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Dallas county texas dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics






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Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school591,553100.0
Nursery school, preschool41,2397.0
Kindergarten36,9476.2
Elementary school (grades 1-8)280,15347.4
High school (grades 9-12)124,27221.0
College or graduate school108,94218.4
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over1,365,848100.0
Less than 9th grade163,07611.9
9th to 12th grade, no diploma179,02013.1
High school graduate (includes equivalency)295,82321.7
Some college, no degree291,06321.3
Associate degree68,7175.0
Bachelor's degree245,82918.0
Graduate or professional degree122,3209.0
Percent high school graduate or higher75.0(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher27.0(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over1,695,384100.0
Never married508,47130.0
Now married, except separated870,99251.4
Separated51,0583.0
Widowed84,4605.0
Female
69,8174.1
Divorced180,40310.6
Female
107,5106.3
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years58,182100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren26,33645.3
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over1,600,826100.0
Civilian veterans150,6329.4
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years532,080100.0
With a disability45,8318.6
Population 21 to 64 years1,313,495100.0
With a disability274,17620.9
Percent employed
61.3(X)
No disability1,039,31979.1
Percent employed
76.1(X)
Population 65 years and over168,972100.0
With a disability72,30442.8
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over2,038,325100.0
Same house in 1995923,75245.3
Different house in the U.S. in 1995977,49248.0
Same county
664,89932.6
Different county
312,59315.3
Same state
171,9818.4
Different state
140,6126.9
Elsewhere in 1995137,0816.7
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population2,218,899100.0
Native1,755,32579.1
Born in United States
1,737,37378.3
State of residence
1,224,71255.2
Different state
512,66123.1
Born outside United States
17,9520.8
Foreign born463,57420.9
Entered 1990 to March 2000
264,94211.9
Naturalized citizen
102,2014.6
Not a citizen
361,37316.3
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)463,574100.0
Europe18,7014.0
Asia76,13816.4
Africa17,0443.7
Oceania9670.2
Latin America346,79374.8
Northern America3,9310.8
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over2,038,325100.0
English only1,375,04967.5
Language other than English663,27632.5
Speak English less than 'very well
367,24318.0
Spanish
539,57026.5
Speak English less than "very well"
316,06515.5
Other Indo-European languages
46,1672.3
Speak English less than "very well"
14,1150.7
Asian and Pacific Island languages
58,1312.9
Speak English less than "very well"
31,3471.5
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population2,218,899100.0

Total ancestries reported

2,091,02294.2
Arab8,6490.4
Czech110,6760.5
Danish4,5410.2
Dutch18,5150.8
English151,0286.8
French (except Basque)139,2671.8
French Canadian16,1860.3
German169,9467.7
Greek3,6010.2
Hungarian3,3920.2
Irish1140,4566.3
Italian34,2751.5
Lithuanian1,5860.1
Norwegian12,6170.6
Polish19,7850.9
Portuguese1,6130.1
Russian8,7000.4
Scotch-Irish34,1021.5
Scottish31,4471.4
Slovak1,1330.1
Subsaharan African30,5991.4
Swedish13,3880.6
Swiss3,3260.1
Ukrainian1,7950.1
United States or American133,6186.0
Welsh9,2890.4
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)4,1040.2
Other ancestries1,193,38853.8
(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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