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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Taylor 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 126,555 100.0
      enrolled in school 37,937 100.0   Native 121,533 96.0
Nursery school, preschool 1,968 5.2       Born in United States 119,638 94.5
Kindergarten 1,874 4.9           State of residence 86,095 68.0
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 15,501 40.9           Different state 33,543 26.5
High school (grades 9-12) 7,768 20.5       Born outside United States 1,895 1.5
College or graduate school 10,826 28.5   Foreign born 5,022 4.0
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 1,967 1.6
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 2,008 1.6
  Population 25 years and over 75,496 100.0       Not a citizen 3,014 2.4
Less than 9th grade 4,872 6.5        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 9,295 12.3   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 21,472 28.4     Total (excluding born at sea) 5,022 100.0
Some college, no degree 18,742 24.8   Europe 702 14.0
Associate degree 4,164 5.5   Asia 1,344 26.8
Bachelor's degree 11,215 14.9   Africa 143 2.8
Graduate or professional degree 5,736 7.6   Oceania 45 0.9
        Latin America 2,564 51.1
Percent high school graduate or higher 81.2 (X)   Northern America 224 4.5
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 22.5 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 117,587 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 98,740 100.0   English only 100,846 85.8
Never married 23,392 23.7   Language other than English 16,741 14.2
Now married, except separated 56,794 57.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 5,044 4.3
Separated 1,896 1.9   Spanish 14,259 12.1
Widowed 6,229 6.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 4,337 3.7
 Female 5,324 5.4   Other Indo-European languages 1,102 0.9
Divorced 10,429 10.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 216 0.2
 Female 5,790 5.9   Asian and Pacific Island languages 1,190 1.0
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 453 0.4
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 126,555 100.0
           under 18 years 2,671 100.0     Total ancestries reported 110,714 87.5
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 1,649 61.7   Arab 76 0.1
        Czech¹ 356 0.3
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 347 0.3
          Civilian population 18 years and over 88,574 100.0   Dutch 1,913 1.5
Civilian veterans 13,484 15.2   English 11,550 9.1
        French (except Basque)¹ 2,516 2.0
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 779 0.6
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 13,335 10.5
     Population 5 to 20 years 32,301 100.0   Greek 111 0.1
With a disability 3,114 9.6   Hungarian 194 0.2
     Population 21 to 64 years 65,073 100.0   Irish¹ 11,177 8.8
With a disability 12,677 19.5   Italian 1,773 1.4
 Percent employed 52.0 (X)   Lithuanian 99 0.1
No disability 52,396 80.5   Norwegian 787 0.6
 Percent employed 78.3 (X)   Polish 1,254 1.0
     Population 65 years and over 14,744 100.0   Portuguese 81 0.1
With a disability 6,734 45.7   Russian 173 0.1
        Scotch-Irish 2,635 2.1
        Scottish 2,547 2.0
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 110 0.1
  Population 5 years and over 117,587 100.0   Subsaharan African 444 0.4
Same house in 1995 54,703 46.5   Swedish 908 0.7
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 59,996 51.0   Swiss 71 0.1
 Same county 29,583 25.2   Ukrainian 71 0.1
 Different county 30,413 25.9   United States or American 16,595 13.1
  Same state 18,383 15.6   Welsh 580 0.5
  Different state 12,030 10.2   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 343 0.3
Elsewhere in 1995 2,888 2.5   Other ancestries 39,889 31.5
 
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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