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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Washington 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 21,176 100.0
      enrolled in school 5,802 100.0   Native 21,065 99.5
Nursery school, preschool 508 8.8       Born in United States 20,991 99.1
Kindergarten 275 4.7           State of residence 18,386 86.8
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 2,868 49.4           Different state 2,605 12.3
High school (grades 9-12) 1,536 26.5       Born outside United States 74 0.3
College or graduate school 615 10.6   Foreign born 111 0.5
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 29 0.1
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 48 0.2
  Population 25 years and over 13,626 100.0       Not a citizen 63 0.3
Less than 9th grade 1,611 11.8        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 2,711 19.9   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 5,289 38.8     Total (excluding born at sea) 111 100.0
Some college, no degree 2,081 15.3   Europe 34 30.6
Associate degree 500 3.7   Asia 32 28.8
Bachelor's degree 960 7.0   Africa 13 11.7
Graduate or professional degree 474 3.5   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 32 28.8
Percent high school graduate or higher 68.3 (X)   Northern America 0 0.0
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 10.5 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 19,828 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 16,449 100.0   English only 19,357 97.6
Never married 4,683 28.5   Language other than English 471 2.4
Now married, except separated 8,127 49.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 108 0.5
Separated 657 4.0   Spanish 316 1.6
Widowed 1,506 9.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 70 0.4
 Female 1,296 7.9   Other Indo-European languages 122 0.6
Divorced 1,476 9.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 27 0.1
 Female 872 5.3   Asian and Pacific Island languages 33 0.2
                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 21,176 100.0
           under 18 years 811 100.0     Total ancestries reported 16,243 76.7
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 383 47.2   Arab 12 0.1
        Czech¹ 24 0.1
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 2 0.0
          Civilian population 18 years and over 15,487 100.0   Dutch 83 0.4
Civilian veterans 1,602 10.3   English 1,087 5.1
        French (except Basque)¹ 148 0.7
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 13 0.1
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 538 2.5
     Population 5 to 20 years 5,177 100.0   Greek 5 0.0
With a disability 406 7.8   Hungarian 0 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 10,810 100.0   Irish¹ 923 4.4
With a disability 2,893 26.8   Italian 75 0.4
 Percent employed 43.3 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 7,917 73.2   Norwegian 9 0.0
 Percent employed 72.6 (X)   Polish 93 0.4
     Population 65 years and over 2,574 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 1,276 49.6   Russian 5 0.0
        Scotch-Irish 193 0.9
        Scottish 172 0.8
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 19,828 100.0   Subsaharan African 152 0.7
Same house in 1995 12,601 63.6   Swedish 10 0.0
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 7,080 35.7   Swiss 0 0.0
 Same county 4,188 21.1   Ukrainian 4 0.0
 Different county 2,892 14.6   United States or American 3,271 15.4
  Same state 2,079 10.5   Welsh 10 0.0
  Different state 813 4.1   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 3 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 147 0.7   Other ancestries 9,411 44.4
 
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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