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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Kleberg 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 31,549 100.0
      enrolled in school 11,650 100.0   Native 29,494 93.5
Nursery school, preschool 744 6.4       Born in United States 29,183 92.5
Kindergarten 433 3.7           State of residence 24,699 78.3
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 4,017 34.5           Different state 4,484 14.2
High school (grades 9-12) 1,987 17.1       Born outside United States 311 1.0
College or graduate school 4,469 38.4   Foreign born 2,055 6.5
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 715 2.3
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 835 2.6
  Population 25 years and over 17,896 100.0       Not a citizen 1,220 3.9
Less than 9th grade 2,783 15.6        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 2,902 16.2   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 4,126 23.1     Total (excluding born at sea) 2,055 100.0
Some college, no degree 3,891 21.7   Europe 96 4.7
Associate degree 544 3.0   Asia 389 18.9
Bachelor's degree 2,282 12.8   Africa 8 0.4
Graduate or professional degree 1,368 7.6   Oceania 10 0.5
        Latin America 1,522 74.1
Percent high school graduate or higher 68.2 (X)   Northern America 30 1.5
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 20.4 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 29,149 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 24,361 100.0   English only 13,023 44.7
Never married 7,422 30.5   Language other than English 16,126 55.3
Now married, except separated 12,654 51.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 5,122 17.6
Separated 560 2.3   Spanish 15,483 53.1
Widowed 1,662 6.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 4,856 16.7
 Female 1,297 5.3   Other Indo-European languages 191 0.7
Divorced 2,063 8.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 21 0.1
 Female 1,145 4.7   Asian and Pacific Island languages 428 1.5
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 239 0.8
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 31,549 100.0
           under 18 years 883 100.0     Total ancestries reported 30,060 95.3
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 470 53.2   Arab 43 0.1
        Czech¹ 233 0.7
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 46 0.1
          Civilian population 18 years and over 22,402 100.0   Dutch 156 0.5
Civilian veterans 2,613 11.7   English 1,474 4.7
        French (except Basque)¹ 378 1.2
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 34 0.1
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 2,601 8.2
     Population 5 to 20 years 8,417 100.0   Greek 24 0.1
With a disability 717 8.5   Hungarian 0 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 16,610 100.0   Irish¹ 1,185 3.8
With a disability 3,276 19.7   Italian 333 1.1
 Percent employed 54.4 (X)   Lithuanian 5 0.0
No disability 13,334 80.3   Norwegian 143 0.5
 Percent employed 69.4 (X)   Polish 326 1.0
     Population 65 years and over 3,292 100.0   Portuguese 29 0.1
With a disability 1,651 50.2   Russian 32 0.1
        Scotch-Irish 307 1.0
        Scottish 353 1.1
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 29 0.1
  Population 5 years and over 29,149 100.0   Subsaharan African 56 0.2
Same house in 1995 15,514 53.2   Swedish 104 0.3
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 13,048 44.8   Swiss 22 0.1
 Same county 6,879 23.6   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 6,169 21.2   United States or American 1,256 4.0
  Same state 4,313 14.8   Welsh 37 0.1
  Different state 1,856 6.4   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 14 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 587 2.0   Other ancestries 20,840 66.1
 
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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