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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Victoria 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 84,088 100.0
      enrolled in school 24,141 100.0   Native 80,503 95.7
Nursery school, preschool 1,623 6.7       Born in United States 80,158 95.3
Kindergarten 1,342 5.6           State of residence 69,517 82.7
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 11,666 48.3           Different state 10,641 12.7
High school (grades 9-12) 5,544 23.0       Born outside United States 345 0.4
College or graduate school 3,966 16.4   Foreign born 3,585 4.3
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 1,270 1.5
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 1,407 1.7
  Population 25 years and over 51,985 100.0       Not a citizen 2,178 2.6
Less than 9th grade 5,823 11.2        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 6,529 12.6   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 15,120 29.1     Total (excluding born at sea) 3,585 100.0
Some college, no degree 12,814 24.6   Europe 236 6.6
Associate degree 3,253 6.3   Asia 491 13.7
Bachelor's degree 5,700 11.0   Africa 8 0.2
Graduate or professional degree 2,746 5.3   Oceania 53 1.5
        Latin America 2,551 71.2
Percent high school graduate or higher 76.2 (X)   Northern America 246 6.9
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 16.2 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 77,789 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 63,690 100.0   English only 56,776 73.0
Never married 14,822 23.3   Language other than English 21,013 27.0
Now married, except separated 37,487 58.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 6,599 8.5
Separated 1,469 2.3   Spanish 19,745 25.4
Widowed 3,936 6.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 6,227 8.0
 Female 3,381 5.3   Other Indo-European languages 908 1.2
Divorced 5,976 9.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 217 0.3
 Female 3,148 4.9   Asian and Pacific Island languages 330 0.4
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 152 0.2
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 84,088 100.0
           under 18 years 2,495 100.0     Total ancestries reported 83,368 99.1
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 1,237 49.6   Arab 284 0.3
        Czech¹ 4,214 5.0
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 182 0.2
          Civilian population 18 years and over 59,570 100.0   Dutch 839 1.0
Civilian veterans 7,676 12.9   English 5,579 6.6
        French (except Basque)¹ 1,996 2.4
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 153 0.2
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 14,361 17.1
     Population 5 to 20 years 21,511 100.0   Greek 174 0.2
With a disability 1,732 8.1   Hungarian 67 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 45,600 100.0   Irish¹ 5,969 7.1
With a disability 9,146 20.1   Italian 1,439 1.7
 Percent employed 59.4 (X)   Lithuanian 13 0.0
No disability 36,454 79.9   Norwegian 225 0.3
 Percent employed 78.6 (X)   Polish 1,219 1.4
     Population 65 years and over 9,477 100.0   Portuguese 16 0.0
With a disability 3,996 42.2   Russian 68 0.1
        Scotch-Irish 1,358 1.6
        Scottish 843 1.0
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 5 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 77,789 100.0   Subsaharan African 171 0.2
Same house in 1995 40,476 52.0   Swedish 543 0.6
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 36,262 46.6   Swiss 80 0.1
 Same county 24,191 31.1   Ukrainian 52 0.1
 Different county 12,071 15.5   United States or American 4,250 5.1
  Same state 9,387 12.1   Welsh 202 0.2
  Different state 2,684 3.5   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 52 0.1
Elsewhere in 1995 1,051 1.4   Other ancestries 39,014 46.4
 
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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