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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Stephens 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 9,674 100.0
      enrolled in school 2,381 100.0   Native 9,032 93.4
Nursery school, preschool 91 3.8       Born in United States 8,971 92.7
Kindergarten 95 4.0           State of residence 7,273 75.2
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 1,180 49.6           Different state 1,698 17.6
High school (grades 9-12) 669 28.1       Born outside United States 61 0.6
College or graduate school 346 14.5   Foreign born 642 6.6
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 359 3.7
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 159 1.6
  Population 25 years and over 6,471 100.0       Not a citizen 483 5.0
Less than 9th grade 610 9.4        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 1,181 18.3   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 1,898 29.3     Total (excluding born at sea) 642 100.0
Some college, no degree 1,561 24.1   Europe 7 1.1
Associate degree 357 5.5   Asia 65 10.1
Bachelor's degree 520 8.0   Africa 6 0.9
Graduate or professional degree 344 5.3   Oceania 7 1.1
        Latin America 543 84.6
Percent high school graduate or higher 72.3 (X)   Northern America 14 2.2
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 13.4 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 9,148 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 7,787 100.0   English only 7,938 86.8
Never married 1,309 16.8   Language other than English 1,210 13.2
Now married, except separated 4,762 61.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 486 5.3
Separated 171 2.2   Spanish 1,102 12.0
Widowed 614 7.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 457 5.0
 Female 474 6.1   Other Indo-European languages 80 0.9
Divorced 931 12.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 22 0.2
 Female 459 5.9   Asian and Pacific Island languages 21 0.2
                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 9,674 100.0
           under 18 years 171 100.0     Total ancestries reported 7,602 78.6
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 100 58.5   Arab 0 0.0
        Czech¹ 26 0.3
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 0 0.0
          Civilian population 18 years and over 7,315 100.0   Dutch 259 2.7
Civilian veterans 1,108 15.1   English 820 8.5
        French (except Basque)¹ 226 2.3
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 25 0.3
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 803 8.3
     Population 5 to 20 years 2,160 100.0   Greek 0 0.0
With a disability 219 10.1   Hungarian 20 0.2
     Population 21 to 64 years 4,752 100.0   Irish¹ 914 9.4
With a disability 1,232 25.9   Italian 36 0.4
 Percent employed 58.4 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 3,520 74.1   Norwegian 16 0.2
 Percent employed 73.8 (X)   Polish 40 0.4
     Population 65 years and over 1,586 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 702 44.3   Russian 0 0.0
        Scotch-Irish 161 1.7
        Scottish 58 0.6
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 9,148 100.0   Subsaharan African 6 0.1
Same house in 1995 5,274 57.7   Swedish 24 0.2
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 3,692 40.4   Swiss 0 0.0
 Same county 1,824 19.9   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 1,868 20.4   United States or American 1,393 14.4
  Same state 1,417 15.5   Welsh 21 0.2
  Different state 451 4.9   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 52 0.5
Elsewhere in 1995 182 2.0   Other ancestries 2,702 27.9
 
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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