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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 4,926 100.0
      enrolled in school 1,252 100.0   Native 4,802 97.5
Nursery school, preschool 102 8.1       Born in United States 4,777 97.0
Kindergarten 73 5.8           State of residence 3,481 70.7
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 586 46.8           Different state 1,296 26.3
High school (grades 9-12) 375 30.0       Born outside United States 25 0.5
College or graduate school 116 9.3   Foreign born 124 2.5
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 75 1.5
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 32 0.6
  Population 25 years and over 3,314 100.0       Not a citizen 92 1.9
Less than 9th grade 268 8.1        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 338 10.2   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 1,115 33.6     Total (excluding born at sea) 124 100.0
Some college, no degree 878 26.5   Europe 12 9.7
Associate degree 241 7.3   Asia 5 4.0
Bachelor's degree 356 10.7   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 118 3.6   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 104 83.9
Percent high school graduate or higher 81.7 (X)   Northern America 3 2.4
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 14.3 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 4,615 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 3,891 100.0   English only 4,373 94.8
Never married 760 19.5   Language other than English 242 5.2
Now married, except separated 2,494 64.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 106 2.3
Separated 37 1.0   Spanish 201 4.4
Widowed 283 7.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 99 2.1
 Female 236 6.1   Other Indo-European languages 35 0.8
Divorced 317 8.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 6 0.1
 Female 151 3.9   Asian and Pacific Island languages 6 0.1
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 1 0.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 4,926 100.0
           under 18 years 68 100.0     Total ancestries reported 4,771 96.9
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 22 32.4   Arab 0 0.0
        Czech¹ 53 1.1
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 60 1.2
          Civilian population 18 years and over 3,625 100.0   Dutch 91 1.8
Civilian veterans 561 15.5   English 528 10.7
        French (except Basque)¹ 79 1.6
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 10 0.2
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 1,689 34.3
     Population 5 to 20 years 1,143 100.0   Greek 7 0.1
With a disability 76 6.6   Hungarian 4 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 2,560 100.0   Irish¹ 606 12.3
With a disability 411 16.1   Italian 47 1.0
 Percent employed 62.3 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 2,149 83.9   Norwegian 126 2.6
 Percent employed 82.8 (X)   Polish 61 1.2
     Population 65 years and over 873 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 370 42.4   Russian 38 0.8
        Scotch-Irish 91 1.8
        Scottish 105 2.1
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 4,615 100.0   Subsaharan African 3 0.1
Same house in 1995 2,962 64.2   Swedish 116 2.4
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 1,610 34.9   Swiss 25 0.5
 Same county 697 15.1   Ukrainian 2 0.0
 Different county 913 19.8   United States or American 465 9.4
  Same state 639 13.8   Welsh 14 0.3
  Different state 274 5.9   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 43 0.9   Other ancestries 551 11.2
 
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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