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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Jefferson 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 12,902 100.0
      enrolled in school 3,050 100.0   Native 12,743 98.8
Nursery school, preschool 236 7.7       Born in United States 12,688 98.3
Kindergarten 164 5.4           State of residence 8,483 65.7
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 1,392 45.6           Different state 4,205 32.6
High school (grades 9-12) 866 28.4       Born outside United States 55 0.4
College or graduate school 392 12.9   Foreign born 159 1.2
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 4 0.0
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 74 0.6
  Population 25 years and over 8,911 100.0       Not a citizen 85 0.7
Less than 9th grade 927 10.4        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 1,464 16.4   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 2,871 32.2     Total (excluding born at sea) 159 100.0
Some college, no degree 1,745 19.6   Europe 48 30.2
Associate degree 398 4.5   Asia 25 15.7
Bachelor's degree 983 11.0   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 523 5.9   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 86 54.1
Percent high school graduate or higher 73.2 (X)   Northern America 0 0.0
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 16.9 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 12,244 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 10,549 100.0   English only 11,867 96.9
Never married 2,709 25.7   Language other than English 377 3.1
Now married, except separated 5,636 53.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 179 1.5
Separated 250 2.4   Spanish 274 2.2
Widowed 800 7.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 120 1.0
 Female 686 6.5   Other Indo-European languages 68 0.6
Divorced 1,154 10.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 24 0.2
 Female 580 5.5   Asian and Pacific Island languages 35 0.3
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 35 0.3
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 12,902 100.0
           under 18 years 395 100.0     Total ancestries reported 12,052 93.4
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 203 51.4   Arab 7 0.1
        Czech¹ 24 0.2
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 52 0.4
          Civilian population 18 years and over 9,962 100.0   Dutch 168 1.3
Civilian veterans 1,548 15.5   English 1,449 11.2
        French (except Basque)¹ 293 2.3
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 43 0.3
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 985 7.6
     Population 5 to 20 years 2,728 100.0   Greek 12 0.1
With a disability 200 7.3   Hungarian 21 0.2
     Population 21 to 64 years 6,805 100.0   Irish¹ 1,008 7.8
With a disability 1,617 23.8   Italian 139 1.1
 Percent employed 56.6 (X)   Lithuanian 9 0.1
No disability 5,188 76.2   Norwegian 37 0.3
 Percent employed 76.8 (X)   Polish 101 0.8
     Population 65 years and over 1,743 100.0   Portuguese 15 0.1
With a disability 939 53.9   Russian 18 0.1
        Scotch-Irish 261 2.0
        Scottish 253 2.0
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 12,244 100.0   Subsaharan African 86 0.7
Same house in 1995 7,392 60.4   Swedish 110 0.9
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 4,743 38.7   Swiss 13 0.1
 Same county 1,971 16.1   Ukrainian 12 0.1
 Different county 2,772 22.6   United States or American 1,553 12.0
  Same state 2,183 17.8   Welsh 110 0.9
  Different state 589 4.8   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 25 0.2
Elsewhere in 1995 109 0.9   Other ancestries 5,248 40.7
 
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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