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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Tyler 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 20,871 100.0
      enrolled in school 4,466 100.0   Native 20,614 98.8
Nursery school, preschool 191 4.3       Born in United States 20,540 98.4
Kindergarten 268 6.0           State of residence 17,012 81.5
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 2,266 50.7           Different state 3,528 16.9
High school (grades 9-12) 1,250 28.0       Born outside United States 74 0.4
College or graduate school 491 11.0   Foreign born 257 1.2
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 127 0.6
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 90 0.4
  Population 25 years and over 14,433 100.0       Not a citizen 167 0.8
Less than 9th grade 1,092 7.6        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 2,969 20.6   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 5,978 41.4     Total (excluding born at sea) 257 100.0
Some college, no degree 2,626 18.2   Europe 70 27.2
Associate degree 371 2.6   Asia 13 5.1
Bachelor's degree 841 5.8   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 556 3.9   Oceania 4 1.6
        Latin America 164 63.8
Percent high school graduate or higher 71.9 (X)   Northern America 6 2.3
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 9.7 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 19,645 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 16,895 100.0   English only 18,730 95.3
Never married 2,441 14.4   Language other than English 915 4.7
Now married, except separated 11,229 66.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 480 2.4
Separated 287 1.7   Spanish 744 3.8
Widowed 1,389 8.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 415 2.1
 Female 1,206 7.1   Other Indo-European languages 142 0.7
Divorced 1,549 9.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 51 0.3
 Female 767 4.5   Asian and Pacific Island languages 11 0.1
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 7 0.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 20,871 100.0
           under 18 years 577 100.0     Total ancestries reported 14,716 70.5
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 380 65.9   Arab 8 0.0
        Czech¹ 38 0.2
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 16 0.1
          Civilian population 18 years and over 16,039 100.0   Dutch 262 1.3
Civilian veterans 2,700 16.8   English 1,565 7.5
        French (except Basque)¹ 1,010 4.8
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 168 0.8
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 1,374 6.6
     Population 5 to 20 years 4,230 100.0   Greek 26 0.1
With a disability 321 7.6   Hungarian 19 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 10,278 100.0   Irish¹ 1,761 8.4
With a disability 2,941 28.6   Italian 356 1.7
 Percent employed 45.4 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 7,337 71.4   Norwegian 62 0.3
 Percent employed 66.0 (X)   Polish 77 0.4
     Population 65 years and over 3,552 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 1,614 45.4   Russian 22 0.1
        Scotch-Irish 552 2.6
        Scottish 166 0.8
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 19,645 100.0   Subsaharan African 9 0.0
Same house in 1995 11,447 58.3   Swedish 53 0.3
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 8,036 40.9   Swiss 22 0.1
 Same county 3,462 17.6   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 4,574 23.3   United States or American 3,423 16.4
  Same state 3,936 20.0   Welsh 47 0.2
  Different state 638 3.2   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 17 0.1
Elsewhere in 1995 162 0.8   Other ancestries 3,663 17.6
 
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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