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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Castro 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 8,285 100.0
      enrolled in school 2,425 100.0   Native 7,285 87.9
Nursery school, preschool 181 7.5       Born in United States 7,247 87.5
Kindergarten 151 6.2           State of residence 6,439 77.7
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 1,269 52.3           Different state 808 9.8
High school (grades 9-12) 684 28.2       Born outside United States 38 0.5
College or graduate school 140 5.8   Foreign born 1,000 12.1
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 242 2.9
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 392 4.7
  Population 25 years and over 4,871 100.0       Not a citizen 608 7.3
Less than 9th grade 980 20.1        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 705 14.5   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 1,445 29.7     Total (excluding born at sea) 1,000 100.0
Some college, no degree 852 17.5   Europe 14 1.4
Associate degree 175 3.6   Asia 0 0.0
Bachelor's degree 541 11.1   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 173 3.6   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 986 98.6
Percent high school graduate or higher 65.4 (X)   Northern America 0 0.0
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 14.7 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 7,574 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 6,040 100.0   English only 4,171 55.1
Never married 1,210 20.0   Language other than English 3,403 44.9
Now married, except separated 3,745 62.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,302 17.2
Separated 107 1.8   Spanish 3,355 44.3
Widowed 469 7.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,298 17.1
 Female 394 6.5   Other Indo-European languages 20 0.3
Divorced 509 8.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 0 0.0
 Female 248 4.1   Asian and Pacific Island languages 28 0.4
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 4 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 8,285 100.0
           under 18 years 348 100.0     Total ancestries reported 6,918 83.5
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 224 64.4   Arab 0 0.0
        Czech¹ 33 0.4
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 8 0.1
          Civilian population 18 years and over 5,544 100.0   Dutch 58 0.7
Civilian veterans 480 8.7   English 284 3.4
        French (except Basque)¹ 35 0.4
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 3 0.0
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 755 9.1
     Population 5 to 20 years 2,383 100.0   Greek 0 0.0
With a disability 118 5.0   Hungarian 0 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 4,161 100.0   Irish¹ 316 3.8
With a disability 736 17.7   Italian 42 0.5
 Percent employed 59.0 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 3,425 82.3   Norwegian 14 0.2
 Percent employed 71.9 (X)   Polish 17 0.2
     Population 65 years and over 965 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 443 45.9   Russian 2 0.0
        Scotch-Irish 91 1.1
        Scottish 48 0.6
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 7,574 100.0   Subsaharan African 16 0.2
Same house in 1995 4,821 63.7   Swedish 15 0.2
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 2,683 35.4   Swiss 0 0.0
 Same county 1,597 21.1   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 1,086 14.3   United States or American 792 9.6
  Same state 941 12.4   Welsh 10 0.1
  Different state 145 1.9   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 12 0.1
Elsewhere in 1995 70 0.9   Other ancestries 4,367 52.7
 
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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