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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Bandera 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 17,645 100.0
      enrolled in school 4,107 100.0   Native 16,950 96.1
Nursery school, preschool 170 4.1       Born in United States 16,745 94.9
Kindergarten 129 3.1           State of residence 11,923 67.6
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 2,273 55.3           Different state 4,822 27.3
High school (grades 9-12) 1,112 27.1       Born outside United States 205 1.2
College or graduate school 423 10.3   Foreign born 695 3.9
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 265 1.5
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 291 1.6
  Population 25 years and over 12,287 100.0       Not a citizen 404 2.3
Less than 9th grade 666 5.4        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 1,203 9.8   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 3,924 31.9     Total (excluding born at sea) 695 100.0
Some college, no degree 3,358 27.3   Europe 282 40.6
Associate degree 752 6.1   Asia 33 4.7
Bachelor's degree 1,669 13.6   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 715 5.8   Oceania 23 3.3
        Latin America 328 47.2
Percent high school graduate or higher 84.8 (X)   Northern America 29 4.2
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 19.4 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 16,690 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 14,090 100.0   English only 14,438 86.5
Never married 2,236 15.9   Language other than English 2,252 13.5
Now married, except separated 9,084 64.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 639 3.8
Separated 236 1.7   Spanish 1,851 11.1
Widowed 807 5.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 508 3.0
 Female 582 4.1   Other Indo-European languages 346 2.1
Divorced 1,727 12.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 110 0.7
 Female 860 6.1   Asian and Pacific Island languages 50 0.3
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 21 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 17,645 100.0
           under 18 years 391 100.0     Total ancestries reported 17,966 101.8
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 207 52.9   Arab 11 0.1
        Czech¹ 254 1.4
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 49 0.3
          Civilian population 18 years and over 13,249 100.0   Dutch 249 1.4
Civilian veterans 2,761 20.8   English 2,159 12.2
        French (except Basque)¹ 804 4.6
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 92 0.5
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 4,135 23.4
     Population 5 to 20 years 3,920 100.0   Greek 86 0.5
With a disability 324 8.3   Hungarian 22 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 9,867 100.0   Irish¹ 2,217 12.6
With a disability 2,060 20.9   Italian 479 2.7
 Percent employed 61.4 (X)   Lithuanian 6 0.0
No disability 7,807 79.1   Norwegian 193 1.1
 Percent employed 72.1 (X)   Polish 663 3.8
     Population 65 years and over 2,804 100.0   Portuguese 18 0.1
With a disability 1,054 37.6   Russian 43 0.2
        Scotch-Irish 630 3.6
        Scottish 313 1.8
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 19 0.1
  Population 5 years and over 16,690 100.0   Subsaharan African 0 0.0
Same house in 1995 8,264 49.5   Swedish 166 0.9
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 8,231 49.3   Swiss 72 0.4
 Same county 1,948 11.7   Ukrainian 2 0.0
 Different county 6,283 37.6   United States or American 1,289 7.3
  Same state 5,224 31.3   Welsh 106 0.6
  Different state 1,059 6.3   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 15 0.1
Elsewhere in 1995 195 1.2   Other ancestries 3,874 22.0
 
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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