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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Jasper 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 11,426 100.0
      enrolled in school 2,876 100.0   Native 11,183 97.9
Nursery school, preschool 267 9.3       Born in United States 11,118 97.3
Kindergarten 223 7.8           State of residence 8,806 77.1
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 1,451 50.5           Different state 2,312 20.2
High school (grades 9-12) 699 24.3       Born outside United States 65 0.6
College or graduate school 236 8.2   Foreign born 243 2.1
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 101 0.9
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 114 1.0
  Population 25 years and over 7,531 100.0       Not a citizen 129 1.1
Less than 9th grade 686 9.1        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 1,593 21.2   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 2,799 37.2     Total (excluding born at sea) 243 100.0
Some college, no degree 1,382 18.4   Europe 36 14.8
Associate degree 202 2.7   Asia 75 30.9
Bachelor's degree 547 7.3   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 322 4.3   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 132 54.3
Percent high school graduate or higher 69.7 (X)   Northern America 0 0.0
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 11.5 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 10,645 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 8,868 100.0   English only 10,385 97.6
Never married 1,976 22.3   Language other than English 260 2.4
Now married, except separated 4,997 56.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 127 1.2
Separated 246 2.8   Spanish 150 1.4
Widowed 598 6.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 96 0.9
 Female 538 6.1   Other Indo-European languages 51 0.5
Divorced 1,051 11.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 15 0.1
 Female 516 5.8   Asian and Pacific Island languages 51 0.5
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 16 0.2
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 11,426 100.0
           under 18 years 320 100.0     Total ancestries reported 8,699 76.1
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 122 38.1   Arab 8 0.1
        Czech¹ 6 0.1
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 0 0.0
          Civilian population 18 years and over 8,303 100.0   Dutch 80 0.7
Civilian veterans 1,099 13.2   English 921 8.1
        French (except Basque)¹ 199 1.7
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 38 0.3
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 592 5.2
     Population 5 to 20 years 2,690 100.0   Greek 8 0.1
With a disability 228 8.5   Hungarian 8 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 6,569 100.0   Irish¹ 939 8.2
With a disability 1,564 23.8   Italian 83 0.7
 Percent employed 58.1 (X)   Lithuanian 9 0.1
No disability 5,005 76.2   Norwegian 74 0.6
 Percent employed 75.4 (X)   Polish 42 0.4
     Population 65 years and over 1,303 100.0   Portuguese 4 0.0
With a disability 563 43.2   Russian 0 0.0
        Scotch-Irish 114 1.0
        Scottish 221 1.9
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 10,645 100.0   Subsaharan African 56 0.5
Same house in 1995 6,000 56.4   Swedish 15 0.1
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 4,618 43.4   Swiss 0 0.0
 Same county 1,710 16.1   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 2,908 27.3   United States or American 2,019 17.7
  Same state 2,539 23.9   Welsh 32 0.3
  Different state 369 3.5   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 113 1.0
Elsewhere in 1995 27 0.3   Other ancestries 3,118 27.3
 
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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