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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Cottle 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 1,904 100.0
      enrolled in school 399 100.0   Native 1,836 96.4
Nursery school, preschool 17 4.3       Born in United States 1,830 96.1
Kindergarten 26 6.5           State of residence 1,604 84.2
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 230 57.6           Different state 226 11.9
High school (grades 9-12) 109 27.3       Born outside United States 6 0.3
College or graduate school 17 4.3   Foreign born 68 3.6
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 11 0.6
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 16 0.8
  Population 25 years and over 1,342 100.0       Not a citizen 52 2.7
Less than 9th grade 194 14.5        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 261 19.4   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 411 30.6     Total (excluding born at sea) 68 100.0
Some college, no degree 231 17.2   Europe 4 5.9
Associate degree 40 3.0   Asia 0 0.0
Bachelor's degree 154 11.5   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 51 3.8   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 64 94.1
Percent high school graduate or higher 66.1 (X)   Northern America 0 0.0
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 15.3 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 1,808 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 1,529 100.0   English only 1,521 84.1
Never married 244 16.0   Language other than English 287 15.9
Now married, except separated 966 63.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 128 7.1
Separated 31 2.0   Spanish 284 15.7
Widowed 201 13.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 128 7.1
 Female 163 10.7   Other Indo-European languages 3 0.2
Divorced 87 5.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 0 0.0
 Female 52 3.4   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 1,904 100.0
           under 18 years 43 100.0     Total ancestries reported 1,481 77.8
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 36 83.7   Arab 0 0.0
        Czech¹ 0 0.0
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 6 0.3
          Civilian population 18 years and over 1,443 100.0   Dutch 26 1.4
Civilian veterans 172 11.9   English 149 7.8
        French (except Basque)¹ 9 0.5
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 2 0.1
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 109 5.7
     Population 5 to 20 years 411 100.0   Greek 0 0.0
With a disability 35 8.5   Hungarian 0 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 897 100.0   Irish¹ 147 7.7
With a disability 191 21.3   Italian 4 0.2
 Percent employed 67.5 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 706 78.7   Norwegian 6 0.3
 Percent employed 76.9 (X)   Polish 11 0.6
     Population 65 years and over 463 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 215 46.4   Russian 3 0.2
        Scotch-Irish 23 1.2
        Scottish 69 3.6
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 1,808 100.0   Subsaharan African 0 0.0
Same house in 1995 1,145 63.3   Swedish 20 1.1
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 653 36.1   Swiss 7 0.4
 Same county 336 18.6   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 317 17.5   United States or American 301 15.8
  Same state 280 15.5   Welsh 4 0.2
  Different state 37 2.0   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 2 0.1
Elsewhere in 1995 10 0.6   Other ancestries 583 30.6
 
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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