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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Dixie 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 13,827 100.0
      enrolled in school 2,814 100.0   Native 13,545 98.0
Nursery school, preschool 106 3.8       Born in United States 13,455 97.3
Kindergarten 162 5.8           State of residence 8,238 59.6
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 1,479 52.6           Different state 5,217 37.7
High school (grades 9-12) 709 25.2       Born outside United States 90 0.7
College or graduate school 358 12.7   Foreign born 282 2.0
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 72 0.5
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 153 1.1
  Population 25 years and over 9,643 100.0       Not a citizen 129 0.9
Less than 9th grade 1,085 11.3        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 2,203 22.8   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 3,798 39.4     Total (excluding born at sea) 282 100.0
Some college, no degree 1,594 16.5   Europe 62 22.0
Associate degree 312 3.2   Asia 38 13.5
Bachelor's degree 357 3.7   Africa 17 6.0
Graduate or professional degree 294 3.0   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 165 58.5
Percent high school graduate or higher 65.9 (X)   Northern America 0 0.0
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 6.8 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 13,080 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 11,371 100.0   English only 12,502 95.6
Never married 2,267 19.9   Language other than English 578 4.4
Now married, except separated 6,364 56.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 204 1.6
Separated 408 3.6   Spanish 282 2.2
Widowed 979 8.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 93 0.7
 Female 730 6.4   Other Indo-European languages 234 1.8
Divorced 1,353 11.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 85 0.6
 Female 550 4.8   Asian and Pacific Island languages 32 0.2
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 5 0.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 13,827 100.0
           under 18 years 337 100.0     Total ancestries reported 9,770 70.7
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 208 61.7   Arab 0 0.0
        Czech¹ 3 0.0
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 23 0.2
          Civilian population 18 years and over 10,778 100.0   Dutch 122 0.9
Civilian veterans 2,151 20.0   English 1,108 8.0
        French (except Basque)¹ 260 1.9
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 34 0.2
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 1,144 8.3
     Population 5 to 20 years 2,755 100.0   Greek 2 0.0
With a disability 387 14.0   Hungarian 19 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 6,931 100.0   Irish¹ 1,294 9.4
With a disability 2,434 35.1   Italian 185 1.3
 Percent employed 40.0 (X)   Lithuanian 19 0.1
No disability 4,497 64.9   Norwegian 87 0.6
 Percent employed 67.4 (X)   Polish 102 0.7
     Population 65 years and over 2,305 100.0   Portuguese 14 0.1
With a disability 1,195 51.8   Russian 20 0.1
        Scotch-Irish 198 1.4
        Scottish 107 0.8
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 20 0.1
  Population 5 years and over 13,080 100.0   Subsaharan African 103 0.7
Same house in 1995 7,874 60.2   Swedish 81 0.6
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 5,082 38.9   Swiss 11 0.1
 Same county 1,736 13.3   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 3,346 25.6   United States or American 2,760 20.0
  Same state 2,735 20.9   Welsh 19 0.1
  Different state 611 4.7   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 81 0.6
Elsewhere in 1995 124 0.9   Other ancestries 1,954 14.1
 
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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