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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Uvalde 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 25,926 100.0
      enrolled in school 7,779 100.0   Native 23,021 88.8
Nursery school, preschool 538 6.9       Born in United States 22,866 88.2
Kindergarten 429 5.5           State of residence 20,157 77.7
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 3,981 51.2           Different state 2,709 10.4
High school (grades 9-12) 1,732 22.3       Born outside United States 155 0.6
College or graduate school 1,099 14.1   Foreign born 2,905 11.2
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 762 2.9
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 1,179 4.5
  Population 25 years and over 15,280 100.0       Not a citizen 1,726 6.7
Less than 9th grade 3,898 25.5        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 2,281 14.9   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 3,419 22.4     Total (excluding born at sea) 2,905 100.0
Some college, no degree 2,905 19.0   Europe 40 1.4
Associate degree 668 4.4   Asia 119 4.1
Bachelor's degree 1,484 9.7   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 625 4.1   Oceania 8 0.3
        Latin America 2,736 94.2
Percent high school graduate or higher 59.6 (X)   Northern America 2 0.1
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 13.8 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 23,799 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 19,095 100.0   English only 9,511 40.0
Never married 4,162 21.8   Language other than English 14,288 60.0
Now married, except separated 11,452 60.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 5,644 23.7
Separated 583 3.1   Spanish 14,067 59.1
Widowed 1,472 7.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 5,600 23.5
 Female 1,136 5.9   Other Indo-European languages 134 0.6
Divorced 1,426 7.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 13 0.1
 Female 819 4.3   Asian and Pacific Island languages 87 0.4
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 31 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 25,926 100.0
           under 18 years 906 100.0     Total ancestries reported 23,886 92.1
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 416 45.9   Arab 8 0.0
        Czech¹ 60 0.2
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 28 0.1
          Civilian population 18 years and over 17,781 100.0   Dutch 145 0.6
Civilian veterans 1,932 10.9   English 1,258 4.9
        French (except Basque)¹ 340 1.3
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 38 0.1
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 1,756 6.8
     Population 5 to 20 years 7,194 100.0   Greek 43 0.2
With a disability 560 7.8   Hungarian 3 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 12,836 100.0   Irish¹ 1,209 4.7
With a disability 3,112 24.2   Italian 130 0.5
 Percent employed 55.4 (X)   Lithuanian 22 0.1
No disability 9,724 75.8   Norwegian 113 0.4
 Percent employed 71.9 (X)   Polish 100 0.4
     Population 65 years and over 3,405 100.0   Portuguese 31 0.1
With a disability 1,694 49.8   Russian 9 0.0
        Scotch-Irish 394 1.5
        Scottish 240 0.9
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 2 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 23,799 100.0   Subsaharan African 0 0.0
Same house in 1995 14,079 59.2   Swedish 60 0.2
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 9,358 39.3   Swiss 17 0.1
 Same county 5,305 22.3   Ukrainian 2 0.0
 Different county 4,053 17.0   United States or American 1,251 4.8
  Same state 3,276 13.8   Welsh 31 0.1
  Different state 777 3.3   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 6 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 362 1.5   Other ancestries 16,590 64.0
 
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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