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Social Statistics

Grand Prairie, Texas,

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school36,877100.0
Nursery school, preschool2,4866.7
Kindergarten2,3696.4
Elementary school (grades 1-8)18,02848.9
High school (grades 9-12)7,63520.7
College or graduate school6,35917.2
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over75,540100.0
Less than 9th grade7,4899.9
9th to 12th grade, no diploma11,48715.2
High school graduate (includes equivalency)19,63626.0
Some college, no degree18,12024.0
Associate degree4,2005.6
Bachelor's degree10,82914.3
Graduate or professional degree3,7795.0
Percent high school graduate or higher74.9(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher19.3(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over94,121100.0
Never married25,03326.6
Now married, except separated52,40155.7
Separated2,5072.7
Widowed3,7394.0
Female
3,1263.3
Divorced10,44111.1
Female
6,0806.5
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years3,648100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren1,63144.7
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over88,189100.0
Civilian veterans9,61210.9
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years33,293100.0
With a disability2,8298.5
Population 21 to 64 years74,420100.0
With a disability15,12120.3
Percent employed
60.8(X)
No disability59,29979.7
Percent employed
77.7(X)
Population 65 years and over7,757100.0
With a disability3,63846.9
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over115,998100.0
Same house in 199554,25546.8
Different house in the U.S. in 199557,75149.8
Same county
32,73828.2
Different county
25,01321.6
Same state
16,32314.1
Different state
8,6907.5
Elsewhere in 19953,9923.4
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population127,049100.0
Native106,20883.6
Born in United States
104,82082.5
State of residence
73,28257.7
Different state
31,53824.8
Born outside United States
1,3881.1
Foreign born20,84116.4
Entered 1990 to March 2000
9,2487.3
Naturalized citizen
6,5845.2
Not a citizen
14,25711.2
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)20,841100.0
Europe8864.3
Asia4,06519.5
Africa9404.5
Oceania290.1
Latin America14,81471.1
Northern America1070.5
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over115,998100.0
English only78,18267.4
Language other than English37,81632.6
Speak English less than 'very well
16,71914.4
Spanish
30,86026.6
Speak English less than "very well"
13,79611.9
Other Indo-European languages
1,8471.6
Speak English less than "very well"
5460.5
Asian and Pacific Island languages
4,1763.6
Speak English less than "very well"
2,1291.8
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population127,049100.0

Total ancestries reported

119,20893.8
Arab3440.3
Czech15930.5
Danish2630.2
Dutch1,1760.9
English7,6106.0
French (except Basque)12,1851.7
French Canadian14450.4
German10,7268.4
Greek1010.1
Hungarian2070.2
Irish19,0407.1
Italian1,9011.5
Lithuanian1170.1
Norwegian9300.7
Polish1,2911.0
Portuguese2110.2
Russian2270.2
Scotch-Irish1,7711.4
Scottish1,8521.5
Slovak520.0
Subsaharan African1,2621.0
Swedish5100.4
Swiss1310.1
Ukrainian310.0
United States or American8,5286.7
Welsh4730.4
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)4150.3
Other ancestries66,81652.6
(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. Census Bureau, Census 2000 Summary File 3, Matrices P18, P19, P21, P22, P24, P36, P37, P39, P42, PCT8, PCT16, PCT17, and PCT19

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