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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Archer 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 8,854 100.0
      enrolled in school 2,406 100.0   Native 8,650 97.7
Nursery school, preschool 176 7.3       Born in United States 8,604 97.2
Kindergarten 142 5.9           State of residence 6,847 77.3
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 1,150 47.8           Different state 1,757 19.8
High school (grades 9-12) 622 25.9       Born outside United States 46 0.5
College or graduate school 316 13.1   Foreign born 204 2.3
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 100 1.1
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 79 0.9
  Population 25 years and over 5,729 100.0       Not a citizen 125 1.4
Less than 9th grade 352 6.1        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 731 12.8   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 2,063 36.0     Total (excluding born at sea) 204 100.0
Some college, no degree 1,497 26.1   Europe 21 10.3
Associate degree 174 3.0   Asia 15 7.4
Bachelor's degree 678 11.8   Africa 2 1.0
Graduate or professional degree 234 4.1   Oceania 6 2.9
        Latin America 150 73.5
Percent high school graduate or higher 81.1 (X)   Northern America 10 4.9
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 15.9 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 8,299 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 6,869 100.0   English only 7,887 95.0
Never married 1,165 17.0   Language other than English 412 5.0
Now married, except separated 4,538 66.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 197 2.4
Separated 77 1.1   Spanish 342 4.1
Widowed 488 7.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 177 2.1
 Female 397 5.8   Other Indo-European languages 51 0.6
Divorced 601 8.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 17 0.2
 Female 300 4.4   Asian and Pacific Island languages 6 0.1
                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 8,854 100.0
           under 18 years 168 100.0     Total ancestries reported 7,528 85.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 104 61.9   Arab 20 0.2
        Czech¹ 130 1.5
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 34 0.4
          Civilian population 18 years and over 6,354 100.0   Dutch 177 2.0
Civilian veterans 916 14.4   English 680 7.7
        French (except Basque)¹ 191 2.2
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 23 0.3
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 1,666 18.8
     Population 5 to 20 years 2,243 100.0   Greek 4 0.0
With a disability 153 6.8   Hungarian 16 0.2
     Population 21 to 64 years 4,792 100.0   Irish¹ 1,003 11.3
With a disability 804 16.8   Italian 75 0.8
 Percent employed 60.7 (X)   Lithuanian 1 0.0
No disability 3,988 83.2   Norwegian 30 0.3
 Percent employed 82.6 (X)   Polish 69 0.8
     Population 65 years and over 1,208 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 604 50.0   Russian 5 0.1
        Scotch-Irish 164 1.9
        Scottish 111 1.3
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 8,299 100.0   Subsaharan African 2 0.0
Same house in 1995 5,021 60.5   Swedish 42 0.5
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 3,225 38.9   Swiss 37 0.4
 Same county 1,069 12.9   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 2,156 26.0   United States or American 1,222 13.8
  Same state 1,846 22.2   Welsh 19 0.2
  Different state 310 3.7   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 33 0.4
Elsewhere in 1995 53 0.6   Other ancestries 1,774 20.0
 
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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