18 years 83 100.0     Total ancestries reported 9,875 103.6
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 38 45.8   Arab 0 0.0
        Czech¹ 268 2.8
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 61 0.6
          Civilian population 18 years and over 7,105 100.0   Dutch 226 2.4
Civilian veterans 1,146 16.1   English 893 9.4
        French (except Basque)¹ 394 4.1
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 59 0.6
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 4,099 43.0
     Population 5 to 20 years 2,223 100.0   Greek 8 0.1
With a disability 131 5.9   Hungarian 0 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 4,765 100.0   Irish¹ 1,213 12.7
With a disability 761 16.0   Italian 81 0.8
 Percent employed 52.4 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 4,004 84.0   Norwegian 83 0.9
 Percent employed 83.7 (X)   Polish 87 0.9
     Population 65 years and over 1,860 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 765 41.1   Russian 19 0.2
        Scotch-Irish 179 1.9
        Scottish 137 1.4
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 9,054 100.0   Subsaharan African 1 0.0
Same house in 1995 5,713 63.1   Swedish 125 1.3
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 3,340 36.9   Swiss 215 2.3
 Same county 2,181 24.1   Ukrainian 1 0.0
 Different county 1,159 12.8   United States or American 701 7.4
  Same state 466 5.1   Welsh 87 0.9
  Different state 693 7.7   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 24 0.3
Elsewhere in 1995 1 0.0   Other ancestries 914 9.6
 
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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