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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Pulaski 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 7,348 100.0
      enrolled in school 2,064 100.0   Native 7,300 99.3
Nursery school, preschool 166 8.0       Born in United States 7,274 99.0
Kindergarten 113 5.5           State of residence 4,977 67.7
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 962 46.6           Different state 2,297 31.3
High school (grades 9-12) 497 24.1       Born outside United States 26 0.4
College or graduate school 326 15.8   Foreign born 48 0.7
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 10 0.1
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 16 0.2
  Population 25 years and over 4,704 100.0       Not a citizen 32 0.4
Less than 9th grade 583 12.4        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 794 16.9   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 1,489 31.7     Total (excluding born at sea) 48 100.0
Some college, no degree 1,110 23.6   Europe 10 20.8
Associate degree 393 8.4   Asia 14 29.2
Bachelor's degree 240 5.1   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 95 2.0   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 22 45.8
Percent high school graduate or higher 70.7 (X)   Northern America 2 4.2
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 7.1 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 6,881 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 5,731 100.0   English only 6,723 97.7
Never married 1,295 22.6   Language other than English 158 2.3
Now married, except separated 3,133 54.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 66 1.0
Separated 139 2.4   Spanish 57 0.8
Widowed 577 10.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 38 0.6
 Female 471 8.2   Other Indo-European languages 25 0.4
Divorced 587 10.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 14 0.2
 Female 291 5.1   Asian and Pacific Island languages 53 0.8
                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 7,348 100.0
           under 18 years 203 100.0     Total ancestries reported 5,885 80.1
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 129 63.5   Arab 27 0.4
        Czech¹ 20 0.3
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 6 0.1
          Civilian population 18 years and over 5,336 100.0   Dutch 90 1.2
Civilian veterans 753 14.1   English 504 6.9
        French (except Basque)¹ 90 1.2
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 1 0.0
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 884 12.0
     Population 5 to 20 years 1,838 100.0   Greek 0 0.0
With a disability 192 10.4   Hungarian 5 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 3,593 100.0   Irish¹ 591 8.0
With a disability 1,072 29.8   Italian 41 0.6
 Percent employed 52.5 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 2,521 70.2   Norwegian 6 0.1
 Percent employed 75.9 (X)   Polish 15 0.2
     Population 65 years and over 1,227 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 583 47.5   Russian 1 0.0
        Scotch-Irish 63 0.9
        Scottish 51 0.7
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 6,881 100.0   Subsaharan African 103 1.4
Same house in 1995 4,479 65.1   Swedish 19 0.3
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 2,360 34.3   Swiss 2 0.0
 Same county 1,369 19.9   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 991 14.4   United States or American 1,371 18.7
  Same state 729 10.6   Welsh 12 0.2
  Different state 262 3.8   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 2 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 42 0.6   Other ancestries 1,981 27.0
 
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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