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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Long 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 10,304 100.0
      enrolled in school 2,788 100.0   Native 9,751 94.6
Nursery school, preschool 291 10.4       Born in United States 9,471 91.9
Kindergarten 237 8.5           State of residence 5,484 53.2
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 1,332 47.8           Different state 3,987 38.7
High school (grades 9-12) 642 23.0       Born outside United States 280 2.7
College or graduate school 286 10.3   Foreign born 553 5.4
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 358 3.5
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 109 1.1
  Population 25 years and over 5,527 100.0       Not a citizen 444 4.3
Less than 9th grade 551 10.0        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 870 15.7   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 2,300 41.6     Total (excluding born at sea) 553 100.0
Some college, no degree 1,247 22.6   Europe 43 7.8
Associate degree 236 4.3   Asia 63 11.4
Bachelor's degree 199 3.6   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 124 2.2   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 440 79.6
Percent high school graduate or higher 74.3 (X)   Northern America 7 1.3
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 5.8 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 9,187 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 7,410 100.0   English only 8,326 90.6
Never married 1,598 21.6   Language other than English 861 9.4
Now married, except separated 4,460 60.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 480 5.2
Separated 262 3.5   Spanish 699 7.6
Widowed 284 3.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 415 4.5
 Female 268 3.6   Other Indo-European languages 111 1.2
Divorced 806 10.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 54 0.6
 Female 402 5.4   Asian and Pacific Island languages 49 0.5
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 11 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 10,304 100.0
           under 18 years 217 100.0     Total ancestries reported 8,715 84.6
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 139 64.1   Arab 0 0.0
        Czech¹ 19 0.2
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 6 0.1
          Civilian population 18 years and over 6,263 100.0   Dutch 58 0.6
Civilian veterans 1,175 18.8   English 467 4.5
        French (except Basque)¹ 148 1.4
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 27 0.3
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 636 6.2
     Population 5 to 20 years 2,674 100.0   Greek 13 0.1
With a disability 191 7.1   Hungarian 2 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 5,268 100.0   Irish¹ 697 6.8
With a disability 971 18.4   Italian 231 2.2
 Percent employed 53.0 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 4,297 81.6   Norwegian 37 0.4
 Percent employed 69.7 (X)   Polish 122 1.2
     Population 65 years and over 580 100.0   Portuguese 3 0.0
With a disability 327 56.4   Russian 6 0.1
        Scotch-Irish 132 1.3
        Scottish 140 1.4
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 9,187 100.0   Subsaharan African 36 0.3
Same house in 1995 4,319 47.0   Swedish 38 0.4
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 4,432 48.2   Swiss 9 0.1
 Same county 951 10.4   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 3,481 37.9   United States or American 2,084 20.2
  Same state 1,406 15.3   Welsh 57 0.6
  Different state 2,075 22.6   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 24 0.2
Elsewhere in 1995 436 4.7   Other ancestries 3,723 36.1
 
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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