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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Dickens 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 2,762 100.0
      enrolled in school 545 100.0   Native 2,707 98.0
Nursery school, preschool 39 7.2       Born in United States 2,700 97.8
Kindergarten 34 6.2           State of residence 2,218 80.3
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 234 42.9           Different state 482 17.5
High school (grades 9-12) 175 32.1       Born outside United States 7 0.3
College or graduate school 63 11.6   Foreign born 55 2.0
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 24 0.9
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 19 0.7
  Population 25 years and over 1,940 100.0       Not a citizen 36 1.3
Less than 9th grade 257 13.2        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 313 16.1   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 747 38.5     Total (excluding born at sea) 55 100.0
Some college, no degree 433 22.3   Europe 0 0.0
Associate degree 27 1.4   Asia 3 5.5
Bachelor's degree 131 6.8   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 32 1.6   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 52 94.5
Percent high school graduate or higher 70.6 (X)   Northern America 0 0.0
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 8.4 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 2,634 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 2,365 100.0   English only 2,059 78.2
Never married 279 11.8   Language other than English 575 21.8
Now married, except separated 1,649 69.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 108 4.1
Separated 40 1.7   Spanish 570 21.6
Widowed 199 8.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 108 4.1
 Female 160 6.8   Other Indo-European languages 5 0.2
Divorced 198 8.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 0 0.0
 Female 89 3.8   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 2,762 100.0
           under 18 years 46 100.0     Total ancestries reported 1,746 63.2
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 34 73.9   Arab 0 0.0
        Czech¹ 0 0.0
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 2 0.1
          Civilian population 18 years and over 2,254 100.0   Dutch 37 1.3
Civilian veterans 268 11.9   English 157 5.7
        French (except Basque)¹ 10 0.4
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 0 0.0
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 131 4.7
     Population 5 to 20 years 437 100.0   Greek 0 0.0
With a disability 14 3.2   Hungarian 0 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 1,197 100.0   Irish¹ 134 4.9
With a disability 310 25.9   Italian 4 0.1
 Percent employed 50.6 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 887 74.1   Norwegian 3 0.1
 Percent employed 78.5 (X)   Polish 3 0.1
     Population 65 years and over 479 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 249 52.0   Russian 0 0.0
        Scotch-Irish 45 1.6
        Scottish 43 1.6
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 2,634 100.0   Subsaharan African 0 0.0
Same house in 1995 1,612 61.2   Swedish 7 0.3
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 1,009 38.3   Swiss 0 0.0
 Same county 366 13.9   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 643 24.4   United States or American 554 20.1
  Same state 493 18.7   Welsh 16 0.6
  Different state 150 5.7   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 7 0.3
Elsewhere in 1995 13 0.5   Other ancestries 593 21.5
 
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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