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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Parker 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 88,495 100.0
      enrolled in school 23,189 100.0   Native 86,154 97.4
Nursery school, preschool 1,352 5.8       Born in United States 85,598 96.7
Kindergarten 1,182 5.1           State of residence 62,985 71.2
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 11,876 51.2           Different state 22,613 25.6
High school (grades 9-12) 5,674 24.5       Born outside United States 556 0.6
College or graduate school 3,105 13.4   Foreign born 2,341 2.6
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 986 1.1
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 920 1.0
  Population 25 years and over 57,072 100.0       Not a citizen 1,421 1.6
Less than 9th grade 2,909 5.1        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 8,244 14.4   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 17,338 30.4     Total (excluding born at sea) 2,341 100.0
Some college, no degree 14,415 25.3   Europe 439 18.8
Associate degree 3,545 6.2   Asia 201 8.6
Bachelor's degree 7,157 12.5   Africa 58 2.5
Graduate or professional degree 3,464 6.1   Oceania 67 2.9
        Latin America 1,515 64.7
Percent high school graduate or higher 80.5 (X)   Northern America 61 2.6
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 18.6 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 82,844 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 68,479 100.0   English only 76,978 92.9
Never married 11,946 17.4   Language other than English 5,866 7.1
Now married, except separated 44,939 65.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 2,142 2.6
Separated 1,195 1.7   Spanish 4,917 5.9
Widowed 3,886 5.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,898 2.3
 Female 3,024 4.4   Other Indo-European languages 611 0.7
Divorced 6,513 9.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 142 0.2
 Female 3,512 5.1   Asian and Pacific Island languages 158 0.2
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 90 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 88,495 100.0
           under 18 years 2,108 100.0     Total ancestries reported 73,380 82.9
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 1,139 54.0   Arab 103 0.1
        Czech¹ 378 0.4
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 270 0.3
          Civilian population 18 years and over 64,016 100.0   Dutch 1,503 1.7
Civilian veterans 9,968 15.6   English 9,268 10.5
        French (except Basque)¹ 2,069 2.3
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 280 0.3
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 10,922 12.3
     Population 5 to 20 years 22,123 100.0   Greek 75 0.1
With a disability 1,811 8.2   Hungarian 141 0.2
     Population 21 to 64 years 49,034 100.0   Irish¹ 10,635 12.0
With a disability 9,089 18.5   Italian 1,347 1.5
 Percent employed 63.1 (X)   Lithuanian 96 0.1
No disability 39,945 81.5   Norwegian 491 0.6
 Percent employed 78.5 (X)   Polish 713 0.8
     Population 65 years and over 8,930 100.0   Portuguese 59 0.1
With a disability 3,854 43.2   Russian 199 0.2
        Scotch-Irish 1,781 2.0
        Scottish 1,693 1.9
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 64 0.1
  Population 5 years and over 82,844 100.0   Subsaharan African 61 0.1
Same house in 1995 42,089 50.8   Swedish 507 0.6
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 40,042 48.3   Swiss 96 0.1
 Same county 13,776 16.6   Ukrainian 65 0.1
 Different county 26,266 31.7   United States or American 14,290 16.1
  Same state 21,785 26.3   Welsh 463 0.5
  Different state 4,481 5.4   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 89 0.1
Elsewhere in 1995 713 0.9   Other ancestries 15,722 17.8
 
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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