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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Grayson 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 110,595 100.0
      enrolled in school 27,885 100.0   Native 106,266 96.1
Nursery school, preschool 1,775 6.4       Born in United States 105,430 95.3
Kindergarten 1,354 4.9           State of residence 73,897 66.8
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 13,120 47.1           Different state 31,533 28.5
High school (grades 9-12) 6,305 22.6       Born outside United States 836 0.8
College or graduate school 5,331 19.1   Foreign born 4,329 3.9
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 2,558 2.3
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 1,096 1.0
  Population 25 years and over 72,382 100.0       Not a citizen 3,233 2.9
Less than 9th grade 4,669 6.5        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 9,639 13.3   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 21,709 30.0     Total (excluding born at sea) 4,329 100.0
Some college, no degree 18,361 25.4   Europe 439 10.1
Associate degree 5,524 7.6   Asia 633 14.6
Bachelor's degree 8,144 11.3   Africa 46 1.1
Graduate or professional degree 4,336 6.0   Oceania 21 0.5
        Latin America 3,064 70.8
Percent high school graduate or higher 80.2 (X)   Northern America 126 2.9
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 17.2 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 103,405 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 87,629 100.0   English only 96,112 92.9
Never married 17,772 20.3   Language other than English 7,293 7.1
Now married, except separated 50,788 58.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 3,294 3.2
Separated 1,649 1.9   Spanish 5,871 5.7
Widowed 7,105 8.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 2,975 2.9
 Female 5,837 6.7   Other Indo-European languages 882 0.9
Divorced 10,315 11.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 197 0.2
 Female 5,715 6.5   Asian and Pacific Island languages 369 0.4
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 81 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 110,595 100.0
           under 18 years 2,358 100.0     Total ancestries reported 89,608 81.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 1,378 58.4   Arab 104 0.1
        Czech¹ 461 0.4
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 216 0.2
          Civilian population 18 years and over 82,679 100.0   Dutch 1,920 1.7
Civilian veterans 12,778 15.5   English 10,150 9.2
        French (except Basque)¹ 2,478 2.2
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 363 0.3
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 11,694 10.6
     Population 5 to 20 years 25,438 100.0   Greek 126 0.1
With a disability 2,320 9.1   Hungarian 152 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 60,536 100.0   Irish¹ 10,910 9.9
With a disability 13,012 21.5   Italian 1,593 1.4
 Percent employed 58.6 (X)   Lithuanian 52 0.0
No disability 47,524 78.5   Norwegian 656 0.6
 Percent employed 78.2 (X)   Polish 716 0.6
     Population 65 years and over 15,360 100.0   Portuguese 74 0.1
With a disability 7,029 45.8   Russian 307 0.3
        Scotch-Irish 2,141 1.9
        Scottish 1,422 1.3
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 26 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 103,405 100.0   Subsaharan African 208 0.2
Same house in 1995 53,029 51.3   Swedish 679 0.6
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 49,091 47.5   Swiss 155 0.1
 Same county 26,999 26.1   Ukrainian 51 0.0
 Different county 22,092 21.4   United States or American 16,043 14.5
  Same state 13,883 13.4   Welsh 472 0.4
  Different state 8,209 7.9   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 166 0.2
Elsewhere in 1995 1,285 1.2   Other ancestries 26,273 23.8
 
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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