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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Smith 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 174,706 100.0
      enrolled in school 46,077 100.0   Native 163,103 93.4
Nursery school, preschool 2,913 6.3       Born in United States 162,229 92.9
Kindergarten 2,609 5.7           State of residence 125,511 71.8
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 21,058 45.7           Different state 36,718 21.0
High school (grades 9-12) 10,485 22.8       Born outside United States 874 0.5
College or graduate school 9,012 19.6   Foreign born 11,603 6.6
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 5,734 3.3
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 3,344 1.9
  Population 25 years and over 111,020 100.0       Not a citizen 8,259 4.7
Less than 9th grade 8,351 7.5        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 13,621 12.3   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 27,578 24.8     Total (excluding born at sea) 11,603 100.0
Some college, no degree 28,218 25.4   Europe 568 4.9
Associate degree 8,219 7.4   Asia 919 7.9
Bachelor's degree 17,008 15.3   Africa 229 2.0
Graduate or professional degree 8,025 7.2   Oceania 23 0.2
        Latin America 9,691 83.5
Percent high school graduate or higher 80.2 (X)   Northern America 173 1.5
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 22.5 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 162,278 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 136,324 100.0   English only 142,744 88.0
Never married 29,166 21.4   Language other than English 19,534 12.0
Now married, except separated 80,956 59.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 9,516 5.9
Separated 3,003 2.2   Spanish 17,185 10.6
Widowed 9,424 6.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 8,839 5.4
 Female 7,949 5.8   Other Indo-European languages 1,407 0.9
Divorced 13,775 10.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 283 0.2
 Female 8,098 5.9   Asian and Pacific Island languages 757 0.5
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 343 0.2
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 174,706 100.0
           under 18 years 4,340 100.0     Total ancestries reported 149,742 85.7
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 2,387 55.0   Arab 327 0.2
        Czech¹ 568 0.3
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 278 0.2
          Civilian population 18 years and over 128,151 100.0   Dutch 1,955 1.1
Civilian veterans 17,282 13.5   English 15,158 8.7
        French (except Basque)¹ 3,699 2.1
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 461 0.3
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 13,870 7.9
     Population 5 to 20 years 41,989 100.0   Greek 115 0.1
With a disability 3,738 8.9   Hungarian 133 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 94,758 100.0   Irish¹ 15,828 9.1
With a disability 21,355 22.5   Italian 1,889 1.1
 Percent employed 60.0 (X)   Lithuanian 37 0.0
No disability 73,403 77.5   Norwegian 795 0.5
 Percent employed 75.7 (X)   Polish 956 0.5
     Population 65 years and over 23,191 100.0   Portuguese 106 0.1
With a disability 9,931 42.8   Russian 187 0.1
        Scotch-Irish 3,417 2.0
        Scottish 2,794 1.6
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 34 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 162,278 100.0   Subsaharan African 1,181 0.7
Same house in 1995 82,779 51.0   Swedish 997 0.6
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 76,366 47.1   Swiss 213 0.1
 Same county 44,966 27.7   Ukrainian 83 0.0
 Different county 31,400 19.3   United States or American 23,908 13.7
  Same state 22,500 13.9   Welsh 736 0.4
  Different state 8,900 5.5   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 117 0.1
Elsewhere in 1995 3,133 1.9   Other ancestries 59,900 34.3
 
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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