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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Atoka 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 13,879 100.0
      enrolled in school 3,231 100.0   Native 13,835 99.7
Nursery school, preschool 202 6.3       Born in United States 13,802 99.4
Kindergarten 183 5.7           State of residence 9,654 69.6
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 1,555 48.1           Different state 4,148 29.9
High school (grades 9-12) 908 28.1       Born outside United States 33 0.2
College or graduate school 383 11.9   Foreign born 44 0.3
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 2 0.0
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 27 0.2
  Population 25 years and over 9,377 100.0       Not a citizen 17 0.1
Less than 9th grade 1,109 11.8        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 1,761 18.8   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 3,742 39.9     Total (excluding born at sea) 44 100.0
Some college, no degree 1,541 16.4   Europe 16 36.4
Associate degree 277 3.0   Asia 10 22.7
Bachelor's degree 623 6.6   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 324 3.5   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 12 27.3
Percent high school graduate or higher 69.4 (X)   Northern America 6 13.6
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 10.1 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 13,070 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 11,202 100.0   English only 12,697 97.1
Never married 1,846 16.5   Language other than English 373 2.9
Now married, except separated 7,147 63.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 76 0.6
Separated 161 1.4   Spanish 177 1.4
Widowed 921 8.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 54 0.4
 Female 735 6.6   Other Indo-European languages 73 0.6
Divorced 1,127 10.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 17 0.1
 Female 576 5.1   Asian and Pacific Island languages 5 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 13,879 100.0
           under 18 years 312 100.0     Total ancestries reported 9,596 69.1
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 185 59.3   Arab 0 0.0
        Czech¹ 24 0.2
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 17 0.1
          Civilian population 18 years and over 10,580 100.0   Dutch 268 1.9
Civilian veterans 1,651 15.6   English 688 5.0
        French (except Basque)¹ 165 1.2
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 13 0.1
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 740 5.3
     Population 5 to 20 years 2,958 100.0   Greek 0 0.0
With a disability 328 11.1   Hungarian 0 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 6,619 100.0   Irish¹ 1,275 9.2
With a disability 1,707 25.8   Italian 116 0.8
 Percent employed 43.6 (X)   Lithuanian 2 0.0
No disability 4,912 74.2   Norwegian 7 0.1
 Percent employed 72.1 (X)   Polish 61 0.4
     Population 65 years and over 1,959 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 1,081 55.2   Russian 0 0.0
        Scotch-Irish 136 1.0
        Scottish 90 0.6
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 13,070 100.0   Subsaharan African 16 0.1
Same house in 1995 7,604 58.2   Swedish 57 0.4
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 5,426 41.5   Swiss 2 0.0
 Same county 2,395 18.3   Ukrainian 5 0.0
 Different county 3,031 23.2   United States or American 2,130 15.3
  Same state 1,933 14.8   Welsh 27 0.2
  Different state 1,098 8.4   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 44 0.3
Elsewhere in 1995 40 0.3   Other ancestries 3,713 26.8
 
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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