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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 11,756 100.0
      enrolled in school 2,660 100.0   Native 11,593 98.6
Nursery school, preschool 145 5.5       Born in United States 11,529 98.1
Kindergarten 174 6.5           State of residence 9,449 80.4
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 1,229 46.2           Different state 2,080 17.7
High school (grades 9-12) 674 25.3       Born outside United States 64 0.5
College or graduate school 438 16.5   Foreign born 163 1.4
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 133 1.1
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 66 0.6
  Population 25 years and over 7,896 100.0       Not a citizen 97 0.8
Less than 9th grade 2,081 26.4        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 1,251 15.8   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 2,730 34.6     Total (excluding born at sea) 163 100.0
Some college, no degree 886 11.2   Europe 18 11.0
Associate degree 284 3.6   Asia 18 11.0
Bachelor's degree 331 4.2   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 333 4.2   Oceania 6 3.7
        Latin America 116 71.2
Percent high school graduate or higher 57.8 (X)   Northern America 5 3.1
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 8.4 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 11,022 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 9,491 100.0   English only 10,671 96.8
Never married 1,820 19.2   Language other than English 351 3.2
Now married, except separated 5,571 58.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 157 1.4
Separated 140 1.5   Spanish 230 2.1
Widowed 899 9.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 120 1.1
 Female 740 7.8   Other Indo-European languages 95 0.9
Divorced 1,061 11.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 37 0.3
 Female 533 5.6   Asian and Pacific Island languages 20 0.2
                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 11,756 100.0
           under 18 years 285 100.0     Total ancestries reported 7,539 64.1
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 160 56.1   Arab 6 0.1
        Czech¹ 9 0.1
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 0 0.0
          Civilian population 18 years and over 8,917 100.0   Dutch 53 0.5
Civilian veterans 750 8.4   English 1,017 8.7
        French (except Basque)¹ 26 0.2
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 12 0.1
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 309 2.6
     Population 5 to 20 years 2,595 100.0   Greek 6 0.1
With a disability 208 8.0   Hungarian 23 0.2
     Population 21 to 64 years 6,606 100.0   Irish¹ 454 3.9
With a disability 1,983 30.0   Italian 46 0.4
 Percent employed 38.3 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 4,623 70.0   Norwegian 0 0.0
 Percent employed 73.9 (X)   Polish 86 0.7
     Population 65 years and over 1,677 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 1,023 61.0   Russian 0 0.0
        Scotch-Irish 84 0.7
        Scottish 73 0.6
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 11,022 100.0   Subsaharan African 0 0.0
Same house in 1995 6,681 60.6   Swedish 23 0.2
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 4,206 38.2   Swiss 15 0.1
 Same county 2,915 26.4   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 1,291 11.7   United States or American 4,258 36.2
  Same state 609 5.5   Welsh 21 0.2
  Different state 682 6.2   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 135 1.2   Other ancestries 1,018 8.7
 
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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