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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: East Carroll 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 9,421 100.0
      enrolled in school 2,997 100.0   Native 9,338 99.1
Nursery school, preschool 261 8.7       Born in United States 9,275 98.5
Kindergarten 192 6.4           State of residence 6,846 72.7
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 1,388 46.3           Different state 2,429 25.8
High school (grades 9-12) 938 31.3       Born outside United States 63 0.7
College or graduate school 218 7.3   Foreign born 83 0.9
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 59 0.6
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 66 0.7
  Population 25 years and over 5,542 100.0       Not a citizen 17 0.2
Less than 9th grade 916 16.5        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 1,416 25.6   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 1,731 31.2     Total (excluding born at sea) 83 100.0
Some college, no degree 689 12.4   Europe 4 4.8
Associate degree 106 1.9   Asia 64 77.1
Bachelor's degree 400 7.2   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 284 5.1   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 8 9.6
Percent high school graduate or higher 57.9 (X)   Northern America 7 8.4
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 12.3 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 8,706 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 7,017 100.0   English only 8,431 96.8
Never married 2,296 32.7   Language other than English 275 3.2
Now married, except separated 3,328 47.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 102 1.2
Separated 242 3.4   Spanish 110 1.3
Widowed 663 9.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 26 0.3
 Female 527 7.5   Other Indo-European languages 95 1.1
Divorced 488 7.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 12 0.1
 Female 258 3.7   Asian and Pacific Island languages 11 0.1
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 5 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 9,421 100.0
           under 18 years 398 100.0     Total ancestries reported 7,472 79.3
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 219 55.0   Arab 57 0.6
        Czech¹ 0 0.0
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 0 0.0
          Civilian population 18 years and over 6,560 100.0   Dutch 13 0.1
Civilian veterans 620 9.5   English 220 2.3
        French (except Basque)¹ 107 1.1
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 22 0.2
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 171 1.8
     Population 5 to 20 years 2,508 100.0   Greek 0 0.0
With a disability 191 7.6   Hungarian 0 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 4,014 100.0   Irish¹ 207 2.2
With a disability 1,039 25.9   Italian 5 0.1
 Percent employed 47.5 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 2,975 74.1   Norwegian 0 0.0
 Percent employed 64.7 (X)   Polish 49 0.5
     Population 65 years and over 1,139 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 651 57.2   Russian 60 0.6
        Scotch-Irish 27 0.3
        Scottish 0 0.0
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 8,706 100.0   Subsaharan African 96 1.0
Same house in 1995 5,644 64.8   Swedish 0 0.0
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 2,902 33.3   Swiss 8 0.1
 Same county 1,831 21.0   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 1,071 12.3   United States or American 1,113 11.8
  Same state 582 6.7   Welsh 7 0.1
  Different state 489 5.6   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 160 1.8   Other ancestries 5,310 56.4
 
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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