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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Jerome 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 18,342 100.0
      enrolled in school 5,187 100.0   Native 16,407 89.5
Nursery school, preschool 306 5.9       Born in United States 16,321 89.0
Kindergarten 317 6.1           State of residence 9,795 53.4
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 2,618 50.5           Different state 6,526 35.6
High school (grades 9-12) 1,376 26.5       Born outside United States 86 0.5
College or graduate school 570 11.0   Foreign born 1,935 10.5
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 963 5.3
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 455 2.5
  Population 25 years and over 10,946 100.0       Not a citizen 1,480 8.1
Less than 9th grade 1,101 10.1        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 1,628 14.9   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 2,935 26.8     Total (excluding born at sea) 1,935 100.0
Some college, no degree 2,812 25.7   Europe 175 9.0
Associate degree 935 8.5   Asia 21 1.1
Bachelor's degree 1,083 9.9   Africa 11 0.6
Graduate or professional degree 452 4.1   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 1,710 88.4
Percent high school graduate or higher 75.1 (X)   Northern America 18 0.9
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 14.0 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 16,863 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 13,597 100.0   English only 14,012 83.1
Never married 2,801 20.6   Language other than English 2,851 16.9
Now married, except separated 8,608 63.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,581 9.4
Separated 189 1.4   Spanish 2,592 15.4
Widowed 762 5.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,525 9.0
 Female 569 4.2   Other Indo-European languages 244 1.4
Divorced 1,237 9.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 53 0.3
 Female 626 4.6   Asian and Pacific Island languages 3 0.0
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 0 0.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 18,342 100.0
           under 18 years 292 100.0     Total ancestries reported 18,657 101.7
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 149 51.0   Arab 7 0.0
        Czech¹ 85 0.5
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 448 2.4
          Civilian population 18 years and over 12,533 100.0   Dutch 612 3.3
Civilian veterans 1,878 15.0   English 3,023 16.5
        French (except Basque)¹ 393 2.1
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 44 0.2
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 3,110 17.0
     Population 5 to 20 years 5,070 100.0   Greek 34 0.2
With a disability 361 7.1   Hungarian 25 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 9,499 100.0   Irish¹ 1,482 8.1
With a disability 1,693 17.8   Italian 275 1.5
 Percent employed 59.7 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 7,806 82.2   Norwegian 483 2.6
 Percent employed 77.5 (X)   Polish 132 0.7
     Population 65 years and over 2,240 100.0   Portuguese 222 1.2
With a disability 844 37.7   Russian 75 0.4
        Scotch-Irish 307 1.7
        Scottish 404 2.2
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 5 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 16,863 100.0   Subsaharan African 9 0.0
Same house in 1995 9,135 54.2   Swedish 375 2.0
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 7,466 44.3   Swiss 95 0.5
 Same county 3,225 19.1   Ukrainian 16 0.1
 Different county 4,241 25.1   United States or American 1,670 9.1
  Same state 2,394 14.2   Welsh 223 1.2
  Different state 1,847 11.0   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 5 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 262 1.6   Other ancestries 5,098 27.8
 
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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