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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: McLennan 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 213,517 100.0
      enrolled in school 68,392 100.0   Native 200,398 93.9
Nursery school, preschool 3,986 5.8       Born in United States 198,714 93.1
Kindergarten 3,164 4.6           State of residence 160,126 75.0
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 26,177 38.3           Different state 38,588 18.1
High school (grades 9-12) 12,408 18.1       Born outside United States 1,684 0.8
College or graduate school 22,657 33.1   Foreign born 13,119 6.1
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 5,987 2.8
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 3,707 1.7
  Population 25 years and over 125,961 100.0       Not a citizen 9,412 4.4
Less than 9th grade 11,525 9.1        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 17,917 14.2   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 35,178 27.9     Total (excluding born at sea) 13,119 100.0
Some college, no degree 28,343 22.5   Europe 801 6.1
Associate degree 8,939 7.1   Asia 1,559 11.9
Bachelor's degree 14,914 11.8   Africa 170 1.3
Graduate or professional degree 9,145 7.3   Oceania 16 0.1
        Latin America 10,455 79.7
Percent high school graduate or higher 76.6 (X)   Northern America 118 0.9
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 19.1 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 198,274 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 166,631 100.0   English only 167,385 84.4
Never married 44,546 26.7   Language other than English 30,889 15.6
Now married, except separated 90,122 54.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 13,464 6.8
Separated 3,607 2.2   Spanish 26,600 13.4
Widowed 11,682 7.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 12,149 6.1
 Female 9,639 5.8   Other Indo-European languages 2,654 1.3
Divorced 16,674 10.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 620 0.3
 Female 9,737 5.8   Asian and Pacific Island languages 1,415 0.7
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 607 0.3
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 213,517 100.0
           under 18 years 4,992 100.0     Total ancestries reported 187,581 87.9
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 2,730 54.7   Arab 409 0.2
        Czech¹ 5,818 2.7
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 258 0.1
          Civilian population 18 years and over 156,603 100.0   Dutch 1,897 0.9
Civilian veterans 20,914 13.4   English 16,752 7.8
        French (except Basque)¹ 3,957 1.9
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 387 0.2
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 26,519 12.4
     Population 5 to 20 years 56,621 100.0   Greek 251 0.1
With a disability 4,642 8.2   Hungarian 171 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 111,691 100.0   Irish¹ 17,240 8.1
With a disability 24,060 21.5   Italian 2,863 1.3
 Percent employed 58.4 (X)   Lithuanian 59 0.0
No disability 87,631 78.5   Norwegian 1,548 0.7
 Percent employed 75.9 (X)   Polish 1,729 0.8
     Population 65 years and over 25,692 100.0   Portuguese 90 0.0
With a disability 11,852 46.1   Russian 273 0.1
        Scotch-Irish 4,493 2.1
        Scottish 3,259 1.5
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 28 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 198,274 100.0   Subsaharan African 622 0.3
Same house in 1995 95,591 48.2   Swedish 1,033 0.5
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 98,834 49.8   Swiss 361 0.2
 Same county 58,211 29.4   Ukrainian 60 0.0
 Different county 40,623 20.5   United States or American 17,353 8.1
  Same state 29,116 14.7   Welsh 669 0.3
  Different state 11,507 5.8   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 205 0.1
Elsewhere in 1995 3,849 1.9   Other ancestries 79,277 37.1
 
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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