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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Monroe 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 27,619 100.0
      enrolled in school 7,520 100.0   Native 27,387 99.2
Nursery school, preschool 491 6.5       Born in United States 27,340 99.0
Kindergarten 318 4.2           State of residence 16,430 59.5
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 3,603 47.9           Different state 10,910 39.5
High school (grades 9-12) 1,764 23.5       Born outside United States 47 0.2
College or graduate school 1,344 17.9   Foreign born 232 0.8
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 100 0.4
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 156 0.6
  Population 25 years and over 18,277 100.0       Not a citizen 76 0.3
Less than 9th grade 1,238 6.8        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 1,094 6.0   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 5,965 32.6     Total (excluding born at sea) 232 100.0
Some college, no degree 4,807 26.3   Europe 118 50.9
Associate degree 1,452 7.9   Asia 66 28.4
Bachelor's degree 2,435 13.3   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 1,286 7.0   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 21 9.1
Percent high school graduate or higher 87.2 (X)   Northern America 27 11.6
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 20.4 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 25,806 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 21,607 100.0   English only 25,011 96.9
Never married 4,286 19.8   Language other than English 795 3.1
Now married, except separated 14,082 65.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 253 1.0
Separated 296 1.4   Spanish 292 1.1
Widowed 1,310 6.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 121 0.5
 Female 1,133 5.2   Other Indo-European languages 482 1.9
Divorced 1,633 7.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 121 0.5
 Female 908 4.2   Asian and Pacific Island languages 11 0.0
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 11 0.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 27,619 100.0
           under 18 years 290 100.0     Total ancestries reported 29,912 108.3
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 98 33.8   Arab 35 0.1
        Czech¹ 192 0.7
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 48 0.2
          Civilian population 18 years and over 20,300 100.0   Dutch 285 1.0
Civilian veterans 2,845 14.0   English 2,223 8.0
        French (except Basque)¹ 1,648 6.0
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 120 0.4
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 14,589 52.8
     Population 5 to 20 years 6,562 100.0   Greek 36 0.1
With a disability 347 5.3   Hungarian 195 0.7
     Population 21 to 64 years 15,557 100.0   Irish¹ 3,852 13.9
With a disability 1,952 12.5   Italian 897 3.2
 Percent employed 66.5 (X)   Lithuanian 81 0.3
No disability 13,605 87.5   Norwegian 107 0.4
 Percent employed 84.4 (X)   Polish 803 2.9
     Population 65 years and over 3,322 100.0   Portuguese 17 0.1
With a disability 1,167 35.1   Russian 44 0.2
        Scotch-Irish 319 1.2
        Scottish 218 0.8
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 50 0.2
  Population 5 years and over 25,806 100.0   Subsaharan African 0 0.0
Same house in 1995 15,870 61.5   Swedish 242 0.9
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 9,843 38.1   Swiss 150 0.5
 Same county 4,286 16.6   Ukrainian 11 0.0
 Different county 5,557 21.5   United States or American 1,648 6.0
  Same state 3,113 12.1   Welsh 177 0.6
  Different state 2,444 9.5   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 2 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 93 0.4   Other ancestries 1,923 7.0
 
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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