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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Jim Hogg 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 5,281 100.0
      enrolled in school 1,506 100.0   Native 5,011 94.9
Nursery school, preschool 83 5.5       Born in United States 4,993 94.5
Kindergarten 121 8.0           State of residence 4,766 90.2
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 756 50.2           Different state 227 4.3
High school (grades 9-12) 378 25.1       Born outside United States 18 0.3
College or graduate school 168 11.2   Foreign born 270 5.1
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 58 1.1
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 126 2.4
  Population 25 years and over 3,203 100.0       Not a citizen 144 2.7
Less than 9th grade 829 25.9        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 516 16.1   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 906 28.3     Total (excluding born at sea) 270 100.0
Some college, no degree 556 17.4   Europe 0 0.0
Associate degree 91 2.8   Asia 4 1.5
Bachelor's degree 193 6.0   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 112 3.5   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 259 95.9
Percent high school graduate or higher 58.0 (X)   Northern America 7 2.6
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 9.5 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 4,859 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 3,918 100.0   English only 883 18.2
Never married 945 24.1   Language other than English 3,976 81.8
Now married, except separated 2,266 57.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,342 27.6
Separated 112 2.9   Spanish 3,967 81.6
Widowed 330 8.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,338 27.5
 Female 270 6.9   Other Indo-European languages 5 0.1
Divorced 265 6.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 0 0.0
 Female 122 3.1   Asian and Pacific Island languages 4 0.1
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 4 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 5,281 100.0
           under 18 years 177 100.0     Total ancestries reported 4,446 84.2
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 103 58.2   Arab 0 0.0
        Czech¹ 4 0.1
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 0 0.0
          Civilian population 18 years and over 3,611 100.0   Dutch 9 0.2
Civilian veterans 358 9.9   English 34 0.6
        French (except Basque)¹ 18 0.3
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 5 0.1
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 67 1.3
     Population 5 to 20 years 1,413 100.0   Greek 0 0.0
With a disability 97 6.9   Hungarian 0 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 2,701 100.0   Irish¹ 10 0.2
With a disability 615 22.8   Italian 14 0.3
 Percent employed 47.2 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 2,086 77.2   Norwegian 0 0.0
 Percent employed 66.4 (X)   Polish 6 0.1
     Population 65 years and over 711 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 435 61.2   Russian 0 0.0
        Scotch-Irish 21 0.4
        Scottish 32 0.6
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 4,859 100.0   Subsaharan African 8 0.2
Same house in 1995 2,925 60.2   Swedish 0 0.0
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 1,909 39.3   Swiss 0 0.0
 Same county 1,419 29.2   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 490 10.1   United States or American 76 1.4
  Same state 461 9.5   Welsh 6 0.1
  Different state 29 0.6   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 6 0.1
Elsewhere in 1995 25 0.5   Other ancestries 4,130 78.2
 
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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