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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Brooks 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 7,976 100.0
      enrolled in school 2,428 100.0   Native 7,488 93.9
Nursery school, preschool 202 8.3       Born in United States 7,452 93.4
Kindergarten 187 7.7           State of residence 7,115 89.2
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 1,186 48.8           Different state 337 4.2
High school (grades 9-12) 573 23.6       Born outside United States 36 0.5
College or graduate school 280 11.5   Foreign born 488 6.1
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 68 0.9
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 238 3.0
  Population 25 years and over 4,717 100.0       Not a citizen 250 3.1
Less than 9th grade 1,395 29.6        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 970 20.6   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 1,103 23.4     Total (excluding born at sea) 488 100.0
Some college, no degree 846 17.9   Europe 39 8.0
Associate degree 80 1.7   Asia 0 0.0
Bachelor's degree 150 3.2   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 173 3.7   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 442 90.6
Percent high school graduate or higher 49.9 (X)   Northern America 7 1.4
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 6.8 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 7,326 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 5,916 100.0   English only 1,634 22.3
Never married 1,482 25.1   Language other than English 5,692 77.7
Now married, except separated 3,147 53.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 2,008 27.4
Separated 174 2.9   Spanish 5,648 77.1
Widowed 566 9.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 2,008 27.4
 Female 444 7.5   Other Indo-European languages 15 0.2
Divorced 547 9.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 0 0.0
 Female 335 5.7   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 7,976 100.0
           under 18 years 262 100.0     Total ancestries reported 6,986 87.6
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 178 67.9   Arab 0 0.0
        Czech¹ 0 0.0
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 0 0.0
          Civilian population 18 years and over 5,461 100.0   Dutch 43 0.5
Civilian veterans 596 10.9   English 26 0.3
        French (except Basque)¹ 13 0.2
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 9 0.1
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 153 1.9
     Population 5 to 20 years 2,220 100.0   Greek 0 0.0
With a disability 177 8.0   Hungarian 0 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 3,895 100.0   Irish¹ 84 1.1
With a disability 1,203 30.9   Italian 32 0.4
 Percent employed 43.9 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 2,692 69.1   Norwegian 0 0.0
 Percent employed 59.1 (X)   Polish 36 0.5
     Population 65 years and over 1,137 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 555 48.8   Russian 0 0.0
        Scotch-Irish 14 0.2
        Scottish 9 0.1
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 7,326 100.0   Subsaharan African 11 0.1
Same house in 1995 5,264 71.9   Swedish 6 0.1
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 2,054 28.0   Swiss 0 0.0
 Same county 1,439 19.6   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 615 8.4   United States or American 168 2.1
  Same state 523 7.1   Welsh 10 0.1
  Different state 92 1.3   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 8 0.1   Other ancestries 6,372 79.9
 
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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