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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Brevard 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 476,230 100.0
      enrolled in school 112,005 100.0   Native 445,229 93.5
Nursery school, preschool 7,406 6.6       Born in United States 434,292 91.2
Kindergarten 6,201 5.5           State of residence 133,707 28.1
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 50,629 45.2           Different state 300,585 63.1
High school (grades 9-12) 23,892 21.3       Born outside United States 10,937 2.3
College or graduate school 23,877 21.3   Foreign born 31,001 6.5
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 8,081 1.7
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 18,374 3.9
  Population 25 years and over 339,738 100.0       Not a citizen 12,627 2.7
Less than 9th grade 11,314 3.3        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 35,102 10.3   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 98,108 28.9     Total (excluding born at sea) 31,001 100.0
Some college, no degree 84,799 25.0   Europe 9,881 31.9
Associate degree 30,395 8.9   Asia 6,529 21.1
Bachelor's degree 51,616 15.2   Africa 1,088 3.5
Graduate or professional degree 28,404 8.4   Oceania 140 0.5
        Latin America 10,644 34.3
Percent high school graduate or higher 86.3 (X)   Northern America 2,719 8.8
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 23.6 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 451,553 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 390,023 100.0   English only 412,102 91.3
Never married 78,006 20.0   Language other than English 39,451 8.7
Now married, except separated 224,987 57.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 11,869 2.6
Separated 7,403 1.9   Spanish 18,320 4.1
Widowed 31,880 8.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 5,872 1.3
 Female 25,258 6.5   Other Indo-European languages 14,656 3.2
Divorced 47,747 12.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 3,358 0.7
 Female 25,883 6.6   Asian and Pacific Island languages 4,689 1.0
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 2,070 0.5
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 476,230 100.0
           under 18 years 8,487 100.0     Total ancestries reported 520,887 109.4
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 4,283 50.5   Arab 2,640 0.6
        Czech¹ 3,011 0.6
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 2,058 0.4
          Civilian population 18 years and over 369,578 100.0   Dutch 9,615 2.0
Civilian veterans 79,145 21.4   English 64,634 13.6
        French (except Basque)¹ 20,695 4.3
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 6,465 1.4
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 83,270 17.5
     Population 5 to 20 years 93,933 100.0   Greek 2,432 0.5
With a disability 8,926 9.5   Hungarian 3,232 0.7
     Population 21 to 64 years 257,062 100.0   Irish¹ 71,072 14.9
With a disability 52,772 20.5   Italian 38,764 8.1
 Percent employed 55.8 (X)   Lithuanian 1,568 0.3
No disability 204,290 79.5   Norwegian 5,061 1.1
 Percent employed 75.9 (X)   Polish 15,873 3.3
     Population 65 years and over 91,939 100.0   Portuguese 1,844 0.4
With a disability 35,422 38.5   Russian 3,735 0.8
        Scotch-Irish 11,342 2.4
        Scottish 12,506 2.6
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 1,313 0.3
  Population 5 years and over 451,553 100.0   Subsaharan African 2,324 0.5
Same house in 1995 233,156 51.6   Swedish 6,871 1.4
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 209,982 46.5   Swiss 1,918 0.4
 Same county 115,453 25.6   Ukrainian 1,629 0.3
 Different county 94,529 20.9   United States or American 38,529 8.1
  Same state 28,864 6.4   Welsh 4,143 0.9
  Different state 65,665 14.5   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 4,816 1.0
Elsewhere in 1995 8,415 1.9   Other ancestries 99,527 20.9
 
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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