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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Fannin 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 31,242 100.0
      enrolled in school 7,106 100.0   Native 30,271 96.9
Nursery school, preschool 431 6.1       Born in United States 30,126 96.4
Kindergarten 365 5.1           State of residence 24,183 77.4
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 3,505 49.3           Different state 5,943 19.0
High school (grades 9-12) 1,860 26.2       Born outside United States 145 0.5
College or graduate school 945 13.3   Foreign born 971 3.1
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 523 1.7
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 194 0.6
  Population 25 years and over 21,120 100.0       Not a citizen 777 2.5
Less than 9th grade 1,919 9.1        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 3,899 18.5   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 7,523 35.6     Total (excluding born at sea) 971 100.0
Some college, no degree 4,254 20.1   Europe 117 12.0
Associate degree 855 4.0   Asia 54 5.6
Bachelor's degree 1,725 8.2   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 945 4.5   Oceania 2 0.2
        Latin America 785 80.8
Percent high school graduate or higher 72.5 (X)   Northern America 13 1.3
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 12.6 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 29,410 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 25,262 100.0   English only 27,518 93.6
Never married 5,074 20.1   Language other than English 1,892 6.4
Now married, except separated 14,748 58.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 790 2.7
Separated 691 2.7   Spanish 1,580 5.4
Widowed 1,987 7.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 744 2.5
 Female 1,516 6.0   Other Indo-European languages 224 0.8
Divorced 2,762 10.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 42 0.1
 Female 1,227 4.9   Asian and Pacific Island languages 48 0.2
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 4 0.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 31,242 100.0
           under 18 years 663 100.0     Total ancestries reported 23,029 73.7
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 376 56.7   Arab 22 0.1
        Czech¹ 67 0.2
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 3 0.0
          Civilian population 18 years and over 23,964 100.0   Dutch 413 1.3
Civilian veterans 3,463 14.5   English 2,341 7.5
        French (except Basque)¹ 537 1.7
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 39 0.1
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 2,369 7.6
     Population 5 to 20 years 6,511 100.0   Greek 31 0.1
With a disability 483 7.4   Hungarian 6 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 15,083 100.0   Irish¹ 2,895 9.3
With a disability 3,686 24.4   Italian 295 0.9
 Percent employed 57.5 (X)   Lithuanian 11 0.0
No disability 11,397 75.6   Norwegian 73 0.2
 Percent employed 76.1 (X)   Polish 215 0.7
     Population 65 years and over 4,437 100.0   Portuguese 10 0.0
With a disability 2,187 49.3   Russian 48 0.2
        Scotch-Irish 446 1.4
        Scottish 492 1.6
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 13 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 29,410 100.0   Subsaharan African 158 0.5
Same house in 1995 14,960 50.9   Swedish 123 0.4
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 14,078 47.9   Swiss 14 0.0
 Same county 5,353 18.2   Ukrainian 14 0.0
 Different county 8,725 29.7   United States or American 5,853 18.7
  Same state 7,004 23.8   Welsh 112 0.4
  Different state 1,721 5.9   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 33 0.1
Elsewhere in 1995 372 1.3   Other ancestries 6,396 20.5
 
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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