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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Jackson 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 41,589 100.0
      enrolled in school 9,885 100.0   Native 40,553 97.5
Nursery school, preschool 796 8.1       Born in United States 40,378 97.1
Kindergarten 689 7.0           State of residence 30,632 73.7
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 5,220 52.8           Different state 9,746 23.4
High school (grades 9-12) 2,148 21.7       Born outside United States 175 0.4
College or graduate school 1,032 10.4   Foreign born 1,036 2.5
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 582 1.4
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 310 0.7
  Population 25 years and over 26,849 100.0       Not a citizen 726 1.7
Less than 9th grade 3,075 11.5        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 5,495 20.5   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 9,541 35.5     Total (excluding born at sea) 1,036 100.0
Some college, no degree 4,550 16.9   Europe 163 15.7
Associate degree 1,035 3.9   Asia 168 16.2
Bachelor's degree 2,017 7.5   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 1,136 4.2   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 664 64.1
Percent high school graduate or higher 68.1 (X)   Northern America 41 4.0
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 11.7 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 38,605 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 32,171 100.0   English only 36,658 95.0
Never married 6,076 18.9   Language other than English 1,947 5.0
Now married, except separated 19,792 61.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,069 2.8
Separated 585 1.8   Spanish 1,348 3.5
Widowed 2,286 7.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 812 2.1
 Female 1,839 5.7   Other Indo-European languages 268 0.7
Divorced 3,432 10.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 99 0.3
 Female 1,723 5.4   Asian and Pacific Island languages 314 0.8
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 143 0.4
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 41,589 100.0
           under 18 years 1,065 100.0     Total ancestries reported 30,426 73.2
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 552 51.8   Arab 47 0.1
        Czech¹ 22 0.1
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 23 0.1
          Civilian population 18 years and over 30,436 100.0   Dutch 300 0.7
Civilian veterans 3,487 11.5   English 3,365 8.1
        French (except Basque)¹ 487 1.2
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 147 0.4
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 2,512 6.0
     Population 5 to 20 years 9,692 100.0   Greek 14 0.0
With a disability 758 7.8   Hungarian 92 0.2
     Population 21 to 64 years 24,086 100.0   Irish¹ 3,554 8.5
With a disability 5,556 23.1   Italian 587 1.4
 Percent employed 53.5 (X)   Lithuanian 37 0.1
No disability 18,530 76.9   Norwegian 104 0.3
 Percent employed 79.1 (X)   Polish 300 0.7
     Population 65 years and over 4,087 100.0   Portuguese 41 0.1
With a disability 2,228 54.5   Russian 69 0.2
        Scotch-Irish 675 1.6
        Scottish 633 1.5
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 10 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 38,605 100.0   Subsaharan African 198 0.5
Same house in 1995 19,533 50.6   Swedish 162 0.4
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 18,692 48.4   Swiss 21 0.1
 Same county 7,004 18.1   Ukrainian 22 0.1
 Different county 11,688 30.3   United States or American 9,718 23.4
  Same state 9,141 23.7   Welsh 130 0.3
  Different state 2,547 6.6   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 2 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 380 1.0   Other ancestries 7,154 17.2
 
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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