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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Cameron 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 9,991 100.0
      enrolled in school 2,578 100.0   Native 9,835 98.4
Nursery school, preschool 183 7.1       Born in United States 9,806 98.1
Kindergarten 186 7.2           State of residence 8,296 83.0
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 1,356 52.6           Different state 1,510 15.1
High school (grades 9-12) 623 24.2       Born outside United States 29 0.3
College or graduate school 230 8.9   Foreign born 156 1.6
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 89 0.9
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 34 0.3
  Population 25 years and over 6,257 100.0       Not a citizen 122 1.2
Less than 9th grade 810 12.9        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 1,184 18.9   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 2,677 42.8     Total (excluding born at sea) 156 100.0
Some college, no degree 963 15.4   Europe 19 12.2
Associate degree 127 2.0   Asia 26 16.7
Bachelor's degree 338 5.4   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 158 2.5   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 105 67.3
Percent high school graduate or higher 68.1 (X)   Northern America 6 3.8
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 7.9 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 9,349 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 7,714 100.0   English only 8,006 85.6
Never married 1,443 18.7   Language other than English 1,343 14.4
Now married, except separated 4,717 61.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 353 3.8
Separated 120 1.6   Spanish 182 1.9
Widowed 489 6.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 98 1.0
 Female 397 5.1   Other Indo-European languages 1,131 12.1
Divorced 945 12.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 229 2.4
 Female 449 5.8   Asian and Pacific Island languages 30 0.3
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 26 0.3
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 9,991 100.0
           under 18 years 287 100.0     Total ancestries reported 7,920 79.3
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 85 29.6   Arab 10 0.1
        Czech¹ 7 0.1
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 8 0.1
          Civilian population 18 years and over 7,163 100.0   Dutch 56 0.6
Civilian veterans 744 10.4   English 312 3.1
        French (except Basque)¹ 1,790 17.9
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 1,733 17.3
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 474 4.7
     Population 5 to 20 years 2,537 100.0   Greek 21 0.2
With a disability 286 11.3   Hungarian 0 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 5,722 100.0   Irish¹ 384 3.8
With a disability 1,103 19.3   Italian 207 2.1
 Percent employed 46.4 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 4,619 80.7   Norwegian 18 0.2
 Percent employed 71.7 (X)   Polish 28 0.3
     Population 65 years and over 1,036 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 376 36.3   Russian 0 0.0
        Scotch-Irish 83 0.8
        Scottish 30 0.3
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 9,349 100.0   Subsaharan African 26 0.3
Same house in 1995 6,423 68.7   Swedish 7 0.1
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 2,859 30.6   Swiss 1 0.0
 Same county 1,307 14.0   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 1,552 16.6   United States or American 1,766 17.7
  Same state 1,266 13.5   Welsh 2 0.0
  Different state 286 3.1   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 67 0.7   Other ancestries 957 9.6
 
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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