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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Rusk 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 15,347 100.0
      enrolled in school 3,751 100.0   Native 15,091 98.3
Nursery school, preschool 196 5.2       Born in United States 14,993 97.7
Kindergarten 216 5.8           State of residence 11,213 73.1
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 1,747 46.6           Different state 3,780 24.6
High school (grades 9-12) 1,115 29.7       Born outside United States 98 0.6
College or graduate school 477 12.7   Foreign born 256 1.7
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 105 0.7
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 109 0.7
  Population 25 years and over 10,296 100.0       Not a citizen 147 1.0
Less than 9th grade 864 8.4        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 1,286 12.5   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 4,468 43.4     Total (excluding born at sea) 256 100.0
Some college, no degree 1,901 18.5   Europe 161 62.9
Associate degree 627 6.1   Asia 45 17.6
Bachelor's degree 848 8.2   Africa 3 1.2
Graduate or professional degree 302 2.9   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 17 6.6
Percent high school graduate or higher 79.1 (X)   Northern America 30 11.7
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 11.2 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 14,506 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 12,320 100.0   English only 13,906 95.9
Never married 2,784 22.6   Language other than English 600 4.1
Now married, except separated 7,259 58.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 181 1.2
Separated 131 1.1   Spanish 183 1.3
Widowed 1,027 8.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 38 0.3
 Female 854 6.9   Other Indo-European languages 339 2.3
Divorced 1,119 9.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 105 0.7
 Female 558 4.5   Asian and Pacific Island languages 31 0.2
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 16 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 15,347 100.0
           under 18 years 160 100.0     Total ancestries reported 18,461 120.3
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 93 58.1   Arab 0 0.0
        Czech¹ 672 4.4
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 284 1.9
          Civilian population 18 years and over 11,544 100.0   Dutch 483 3.1
Civilian veterans 1,779 15.4   English 1,223 8.0
        French (except Basque)¹ 649 4.2
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 217 1.4
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 5,545 36.1
     Population 5 to 20 years 3,555 100.0   Greek 12 0.1
With a disability 277 7.8   Hungarian 60 0.4
     Population 21 to 64 years 8,082 100.0   Irish¹ 1,732 11.3
With a disability 1,602 19.8   Italian 275 1.8
 Percent employed 57.9 (X)   Lithuanian 51 0.3
No disability 6,480 80.2   Norwegian 1,628 10.6
 Percent employed 79.1 (X)   Polish 2,159 14.1
     Population 65 years and over 2,612 100.0   Portuguese 2 0.0
With a disability 1,091 41.8   Russian 74 0.5
        Scotch-Irish 145 0.9
        Scottish 193 1.3
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 62 0.4
  Population 5 years and over 14,506 100.0   Subsaharan African 0 0.0
Same house in 1995 9,337 64.4   Swedish 735 4.8
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 5,091 35.1   Swiss 121 0.8
 Same county 2,501 17.2   Ukrainian 36 0.2
 Different county 2,590 17.9   United States or American 781 5.1
  Same state 1,657 11.4   Welsh 37 0.2
  Different state 933 6.4   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 17 0.1
Elsewhere in 1995 78 0.5   Other ancestries 1,268 8.3
 
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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