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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Monroe 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 8,016 100.0
      enrolled in school 1,956 100.0   Native 7,968 99.4
Nursery school, preschool 153 7.8       Born in United States 7,916 98.8
Kindergarten 107 5.5           State of residence 6,727 83.9
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 918 46.9           Different state 1,189 14.8
High school (grades 9-12) 515 26.3       Born outside United States 52 0.6
College or graduate school 263 13.4   Foreign born 48 0.6
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 19 0.2
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 37 0.5
  Population 25 years and over 5,400 100.0       Not a citizen 11 0.1
Less than 9th grade 435 8.1        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 525 9.7   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 2,391 44.3     Total (excluding born at sea) 48 100.0
Some college, no degree 1,029 19.1   Europe 28 58.3
Associate degree 340 6.3   Asia 9 18.8
Bachelor's degree 510 9.4   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 170 3.1   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 11 22.9
Percent high school graduate or higher 82.2 (X)   Northern America 0 0.0
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 12.6 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 7,496 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 6,350 100.0   English only 7,251 96.7
Never married 1,232 19.4   Language other than English 245 3.3
Now married, except separated 3,867 60.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 83 1.1
Separated 82 1.3   Spanish 146 1.9
Widowed 600 9.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 48 0.6
 Female 507 8.0   Other Indo-European languages 87 1.2
Divorced 569 9.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 30 0.4
 Female 329 5.2   Asian and Pacific Island languages 12 0.2
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 5 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 8,016 100.0
           under 18 years 112 100.0     Total ancestries reported 7,854 98.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 78 69.6   Arab 21 0.3
        Czech¹ 100 1.2
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 30 0.4
          Civilian population 18 years and over 5,974 100.0   Dutch 526 6.6
Civilian veterans 826 13.8   English 1,050 13.1
        French (except Basque)¹ 187 2.3
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 11 0.1
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 1,651 20.6
     Population 5 to 20 years 1,793 100.0   Greek 0 0.0
With a disability 177 9.9   Hungarian 12 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 4,068 100.0   Irish¹ 1,504 18.8
With a disability 889 21.9   Italian 178 2.2
 Percent employed 66.3 (X)   Lithuanian 7 0.1
No disability 3,179 78.1   Norwegian 89 1.1
 Percent employed 79.9 (X)   Polish 148 1.8
     Population 65 years and over 1,455 100.0   Portuguese 12 0.1
With a disability 735 50.5   Russian 19 0.2
        Scotch-Irish 189 2.4
        Scottish 252 3.1
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 46 0.6
  Population 5 years and over 7,496 100.0   Subsaharan African 9 0.1
Same house in 1995 4,772 63.7   Swedish 352 4.4
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 2,709 36.1   Swiss 29 0.4
 Same county 1,409 18.8   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 1,300 17.3   United States or American 660 8.2
  Same state 979 13.1   Welsh 173 2.2
  Different state 321 4.3   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 15 0.2   Other ancestries 599 7.5
 
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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