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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 27,223 100.0
      enrolled in school 6,407 100.0   Native 27,087 99.5
Nursery school, preschool 357 5.6       Born in United States 26,940 99.0
Kindergarten 390 6.1           State of residence 18,949 69.6
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 3,351 52.3           Different state 7,991 29.4
High school (grades 9-12) 1,500 23.4       Born outside United States 147 0.5
College or graduate school 809 12.6   Foreign born 136 0.5
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 62 0.2
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 68 0.2
  Population 25 years and over 17,648 100.0       Not a citizen 68 0.2
Less than 9th grade 1,499 8.5        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 2,881 16.3   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 7,783 44.1     Total (excluding born at sea) 136 100.0
Some college, no degree 2,914 16.5   Europe 66 48.5
Associate degree 765 4.3   Asia 39 28.7
Bachelor's degree 1,208 6.8   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 598 3.4   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 14 10.3
Percent high school graduate or higher 75.2 (X)   Northern America 17 12.5
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 10.2 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 25,391 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 21,235 100.0   English only 24,788 97.6
Never married 4,012 18.9   Language other than English 603 2.4
Now married, except separated 13,314 62.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 276 1.1
Separated 267 1.3   Spanish 190 0.7
Widowed 1,294 6.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 69 0.3
 Female 1,079 5.1   Other Indo-European languages 370 1.5
Divorced 2,348 11.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 204 0.8
 Female 1,257 5.9   Asian and Pacific Island languages 38 0.1
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 3 0.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 27,223 100.0
           under 18 years 406 100.0     Total ancestries reported 19,075 70.1
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 229 56.4   Arab 7 0.0
        Czech¹ 25 0.1
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 45 0.2
          Civilian population 18 years and over 19,982 100.0   Dutch 382 1.4
Civilian veterans 2,728 13.7   English 2,551 9.4
        French (except Basque)¹ 472 1.7
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 13 0.0
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 4,526 16.6
     Population 5 to 20 years 6,403 100.0   Greek 8 0.0
With a disability 537 8.4   Hungarian 37 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 15,582 100.0   Irish¹ 2,671 9.8
With a disability 3,203 20.6   Italian 228 0.8
 Percent employed 52.2 (X)   Lithuanian 7 0.0
No disability 12,379 79.4   Norwegian 57 0.2
 Percent employed 81.2 (X)   Polish 120 0.4
     Population 65 years and over 3,055 100.0   Portuguese 18 0.1
With a disability 1,270 41.6   Russian 29 0.1
        Scotch-Irish 330 1.2
        Scottish 444 1.6
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 12 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 25,391 100.0   Subsaharan African 0 0.0
Same house in 1995 15,473 60.9   Swedish 133 0.5
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 9,856 38.8   Swiss 90 0.3
 Same county 5,396 21.3   Ukrainian 5 0.0
 Different county 4,460 17.6   United States or American 4,294 15.8
  Same state 2,645 10.4   Welsh 114 0.4
  Different state 1,815 7.1   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 62 0.2   Other ancestries 2,457 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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