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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 15,342 100.0
      enrolled in school 3,715 100.0   Native 15,267 99.5
Nursery school, preschool 258 6.9       Born in United States 15,238 99.3
Kindergarten 208 5.6           State of residence 9,405 61.3
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 1,879 50.6           Different state 5,833 38.0
High school (grades 9-12) 875 23.6       Born outside United States 29 0.2
College or graduate school 495 13.3   Foreign born 75 0.5
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 29 0.2
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 31 0.2
  Population 25 years and over 10,210 100.0       Not a citizen 44 0.3
Less than 9th grade 1,200 11.8        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 1,963 19.2   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 3,750 36.7     Total (excluding born at sea) 75 100.0
Some college, no degree 1,947 19.1   Europe 10 13.3
Associate degree 344 3.4   Asia 20 26.7
Bachelor's degree 647 6.3   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 359 3.5   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 43 57.3
Percent high school graduate or higher 69.0 (X)   Northern America 2 2.7
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 9.9 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 14,354 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 12,104 100.0   English only 13,881 96.7
Never married 2,162 17.9   Language other than English 473 3.3
Now married, except separated 7,023 58.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 126 0.9
Separated 269 2.2   Spanish 224 1.6
Widowed 1,180 9.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 56 0.4
 Female 986 8.1   Other Indo-European languages 38 0.3
Divorced 1,470 12.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 12 0.1
 Female 880 7.3   Asian and Pacific Island languages 11 0.1
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 1 0.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 15,342 100.0
           under 18 years 396 100.0     Total ancestries reported 11,797 76.9
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 248 62.6   Arab 29 0.2
        Czech¹ 17 0.1
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 14 0.1
          Civilian population 18 years and over 11,354 100.0   Dutch 226 1.5
Civilian veterans 1,665 14.7   English 819 5.3
        French (except Basque)¹ 265 1.7
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 10 0.1
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 1,074 7.0
     Population 5 to 20 years 3,482 100.0   Greek 2 0.0
With a disability 273 7.8   Hungarian 8 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 8,166 100.0   Irish¹ 1,322 8.6
With a disability 2,176 26.6   Italian 113 0.7
 Percent employed 42.9 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 5,990 73.4   Norwegian 47 0.3
 Percent employed 69.4 (X)   Polish 66 0.4
     Population 65 years and over 2,486 100.0   Portuguese 4 0.0
With a disability 1,458 58.6   Russian 4 0.0
        Scotch-Irish 132 0.9
        Scottish 102 0.7
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 14,354 100.0   Subsaharan African 32 0.2
Same house in 1995 8,568 59.7   Swedish 39 0.3
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 5,718 39.8   Swiss 7 0.0
 Same county 3,300 23.0   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 2,418 16.8   United States or American 2,259 14.7
  Same state 1,213 8.5   Welsh 21 0.1
  Different state 1,205 8.4   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 54 0.4
Elsewhere in 1995 68 0.5   Other ancestries 5,131 33.4
 
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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