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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Monroe 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 10,254 100.0
      enrolled in school 2,564 100.0   Native 10,198 99.5
Nursery school, preschool 138 5.4       Born in United States 10,188 99.4
Kindergarten 155 6.0           State of residence 8,624 84.1
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 1,400 54.6           Different state 1,564 15.3
High school (grades 9-12) 663 25.9       Born outside United States 10 0.1
College or graduate school 208 8.1   Foreign born 56 0.5
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 46 0.4
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 10 0.1
  Population 25 years and over 6,602 100.0       Not a citizen 46 0.4
Less than 9th grade 1,012 15.3        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 1,379 20.9   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 2,520 38.2     Total (excluding born at sea) 56 100.0
Some college, no degree 921 14.0   Europe 17 30.4
Associate degree 213 3.2   Asia 2 3.6
Bachelor's degree 358 5.4   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 199 3.0   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 37 66.1
Percent high school graduate or higher 63.8 (X)   Northern America 0 0.0
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 8.4 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 9,541 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 7,917 100.0   English only 9,317 97.7
Never married 1,799 22.7   Language other than English 224 2.3
Now married, except separated 4,147 52.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 69 0.7
Separated 209 2.6   Spanish 150 1.6
Widowed 1,005 12.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 58 0.6
 Female 814 10.3   Other Indo-European languages 64 0.7
Divorced 757 9.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 9 0.1
 Female 430 5.4   Asian and Pacific Island languages 7 0.1
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 2 0.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 10,254 100.0
           under 18 years 309 100.0     Total ancestries reported 7,797 76.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 209 67.6   Arab 20 0.2
        Czech¹ 0 0.0
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 0 0.0
          Civilian population 18 years and over 7,365 100.0   Dutch 72 0.7
Civilian veterans 891 12.1   English 297 2.9
        French (except Basque)¹ 115 1.1
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 10 0.1
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 428 4.2
     Population 5 to 20 years 2,516 100.0   Greek 0 0.0
With a disability 256 10.2   Hungarian 0 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 5,156 100.0   Irish¹ 588 5.7
With a disability 1,430 27.7   Italian 72 0.7
 Percent employed 51.0 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 3,726 72.3   Norwegian 0 0.0
 Percent employed 69.7 (X)   Polish 8 0.1
     Population 65 years and over 1,734 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 954 55.0   Russian 0 0.0
        Scotch-Irish 58 0.6
        Scottish 65 0.6
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 9,541 100.0   Subsaharan African 21 0.2
Same house in 1995 5,837 61.2   Swedish 37 0.4
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 3,659 38.4   Swiss 0 0.0
 Same county 2,275 23.8   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 1,384 14.5   United States or American 1,891 18.4
  Same state 918 9.6   Welsh 18 0.2
  Different state 466 4.9   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 7 0.1
Elsewhere in 1995 45 0.5   Other ancestries 4,090 39.9
 
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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