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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Henderson 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 8,213 100.0
      enrolled in school 1,882 100.0   Native 8,183 99.6
Nursery school, preschool 143 7.6       Born in United States 8,147 99.2
Kindergarten 106 5.6           State of residence 4,220 51.4
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 868 46.1           Different state 3,927 47.8
High school (grades 9-12) 487 25.9       Born outside United States 36 0.4
College or graduate school 278 14.8   Foreign born 30 0.4
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 1 0.0
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 18 0.2
  Population 25 years and over 5,680 100.0       Not a citizen 12 0.1
Less than 9th grade 290 5.1        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 707 12.4   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 2,631 46.3     Total (excluding born at sea) 30 100.0
Some college, no degree 1,157 20.4   Europe 7 23.3
Associate degree 326 5.7   Asia 9 30.0
Bachelor's degree 393 6.9   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 176 3.1   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 14 46.7
Percent high school graduate or higher 82.4 (X)   Northern America 0 0.0
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 10.0 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 7,740 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 6,677 100.0   English only 7,577 97.9
Never married 1,228 18.4   Language other than English 163 2.1
Now married, except separated 4,197 62.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 40 0.5
Separated 59 0.9   Spanish 109 1.4
Widowed 472 7.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 26 0.3
 Female 372 5.6   Other Indo-European languages 50 0.6
Divorced 721 10.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 14 0.2
 Female 342 5.1   Asian and Pacific Island languages 4 0.1
                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 8,213 100.0
           under 18 years 153 100.0     Total ancestries reported 7,245 88.2
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 122 79.7   Arab 6 0.1
        Czech¹ 8 0.1
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 31 0.4
          Civilian population 18 years and over 6,300 100.0   Dutch 242 2.9
Civilian veterans 1,058 16.8   English 976 11.9
        French (except Basque)¹ 140 1.7
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 18 0.2
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 1,732 21.1
     Population 5 to 20 years 1,743 100.0   Greek 0 0.0
With a disability 128 7.3   Hungarian 0 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 4,627 100.0   Irish¹ 1,153 14.0
With a disability 836 18.1   Italian 66 0.8
 Percent employed 63.9 (X)   Lithuanian 3 0.0
No disability 3,791 81.9   Norwegian 56 0.7
 Percent employed 79.9 (X)   Polish 95 1.2
     Population 65 years and over 1,314 100.0   Portuguese 1 0.0
With a disability 512 39.0   Russian 9 0.1
        Scotch-Irish 187 2.3
        Scottish 141 1.7
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 7,740 100.0   Subsaharan African 0 0.0
Same house in 1995 5,299 68.5   Swedish 473 5.8
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 2,430 31.4   Swiss 30 0.4
 Same county 1,108 14.3   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 1,322 17.1   United States or American 1,291 15.7
  Same state 556 7.2   Welsh 45 0.5
  Different state 766 9.9   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 11 0.1   Other ancestries 542 6.6
 
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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