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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Madison 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 258,941 100.0
      enrolled in school 70,430 100.0   Native 255,655 98.7
Nursery school, preschool 5,024 7.1       Born in United States 254,211 98.2
Kindergarten 3,492 5.0           State of residence 180,365 69.7
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 29,865 42.4           Different state 73,846 28.5
High school (grades 9-12) 14,669 20.8       Born outside United States 1,444 0.6
College or graduate school 17,380 24.7   Foreign born 3,286 1.3
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 1,065 0.4
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 1,811 0.7
  Population 25 years and over 170,432 100.0       Not a citizen 1,475 0.6
Less than 9th grade 9,687 5.7        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 17,145 10.1   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 57,955 34.0     Total (excluding born at sea) 3,286 100.0
Some college, no degree 41,204 24.2   Europe 1,065 32.4
Associate degree 11,682 6.9   Asia 1,112 33.8
Bachelor's degree 21,182 12.4   Africa 120 3.7
Graduate or professional degree 11,577 6.8   Oceania 16 0.5
        Latin America 806 24.5
Percent high school graduate or higher 84.3 (X)   Northern America 167 5.1
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 19.2 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 242,611 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 205,887 100.0   English only 234,608 96.7
Never married 50,983 24.8   Language other than English 8,003 3.3
Now married, except separated 114,232 55.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 2,482 1.0
Separated 2,960 1.4   Spanish 3,676 1.5
Widowed 15,706 7.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,252 0.5
 Female 12,751 6.2   Other Indo-European languages 3,434 1.4
Divorced 22,006 10.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 933 0.4
 Female 12,322 6.0   Asian and Pacific Island languages 701 0.3
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 273 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 258,941 100.0
           under 18 years 4,330 100.0     Total ancestries reported 261,834 101.1
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 2,026 46.8   Arab 325 0.1
        Czech¹ 2,206 0.9
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 459 0.2
          Civilian population 18 years and over 194,036 100.0   Dutch 5,084 2.0
Civilian veterans 30,142 15.5   English 27,263 10.5
        French (except Basque)¹ 10,559 4.1
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 714 0.3
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 74,830 28.9
     Population 5 to 20 years 59,360 100.0   Greek 640 0.2
With a disability 4,719 7.9   Hungarian 1,480 0.6
     Population 21 to 64 years 145,123 100.0   Irish¹ 35,214 13.6
With a disability 26,779 18.5   Italian 11,788 4.6
 Percent employed 56.8 (X)   Lithuanian 1,021 0.4
No disability 118,344 81.5   Norwegian 1,155 0.4
 Percent employed 79.5 (X)   Polish 7,064 2.7
     Population 65 years and over 35,023 100.0   Portuguese 87 0.0
With a disability 14,813 42.3   Russian 628 0.2
        Scotch-Irish 3,890 1.5
        Scottish 3,257 1.3
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 768 0.3
  Population 5 years and over 242,611 100.0   Subsaharan African 875 0.3
Same house in 1995 142,148 58.6   Swedish 1,370 0.5
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 99,068 40.8   Swiss 1,816 0.7
 Same county 64,666 26.7   Ukrainian 305 0.1
 Different county 34,402 14.2   United States or American 22,388 8.6
  Same state 18,013 7.4   Welsh 1,478 0.6
  Different state 16,389 6.8   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 171 0.1
Elsewhere in 1995 1,395 0.6   Other ancestries 44,999 17.4
 
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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