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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Tom Green 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 104,010 100.0
      enrolled in school 29,720 100.0   Native 97,849 94.1
Nursery school, preschool 1,732 5.8       Born in United States 96,322 92.6
Kindergarten 1,672 5.6           State of residence 74,053 71.2
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 12,502 42.1           Different state 22,269 21.4
High school (grades 9-12) 6,533 22.0       Born outside United States 1,527 1.5
College or graduate school 7,281 24.5   Foreign born 6,161 5.9
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 1,616 1.6
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 2,825 2.7
  Population 25 years and over 63,430 100.0       Not a citizen 3,336 3.2
Less than 9th grade 6,568 10.4        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 8,497 13.4   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 18,129 28.6     Total (excluding born at sea) 6,161 100.0
Some college, no degree 14,657 23.1   Europe 505 8.2
Associate degree 3,208 5.1   Asia 615 10.0
Bachelor's degree 8,935 14.1   Africa 14 0.2
Graduate or professional degree 3,436 5.4   Oceania 15 0.2
        Latin America 4,881 79.2
Percent high school graduate or higher 76.2 (X)   Northern America 131 2.1
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 19.5 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 97,019 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 81,772 100.0   English only 71,263 73.5
Never married 20,022 24.5   Language other than English 25,756 26.5
Now married, except separated 45,773 56.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 8,110 8.4
Separated 1,884 2.3   Spanish 24,188 24.9
Widowed 5,450 6.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 7,705 7.9
 Female 4,567 5.6   Other Indo-European languages 906 0.9
Divorced 8,643 10.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 200 0.2
 Female 5,099 6.2   Asian and Pacific Island languages 586 0.6
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 193 0.2
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 104,010 100.0
           under 18 years 2,748 100.0     Total ancestries reported 97,588 93.8
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 1,327 48.3   Arab 65 0.1
        Czech¹ 1,309 1.3
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 222 0.2
          Civilian population 18 years and over 74,215 100.0   Dutch 1,181 1.1
Civilian veterans 11,208 15.1   English 8,658 8.3
        French (except Basque)¹ 2,196 2.1
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 289 0.3
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 14,057 13.5
     Population 5 to 20 years 25,931 100.0   Greek 271 0.3
With a disability 2,184 8.4   Hungarian 106 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 54,022 100.0   Irish¹ 9,142 8.8
With a disability 11,319 21.0   Italian 1,282 1.2
 Percent employed 58.3 (X)   Lithuanian 62 0.1
No disability 42,703 79.0   Norwegian 716 0.7
 Percent employed 76.6 (X)   Polish 827 0.8
     Population 65 years and over 13,312 100.0   Portuguese 56 0.1
With a disability 5,862 44.0   Russian 159 0.2
        Scotch-Irish 2,583 2.5
        Scottish 1,769 1.7
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 46 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 97,019 100.0   Subsaharan African 158 0.2
Same house in 1995 46,948 48.4   Swedish 634 0.6
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 48,127 49.6   Swiss 99 0.1
 Same county 26,119 26.9   Ukrainian 66 0.1
 Different county 22,008 22.7   United States or American 8,652 8.3
  Same state 14,113 14.5   Welsh 395 0.4
  Different state 7,895 8.1   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 178 0.2
Elsewhere in 1995 1,944 2.0   Other ancestries 42,410 40.8
 
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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