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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Caldwell 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 10,560 100.0
      enrolled in school 2,531 100.0   Native 10,492 99.4
Nursery school, preschool 153 6.0       Born in United States 10,467 99.1
Kindergarten 127 5.0           State of residence 8,867 84.0
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 1,351 53.4           Different state 1,600 15.2
High school (grades 9-12) 589 23.3       Born outside United States 25 0.2
College or graduate school 311 12.3   Foreign born 68 0.6
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 11 0.1
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 35 0.3
  Population 25 years and over 6,922 100.0       Not a citizen 33 0.3
Less than 9th grade 859 12.4        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 1,535 22.2   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 2,673 38.6     Total (excluding born at sea) 68 100.0
Some college, no degree 1,143 16.5   Europe 12 17.6
Associate degree 104 1.5   Asia 29 42.6
Bachelor's degree 387 5.6   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 221 3.2   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 23 33.8
Percent high school graduate or higher 65.4 (X)   Northern America 4 5.9
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 8.8 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 9,905 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 8,376 100.0   English only 9,581 96.7
Never married 1,779 21.2   Language other than English 324 3.3
Now married, except separated 4,807 57.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 73 0.7
Separated 228 2.7   Spanish 195 2.0
Widowed 767 9.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 47 0.5
 Female 613 7.3   Other Indo-European languages 110 1.1
Divorced 795 9.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 22 0.2
 Female 441 5.3   Asian and Pacific Island languages 19 0.2
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 4 0.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 10,560 100.0
           under 18 years 283 100.0     Total ancestries reported 7,875 74.6
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 167 59.0   Arab 0 0.0
        Czech¹ 4 0.0
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 13 0.1
          Civilian population 18 years and over 7,923 100.0   Dutch 52 0.5
Civilian veterans 989 12.5   English 650 6.2
        French (except Basque)¹ 475 4.5
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 76 0.7
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 256 2.4
     Population 5 to 20 years 2,290 100.0   Greek 0 0.0
With a disability 183 8.0   Hungarian 24 0.2
     Population 21 to 64 years 5,597 100.0   Irish¹ 786 7.4
With a disability 1,324 23.7   Italian 89 0.8
 Percent employed 44.4 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 4,273 76.3   Norwegian 12 0.1
 Percent employed 70.1 (X)   Polish 16 0.2
     Population 65 years and over 1,367 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 753 55.1   Russian 6 0.1
        Scotch-Irish 160 1.5
        Scottish 96 0.9
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 9,905 100.0   Subsaharan African 140 1.3
Same house in 1995 5,995 60.5   Swedish 14 0.1
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 3,888 39.3   Swiss 0 0.0
 Same county 2,134 21.5   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 1,754 17.7   United States or American 2,441 23.1
  Same state 1,313 13.3   Welsh 22 0.2
  Different state 441 4.5   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 13 0.1
Elsewhere in 1995 22 0.2   Other ancestries 2,530 24.0
 
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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