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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Jackson 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 20,296 100.0
      enrolled in school 5,091 100.0   Native 20,147 99.3
Nursery school, preschool 350 6.9       Born in United States 20,119 99.1
Kindergarten 277 5.4           State of residence 17,271 85.1
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 2,494 49.0           Different state 2,848 14.0
High school (grades 9-12) 1,447 28.4       Born outside United States 28 0.1
College or graduate school 523 10.3   Foreign born 149 0.7
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 30 0.1
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 91 0.4
  Population 25 years and over 13,596 100.0       Not a citizen 58 0.3
Less than 9th grade 1,258 9.3        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 1,258 9.3   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 6,074 44.7     Total (excluding born at sea) 149 100.0
Some college, no degree 2,502 18.4   Europe 94 63.1
Associate degree 862 6.3   Asia 17 11.4
Bachelor's degree 1,103 8.1   Africa 7 4.7
Graduate or professional degree 539 4.0   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 31 20.8
Percent high school graduate or higher 81.5 (X)   Northern America 0 0.0
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 12.1 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 19,098 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 16,061 100.0   English only 18,621 97.5
Never married 3,636 22.6   Language other than English 477 2.5
Now married, except separated 9,594 59.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 141 0.7
Separated 138 0.9   Spanish 128 0.7
Widowed 1,370 8.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 53 0.3
 Female 1,176 7.3   Other Indo-European languages 325 1.7
Divorced 1,323 8.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 86 0.5
 Female 712 4.4   Asian and Pacific Island languages 24 0.1
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 2 0.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 20,296 100.0
           under 18 years 163 100.0     Total ancestries reported 18,970 93.5
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 77 47.2   Arab 0 0.0
        Czech¹ 243 1.2
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 263 1.3
          Civilian population 18 years and over 15,010 100.0   Dutch 273 1.3
Civilian veterans 2,197 14.6   English 1,579 7.8
        French (except Basque)¹ 432 2.1
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 39 0.2
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 9,150 45.1
     Population 5 to 20 years 4,747 100.0   Greek 14 0.1
With a disability 352 7.4   Hungarian 25 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 10,816 100.0   Irish¹ 2,478 12.2
With a disability 1,911 17.7   Italian 111 0.5
 Percent employed 63.1 (X)   Lithuanian 6 0.0
No disability 8,905 82.3   Norwegian 351 1.7
 Percent employed 86.0 (X)   Polish 195 1.0
     Population 65 years and over 3,267 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 1,171 35.8   Russian 23 0.1
        Scotch-Irish 136 0.7
        Scottish 147 0.7
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 19,098 100.0   Subsaharan African 5 0.0
Same house in 1995 12,489 65.4   Swedish 222 1.1
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 6,580 34.5   Swiss 147 0.7
 Same county 3,684 19.3   Ukrainian 17 0.1
 Different county 2,896 15.2   United States or American 1,578 7.8
  Same state 1,832 9.6   Welsh 140 0.7
  Different state 1,064 5.6   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 29 0.2   Other ancestries 1,396 6.9
 
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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