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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 16,140 100.0
      enrolled in school 3,301 100.0   Native 15,962 98.9
Nursery school, preschool 131 4.0       Born in United States 15,883 98.4
Kindergarten 217 6.6           State of residence 6,451 40.0
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 1,668 50.5           Different state 9,432 58.4
High school (grades 9-12) 885 26.8       Born outside United States 79 0.5
College or graduate school 400 12.1   Foreign born 178 1.1
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 20 0.1
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 114 0.7
  Population 25 years and over 11,593 100.0       Not a citizen 64 0.4
Less than 9th grade 752 6.5        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 2,031 17.5   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 4,440 38.3     Total (excluding born at sea) 178 100.0
Some college, no degree 2,616 22.6   Europe 115 64.6
Associate degree 544 4.7   Asia 18 10.1
Bachelor's degree 834 7.2   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 376 3.2   Oceania 4 2.2
        Latin America 6 3.4
Percent high school graduate or higher 76.0 (X)   Northern America 35 19.7
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 10.4 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 15,324 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 13,257 100.0   English only 14,910 97.3
Never married 1,794 13.5   Language other than English 414 2.7
Now married, except separated 8,696 65.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 121 0.8
Separated 198 1.5   Spanish 152 1.0
Widowed 1,159 8.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 71 0.5
 Female 905 6.8   Other Indo-European languages 204 1.3
Divorced 1,410 10.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 37 0.2
 Female 652 4.9   Asian and Pacific Island languages 43 0.3
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 9 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 16,140 100.0
           under 18 years 252 100.0     Total ancestries reported 14,079 87.2
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 132 52.4   Arab 7 0.0
        Czech¹ 81 0.5
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 97 0.6
          Civilian population 18 years and over 12,538 100.0   Dutch 368 2.3
Civilian veterans 2,641 21.1   English 1,912 11.8
        French (except Basque)¹ 552 3.4
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 107 0.7
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 2,584 16.0
     Population 5 to 20 years 3,251 100.0   Greek 68 0.4
With a disability 300 9.2   Hungarian 76 0.5
     Population 21 to 64 years 8,790 100.0   Irish¹ 2,042 12.7
With a disability 2,346 26.7   Italian 271 1.7
 Percent employed 39.3 (X)   Lithuanian 20 0.1
No disability 6,444 73.3   Norwegian 153 0.9
 Percent employed 70.1 (X)   Polish 290 1.8
     Population 65 years and over 3,137 100.0   Portuguese 20 0.1
With a disability 1,392 44.4   Russian 11 0.1
        Scotch-Irish 416 2.6
        Scottish 313 1.9
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 10 0.1
  Population 5 years and over 15,324 100.0   Subsaharan African 0 0.0
Same house in 1995 8,526 55.6   Swedish 269 1.7
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 6,722 43.9   Swiss 22 0.1
 Same county 2,439 15.9   Ukrainian 12 0.1
 Different county 4,283 27.9   United States or American 2,436 15.1
  Same state 1,391 9.1   Welsh 143 0.9
  Different state 2,892 18.9   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 5 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 76 0.5   Other ancestries 1,794 11.1
 
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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