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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 6,483 100.0
      enrolled in school 1,403 100.0   Native 6,451 99.5
Nursery school, preschool 103 7.3       Born in United States 6,434 99.2
Kindergarten 84 6.0           State of residence 4,897 75.5
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 692 49.3           Different state 1,537 23.7
High school (grades 9-12) 385 27.4       Born outside United States 17 0.3
College or graduate school 139 9.9   Foreign born 32 0.5
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 21 0.3
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 8 0.1
  Population 25 years and over 4,572 100.0       Not a citizen 24 0.4
Less than 9th grade 521 11.4        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 337 7.4   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 1,744 38.1     Total (excluding born at sea) 32 100.0
Some college, no degree 1,054 23.1   Europe 6 18.8
Associate degree 223 4.9   Asia 0 0.0
Bachelor's degree 492 10.8   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 201 4.4   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 24 75.0
Percent high school graduate or higher 81.2 (X)   Northern America 2 6.3
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 15.2 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 6,113 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 5,243 100.0   English only 5,942 97.2
Never married 986 18.8   Language other than English 171 2.8
Now married, except separated 3,391 64.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 67 1.1
Separated 17 0.3   Spanish 67 1.1
Widowed 525 10.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 30 0.5
 Female 443 8.4   Other Indo-European languages 98 1.6
Divorced 324 6.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 37 0.6
 Female 146 2.8   Asian and Pacific Island languages 4 0.1
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 0 0.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 6,483 100.0
           under 18 years 48 100.0     Total ancestries reported 6,352 98.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 27 56.3   Arab 0 0.0
        Czech¹ 275 4.2
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 54 0.8
          Civilian population 18 years and over 4,945 100.0   Dutch 88 1.4
Civilian veterans 737 14.9   English 467 7.2
        French (except Basque)¹ 309 4.8
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 50 0.8
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 3,064 47.3
     Population 5 to 20 years 1,339 100.0   Greek 4 0.1
With a disability 84 6.3   Hungarian 3 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 3,145 100.0   Irish¹ 585 9.0
With a disability 547 17.4   Italian 46 0.7
 Percent employed 66.9 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 2,598 82.6   Norwegian 44 0.7
 Percent employed 88.5 (X)   Polish 71 1.1
     Population 65 years and over 1,446 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 595 41.1   Russian 21 0.3
        Scotch-Irish 70 1.1
        Scottish 96 1.5
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 6,113 100.0   Subsaharan African 4 0.1
Same house in 1995 4,313 70.6   Swedish 258 4.0
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 1,778 29.1   Swiss 68 1.0
 Same county 894 14.6   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 884 14.5   United States or American 489 7.5
  Same state 581 9.5   Welsh 14 0.2
  Different state 303 5.0   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 2 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 22 0.4   Other ancestries 270 4.2
 
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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