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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Holmes 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 18,564 100.0
      enrolled in school 4,161 100.0   Native 18,244 98.3
Nursery school, preschool 193 4.6       Born in United States 18,167 97.9
Kindergarten 195 4.7           State of residence 9,829 52.9
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 2,099 50.4           Different state 8,338 44.9
High school (grades 9-12) 1,150 27.6       Born outside United States 77 0.4
College or graduate school 524 12.6   Foreign born 320 1.7
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 70 0.4
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 162 0.9
  Population 25 years and over 12,659 100.0       Not a citizen 158 0.9
Less than 9th grade 1,507 11.9        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 2,897 22.9   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 4,782 37.8     Total (excluding born at sea) 320 100.0
Some college, no degree 1,898 15.0   Europe 49 15.3
Associate degree 459 3.6   Asia 110 34.4
Bachelor's degree 715 5.6   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 401 3.2   Oceania 6 1.9
        Latin America 139 43.4
Percent high school graduate or higher 65.2 (X)   Northern America 16 5.0
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 8.8 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 17,531 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 15,085 100.0   English only 16,735 95.5
Never married 3,124 20.7   Language other than English 796 4.5
Now married, except separated 8,441 56.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 259 1.5
Separated 369 2.4   Spanish 402 2.3
Widowed 1,310 8.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 139 0.8
 Female 1,107 7.3   Other Indo-European languages 226 1.3
Divorced 1,841 12.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 76 0.4
 Female 840 5.6   Asian and Pacific Island languages 76 0.4
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 30 0.2
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 18,564 100.0
           under 18 years 358 100.0     Total ancestries reported 14,195 76.5
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 182 50.8   Arab 40 0.2
        Czech¹ 0 0.0
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 10 0.1
          Civilian population 18 years and over 14,275 100.0   Dutch 195 1.1
Civilian veterans 2,389 16.7   English 1,438 7.7
        French (except Basque)¹ 449 2.4
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 52 0.3
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 1,038 5.6
     Population 5 to 20 years 3,775 100.0   Greek 16 0.1
With a disability 399 10.6   Hungarian 11 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 9,481 100.0   Irish¹ 1,699 9.2
With a disability 2,630 27.7   Italian 229 1.2
 Percent employed 43.4 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 6,851 72.3   Norwegian 23 0.1
 Percent employed 74.2 (X)   Polish 185 1.0
     Population 65 years and over 2,587 100.0   Portuguese 22 0.1
With a disability 1,373 53.1   Russian 13 0.1
        Scotch-Irish 278 1.5
        Scottish 190 1.0
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 17,531 100.0   Subsaharan African 137 0.7
Same house in 1995 10,035 57.2   Swedish 26 0.1
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 7,397 42.2   Swiss 22 0.1
 Same county 3,169 18.1   Ukrainian 12 0.1
 Different county 4,228 24.1   United States or American 4,703 25.3
  Same state 2,879 16.4   Welsh 82 0.4
  Different state 1,349 7.7   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 63 0.3
Elsewhere in 1995 99 0.6   Other ancestries 3,262 17.6
 
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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