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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Stephens 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 43,182 100.0
      enrolled in school 10,155 100.0   Native 42,405 98.2
Nursery school, preschool 586 5.8       Born in United States 42,206 97.7
Kindergarten 553 5.4           State of residence 29,995 69.5
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 4,995 49.2           Different state 12,211 28.3
High school (grades 9-12) 2,791 27.5       Born outside United States 199 0.5
College or graduate school 1,230 12.1   Foreign born 777 1.8
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 194 0.4
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 343 0.8
  Population 25 years and over 29,111 100.0       Not a citizen 434 1.0
Less than 9th grade 1,866 6.4        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 4,838 16.6   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 10,858 37.3     Total (excluding born at sea) 777 100.0
Some college, no degree 5,803 19.9   Europe 136 17.5
Associate degree 913 3.1   Asia 19 2.4
Bachelor's degree 3,467 11.9   Africa 17 2.2
Graduate or professional degree 1,366 4.7   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 537 69.1
Percent high school graduate or higher 77.0 (X)   Northern America 68 8.8
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 16.6 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 40,355 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 34,563 100.0   English only 38,490 95.4
Never married 5,688 16.5   Language other than English 1,865 4.6
Now married, except separated 21,897 63.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 705 1.7
Separated 566 1.6   Spanish 1,564 3.9
Widowed 2,946 8.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 651 1.6
 Female 2,412 7.0   Other Indo-European languages 228 0.6
Divorced 3,466 10.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 42 0.1
 Female 1,903 5.5   Asian and Pacific Island languages 16 0.0
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 4 0.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 43,182 100.0
           under 18 years 684 100.0     Total ancestries reported 34,244 79.3
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 493 72.1   Arab 12 0.0
        Czech¹ 136 0.3
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 27 0.1
          Civilian population 18 years and over 32,561 100.0   Dutch 847 2.0
Civilian veterans 5,208 16.0   English 3,291 7.6
        French (except Basque)¹ 963 2.2
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 78 0.2
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 4,074 9.4
     Population 5 to 20 years 9,459 100.0   Greek 83 0.2
With a disability 815 8.6   Hungarian 26 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 22,821 100.0   Irish¹ 4,725 10.9
With a disability 5,314 23.3   Italian 347 0.8
 Percent employed 52.1 (X)   Lithuanian 4 0.0
No disability 17,507 76.7   Norwegian 145 0.3
 Percent employed 73.6 (X)   Polish 191 0.4
     Population 65 years and over 7,496 100.0   Portuguese 23 0.1
With a disability 3,322 44.3   Russian 78 0.2
        Scotch-Irish 669 1.5
        Scottish 491 1.1
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 36 0.1
  Population 5 years and over 40,355 100.0   Subsaharan African 26 0.1
Same house in 1995 24,210 60.0   Swedish 244 0.6
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 15,966 39.6   Swiss 64 0.1
 Same county 9,703 24.0   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 6,263 15.5   United States or American 7,636 17.7
  Same state 3,364 8.3   Welsh 147 0.3
  Different state 2,899 7.2   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 311 0.7
Elsewhere in 1995 179 0.4   Other ancestries 9,570 22.2
 
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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