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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Rains 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 9,139 100.0
      enrolled in school 2,022 100.0   Native 8,912 97.5
Nursery school, preschool 110 5.4       Born in United States 8,878 97.1
Kindergarten 125 6.2           State of residence 7,036 77.0
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 979 48.4           Different state 1,842 20.2
High school (grades 9-12) 592 29.3       Born outside United States 34 0.4
College or graduate school 216 10.7   Foreign born 227 2.5
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 157 1.7
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 70 0.8
  Population 25 years and over 6,298 100.0       Not a citizen 157 1.7
Less than 9th grade 617 9.8        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 1,085 17.2   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 2,361 37.5     Total (excluding born at sea) 227 100.0
Some college, no degree 1,336 21.2   Europe 29 12.8
Associate degree 177 2.8   Asia 28 12.3
Bachelor's degree 469 7.4   Africa 1 0.4
Graduate or professional degree 253 4.0   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 165 72.7
Percent high school graduate or higher 73.0 (X)   Northern America 4 1.8
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 11.5 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 8,632 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 7,408 100.0   English only 8,155 94.5
Never married 1,180 15.9   Language other than English 477 5.5
Now married, except separated 4,744 64.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 223 2.6
Separated 121 1.6   Spanish 426 4.9
Widowed 604 8.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 219 2.5
 Female 486 6.6   Other Indo-European languages 24 0.3
Divorced 759 10.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 0 0.0
 Female 342 4.6   Asian and Pacific Island languages 27 0.3
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 4 0.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 9,139 100.0
           under 18 years 224 100.0     Total ancestries reported 7,315 80.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 144 64.3   Arab 3 0.0
        Czech¹ 26 0.3
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 3 0.0
          Civilian population 18 years and over 6,957 100.0   Dutch 153 1.7
Civilian veterans 1,170 16.8   English 759 8.3
        French (except Basque)¹ 191 2.1
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 34 0.4
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 810 8.9
     Population 5 to 20 years 2,009 100.0   Greek 3 0.0
With a disability 162 8.1   Hungarian 26 0.3
     Population 21 to 64 years 5,085 100.0   Irish¹ 942 10.3
With a disability 1,380 27.1   Italian 127 1.4
 Percent employed 55.2 (X)   Lithuanian 7 0.1
No disability 3,705 72.9   Norwegian 33 0.4
 Percent employed 72.0 (X)   Polish 38 0.4
     Population 65 years and over 1,465 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 649 44.3   Russian 8 0.1
        Scotch-Irish 231 2.5
        Scottish 118 1.3
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 2 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 8,632 100.0   Subsaharan African 12 0.1
Same house in 1995 4,102 47.5   Swedish 52 0.6
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 4,454 51.6   Swiss 16 0.2
 Same county 1,349 15.6   Ukrainian 2 0.0
 Different county 3,105 36.0   United States or American 1,748 19.1
  Same state 2,636 30.5   Welsh 40 0.4
  Different state 469 5.4   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 8 0.1
Elsewhere in 1995 76 0.9   Other ancestries 1,923 21.0
 
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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