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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Bexar 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 1,392,931 100.0
      enrolled in school 407,384 100.0   Native 1,241,591 89.1
Nursery school, preschool 25,576 6.3       Born in United States 1,213,713 87.1
Kindergarten 24,380 6.0           State of residence 910,726 65.4
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 181,303 44.5           Different state 302,987 21.8
High school (grades 9-12) 88,050 21.6       Born outside United States 27,878 2.0
College or graduate school 88,075 21.6   Foreign born 151,340 10.9
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 52,372 3.8
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 63,432 4.6
  Population 25 years and over 849,004 100.0       Not a citizen 87,908 6.3
Less than 9th grade 95,962 11.3        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 99,918 11.8   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 206,345 24.3     Total (excluding born at sea) 151,340 100.0
Some college, no degree 203,214 23.9   Europe 10,884 7.2
Associate degree 51,111 6.0   Asia 19,142 12.6
Bachelor's degree 121,669 14.3   Africa 1,628 1.1
Graduate or professional degree 70,785 8.3   Oceania 294 0.2
        Latin America 116,989 77.3
Percent high school graduate or higher 76.9 (X)   Northern America 2,403 1.6
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 22.7 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 1,283,614 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 1,060,445 100.0   English only 729,268 56.8
Never married 295,044 27.8   Language other than English 554,346 43.2
Now married, except separated 554,685 52.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 189,296 14.7
Separated 29,090 2.7   Spanish 517,887 40.3
Widowed 61,459 5.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 177,858 13.9
 Female 50,743 4.8   Other Indo-European languages 18,515 1.4
Divorced 120,167 11.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 3,944 0.3
 Female 72,479 6.8   Asian and Pacific Island languages 14,861 1.2
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 6,564 0.5
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 1,392,931 100.0
           under 18 years 43,579 100.0     Total ancestries reported 1,388,895 99.7
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 18,066 41.5   Arab 4,256 0.3
        Czech¹ 7,548 0.5
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 2,890 0.2
          Civilian population 18 years and over 972,258 100.0   Dutch 9,263 0.7
Civilian veterans 153,696 15.8   English 78,057 5.6
        French (except Basque)¹ 27,658 2.0
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 5,154 0.4
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 141,502 10.2
     Population 5 to 20 years 346,313 100.0   Greek 2,450 0.2
With a disability 30,975 8.9   Hungarian 2,020 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 758,844 100.0   Irish¹ 81,285 5.8
With a disability 167,345 22.1   Italian 27,770 2.0
 Percent employed 58.1 (X)   Lithuanian 1,112 0.1
No disability 591,499 77.9   Norwegian 6,733 0.5
 Percent employed 73.9 (X)   Polish 21,074 1.5
     Population 65 years and over 138,157 100.0   Portuguese 1,649 0.1
With a disability 63,067 45.6   Russian 3,784 0.3
        Scotch-Irish 19,789 1.4
        Scottish 15,929 1.1
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 712 0.1
  Population 5 years and over 1,283,614 100.0   Subsaharan African 5,227 0.4
Same house in 1995 656,818 51.2   Swedish 7,146 0.5
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 589,410 45.9   Swiss 1,895 0.1
 Same county 396,544 30.9   Ukrainian 1,050 0.1
 Different county 192,866 15.0   United States or American 48,799 3.5
  Same state 89,255 7.0   Welsh 4,895 0.4
  Different state 103,611 8.1   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 1,953 0.1
Elsewhere in 1995 37,386 2.9   Other ancestries 857,295 61.5
 
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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