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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Henderson 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 44,829 100.0
      enrolled in school 10,565 100.0   Native 44,354 98.9
Nursery school, preschool 824 7.8       Born in United States 44,177 98.5
Kindergarten 614 5.8           State of residence 32,206 71.8
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 4,947 46.8           Different state 11,971 26.7
High school (grades 9-12) 2,806 26.6       Born outside United States 177 0.4
College or graduate school 1,374 13.0   Foreign born 475 1.1
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 167 0.4
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 213 0.5
  Population 25 years and over 29,960 100.0       Not a citizen 262 0.6
Less than 9th grade 2,404 8.0        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 4,107 13.7   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 11,318 37.8     Total (excluding born at sea) 475 100.0
Some college, no degree 5,936 19.8   Europe 136 28.6
Associate degree 2,064 6.9   Asia 203 42.7
Bachelor's degree 2,433 8.1   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 1,698 5.7   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 124 26.1
Percent high school graduate or higher 78.3 (X)   Northern America 12 2.5
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 13.8 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 42,006 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 35,786 100.0   English only 40,747 97.0
Never married 7,370 20.6   Language other than English 1,259 3.0
Now married, except separated 21,050 58.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 286 0.7
Separated 566 1.6   Spanish 605 1.4
Widowed 2,544 7.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 103 0.2
 Female 2,199 6.1   Other Indo-European languages 416 1.0
Divorced 4,256 11.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 90 0.2
 Female 2,208 6.2   Asian and Pacific Island languages 216 0.5
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 93 0.2
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 44,829 100.0
           under 18 years 820 100.0     Total ancestries reported 33,120 73.9
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 443 54.0   Arab 25 0.1
        Czech¹ 17 0.0
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 34 0.1
          Civilian population 18 years and over 33,761 100.0   Dutch 541 1.2
Civilian veterans 4,272 12.7   English 3,998 8.9
        French (except Basque)¹ 657 1.5
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 71 0.2
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 5,317 11.9
     Population 5 to 20 years 9,911 100.0   Greek 10 0.0
With a disability 814 8.2   Hungarian 43 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 25,787 100.0   Irish¹ 4,054 9.0
With a disability 5,774 22.4   Italian 335 0.7
 Percent employed 54.3 (X)   Lithuanian 19 0.0
No disability 20,013 77.6   Norwegian 79 0.2
 Percent employed 78.9 (X)   Polish 184 0.4
     Population 65 years and over 5,630 100.0   Portuguese 6 0.0
With a disability 2,746 48.8   Russian 27 0.1
        Scotch-Irish 633 1.4
        Scottish 611 1.4
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 18 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 42,006 100.0   Subsaharan African 147 0.3
Same house in 1995 23,304 55.5   Swedish 100 0.2
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 18,479 44.0   Swiss 0 0.0
 Same county 12,443 29.6   Ukrainian 26 0.1
 Different county 6,036 14.4   United States or American 9,670 21.6
  Same state 2,653 6.3   Welsh 251 0.6
  Different state 3,383 8.1   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 5 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 223 0.5   Other ancestries 6,242 13.9
 
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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