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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 10,916 100.0
      enrolled in school 2,699 100.0   Native 10,840 99.3
Nursery school, preschool 148 5.5       Born in United States 10,807 99.0
Kindergarten 124 4.6           State of residence 9,546 87.4
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 1,339 49.6           Different state 1,261 11.6
High school (grades 9-12) 719 26.6       Born outside United States 33 0.3
College or graduate school 369 13.7   Foreign born 76 0.7
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 53 0.5
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 17 0.2
  Population 25 years and over 7,144 100.0       Not a citizen 59 0.5
Less than 9th grade 1,221 17.1        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 1,005 14.1   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 2,751 38.5     Total (excluding born at sea) 76 100.0
Some college, no degree 961 13.5   Europe 4 5.3
Associate degree 254 3.6   Asia 33 43.4
Bachelor's degree 564 7.9   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 388 5.4   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 26 34.2
Percent high school graduate or higher 68.8 (X)   Northern America 13 17.1
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 13.3 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 10,258 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 8,670 100.0   English only 9,956 97.1
Never married 2,050 23.6   Language other than English 302 2.9
Now married, except separated 5,117 59.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 146 1.4
Separated 153 1.8   Spanish 159 1.6
Widowed 676 7.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 61 0.6
 Female 608 7.0   Other Indo-European languages 111 1.1
Divorced 674 7.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 55 0.5
 Female 347 4.0   Asian and Pacific Island languages 32 0.3
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 30 0.3
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 10,916 100.0
           under 18 years 180 100.0     Total ancestries reported 7,623 69.8
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 88 48.9   Arab 15 0.1
        Czech¹ 5 0.0
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 0 0.0
          Civilian population 18 years and over 8,112 100.0   Dutch 68 0.6
Civilian veterans 707 8.7   English 1,055 9.7
        French (except Basque)¹ 154 1.4
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 35 0.3
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 680 6.2
     Population 5 to 20 years 2,596 100.0   Greek 18 0.2
With a disability 183 7.0   Hungarian 23 0.2
     Population 21 to 64 years 5,956 100.0   Irish¹ 1,276 11.7
With a disability 1,324 22.2   Italian 83 0.8
 Percent employed 49.5 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 4,632 77.8   Norwegian 19 0.2
 Percent employed 77.0 (X)   Polish 76 0.7
     Population 65 years and over 1,503 100.0   Portuguese 11 0.1
With a disability 723 48.1   Russian 0 0.0
        Scotch-Irish 126 1.2
        Scottish 70 0.6
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 10,258 100.0   Subsaharan African 64 0.6
Same house in 1995 6,423 62.6   Swedish 7 0.1
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 3,790 36.9   Swiss 0 0.0
 Same county 1,919 18.7   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 1,871 18.2   United States or American 2,290 21.0
  Same state 1,362 13.3   Welsh 37 0.3
  Different state 509 5.0   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 45 0.4   Other ancestries 1,511 13.8
 
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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