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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 47,687 100.0
      enrolled in school 11,593 100.0   Native 46,771 98.1
Nursery school, preschool 676 5.8       Born in United States 46,563 97.6
Kindergarten 428 3.7           State of residence 37,882 79.4
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 5,174 44.6           Different state 8,681 18.2
High school (grades 9-12) 2,671 23.0       Born outside United States 208 0.4
College or graduate school 2,644 22.8   Foreign born 916 1.9
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 508 1.1
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 298 0.6
  Population 25 years and over 32,388 100.0       Not a citizen 618 1.3
Less than 9th grade 2,803 8.7        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 4,071 12.6   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 10,166 31.4     Total (excluding born at sea) 916 100.0
Some college, no degree 6,357 19.6   Europe 188 20.5
Associate degree 1,268 3.9   Asia 207 22.6
Bachelor's degree 4,923 15.2   Africa 111 12.1
Graduate or professional degree 2,800 8.6   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 319 34.8
Percent high school graduate or higher 78.8 (X)   Northern America 91 9.9
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 23.8 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 44,777 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 38,744 100.0   English only 43,149 96.4
Never married 8,817 22.8   Language other than English 1,628 3.6
Now married, except separated 21,196 54.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 626 1.4
Separated 615 1.6   Spanish 880 2.0
Widowed 2,767 7.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 438 1.0
 Female 2,271 5.9   Other Indo-European languages 492 1.1
Divorced 5,349 13.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 114 0.3
 Female 3,294 8.5   Asian and Pacific Island languages 155 0.3
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 65 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 47,687 100.0
           under 18 years 674 100.0     Total ancestries reported 40,100 84.1
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 378 56.1   Arab 64 0.1
        Czech¹ 29 0.1
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 48 0.1
          Civilian population 18 years and over 36,749 100.0   Dutch 674 1.4
Civilian veterans 4,976 13.5   English 5,370 11.3
        French (except Basque)¹ 743 1.6
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 46 0.1
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 5,609 11.8
     Population 5 to 20 years 9,885 100.0   Greek 43 0.1
With a disability 989 10.0   Hungarian 76 0.2
     Population 21 to 64 years 28,428 100.0   Irish¹ 5,409 11.3
With a disability 6,503 22.9   Italian 610 1.3
 Percent employed 58.4 (X)   Lithuanian 22 0.0
No disability 21,925 77.1   Norwegian 87 0.2
 Percent employed 80.5 (X)   Polish 231 0.5
     Population 65 years and over 5,769 100.0   Portuguese 44 0.1
With a disability 2,644 45.8   Russian 37 0.1
        Scotch-Irish 1,163 2.4
        Scottish 842 1.8
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 32 0.1
  Population 5 years and over 44,777 100.0   Subsaharan African 128 0.3
Same house in 1995 22,897 51.1   Swedish 158 0.3
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 21,197 47.3   Swiss 31 0.1
 Same county 12,619 28.2   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 8,578 19.2   United States or American 10,550 22.1
  Same state 5,493 12.3   Welsh 326 0.7
  Different state 3,085 6.9   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 23 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 683 1.5   Other ancestries 7,705 16.2
 
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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