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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Gilchrist 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 14,437 100.0
      enrolled in school 3,574 100.0   Native 14,186 98.3
Nursery school, preschool 175 4.9       Born in United States 14,089 97.6
Kindergarten 214 6.0           State of residence 8,635 59.8
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 1,716 48.0           Different state 5,454 37.8
High school (grades 9-12) 1,038 29.0       Born outside United States 97 0.7
College or graduate school 431 12.1   Foreign born 251 1.7
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 101 0.7
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 83 0.6
  Population 25 years and over 8,866 100.0       Not a citizen 168 1.2
Less than 9th grade 695 7.8        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 1,752 19.8   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 3,197 36.1     Total (excluding born at sea) 251 100.0
Some college, no degree 1,892 21.3   Europe 87 34.7
Associate degree 494 5.6   Asia 0 0.0
Bachelor's degree 560 6.3   Africa 3 1.2
Graduate or professional degree 276 3.1   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 136 54.2
Percent high school graduate or higher 72.4 (X)   Northern America 25 10.0
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 9.4 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 13,615 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 11,581 100.0   English only 13,037 95.8
Never married 2,573 22.2   Language other than English 578 4.2
Now married, except separated 6,495 56.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 153 1.1
Separated 303 2.6   Spanish 325 2.4
Widowed 747 6.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 85 0.6
 Female 623 5.4   Other Indo-European languages 249 1.8
Divorced 1,463 12.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 68 0.5
 Female 644 5.6   Asian and Pacific Island languages 2 0.0
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 0 0.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 14,437 100.0
           under 18 years 265 100.0     Total ancestries reported 11,732 81.3
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 123 46.4   Arab 0 0.0
        Czech¹ 86 0.6
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 56 0.4
          Civilian population 18 years and over 10,923 100.0   Dutch 253 1.8
Civilian veterans 1,694 15.5   English 1,372 9.5
        French (except Basque)¹ 340 2.4
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 81 0.6
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 1,449 10.0
     Population 5 to 20 years 3,111 100.0   Greek 19 0.1
With a disability 236 7.6   Hungarian 103 0.7
     Population 21 to 64 years 7,376 100.0   Irish¹ 1,486 10.3
With a disability 1,918 26.0   Italian 393 2.7
 Percent employed 46.5 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 5,458 74.0   Norwegian 24 0.2
 Percent employed 78.8 (X)   Polish 227 1.6
     Population 65 years and over 1,772 100.0   Portuguese 16 0.1
With a disability 918 51.8   Russian 19 0.1
        Scotch-Irish 274 1.9
        Scottish 286 2.0
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 1 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 13,615 100.0   Subsaharan African 34 0.2
Same house in 1995 8,087 59.4   Swedish 119 0.8
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 5,452 40.0   Swiss 36 0.2
 Same county 1,387 10.2   Ukrainian 28 0.2
 Different county 4,065 29.9   United States or American 3,043 21.1
  Same state 3,232 23.7   Welsh 81 0.6
  Different state 833 6.1   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 74 0.5
Elsewhere in 1995 76 0.6   Other ancestries 1,832 12.7
 
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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