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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Washington 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 15,148 100.0
      enrolled in school 3,895 100.0   Native 15,062 99.4
Nursery school, preschool 244 6.3       Born in United States 14,979 98.9
Kindergarten 236 6.1           State of residence 12,402 81.9
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 1,807 46.4           Different state 2,577 17.0
High school (grades 9-12) 919 23.6       Born outside United States 83 0.5
College or graduate school 689 17.7   Foreign born 86 0.6
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 25 0.2
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 55 0.4
  Population 25 years and over 10,168 100.0       Not a citizen 31 0.2
Less than 9th grade 1,400 13.8        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 724 7.1   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 3,550 34.9     Total (excluding born at sea) 86 100.0
Some college, no degree 2,118 20.8   Europe 50 58.1
Associate degree 1,018 10.0   Asia 12 14.0
Bachelor's degree 863 8.5   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 495 4.9   Oceania 7 8.1
        Latin America 15 17.4
Percent high school graduate or higher 79.1 (X)   Northern America 2 2.3
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 13.4 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 14,279 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 12,068 100.0   English only 13,731 96.2
Never married 2,544 21.1   Language other than English 548 3.8
Now married, except separated 7,496 62.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 162 1.1
Separated 82 0.7   Spanish 168 1.2
Widowed 1,050 8.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 60 0.4
 Female 863 7.2   Other Indo-European languages 366 2.6
Divorced 896 7.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 101 0.7
 Female 468 3.9   Asian and Pacific Island languages 9 0.1
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 1 0.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 15,148 100.0
           under 18 years 160 100.0     Total ancestries reported 15,216 100.4
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 99 61.9   Arab 0 0.0
        Czech¹ 56 0.4
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 5 0.0
          Civilian population 18 years and over 11,309 100.0   Dutch 194 1.3
Civilian veterans 1,715 15.2   English 1,002 6.6
        French (except Basque)¹ 392 2.6
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 4 0.0
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 6,945 45.8
     Population 5 to 20 years 3,492 100.0   Greek 24 0.2
With a disability 191 5.5   Hungarian 10 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 8,183 100.0   Irish¹ 1,256 8.3
With a disability 1,026 12.5   Italian 275 1.8
 Percent employed 55.6 (X)   Lithuanian 48 0.3
No disability 7,157 87.5   Norwegian 53 0.3
 Percent employed 85.1 (X)   Polish 2,040 13.5
     Population 65 years and over 2,364 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 1,009 42.7   Russian 6 0.0
        Scotch-Irish 200 1.3
        Scottish 187 1.2
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 8 0.1
  Population 5 years and over 14,279 100.0   Subsaharan African 3 0.0
Same house in 1995 9,468 66.3   Swedish 56 0.4
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 4,778 33.5   Swiss 15 0.1
 Same county 2,475 17.3   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 2,303 16.1   United States or American 1,421 9.4
  Same state 1,639 11.5   Welsh 76 0.5
  Different state 664 4.7   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 2 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 33 0.2   Other ancestries 938 6.2
 
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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