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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Jones 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 23,639 100.0
      enrolled in school 6,342 100.0   Native 23,407 99.0
Nursery school, preschool 358 5.6       Born in United States 23,239 98.3
Kindergarten 378 6.0           State of residence 19,241 81.4
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 3,178 50.1           Different state 3,998 16.9
High school (grades 9-12) 1,604 25.3       Born outside United States 168 0.7
College or graduate school 824 13.0   Foreign born 232 1.0
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 121 0.5
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 79 0.3
  Population 25 years and over 15,383 100.0       Not a citizen 153 0.6
Less than 9th grade 1,241 8.1        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 2,164 14.1   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 6,314 41.0     Total (excluding born at sea) 232 100.0
Some college, no degree 2,693 17.5   Europe 32 13.8
Associate degree 661 4.3   Asia 105 45.3
Bachelor's degree 1,453 9.4   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 857 5.6   Oceania 5 2.2
        Latin America 71 30.6
Percent high school graduate or higher 77.9 (X)   Northern America 19 8.2
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 15.0 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 22,130 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 18,417 100.0   English only 21,390 96.7
Never married 4,038 21.9   Language other than English 740 3.3
Now married, except separated 10,971 59.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 276 1.2
Separated 337 1.8   Spanish 478 2.2
Widowed 1,188 6.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 177 0.8
 Female 1,029 5.6   Other Indo-European languages 148 0.7
Divorced 1,883 10.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 33 0.1
 Female 955 5.2   Asian and Pacific Island languages 101 0.5
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 63 0.3
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 23,639 100.0
           under 18 years 496 100.0     Total ancestries reported 18,364 77.7
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 217 43.8   Arab 43 0.2
        Czech¹ 14 0.1
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 29 0.1
          Civilian population 18 years and over 17,203 100.0   Dutch 176 0.7
Civilian veterans 2,143 12.5   English 1,862 7.9
        French (except Basque)¹ 292 1.2
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 36 0.2
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 923 3.9
     Population 5 to 20 years 5,931 100.0   Greek 32 0.1
With a disability 532 9.0   Hungarian 9 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 13,679 100.0   Irish¹ 1,568 6.6
With a disability 2,871 21.0   Italian 376 1.6
 Percent employed 53.7 (X)   Lithuanian 15 0.1
No disability 10,808 79.0   Norwegian 71 0.3
 Percent employed 75.8 (X)   Polish 50 0.2
     Population 65 years and over 2,188 100.0   Portuguese 20 0.1
With a disability 838 38.3   Russian 0 0.0
        Scotch-Irish 308 1.3
        Scottish 266 1.1
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 4 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 22,130 100.0   Subsaharan African 188 0.8
Same house in 1995 14,047 63.5   Swedish 61 0.3
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 7,969 36.0   Swiss 15 0.1
 Same county 2,712 12.3   Ukrainian 8 0.0
 Different county 5,257 23.8   United States or American 4,327 18.3
  Same state 4,254 19.2   Welsh 82 0.3
  Different state 1,003 4.5   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 9 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 114 0.5   Other ancestries 7,580 32.1
 
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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