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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Franklin 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 24,784 100.0
      enrolled in school 6,652 100.0   Native 24,466 98.7
Nursery school, preschool 366 5.5       Born in United States 24,362 98.3
Kindergarten 333 5.0           State of residence 17,387 70.2
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 3,339 50.2           Different state 6,975 28.1
High school (grades 9-12) 1,545 23.2       Born outside United States 104 0.4
College or graduate school 1,069 16.1   Foreign born 318 1.3
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 174 0.7
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 138 0.6
  Population 25 years and over 15,753 100.0       Not a citizen 180 0.7
Less than 9th grade 943 6.0        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 1,371 8.7   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 6,228 39.5     Total (excluding born at sea) 318 100.0
Some college, no degree 3,693 23.4   Europe 55 17.3
Associate degree 918 5.8   Asia 93 29.2
Bachelor's degree 1,841 11.7   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 759 4.8   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 144 45.3
Percent high school graduate or higher 85.3 (X)   Northern America 26 8.2
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 16.5 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 23,092 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 19,191 100.0   English only 22,311 96.6
Never married 3,824 19.9   Language other than English 781 3.4
Now married, except separated 11,681 60.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 257 1.1
Separated 236 1.2   Spanish 472 2.0
Widowed 1,378 7.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 156 0.7
 Female 1,117 5.8   Other Indo-European languages 160 0.7
Divorced 2,072 10.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 59 0.3
 Female 1,059 5.5   Asian and Pacific Island languages 130 0.6
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 42 0.2
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 24,784 100.0
           under 18 years 309 100.0     Total ancestries reported 22,156 89.4
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 178 57.6   Arab 11 0.0
        Czech¹ 62 0.3
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 140 0.6
          Civilian population 18 years and over 17,962 100.0   Dutch 562 2.3
Civilian veterans 2,411 13.4   English 2,731 11.0
        French (except Basque)¹ 668 2.7
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 104 0.4
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 5,500 22.2
     Population 5 to 20 years 6,112 100.0   Greek 27 0.1
With a disability 437 7.1   Hungarian 94 0.4
     Population 21 to 64 years 13,454 100.0   Irish¹ 2,723 11.0
With a disability 2,378 17.7   Italian 335 1.4
 Percent employed 60.3 (X)   Lithuanian 17 0.1
No disability 11,076 82.3   Norwegian 269 1.1
 Percent employed 84.9 (X)   Polish 178 0.7
     Population 65 years and over 3,185 100.0   Portuguese 2 0.0
With a disability 1,540 48.4   Russian 62 0.3
        Scotch-Irish 471 1.9
        Scottish 438 1.8
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 24 0.1
  Population 5 years and over 23,092 100.0   Subsaharan African 43 0.2
Same house in 1995 12,443 53.9   Swedish 447 1.8
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 10,540 45.6   Swiss 88 0.4
 Same county 5,440 23.6   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 5,100 22.1   United States or American 3,281 13.2
  Same state 3,291 14.3   Welsh 86 0.3
  Different state 1,809 7.8   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 109 0.5   Other ancestries 3,793 15.3
 
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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