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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Claiborne 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 16,851 100.0
      enrolled in school 4,244 100.0   Native 16,791 99.6
Nursery school, preschool 326 7.7       Born in United States 16,751 99.4
Kindergarten 295 7.0           State of residence 13,798 81.9
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 2,164 51.0           Different state 2,953 17.5
High school (grades 9-12) 1,004 23.7       Born outside United States 40 0.2
College or graduate school 455 10.7   Foreign born 60 0.4
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 9 0.1
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 32 0.2
  Population 25 years and over 11,169 100.0       Not a citizen 28 0.2
Less than 9th grade 1,567 14.0        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 2,260 20.2   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 3,933 35.2     Total (excluding born at sea) 60 100.0
Some college, no degree 1,653 14.8   Europe 0 0.0
Associate degree 369 3.3   Asia 14 23.3
Bachelor's degree 943 8.4   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 444 4.0   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 46 76.7
Percent high school graduate or higher 65.7 (X)   Northern America 0 0.0
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 12.4 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 15,856 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 13,310 100.0   English only 15,576 98.2
Never married 3,515 26.4   Language other than English 280 1.8
Now married, except separated 6,598 49.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 92 0.6
Separated 496 3.7   Spanish 189 1.2
Widowed 1,432 10.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 60 0.4
 Female 1,153 8.7   Other Indo-European languages 74 0.5
Divorced 1,269 9.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 22 0.1
 Female 651 4.9   Asian and Pacific Island languages 14 0.1
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 7 0.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 16,851 100.0
           under 18 years 507 100.0     Total ancestries reported 12,640 75.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 385 75.9   Arab 16 0.1
        Czech¹ 0 0.0
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 0 0.0
          Civilian population 18 years and over 12,547 100.0   Dutch 124 0.7
Civilian veterans 1,611 12.8   English 1,011 6.0
        French (except Basque)¹ 300 1.8
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 25 0.1
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 621 3.7
     Population 5 to 20 years 3,924 100.0   Greek 6 0.0
With a disability 307 7.8   Hungarian 0 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 8,066 100.0   Irish¹ 991 5.9
With a disability 2,257 28.0   Italian 109 0.6
 Percent employed 58.7 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 5,809 72.0   Norwegian 17 0.1
 Percent employed 66.7 (X)   Polish 15 0.1
     Population 65 years and over 2,703 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 1,327 49.1   Russian 5 0.0
        Scotch-Irish 298 1.8
        Scottish 151 0.9
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 15,856 100.0   Subsaharan African 63 0.4
Same house in 1995 9,493 59.9   Swedish 59 0.4
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 6,327 39.9   Swiss 0 0.0
 Same county 3,877 24.5   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 2,450 15.5   United States or American 1,523 9.0
  Same state 1,477 9.3   Welsh 23 0.1
  Different state 973 6.1   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 12 0.1
Elsewhere in 1995 36 0.2   Other ancestries 7,271 43.1
 
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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