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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Freestone 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 17,867 100.0
      enrolled in school 4,486 100.0   Native 17,318 96.9
Nursery school, preschool 217 4.8       Born in United States 17,243 96.5
Kindergarten 182 4.1           State of residence 14,389 80.5
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 2,069 46.1           Different state 2,854 16.0
High school (grades 9-12) 1,192 26.6       Born outside United States 75 0.4
College or graduate school 826 18.4   Foreign born 549 3.1
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 299 1.7
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 137 0.8
  Population 25 years and over 12,085 100.0       Not a citizen 412 2.3
Less than 9th grade 885 7.3        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 1,916 15.9   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 4,561 37.7     Total (excluding born at sea) 549 100.0
Some college, no degree 2,611 21.6   Europe 14 2.6
Associate degree 798 6.6   Asia 17 3.1
Bachelor's degree 945 7.8   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 369 3.1   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 518 94.4
Percent high school graduate or higher 76.8 (X)   Northern America 0 0.0
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 10.9 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 16,995 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 14,532 100.0   English only 15,817 93.1
Never married 2,576 17.7   Language other than English 1,178 6.9
Now married, except separated 9,097 62.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 541 3.2
Separated 214 1.5   Spanish 1,104 6.5
Widowed 1,203 8.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 506 3.0
 Female 989 6.8   Other Indo-European languages 46 0.3
Divorced 1,442 9.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 16 0.1
 Female 678 4.7   Asian and Pacific Island languages 21 0.1
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 19 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 17,867 100.0
           under 18 years 335 100.0     Total ancestries reported 13,632 76.3
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 238 71.0   Arab 12 0.1
        Czech¹ 89 0.5
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 20 0.1
          Civilian population 18 years and over 13,701 100.0   Dutch 189 1.1
Civilian veterans 1,886 13.8   English 1,301 7.3
        French (except Basque)¹ 399 2.2
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 6 0.0
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 1,265 7.1
     Population 5 to 20 years 3,927 100.0   Greek 25 0.1
With a disability 301 7.7   Hungarian 0 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 8,761 100.0   Irish¹ 1,313 7.3
With a disability 1,949 22.2   Italian 107 0.6
 Percent employed 48.2 (X)   Lithuanian 8 0.0
No disability 6,812 77.8   Norwegian 55 0.3
 Percent employed 74.0 (X)   Polish 69 0.4
     Population 65 years and over 2,757 100.0   Portuguese 9 0.1
With a disability 1,266 45.9   Russian 32 0.2
        Scotch-Irish 286 1.6
        Scottish 234 1.3
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 16,995 100.0   Subsaharan African 83 0.5
Same house in 1995 10,813 63.6   Swedish 58 0.3
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 5,971 35.1   Swiss 7 0.0
 Same county 2,721 16.0   Ukrainian 13 0.1
 Different county 3,250 19.1   United States or American 2,838 15.9
  Same state 2,826 16.6   Welsh 58 0.3
  Different state 424 2.5   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 38 0.2
Elsewhere in 1995 211 1.2   Other ancestries 5,118 28.6
 
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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