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Swisher county texas dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school2,196100.0
Nursery school, preschool1808.2
Kindergarten763.5
Elementary school (grades 1-8)1,13951.9
High school (grades 9-12)60827.7
College or graduate school1938.8
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over5,200100.0
Less than 9th grade87116.8
9th to 12th grade, no diploma70513.6
High school graduate (includes equivalency)1,61131.0
Some college, no degree1,03119.8
Associate degree1382.7
Bachelor's degree68113.1
Graduate or professional degree1633.1
Percent high school graduate or higher69.7(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher16.2(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over6,477100.0
Never married1,50823.3
Now married, except separated3,96161.2
Separated1121.7
Widowed5117.9
Female
4567.0
Divorced3855.9
Female
2093.2
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years128100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren9372.7
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over6,009100.0
Civilian veterans72812.1
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years1,928100.0
With a disability1618.4
Population 21 to 64 years3,901100.0
With a disability1,05527.0
Percent employed
70.9(X)
No disability2,84673.0
Percent employed
75.4(X)
Population 65 years and over1,306100.0
With a disability62247.6
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over7,745100.0
Same house in 19954,41257.0
Different house in the U.S. in 19953,13740.5
Same county
1,55620.1
Different county
1,58120.4
Same state
1,26516.3
Different state
3164.1
Elsewhere in 19951962.5
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population8,378100.0
Native7,96595.1
Born in United States
7,92594.6
State of residence
6,79781.1
Different state
1,12813.5
Born outside United States
400.5
Foreign born4134.9
Entered 1990 to March 2000
1321.6
Naturalized citizen
1581.9
Not a citizen
2553.0
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)413100.0
Europe30.7
Asia00.0
Africa00.0
Oceania00.0
Latin America40898.8
Northern America20.5
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over7,745100.0
English only5,62472.6
Language other than English2,12127.4
Speak English less than 'very well
78210.1
Spanish
2,10227.1
Speak English less than "very well"
77510.0
Other Indo-European languages
190.2
Speak English less than "very well"
70.1
Asian and Pacific Island languages
00.0
Speak English less than "very well"
00.0
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population8,378100.0

Total ancestries reported

6,58878.6
Arab00.0
Czech1180.2
Danish160.2
Dutch821.0
English5416.5
French (except Basque)1610.7
French Canadian100.0
German5867.0
Greek150.2
Hungarian00.0
Irish14545.4
Italian350.4
Lithuanian00.0
Norwegian240.3
Polish150.2
Portuguese00.0
Russian60.1
Scotch-Irish1311.6
Scottish801.0
Slovak00.0
Subsaharan African140.2
Swedish320.4
Swiss00.0
Ukrainian00.0
United States or American1,23714.8
Welsh150.2
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)00.0
Other ancestries3,22638.5
(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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