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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Marion 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 31,214 100.0
      enrolled in school 6,373 100.0   Native 31,064 99.5
Nursery school, preschool 318 5.0       Born in United States 30,955 99.2
Kindergarten 412 6.5           State of residence 22,612 72.4
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 3,264 51.2           Different state 8,343 26.7
High school (grades 9-12) 1,447 22.7       Born outside United States 109 0.3
College or graduate school 932 14.6   Foreign born 150 0.5
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 77 0.2
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 58 0.2
  Population 25 years and over 21,611 100.0       Not a citizen 92 0.3
Less than 9th grade 3,265 15.1        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 4,697 21.7   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 7,107 32.9     Total (excluding born at sea) 150 100.0
Some college, no degree 3,769 17.4   Europe 6 4.0
Associate degree 1,054 4.9   Asia 53 35.3
Bachelor's degree 1,057 4.9   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 662 3.1   Oceania 6 4.0
        Latin America 72 48.0
Percent high school graduate or higher 63.2 (X)   Northern America 13 8.7
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 8.0 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 29,360 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 25,403 100.0   English only 28,654 97.6
Never married 3,901 15.4   Language other than English 706 2.4
Now married, except separated 15,898 62.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 214 0.7
Separated 391 1.5   Spanish 473 1.6
Widowed 2,236 8.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 132 0.4
 Female 1,798 7.1   Other Indo-European languages 52 0.2
Divorced 2,977 11.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 21 0.1
 Female 1,490 5.9   Asian and Pacific Island languages 170 0.6
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 58 0.2
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 31,214 100.0
           under 18 years 632 100.0     Total ancestries reported 21,485 68.8
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 330 52.2   Arab 0 0.0
        Czech¹ 0 0.0
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 4 0.0
          Civilian population 18 years and over 24,191 100.0   Dutch 290 0.9
Civilian veterans 2,866 11.8   English 2,082 6.7
        French (except Basque)¹ 306 1.0
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 16 0.1
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 1,190 3.8
     Population 5 to 20 years 6,270 100.0   Greek 23 0.1
With a disability 431 6.9   Hungarian 0 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 17,619 100.0   Irish¹ 2,686 8.6
With a disability 4,317 24.5   Italian 194 0.6
 Percent employed 40.4 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 13,302 75.5   Norwegian 24 0.1
 Percent employed 73.7 (X)   Polish 116 0.4
     Population 65 years and over 4,604 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 2,635 57.2   Russian 0 0.0
        Scotch-Irish 332 1.1
        Scottish 306 1.0
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 13 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 29,360 100.0   Subsaharan African 14 0.0
Same house in 1995 18,170 61.9   Swedish 39 0.1
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 10,997 37.5   Swiss 9 0.0
 Same county 6,649 22.6   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 4,348 14.8   United States or American 9,646 30.9
  Same state 2,796 9.5   Welsh 50 0.2
  Different state 1,552 5.3   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 25 0.1
Elsewhere in 1995 193 0.7   Other ancestries 4,120 13.2
 
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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