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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Runnels 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 11,495 100.0
      enrolled in school 2,833 100.0   Native 10,977 95.5
Nursery school, preschool 125 4.4       Born in United States 10,946 95.2
Kindergarten 139 4.9           State of residence 9,658 84.0
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 1,519 53.6           Different state 1,288 11.2
High school (grades 9-12) 823 29.1       Born outside United States 31 0.3
College or graduate school 227 8.0   Foreign born 518 4.5
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 244 2.1
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 141 1.2
  Population 25 years and over 7,723 100.0       Not a citizen 377 3.3
Less than 9th grade 1,169 15.1        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 1,232 16.0   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 2,720 35.2     Total (excluding born at sea) 518 100.0
Some college, no degree 1,454 18.8   Europe 17 3.3
Associate degree 134 1.7   Asia 1 0.2
Bachelor's degree 757 9.8   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 257 3.3   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 500 96.5
Percent high school graduate or higher 68.9 (X)   Northern America 0 0.0
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 13.1 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 10,817 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 9,044 100.0   English only 8,292 76.7
Never married 1,561 17.3   Language other than English 2,525 23.3
Now married, except separated 5,757 63.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,037 9.6
Separated 208 2.3   Spanish 2,439 22.5
Widowed 846 9.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,021 9.4
 Female 731 8.1   Other Indo-European languages 86 0.8
Divorced 672 7.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 16 0.1
 Female 396 4.4   Asian and Pacific Island languages 0 0.0
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 0 0.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 11,495 100.0
           under 18 years 215 100.0     Total ancestries reported 10,834 94.2
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 153 71.2   Arab 0 0.0
        Czech¹ 269 2.3
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 8 0.1
          Civilian population 18 years and over 8,416 100.0   Dutch 156 1.4
Civilian veterans 1,165 13.8   English 1,085 9.4
        French (except Basque)¹ 61 0.5
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 23 0.2
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 2,323 20.2
     Population 5 to 20 years 2,768 100.0   Greek 0 0.0
With a disability 167 6.0   Hungarian 2 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 5,647 100.0   Irish¹ 1,205 10.5
With a disability 1,274 22.6   Italian 55 0.5
 Percent employed 49.1 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 4,373 77.4   Norwegian 49 0.4
 Percent employed 78.8 (X)   Polish 28 0.2
     Population 65 years and over 2,121 100.0   Portuguese 9 0.1
With a disability 1,128 53.2   Russian 0 0.0
        Scotch-Irish 308 2.7
        Scottish 150 1.3
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 10,817 100.0   Subsaharan African 3 0.0
Same house in 1995 6,237 57.7   Swedish 110 1.0
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 4,462 41.2   Swiss 11 0.1
 Same county 2,157 19.9   Ukrainian 4 0.0
 Different county 2,305 21.3   United States or American 933 8.1
  Same state 1,872 17.3   Welsh 44 0.4
  Different state 433 4.0   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 45 0.4
Elsewhere in 1995 118 1.1   Other ancestries 3,953 34.4
 
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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