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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Caddo Parish
[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 252,161 100.0
      enrolled in school 68,792 100.0   Native 248,380 98.5
Nursery school, preschool 4,963 7.2       Born in United States 247,045 98.0
Kindergarten 3,733 5.4           State of residence 188,483 74.7
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 31,492 45.8           Different state 58,562 23.2
High school (grades 9-12) 15,600 22.7       Born outside United States 1,335 0.5
College or graduate school 13,004 18.9   Foreign born 3,781 1.5
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 1,344 0.5
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 1,894 0.8
  Population 25 years and over 159,011 100.0       Not a citizen 1,887 0.7
Less than 9th grade 9,557 6.0        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 24,367 15.3   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 51,202 32.2     Total (excluding born at sea) 3,781 100.0
Some college, no degree 35,297 22.2   Europe 1,065 28.2
Associate degree 5,905 3.7   Asia 1,592 42.1
Bachelor's degree 21,543 13.5   Africa 98 2.6
Graduate or professional degree 11,140 7.0   Oceania 24 0.6
        Latin America 926 24.5
Percent high school graduate or higher 78.7 (X)   Northern America 76 2.0
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 20.6 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 234,713 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 196,682 100.0   English only 225,710 96.2
Never married 57,394 29.2   Language other than English 9,003 3.8
Now married, except separated 92,200 46.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 2,806 1.2
Separated 6,941 3.5   Spanish 3,815 1.6
Widowed 16,855 8.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,273 0.5
 Female 13,881 7.1   Other Indo-European languages 3,390 1.4
Divorced 23,292 11.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 908 0.4
 Female 13,648 6.9   Asian and Pacific Island languages 1,359 0.6
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 536 0.2
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 252,161 100.0
           under 18 years 7,933 100.0     Total ancestries reported 221,668 87.9
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 4,421 55.7   Arab 535 0.2
        Czech¹ 273 0.1
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 201 0.1
          Civilian population 18 years and over 183,284 100.0   Dutch 2,033 0.8
Civilian veterans 25,782 14.1   English 17,637 7.0
        French (except Basque)¹ 10,714 4.2
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 1,496 0.6
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 14,020 5.6
     Population 5 to 20 years 61,213 100.0   Greek 426 0.2
With a disability 5,348 8.7   Hungarian 108 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 135,281 100.0   Irish¹ 18,621 7.4
With a disability 31,381 23.2   Italian 4,394 1.7
 Percent employed 53.0 (X)   Lithuanian 67 0.0
No disability 103,900 76.8   Norwegian 681 0.3
 Percent employed 74.0 (X)   Polish 1,096 0.4
     Population 65 years and over 32,414 100.0   Portuguese 117 0.0
With a disability 14,898 46.0   Russian 427 0.2
        Scotch-Irish 5,285 2.1
        Scottish 3,235 1.3
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 40 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 234,713 100.0   Subsaharan African 2,349 0.9
Same house in 1995 129,414 55.1   Swedish 886 0.4
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 103,193 44.0   Swiss 257 0.1
 Same county 71,659 30.5   Ukrainian 42 0.0
 Different county 31,534 13.4   United States or American 19,753 7.8
  Same state 14,251 6.1   Welsh 821 0.3
  Different state 17,283 7.4   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 211 0.1
Elsewhere in 1995 2,106 0.9   Other ancestries 115,943 46.0
 
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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