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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 13,755 100.0
      enrolled in school 3,478 100.0   Native 13,647 99.2
Nursery school, preschool 198 5.7       Born in United States 13,615 99.0
Kindergarten 198 5.7           State of residence 11,183 81.3
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 1,783 51.3           Different state 2,432 17.7
High school (grades 9-12) 896 25.8       Born outside United States 32 0.2
College or graduate school 403 11.6   Foreign born 108 0.8
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 58 0.4
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 27 0.2
  Population 25 years and over 9,038 100.0       Not a citizen 81 0.6
Less than 9th grade 631 7.0        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 1,198 13.3   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 4,073 45.1     Total (excluding born at sea) 108 100.0
Some college, no degree 1,714 19.0   Europe 42 38.9
Associate degree 495 5.5   Asia 11 10.2
Bachelor's degree 627 6.9   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 300 3.3   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 55 50.9
Percent high school graduate or higher 79.8 (X)   Northern America 0 0.0
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 10.3 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 12,888 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 10,731 100.0   English only 12,586 97.7
Never married 2,088 19.5   Language other than English 302 2.3
Now married, except separated 6,484 60.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 120 0.9
Separated 95 0.9   Spanish 210 1.6
Widowed 860 8.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 83 0.6
 Female 716 6.7   Other Indo-European languages 87 0.7
Divorced 1,204 11.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 32 0.2
 Female 520 4.8   Asian and Pacific Island languages 5 0.0
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 5 0.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 13,755 100.0
           under 18 years 193 100.0     Total ancestries reported 12,535 91.1
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 117 60.6   Arab 0 0.0
        Czech¹ 142 1.0
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 40 0.3
          Civilian population 18 years and over 10,047 100.0   Dutch 366 2.7
Civilian veterans 1,331 13.2   English 1,098 8.0
        French (except Basque)¹ 327 2.4
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 21 0.2
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 4,736 34.4
     Population 5 to 20 years 3,262 100.0   Greek 49 0.4
With a disability 269 8.2   Hungarian 22 0.2
     Population 21 to 64 years 7,307 100.0   Irish¹ 1,589 11.6
With a disability 1,621 22.2   Italian 207 1.5
 Percent employed 56.3 (X)   Lithuanian 29 0.2
No disability 5,686 77.8   Norwegian 73 0.5
 Percent employed 78.9 (X)   Polish 527 3.8
     Population 65 years and over 1,970 100.0   Portuguese 6 0.0
With a disability 854 43.4   Russian 56 0.4
        Scotch-Irish 145 1.1
        Scottish 191 1.4
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 57 0.4
  Population 5 years and over 12,888 100.0   Subsaharan African 14 0.1
Same house in 1995 8,052 62.5   Swedish 146 1.1
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 4,802 37.3   Swiss 104 0.8
 Same county 2,396 18.6   Ukrainian 9 0.1
 Different county 2,406 18.7   United States or American 1,431 10.4
  Same state 1,982 15.4   Welsh 22 0.2
  Different state 424 3.3   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 34 0.3   Other ancestries 1,128 8.2
 
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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