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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Franklin 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 20,285 100.0
      enrolled in school 5,002 100.0   Native 20,041 98.8
Nursery school, preschool 330 6.6       Born in United States 19,949 98.3
Kindergarten 261 5.2           State of residence 14,890 73.4
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 2,322 46.4           Different state 5,059 24.9
High school (grades 9-12) 1,076 21.5       Born outside United States 92 0.5
College or graduate school 1,013 20.3   Foreign born 244 1.2
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 112 0.6
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 102 0.5
  Population 25 years and over 13,448 100.0       Not a citizen 142 0.7
Less than 9th grade 1,487 11.1        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 2,947 21.9   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 5,039 37.5     Total (excluding born at sea) 244 100.0
Some college, no degree 1,975 14.7   Europe 82 33.6
Associate degree 610 4.5   Asia 56 23.0
Bachelor's degree 864 6.4   Africa 19 7.8
Graduate or professional degree 526 3.9   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 87 35.7
Percent high school graduate or higher 67.0 (X)   Northern America 0 0.0
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 10.3 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 18,999 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 16,235 100.0   English only 18,552 97.6
Never married 3,388 20.9   Language other than English 447 2.4
Now married, except separated 9,616 59.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 154 0.8
Separated 232 1.4   Spanish 249 1.3
Widowed 1,425 8.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 108 0.6
 Female 1,188 7.3   Other Indo-European languages 152 0.8
Divorced 1,574 9.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 21 0.1
 Female 736 4.5   Asian and Pacific Island languages 26 0.1
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 12 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 20,285 100.0
           under 18 years 454 100.0     Total ancestries reported 14,747 72.7
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 251 55.3   Arab 11 0.1
        Czech¹ 13 0.1
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 37 0.2
          Civilian population 18 years and over 15,433 100.0   Dutch 88 0.4
Civilian veterans 2,009 13.0   English 1,382 6.8
        French (except Basque)¹ 192 0.9
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 35 0.2
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 1,081 5.3
     Population 5 to 20 years 4,570 100.0   Greek 6 0.0
With a disability 351 7.7   Hungarian 20 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 11,243 100.0   Irish¹ 1,416 7.0
With a disability 2,987 26.6   Italian 218 1.1
 Percent employed 55.4 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 8,256 73.4   Norwegian 30 0.1
 Percent employed 76.6 (X)   Polish 73 0.4
     Population 65 years and over 3,003 100.0   Portuguese 27 0.1
With a disability 1,535 51.1   Russian 37 0.2
        Scotch-Irish 404 2.0
        Scottish 206 1.0
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 7 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 18,999 100.0   Subsaharan African 46 0.2
Same house in 1995 11,387 59.9   Swedish 111 0.5
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 7,553 39.8   Swiss 8 0.0
 Same county 3,034 16.0   Ukrainian 10 0.0
 Different county 4,519 23.8   United States or American 6,356 31.3
  Same state 3,257 17.1   Welsh 73 0.4
  Different state 1,262 6.6   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 9 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 59 0.3   Other ancestries 2,851 14.1
 
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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