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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Jennings 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 27,554 100.0
      enrolled in school 6,562 100.0   Native 27,353 99.3
Nursery school, preschool 436 6.6       Born in United States 27,269 99.0
Kindergarten 428 6.5           State of residence 21,425 77.8
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 3,531 53.8           Different state 5,844 21.2
High school (grades 9-12) 1,433 21.8       Born outside United States 84 0.3
College or graduate school 734 11.2   Foreign born 201 0.7
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 78 0.3
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 124 0.5
  Population 25 years and over 17,709 100.0       Not a citizen 77 0.3
Less than 9th grade 1,473 8.3        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 2,749 15.5   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 8,313 46.9     Total (excluding born at sea) 201 100.0
Some college, no degree 2,909 16.4   Europe 67 33.3
Associate degree 786 4.4   Asia 60 29.9
Bachelor's degree 1,044 5.9   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 435 2.5   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 65 32.3
Percent high school graduate or higher 76.2 (X)   Northern America 9 4.5
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 8.4 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 25,501 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 21,126 100.0   English only 24,875 97.5
Never married 3,701 17.5   Language other than English 626 2.5
Now married, except separated 13,536 64.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 153 0.6
Separated 249 1.2   Spanish 365 1.4
Widowed 1,138 5.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 118 0.5
 Female 909 4.3   Other Indo-European languages 160 0.6
Divorced 2,502 11.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 16 0.1
 Female 1,287 6.1   Asian and Pacific Island languages 84 0.3
                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 27,554 100.0
           under 18 years 593 100.0     Total ancestries reported 20,292 73.6
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 413 69.6   Arab 0 0.0
        Czech¹ 0 0.0
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 13 0.0
          Civilian population 18 years and over 19,920 100.0   Dutch 497 1.8
Civilian veterans 2,717 13.6   English 2,240 8.1
        French (except Basque)¹ 646 2.3
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 74 0.3
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 5,033 18.3
     Population 5 to 20 years 6,552 100.0   Greek 20 0.1
With a disability 550 8.4   Hungarian 41 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 15,958 100.0   Irish¹ 2,584 9.4
With a disability 3,699 23.2   Italian 360 1.3
 Percent employed 55.0 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 12,259 76.8   Norwegian 70 0.3
 Percent employed 79.6 (X)   Polish 168 0.6
     Population 65 years and over 2,791 100.0   Portuguese 7 0.0
With a disability 1,319 47.3   Russian 10 0.0
        Scotch-Irish 268 1.0
        Scottish 379 1.4
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 25,501 100.0   Subsaharan African 0 0.0
Same house in 1995 14,238 55.8   Swedish 82 0.3
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 11,197 43.9   Swiss 51 0.2
 Same county 5,804 22.8   Ukrainian 13 0.0
 Different county 5,393 21.1   United States or American 5,180 18.8
  Same state 4,122 16.2   Welsh 82 0.3
  Different state 1,271 5.0   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 66 0.3   Other ancestries 2,474 9.0
 
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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