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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Pecos 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 16,809 100.0
      enrolled in school 4,947 100.0   Native 14,538 86.5
Nursery school, preschool 254 5.1       Born in United States 14,435 85.9
Kindergarten 228 4.6           State of residence 12,337 73.4
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 2,243 45.3           Different state 2,098 12.5
High school (grades 9-12) 1,435 29.0       Born outside United States 103 0.6
College or graduate school 787 15.9   Foreign born 2,271 13.5
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 432 2.6
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 952 5.7
  Population 25 years and over 9,870 100.0       Not a citizen 1,319 7.8
Less than 9th grade 2,259 22.9        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 1,443 14.6   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 2,904 29.4     Total (excluding born at sea) 2,271 100.0
Some college, no degree 1,708 17.3   Europe 44 1.9
Associate degree 281 2.8   Asia 38 1.7
Bachelor's degree 773 7.8   Africa 7 0.3
Graduate or professional degree 502 5.1   Oceania 8 0.4
        Latin America 2,149 94.6
Percent high school graduate or higher 62.5 (X)   Northern America 25 1.1
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 12.9 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 15,742 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 13,080 100.0   English only 6,949 44.1
Never married 2,398 18.3   Language other than English 8,793 55.9
Now married, except separated 8,758 67.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 3,365 21.4
Separated 383 2.9   Spanish 8,593 54.6
Widowed 750 5.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 3,312 21.0
 Female 535 4.1   Other Indo-European languages 154 1.0
Divorced 791 6.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 45 0.3
 Female 404 3.1   Asian and Pacific Island languages 15 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 16,809 100.0
           under 18 years 555 100.0     Total ancestries reported 13,792 82.1
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 254 45.8   Arab 0 0.0
        Czech¹ 74 0.4
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 16 0.1
          Civilian population 18 years and over 12,174 100.0   Dutch 151 0.9
Civilian veterans 1,227 10.1   English 684 4.1
        French (except Basque)¹ 115 0.7
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 8 0.0
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 840 5.0
     Population 5 to 20 years 4,316 100.0   Greek 0 0.0
With a disability 429 9.9   Hungarian 0 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 7,493 100.0   Irish¹ 803 4.8
With a disability 2,372 31.7   Italian 53 0.3
 Percent employed 62.2 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 5,121 68.3   Norwegian 9 0.1
 Percent employed 74.7 (X)   Polish 89 0.5
     Population 65 years and over 1,856 100.0   Portuguese 2 0.0
With a disability 948 51.1   Russian 8 0.0
        Scotch-Irish 238 1.4
        Scottish 194 1.2
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 15,742 100.0   Subsaharan African 5 0.0
Same house in 1995 8,947 56.8   Swedish 16 0.1
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 6,351 40.3   Swiss 7 0.0
 Same county 2,708 17.2   Ukrainian 5 0.0
 Different county 3,643 23.1   United States or American 897 5.3
  Same state 2,767 17.6   Welsh 12 0.1
  Different state 876 5.6   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 444 2.8   Other ancestries 9,566 56.9
 
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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