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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Walker 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 61,053 100.0
      enrolled in school 13,598 100.0   Native 60,454 99.0
Nursery school, preschool 909 6.7       Born in United States 60,158 98.5
Kindergarten 703 5.2           State of residence 31,378 51.4
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 7,058 51.9           Different state 28,780 47.1
High school (grades 9-12) 3,245 23.9       Born outside United States 296 0.5
College or graduate school 1,683 12.4   Foreign born 599 1.0
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 269 0.4
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 217 0.4
  Population 25 years and over 40,837 100.0       Not a citizen 382 0.6
Less than 9th grade 5,016 12.3        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 8,524 20.9   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 14,299 35.0     Total (excluding born at sea) 599 100.0
Some college, no degree 7,239 17.7   Europe 125 20.9
Associate degree 1,607 3.9   Asia 228 38.1
Bachelor's degree 2,768 6.8   Africa 16 2.7
Graduate or professional degree 1,384 3.4   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 195 32.6
Percent high school graduate or higher 66.8 (X)   Northern America 35 5.8
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 10.2 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 57,134 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 48,578 100.0   English only 55,279 96.8
Never married 8,637 17.8   Language other than English 1,855 3.2
Now married, except separated 29,345 60.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 745 1.3
Separated 772 1.6   Spanish 1,067 1.9
Widowed 4,241 8.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 434 0.8
 Female 3,597 7.4   Other Indo-European languages 588 1.0
Divorced 5,583 11.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 205 0.4
 Female 3,087 6.4   Asian and Pacific Island languages 169 0.3
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 106 0.2
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 61,053 100.0
           under 18 years 1,534 100.0     Total ancestries reported 45,621 74.7
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 718 46.8   Arab 8 0.0
        Czech¹ 23 0.0
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 28 0.0
          Civilian population 18 years and over 45,987 100.0   Dutch 1,101 1.8
Civilian veterans 6,011 13.1   English 5,392 8.8
        French (except Basque)¹ 682 1.1
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 111 0.2
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 4,174 6.8
     Population 5 to 20 years 13,267 100.0   Greek 35 0.1
With a disability 1,392 10.5   Hungarian 35 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 34,773 100.0   Irish¹ 6,502 10.6
With a disability 8,852 25.5   Italian 513 0.8
 Percent employed 53.6 (X)   Lithuanian 3 0.0
No disability 25,921 74.5   Norwegian 129 0.2
 Percent employed 78.3 (X)   Polish 272 0.4
     Population 65 years and over 8,057 100.0   Portuguese 42 0.1
With a disability 4,164 51.7   Russian 65 0.1
        Scotch-Irish 971 1.6
        Scottish 1,123 1.8
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 7 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 57,134 100.0   Subsaharan African 107 0.2
Same house in 1995 35,200 61.6   Swedish 237 0.4
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 21,604 37.8   Swiss 95 0.2
 Same county 11,395 19.9   Ukrainian 26 0.0
 Different county 10,209 17.9   United States or American 14,219 23.3
  Same state 4,606 8.1   Welsh 247 0.4
  Different state 5,603 9.8   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 7 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 330 0.6   Other ancestries 9,467 15.5
 
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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