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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Throckmorton 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 1,850 100.0
      enrolled in school 443 100.0   Native 1,820 98.4
Nursery school, preschool 19 4.3       Born in United States 1,813 98.0
Kindergarten 18 4.1           State of residence 1,554 84.0
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 227 51.2           Different state 259 14.0
High school (grades 9-12) 141 31.8       Born outside United States 7 0.4
College or graduate school 38 8.6   Foreign born 30 1.6
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 18 1.0
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 4 0.2
  Population 25 years and over 1,272 100.0       Not a citizen 26 1.4
Less than 9th grade 105 8.3        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 183 14.4   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 426 33.5     Total (excluding born at sea) 30 100.0
Some college, no degree 295 23.2   Europe 2 6.7
Associate degree 32 2.5   Asia 0 0.0
Bachelor's degree 176 13.8   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 55 4.3   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 26 86.7
Percent high school graduate or higher 77.4 (X)   Northern America 2 6.7
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 18.2 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 1,743 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 1,472 100.0   English only 1,623 93.1
Never married 224 15.2   Language other than English 120 6.9
Now married, except separated 948 64.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 41 2.4
Separated 32 2.2   Spanish 114 6.5
Widowed 141 9.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 39 2.2
 Female 118 8.0   Other Indo-European languages 6 0.3
Divorced 127 8.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 2 0.1
 Female 59 4.0   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 1,850 100.0
           under 18 years 18 100.0     Total ancestries reported 1,274 68.9
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 12 66.7   Arab 0 0.0
        Czech¹ 10 0.5
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 2 0.1
          Civilian population 18 years and over 1,376 100.0   Dutch 43 2.3
Civilian veterans 201 14.6   English 160 8.6
        French (except Basque)¹ 22 1.2
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 1 0.1
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 130 7.0
     Population 5 to 20 years 424 100.0   Greek 0 0.0
With a disability 29 6.8   Hungarian 0 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 938 100.0   Irish¹ 136 7.4
With a disability 166 17.7   Italian 2 0.1
 Percent employed 51.8 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 772 82.3   Norwegian 9 0.5
 Percent employed 80.6 (X)   Polish 0 0.0
     Population 65 years and over 359 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 155 43.2   Russian 4 0.2
        Scotch-Irish 62 3.4
        Scottish 26 1.4
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 1,743 100.0   Subsaharan African 0 0.0
Same house in 1995 1,134 65.1   Swedish 0 0.0
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 600 34.4   Swiss 0 0.0
 Same county 243 13.9   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 357 20.5   United States or American 262 14.2
  Same state 289 16.6   Welsh 6 0.3
  Different state 68 3.9   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 8 0.4
Elsewhere in 1995 9 0.5   Other ancestries 391 21.1
 
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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