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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Jefferson 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 40,045 100.0
      enrolled in school 9,817 100.0   Native 39,713 99.2
Nursery school, preschool 837 8.5       Born in United States 39,530 98.7
Kindergarten 553 5.6           State of residence 32,365 80.8
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 4,495 45.8           Different state 7,165 17.9
High school (grades 9-12) 2,301 23.4       Born outside United States 183 0.5
College or graduate school 1,631 16.6   Foreign born 332 0.8
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 159 0.4
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 177 0.4
  Population 25 years and over 26,841 100.0       Not a citizen 155 0.4
Less than 9th grade 2,399 8.9        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 3,783 14.1   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 8,838 32.9     Total (excluding born at sea) 332 100.0
Some college, no degree 6,137 22.9   Europe 91 27.4
Associate degree 2,016 7.5   Asia 100 30.1
Bachelor's degree 2,377 8.9   Africa 10 3.0
Graduate or professional degree 1,291 4.8   Oceania 18 5.4
        Latin America 77 23.2
Percent high school graduate or higher 77.0 (X)   Northern America 36 10.8
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 13.7 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 37,707 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 32,016 100.0   English only 36,605 97.1
Never married 5,864 18.3   Language other than English 1,102 2.9
Now married, except separated 19,592 61.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 362 1.0
Separated 442 1.4   Spanish 541 1.4
Widowed 2,528 7.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 180 0.5
 Female 1,996 6.2   Other Indo-European languages 462 1.2
Divorced 3,590 11.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 162 0.4
 Female 1,754 5.5   Asian and Pacific Island languages 53 0.1
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 10 0.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 40,045 100.0
           under 18 years 529 100.0     Total ancestries reported 31,051 77.5
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 321 60.7   Arab 36 0.1
        Czech¹ 77 0.2
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 57 0.1
          Civilian population 18 years and over 30,287 100.0   Dutch 687 1.7
Civilian veterans 4,241 14.0   English 4,143 10.3
        French (except Basque)¹ 879 2.2
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 101 0.3
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 6,698 16.7
     Population 5 to 20 years 8,757 100.0   Greek 47 0.1
With a disability 657 7.5   Hungarian 62 0.2
     Population 21 to 64 years 20,749 100.0   Irish¹ 3,840 9.6
With a disability 3,942 19.0   Italian 627 1.6
 Percent employed 51.5 (X)   Lithuanian 33 0.1
No disability 16,807 81.0   Norwegian 137 0.3
 Percent employed 79.6 (X)   Polish 1,002 2.5
     Population 65 years and over 5,767 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 2,729 47.3   Russian 49 0.1
        Scotch-Irish 598 1.5
        Scottish 535 1.3
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 16 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 37,707 100.0   Subsaharan African 120 0.3
Same house in 1995 22,513 59.7   Swedish 213 0.5
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 14,961 39.7   Swiss 77 0.2
 Same county 8,604 22.8   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 6,357 16.9   United States or American 6,084 15.2
  Same state 4,137 11.0   Welsh 153 0.4
  Different state 2,220 5.9   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 27 0.1
Elsewhere in 1995 233 0.6   Other ancestries 4,753 11.9
 
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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