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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Gillespie 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 20,814 100.0
      enrolled in school 4,229 100.0   Native 19,351 93.0
Nursery school, preschool 358 8.5       Born in United States 19,209 92.3
Kindergarten 186 4.4           State of residence 14,954 71.8
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 2,184 51.6           Different state 4,255 20.4
High school (grades 9-12) 1,104 26.1       Born outside United States 142 0.7
College or graduate school 397 9.4   Foreign born 1,463 7.0
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 454 2.2
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 473 2.3
  Population 25 years and over 15,255 100.0       Not a citizen 990 4.8
Less than 9th grade 1,566 10.3        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 1,477 9.7   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 4,488 29.4     Total (excluding born at sea) 1,463 100.0
Some college, no degree 3,583 23.5   Europe 205 14.0
Associate degree 651 4.3   Asia 50 3.4
Bachelor's degree 2,300 15.1   Africa 7 0.5
Graduate or professional degree 1,190 7.8   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 1,178 80.5
Percent high school graduate or higher 80.1 (X)   Northern America 23 1.6
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 22.9 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 19,783 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 17,243 100.0   English only 14,549 73.5
Never married 2,465 14.3   Language other than English 5,234 26.5
Now married, except separated 11,354 65.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,729 8.7
Separated 215 1.2   Spanish 2,867 14.5
Widowed 1,724 10.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,297 6.6
 Female 1,426 8.3   Other Indo-European languages 2,320 11.7
Divorced 1,485 8.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 405 2.0
 Female 857 5.0   Asian and Pacific Island languages 40 0.2
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 20 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 20,814 100.0
           under 18 years 306 100.0     Total ancestries reported 20,339 97.7
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 163 53.3   Arab 0 0.0
        Czech¹ 219 1.1
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 92 0.4
          Civilian population 18 years and over 16,354 100.0   Dutch 218 1.0
Civilian veterans 2,939 18.0   English 2,298 11.0
        French (except Basque)¹ 592 2.8
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 78 0.4
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 7,544 36.2
     Population 5 to 20 years 3,952 100.0   Greek 16 0.1
With a disability 355 9.0   Hungarian 29 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 10,560 100.0   Irish¹ 1,517 7.3
With a disability 2,244 21.3   Italian 171 0.8
 Percent employed 63.7 (X)   Lithuanian 24 0.1
No disability 8,316 78.8   Norwegian 192 0.9
 Percent employed 76.1 (X)   Polish 348 1.7
     Population 65 years and over 4,772 100.0   Portuguese 25 0.1
With a disability 1,919 40.2   Russian 27 0.1
        Scotch-Irish 573 2.8
        Scottish 517 2.5
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 15 0.1
  Population 5 years and over 19,783 100.0   Subsaharan African 0 0.0
Same house in 1995 11,885 60.1   Swedish 135 0.6
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 7,699 38.9   Swiss 69 0.3
 Same county 3,012 15.2   Ukrainian 6 0.0
 Different county 4,687 23.7   United States or American 1,550 7.4
  Same state 3,705 18.7   Welsh 120 0.6
  Different state 982 5.0   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 199 1.0   Other ancestries 3,964 19.0
 
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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