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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Lamb 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 14,709 100.0
      enrolled in school 3,793 100.0   Native 13,781 93.7
Nursery school, preschool 199 5.2       Born in United States 13,736 93.4
Kindergarten 284 7.5           State of residence 11,857 80.6
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 1,913 50.4           Different state 1,879 12.8
High school (grades 9-12) 1,113 29.3       Born outside United States 45 0.3
College or graduate school 284 7.5   Foreign born 928 6.3
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 273 1.9
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 334 2.3
  Population 25 years and over 9,202 100.0       Not a citizen 594 4.0
Less than 9th grade 1,843 20.0        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 1,496 16.3   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 2,614 28.4     Total (excluding born at sea) 928 100.0
Some college, no degree 1,792 19.5   Europe 22 2.4
Associate degree 431 4.7   Asia 11 1.2
Bachelor's degree 730 7.9   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 296 3.2   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 895 96.4
Percent high school graduate or higher 63.7 (X)   Northern America 0 0.0
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 11.1 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 13,593 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 11,235 100.0   English only 8,789 64.7
Never married 2,126 18.9   Language other than English 4,804 35.3
Now married, except separated 6,802 60.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,821 13.4
Separated 285 2.5   Spanish 4,724 34.8
Widowed 1,127 10.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,809 13.3
 Female 885 7.9   Other Indo-European languages 69 0.5
Divorced 895 8.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 4 0.0
 Female 499 4.4   Asian and Pacific Island languages 11 0.1
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 8 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 14,709 100.0
           under 18 years 392 100.0     Total ancestries reported 12,505 85.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 248 63.3   Arab 0 0.0
        Czech¹ 38 0.3
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 12 0.1
          Civilian population 18 years and over 10,344 100.0   Dutch 128 0.9
Civilian veterans 1,054 10.2   English 791 5.4
        French (except Basque)¹ 150 1.0
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 15 0.1
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 968 6.6
     Population 5 to 20 years 3,752 100.0   Greek 0 0.0
With a disability 221 5.9   Hungarian 2 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 7,230 100.0   Irish¹ 757 5.1
With a disability 1,796 24.8   Italian 37 0.3
 Percent employed 58.3 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 5,434 75.2   Norwegian 28 0.2
 Percent employed 71.3 (X)   Polish 29 0.2
     Population 65 years and over 2,307 100.0   Portuguese 5 0.0
With a disability 1,092 47.3   Russian 7 0.0
        Scotch-Irish 120 0.8
        Scottish 138 0.9
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 13,593 100.0   Subsaharan African 39 0.3
Same house in 1995 8,684 63.9   Swedish 48 0.3
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 4,718 34.7   Swiss 36 0.2
 Same county 2,823 20.8   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 1,895 13.9   United States or American 1,716 11.7
  Same state 1,385 10.2   Welsh 26 0.2
  Different state 510 3.8   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 1 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 191 1.4   Other ancestries 7,414 50.4
 
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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