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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Washington 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 157,715 100.0
      enrolled in school 46,255 100.0   Native 146,009 92.6
Nursery school, preschool 2,399 5.2       Born in United States 144,982 91.9
Kindergarten 2,226 4.8           State of residence 81,435 51.6
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 17,147 37.1           Different state 63,547 40.3
High school (grades 9-12) 8,040 17.4       Born outside United States 1,027 0.7
College or graduate school 16,443 35.5   Foreign born 11,706 7.4
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 7,870 5.0
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 2,305 1.5
  Population 25 years and over 94,019 100.0       Not a citizen 9,401 6.0
Less than 9th grade 7,830 8.3        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 11,432 12.2   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 28,678 30.5     Total (excluding born at sea) 11,706 100.0
Some college, no degree 19,707 21.0   Europe 848 7.2
Associate degree 3,297 3.5   Asia 2,011 17.2
Bachelor's degree 13,873 14.8   Africa 117 1.0
Graduate or professional degree 9,202 9.8   Oceania 611 5.2
        Latin America 7,973 68.1
Percent high school graduate or higher 79.5 (X)   Northern America 146 1.2
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 24.5 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 145,934 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 124,687 100.0   English only 130,592 89.5
Never married 32,223 25.8   Language other than English 15,342 10.5
Now married, except separated 71,699 57.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 8,448 5.8
Separated 1,755 1.4   Spanish 11,051 7.6
Widowed 6,223 5.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 6,807 4.7
 Female 5,111 4.1   Other Indo-European languages 1,459 1.0
Divorced 12,787 10.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 288 0.2
 Female 7,192 5.8   Asian and Pacific Island languages 2,595 1.8
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,261 0.9
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 157,715 100.0
           under 18 years 2,010 100.0     Total ancestries reported 137,191 87.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 1,081 53.8   Arab 207 0.1
        Czech¹ 586 0.4
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 600 0.4
          Civilian population 18 years and over 118,185 100.0   Dutch 2,839 1.8
Civilian veterans 14,347 12.1   English 16,786 10.6
        French (except Basque)¹ 4,054 2.6
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 433 0.3
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 18,994 12.0
     Population 5 to 20 years 38,428 100.0   Greek 164 0.1
With a disability 3,545 9.2   Hungarian 294 0.2
     Population 21 to 64 years 90,957 100.0   Irish¹ 17,222 10.9
With a disability 16,024 17.6   Italian 3,275 2.1
 Percent employed 54.6 (X)   Lithuanian 42 0.0
No disability 74,933 82.4   Norwegian 1,363 0.9
 Percent employed 79.2 (X)   Polish 1,449 0.9
     Population 65 years and over 14,455 100.0   Portuguese 145 0.1
With a disability 6,428 44.5   Russian 431 0.3
        Scotch-Irish 3,355 2.1
        Scottish 3,310 2.1
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 72 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 145,934 100.0   Subsaharan African 401 0.3
Same house in 1995 62,670 42.9   Swedish 1,522 1.0
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 78,206 53.6   Swiss 403 0.3
 Same county 40,170 27.5   Ukrainian 116 0.1
 Different county 38,036 26.1   United States or American 21,092 13.4
  Same state 17,890 12.3   Welsh 1,128 0.7
  Different state 20,146 13.8   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 233 0.1
Elsewhere in 1995 5,058 3.5   Other ancestries 36,675 23.3
 
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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