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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Dade 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 15,154 100.0
      enrolled in school 3,991 100.0   Native 14,936 98.6
Nursery school, preschool 246 6.2       Born in United States 14,862 98.1
Kindergarten 237 5.9           State of residence 5,205 34.3
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 1,649 41.3           Different state 9,657 63.7
High school (grades 9-12) 812 20.3       Born outside United States 74 0.5
College or graduate school 1,047 26.2   Foreign born 218 1.4
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 94 0.6
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 74 0.5
  Population 25 years and over 9,728 100.0       Not a citizen 144 1.0
Less than 9th grade 1,225 12.6        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 1,982 20.4   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 2,955 30.4     Total (excluding born at sea) 218 100.0
Some college, no degree 1,953 20.1   Europe 51 23.4
Associate degree 554 5.7   Asia 41 18.8
Bachelor's degree 733 7.5   Africa 9 4.1
Graduate or professional degree 326 3.4   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 112 51.4
Percent high school graduate or higher 67.0 (X)   Northern America 5 2.3
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 10.9 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 14,264 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 12,174 100.0   English only 13,800 96.7
Never married 2,505 20.6   Language other than English 464 3.3
Now married, except separated 7,600 62.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 163 1.1
Separated 130 1.1   Spanish 257 1.8
Widowed 1,003 8.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 118 0.8
 Female 833 6.8   Other Indo-European languages 176 1.2
Divorced 936 7.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 31 0.2
 Female 500 4.1   Asian and Pacific Island languages 27 0.2
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 14 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 15,154 100.0
           under 18 years 232 100.0     Total ancestries reported 12,174 80.3
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 122 52.6   Arab 7 0.0
        Czech¹ 8 0.1
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 8 0.1
          Civilian population 18 years and over 11,540 100.0   Dutch 413 2.7
Civilian veterans 1,505 13.0   English 1,797 11.9
        French (except Basque)¹ 238 1.6
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 25 0.2
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 1,188 7.8
     Population 5 to 20 years 3,700 100.0   Greek 10 0.1
With a disability 327 8.8   Hungarian 15 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 8,702 100.0   Irish¹ 1,736 11.5
With a disability 1,779 20.4   Italian 198 1.3
 Percent employed 44.0 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 6,923 79.6   Norwegian 56 0.4
 Percent employed 77.0 (X)   Polish 92 0.6
     Population 65 years and over 1,748 100.0   Portuguese 2 0.0
With a disability 908 51.9   Russian 12 0.1
        Scotch-Irish 264 1.7
        Scottish 263 1.7
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 14,264 100.0   Subsaharan African 17 0.1
Same house in 1995 8,523 59.8   Swedish 65 0.4
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 5,559 39.0   Swiss 14 0.1
 Same county 2,057 14.4   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 3,502 24.6   United States or American 3,348 22.1
  Same state 965 6.8   Welsh 113 0.7
  Different state 2,537 17.8   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 7 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 182 1.3   Other ancestries 2,278 15.0
 
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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