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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Jones 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 20,221 100.0
      enrolled in school 4,977 100.0   Native 20,061 99.2
Nursery school, preschool 335 6.7       Born in United States 20,016 99.0
Kindergarten 276 5.5           State of residence 16,712 82.6
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 2,353 47.3           Different state 3,304 16.3
High school (grades 9-12) 1,277 25.7       Born outside United States 45 0.2
College or graduate school 736 14.8   Foreign born 160 0.8
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 32 0.2
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 49 0.2
  Population 25 years and over 13,776 100.0       Not a citizen 111 0.5
Less than 9th grade 823 6.0        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 1,198 8.7   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 5,833 42.3     Total (excluding born at sea) 160 100.0
Some college, no degree 3,130 22.7   Europe 43 26.9
Associate degree 1,043 7.6   Asia 73 45.6
Bachelor's degree 1,299 9.4   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 450 3.3   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 38 23.8
Percent high school graduate or higher 85.3 (X)   Northern America 6 3.8
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 12.7 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 19,087 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 16,258 100.0   English only 18,434 96.6
Never married 3,648 22.4   Language other than English 653 3.4
Now married, except separated 9,373 57.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 231 1.2
Separated 256 1.6   Spanish 327 1.7
Widowed 1,264 7.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 143 0.7
 Female 1,118 6.9   Other Indo-European languages 256 1.3
Divorced 1,717 10.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 60 0.3
 Female 709 4.4   Asian and Pacific Island languages 44 0.2
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 28 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 20,221 100.0
           under 18 years 127 100.0     Total ancestries reported 20,963 103.7
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 92 72.4   Arab 52 0.3
        Czech¹ 807 4.0
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 134 0.7
          Civilian population 18 years and over 15,329 100.0   Dutch 542 2.7
Civilian veterans 2,322 15.1   English 1,488 7.4
        French (except Basque)¹ 401 2.0
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 67 0.3
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 9,211 45.6
     Population 5 to 20 years 4,268 100.0   Greek 6 0.0
With a disability 293 6.9   Hungarian 0 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 10,282 100.0   Irish¹ 3,122 15.4
With a disability 1,422 13.8   Italian 124 0.6
 Percent employed 64.7 (X)   Lithuanian 7 0.0
No disability 8,860 86.2   Norwegian 546 2.7
 Percent employed 86.1 (X)   Polish 167 0.8
     Population 65 years and over 3,004 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 1,230 40.9   Russian 23 0.1
        Scotch-Irish 258 1.3
        Scottish 274 1.4
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 7 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 19,087 100.0   Subsaharan African 90 0.4
Same house in 1995 11,431 59.9   Swedish 334 1.7
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 7,586 39.7   Swiss 273 1.4
 Same county 3,850 20.2   Ukrainian 7 0.0
 Different county 3,736 19.6   United States or American 1,465 7.2
  Same state 2,677 14.0   Welsh 109 0.5
  Different state 1,059 5.5   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 70 0.4   Other ancestries 1,449 7.2
 
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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