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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Jersey 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 21,668 100.0
      enrolled in school 5,988 100.0   Native 21,460 99.0
Nursery school, preschool 329 5.5       Born in United States 21,383 98.7
Kindergarten 256 4.3           State of residence 17,667 81.5
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 2,576 43.0           Different state 3,716 17.1
High school (grades 9-12) 1,400 23.4       Born outside United States 77 0.4
College or graduate school 1,427 23.8   Foreign born 208 1.0
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 98 0.5
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 91 0.4
  Population 25 years and over 13,982 100.0       Not a citizen 117 0.5
Less than 9th grade 962 6.9        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 1,486 10.6   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 5,489 39.3     Total (excluding born at sea) 208 100.0
Some college, no degree 3,248 23.2   Europe 61 29.3
Associate degree 1,038 7.4   Asia 64 30.8
Bachelor's degree 1,145 8.2   Africa 41 19.7
Graduate or professional degree 614 4.4   Oceania 4 1.9
        Latin America 31 14.9
Percent high school graduate or higher 82.5 (X)   Northern America 7 3.4
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 12.6 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 20,389 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 17,267 100.0   English only 19,857 97.4
Never married 3,809 22.1   Language other than English 532 2.6
Now married, except separated 10,416 60.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 138 0.7
Separated 117 0.7   Spanish 231 1.1
Widowed 1,294 7.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 61 0.3
 Female 1,093 6.3   Other Indo-European languages 193 0.9
Divorced 1,631 9.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 60 0.3
 Female 868 5.0   Asian and Pacific Island languages 75 0.4
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 12 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 21,668 100.0
           under 18 years 284 100.0     Total ancestries reported 19,898 91.8
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 158 55.6   Arab 7 0.0
        Czech¹ 98 0.5
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 46 0.2
          Civilian population 18 years and over 16,149 100.0   Dutch 560 2.6
Civilian veterans 2,532 15.7   English 2,445 11.3
        French (except Basque)¹ 900 4.2
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 56 0.3
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 7,039 32.5
     Population 5 to 20 years 5,281 100.0   Greek 30 0.1
With a disability 273 5.2   Hungarian 25 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 11,896 100.0   Irish¹ 2,703 12.5
With a disability 1,633 13.7   Italian 350 1.6
 Percent employed 49.0 (X)   Lithuanian 2 0.0
No disability 10,263 86.3   Norwegian 135 0.6
 Percent employed 79.9 (X)   Polish 146 0.7
     Population 65 years and over 2,832 100.0   Portuguese 9 0.0
With a disability 1,204 42.5   Russian 23 0.1
        Scotch-Irish 333 1.5
        Scottish 503 2.3
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 5 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 20,389 100.0   Subsaharan African 48 0.2
Same house in 1995 12,399 60.8   Swedish 149 0.7
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 7,867 38.6   Swiss 30 0.1
 Same county 3,866 19.0   Ukrainian 16 0.1
 Different county 4,001 19.6   United States or American 2,090 9.6
  Same state 2,865 14.1   Welsh 111 0.5
  Different state 1,136 5.6   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 6 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 123 0.6   Other ancestries 2,033 9.4
 
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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