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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Lamar 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 48,499 100.0
      enrolled in school 12,054 100.0   Native 47,493 97.9
Nursery school, preschool 852 7.1       Born in United States 47,309 97.5
Kindergarten 734 6.1           State of residence 37,437 77.2
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 5,750 47.7           Different state 9,872 20.4
High school (grades 9-12) 2,871 23.8       Born outside United States 184 0.4
College or graduate school 1,847 15.3   Foreign born 1,006 2.1
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 573 1.2
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 306 0.6
  Population 25 years and over 31,612 100.0       Not a citizen 700 1.4
Less than 9th grade 2,584 8.2        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 4,898 15.5   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 10,501 33.2     Total (excluding born at sea) 1,006 100.0
Some college, no degree 7,237 22.9   Europe 108 10.7
Associate degree 1,824 5.8   Asia 137 13.6
Bachelor's degree 2,987 9.4   Africa 14 1.4
Graduate or professional degree 1,581 5.0   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 719 71.5
Percent high school graduate or higher 76.3 (X)   Northern America 28 2.8
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 14.5 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 45,106 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 37,906 100.0   English only 42,989 95.3
Never married 6,984 18.4   Language other than English 2,117 4.7
Now married, except separated 22,440 59.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 783 1.7
Separated 807 2.1   Spanish 1,517 3.4
Widowed 3,270 8.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 594 1.3
 Female 2,687 7.1   Other Indo-European languages 414 0.9
Divorced 4,405 11.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 149 0.3
 Female 2,484 6.6   Asian and Pacific Island languages 169 0.4
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 34 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 48,499 100.0
           under 18 years 1,140 100.0     Total ancestries reported 38,191 78.7
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 755 66.2   Arab 7 0.0
        Czech¹ 93 0.2
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 25 0.1
          Civilian population 18 years and over 35,773 100.0   Dutch 958 2.0
Civilian veterans 5,415 15.1   English 3,436 7.1
        French (except Basque)¹ 745 1.5
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 56 0.1
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 3,839 7.9
     Population 5 to 20 years 11,222 100.0   Greek 26 0.1
With a disability 984 8.8   Hungarian 43 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 25,913 100.0   Irish¹ 5,128 10.6
With a disability 6,278 24.2   Italian 503 1.0
 Percent employed 51.6 (X)   Lithuanian 13 0.0
No disability 19,635 75.8   Norwegian 214 0.4
 Percent employed 74.8 (X)   Polish 147 0.3
     Population 65 years and over 7,100 100.0   Portuguese 36 0.1
With a disability 3,513 49.5   Russian 0 0.0
        Scotch-Irish 676 1.4
        Scottish 557 1.1
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 7 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 45,106 100.0   Subsaharan African 123 0.3
Same house in 1995 22,389 49.6   Swedish 128 0.3
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 22,145 49.1   Swiss 23 0.0
 Same county 14,276 31.6   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 7,869 17.4   United States or American 8,039 16.6
  Same state 4,685 10.4   Welsh 155 0.3
  Different state 3,184 7.1   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 85 0.2
Elsewhere in 1995 572 1.3   Other ancestries 13,129 27.1
 
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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