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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Sumter 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 53,345 100.0
      enrolled in school 8,862 100.0   Native 50,407 94.5
Nursery school, preschool 520 5.9       Born in United States 49,812 93.4
Kindergarten 477 5.4           State of residence 19,344 36.3
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 4,170 47.1           Different state 30,468 57.1
High school (grades 9-12) 2,474 27.9       Born outside United States 595 1.1
College or graduate school 1,221 13.8   Foreign born 2,938 5.5
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 828 1.6
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 1,163 2.2
  Population 25 years and over 41,509 100.0       Not a citizen 1,775 3.3
Less than 9th grade 2,539 6.1        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 6,897 16.6   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 16,113 38.8     Total (excluding born at sea) 2,938 100.0
Some college, no degree 8,869 21.4   Europe 596 20.3
Associate degree 2,011 4.8   Asia 243 8.3
Bachelor's degree 3,194 7.7   Africa 47 1.6
Graduate or professional degree 1,886 4.5   Oceania 15 0.5
        Latin America 1,747 59.5
Percent high school graduate or higher 77.3 (X)   Northern America 290 9.9
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 12.2 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 51,222 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 46,258 100.0   English only 46,576 90.9
Never married 7,248 15.7   Language other than English 4,646 9.1
Now married, except separated 29,200 63.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,806 3.5
Separated 1,032 2.2   Spanish 3,399 6.6
Widowed 3,859 8.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,409 2.8
 Female 2,999 6.5   Other Indo-European languages 941 1.8
Divorced 4,919 10.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 225 0.4
 Female 2,085 4.5   Asian and Pacific Island languages 199 0.4
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 107 0.2
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 53,345 100.0
           under 18 years 1,044 100.0     Total ancestries reported 51,311 96.2
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 503 48.2   Arab 100 0.2
        Czech¹ 244 0.5
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 178 0.3
          Civilian population 18 years and over 44,709 100.0   Dutch 907 1.7
Civilian veterans 9,689 21.7   English 6,945 13.0
        French (except Basque)¹ 1,524 2.9
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 442 0.8
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 7,727 14.5
     Population 5 to 20 years 7,511 100.0   Greek 90 0.2
With a disability 725 9.7   Hungarian 209 0.4
     Population 21 to 64 years 23,095 100.0   Irish¹ 6,411 12.0
With a disability 6,446 27.9   Italian 2,487 4.7
 Percent employed 48.7 (X)   Lithuanian 150 0.3
No disability 16,649 72.1   Norwegian 483 0.9
 Percent employed 60.1 (X)   Polish 1,073 2.0
     Population 65 years and over 14,339 100.0   Portuguese 94 0.2
With a disability 5,381 37.5   Russian 142 0.3
        Scotch-Irish 945 1.8
        Scottish 1,089 2.0
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 112 0.2
  Population 5 years and over 51,222 100.0   Subsaharan African 360 0.7
Same house in 1995 22,486 43.9   Swedish 585 1.1
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 27,967 54.6   Swiss 76 0.1
 Same county 5,989 11.7   Ukrainian 58 0.1
 Different county 21,978 42.9   United States or American 6,027 11.3
  Same state 9,681 18.9   Welsh 359 0.7
  Different state 12,297 24.0   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 248 0.5
Elsewhere in 1995 769 1.5   Other ancestries 12,246 23.0
 
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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