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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Comanche 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 114,996 100.0
      enrolled in school 32,582 100.0   Native 108,805 94.6
Nursery school, preschool 2,351 7.2       Born in United States 103,376 89.9
Kindergarten 1,895 5.8           State of residence 49,090 42.7
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 14,496 44.5           Different state 54,286 47.2
High school (grades 9-12) 6,711 20.6       Born outside United States 5,429 4.7
College or graduate school 7,129 21.9   Foreign born 6,191 5.4
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 1,611 1.4
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 3,586 3.1
  Population 25 years and over 67,220 100.0       Not a citizen 2,605 2.3
Less than 9th grade 2,766 4.1        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 7,214 10.7   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 21,176 31.5     Total (excluding born at sea) 6,191 100.0
Some college, no degree 19,474 29.0   Europe 2,290 37.0
Associate degree 3,744 5.6   Asia 1,899 30.7
Bachelor's degree 8,762 13.0   Africa 158 2.6
Graduate or professional degree 4,084 6.1   Oceania 62 1.0
        Latin America 1,621 26.2
Percent high school graduate or higher 85.2 (X)   Northern America 161 2.6
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 19.1 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 106,069 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 88,418 100.0   English only 94,113 88.7
Never married 22,615 25.6   Language other than English 11,956 11.3
Now married, except separated 48,683 55.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 3,623 3.4
Separated 2,074 2.3   Spanish 5,887 5.6
Widowed 4,893 5.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,926 1.8
 Female 3,964 4.5   Other Indo-European languages 3,249 3.1
Divorced 10,153 11.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 687 0.6
 Female 5,435 6.1   Asian and Pacific Island languages 2,145 2.0
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 933 0.9
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 114,996 100.0
           under 18 years 2,152 100.0     Total ancestries reported 106,533 92.6
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 1,305 60.6   Arab 165 0.1
        Czech¹ 414 0.4
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 225 0.2
          Civilian population 18 years and over 70,796 100.0   Dutch 1,361 1.2
Civilian veterans 16,292 23.0   English 7,551 6.6
        French (except Basque)¹ 2,568 2.2
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 463 0.4
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 15,209 13.2
     Population 5 to 20 years 26,914 100.0   Greek 102 0.1
With a disability 2,230 8.3   Hungarian 253 0.2
     Population 21 to 64 years 52,790 100.0   Irish¹ 10,374 9.0
With a disability 10,525 19.9   Italian 2,414 2.1
 Percent employed 52.5 (X)   Lithuanian 78 0.1
No disability 42,265 80.1   Norwegian 742 0.6
 Percent employed 72.1 (X)   Polish 1,158 1.0
     Population 65 years and over 10,579 100.0   Portuguese 227 0.2
With a disability 4,937 46.7   Russian 347 0.3
        Scotch-Irish 1,620 1.4
        Scottish 1,641 1.4
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 65 0.1
  Population 5 years and over 106,069 100.0   Subsaharan African 865 0.8
Same house in 1995 45,211 42.6   Swedish 712 0.6
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 56,761 53.5   Swiss 113 0.1
 Same county 25,692 24.2   Ukrainian 55 0.0
 Different county 31,069 29.3   United States or American 11,272 9.8
  Same state 6,704 6.3   Welsh 493 0.4
  Different state 24,365 23.0   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 751 0.7
Elsewhere in 1995 4,097 3.9   Other ancestries 45,295 39.4
 
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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