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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Wheeler 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 886 100.0
      enrolled in school 236 100.0   Native 886 100.0
Nursery school, preschool 14 5.9       Born in United States 886 100.0
Kindergarten 9 3.8           State of residence 786 88.7
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 123 52.1           Different state 100 11.3
High school (grades 9-12) 73 30.9       Born outside United States 0 0.0
College or graduate school 17 7.2   Foreign born 0 0.0
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 0 0.0
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 0 0.0
  Population 25 years and over 577 100.0       Not a citizen 0 0.0
Less than 9th grade 29 5.0        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 24 4.2   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 215 37.3     Total (excluding born at sea) 0 N/A
Some college, no degree 186 32.2   Europe 0 N/A
Associate degree 37 6.4   Asia 0 N/A
Bachelor's degree 66 11.4   Africa 0 N/A
Graduate or professional degree 20 3.5   Oceania 0 N/A
        Latin America 0 N/A
Percent high school graduate or higher 90.8 (X)   Northern America 0 N/A
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 14.9 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 827 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 682 100.0   English only 810 97.9
Never married 123 18.0   Language other than English 17 2.1
Now married, except separated 444 65.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 11 1.3
Separated 0 0.0   Spanish 16 1.9
Widowed 54 7.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 11 1.3
 Female 46 6.7   Other Indo-European languages 1 0.1
Divorced 61 8.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 0 0.0
 Female 24 3.5   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 886 100.0
           under 18 years 0 N/A     Total ancestries reported 929 104.9
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 0 N/A   Arab 0 0.0
        Czech¹ 49 5.5
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 10 1.1
          Civilian population 18 years and over 630 100.0   Dutch 11 1.2
Civilian veterans 103 16.3   English 92 10.4
        French (except Basque)¹ 11 1.2
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 2 0.2
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 355 40.1
     Population 5 to 20 years 228 100.0   Greek 0 0.0
With a disability 6 2.6   Hungarian 0 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 449 100.0   Irish¹ 161 18.2
With a disability 38 8.5   Italian 0 0.0
 Percent employed 71.1 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 411 91.5   Norwegian 10 1.1
 Percent employed 84.4 (X)   Polish 33 3.7
     Population 65 years and over 150 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 49 32.7   Russian 0 0.0
        Scotch-Irish 8 0.9
        Scottish 26 2.9
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 827 100.0   Subsaharan African 0 0.0
Same house in 1995 639 77.3   Swedish 59 6.7
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 188 22.7   Swiss 17 1.9
 Same county 53 6.4   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 135 16.3   United States or American 45 5.1
  Same state 109 13.2   Welsh 2 0.2
  Different state 26 3.1   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 0 0.0   Other ancestries 38 4.3
 
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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