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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Walker 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 61,758 100.0
      enrolled in school 20,291 100.0   Native 59,002 95.5
Nursery school, preschool 795 3.9       Born in United States 58,645 95.0
Kindergarten 525 2.6           State of residence 45,434 73.6
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 5,307 26.2           Different state 13,211 21.4
High school (grades 9-12) 4,260 21.0       Born outside United States 357 0.6
College or graduate school 9,404 46.3   Foreign born 2,756 4.5
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 1,280 2.1
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 879 1.4
  Population 25 years and over 36,678 100.0       Not a citizen 1,877 3.0
Less than 9th grade 3,806 10.4        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 6,075 16.6   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 11,594 31.6     Total (excluding born at sea) 2,756 100.0
Some college, no degree 7,362 20.1   Europe 153 5.6
Associate degree 1,117 3.0   Asia 271 9.8
Bachelor's degree 4,311 11.8   Africa 48 1.7
Graduate or professional degree 2,413 6.6   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 2,245 81.5
Percent high school graduate or higher 73.1 (X)   Northern America 39 1.4
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 18.3 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 58,854 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 52,857 100.0   English only 50,464 85.7
Never married 12,912 24.4   Language other than English 8,390 14.3
Now married, except separated 32,229 61.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 3,573 6.1
Separated 1,400 2.6   Spanish 7,586 12.9
Widowed 2,759 5.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 3,366 5.7
 Female 1,817 3.4   Other Indo-European languages 455 0.8
Divorced 3,557 6.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 83 0.1
 Female 1,780 3.4   Asian and Pacific Island languages 285 0.5
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 112 0.2
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 61,758 100.0
           under 18 years 842 100.0     Total ancestries reported 41,731 67.6
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 492 58.4   Arab 28 0.0
        Czech¹ 459 0.7
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 102 0.2
          Civilian population 18 years and over 50,776 100.0   Dutch 388 0.6
Civilian veterans 5,512 10.9   English 3,391 5.5
        French (except Basque)¹ 1,210 2.0
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 250 0.4
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 5,317 8.6
     Population 5 to 20 years 12,798 100.0   Greek 38 0.1
With a disability 993 7.8   Hungarian 46 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 26,459 100.0   Irish¹ 4,239 6.9
With a disability 4,928 18.6   Italian 633 1.0
 Percent employed 59.2 (X)   Lithuanian 18 0.0
No disability 21,531 81.4   Norwegian 118 0.2
 Percent employed 77.1 (X)   Polish 1,006 1.6
     Population 65 years and over 5,145 100.0   Portuguese 34 0.1
With a disability 2,180 42.4   Russian 57 0.1
        Scotch-Irish 1,048 1.7
        Scottish 712 1.2
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 13 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 58,854 100.0   Subsaharan African 179 0.3
Same house in 1995 24,569 41.7   Swedish 360 0.6
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 31,648 53.8   Swiss 29 0.0
 Same county 8,710 14.8   Ukrainian 32 0.1
 Different county 22,938 39.0   United States or American 4,735 7.7
  Same state 20,734 35.2   Welsh 163 0.3
  Different state 2,204 3.7   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 130 0.2
Elsewhere in 1995 2,637 4.5   Other ancestries 16,996 27.5
 
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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