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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Briscoe 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 1,790 100.0
      enrolled in school 436 100.0   Native 1,702 95.1
Nursery school, preschool 19 4.4       Born in United States 1,702 95.1
Kindergarten 25 5.7           State of residence 1,524 85.1
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 241 55.3           Different state 178 9.9
High school (grades 9-12) 125 28.7       Born outside United States 0 0.0
College or graduate school 26 6.0   Foreign born 88 4.9
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 46 2.6
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 30 1.7
  Population 25 years and over 1,181 100.0       Not a citizen 58 3.2
Less than 9th grade 134 11.3        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 164 13.9   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 359 30.4     Total (excluding born at sea) 88 100.0
Some college, no degree 288 24.4   Europe 0 0.0
Associate degree 29 2.5   Asia 0 0.0
Bachelor's degree 165 14.0   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 42 3.6   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 88 100.0
Percent high school graduate or higher 74.8 (X)   Northern America 0 0.0
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 17.5 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 1,680 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 1,401 100.0   English only 1,402 83.5
Never married 260 18.6   Language other than English 278 16.5
Now married, except separated 900 64.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 126 7.5
Separated 29 2.1   Spanish 276 16.4
Widowed 138 9.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 126 7.5
 Female 122 8.7   Other Indo-European languages 0 0.0
Divorced 74 5.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 0 0.0
 Female 35 2.5   Asian and Pacific Island languages 0 0.0
                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 1,790 100.0
           under 18 years 56 100.0     Total ancestries reported 1,464 81.8
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 42 75.0   Arab 0 0.0
        Czech¹ 0 0.0
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 0 0.0
          Civilian population 18 years and over 1,302 100.0   Dutch 30 1.7
Civilian veterans 178 13.7   English 117 6.5
        French (except Basque)¹ 10 0.6
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 2 0.1
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 139 7.8
     Population 5 to 20 years 439 100.0   Greek 0 0.0
With a disability 26 5.9   Hungarian 0 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 904 100.0   Irish¹ 169 9.4
With a disability 179 19.8   Italian 15 0.8
 Percent employed 53.1 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 725 80.2   Norwegian 6 0.3
 Percent employed 81.5 (X)   Polish 0 0.0
     Population 65 years and over 337 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 182 54.0   Russian 5 0.3
        Scotch-Irish 23 1.3
        Scottish 37 2.1
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 1,680 100.0   Subsaharan African 0 0.0
Same house in 1995 1,105 65.8   Swedish 0 0.0
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 575 34.2   Swiss 0 0.0
 Same county 220 13.1   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 355 21.1   United States or American 332 18.5
  Same state 318 18.9   Welsh 7 0.4
  Different state 37 2.2   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 9 0.5
Elsewhere in 1995 0 0.0   Other ancestries 563 31.5
 
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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