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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Evangeline 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 35,434 100.0
      enrolled in school 9,554 100.0   Native 35,210 99.4
Nursery school, preschool 664 6.9       Born in United States 35,163 99.2
Kindergarten 629 6.6           State of residence 33,192 93.7
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 4,915 51.4           Different state 1,971 5.6
High school (grades 9-12) 2,219 23.2       Born outside United States 47 0.1
College or graduate school 1,127 11.8   Foreign born 224 0.6
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 81 0.2
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 96 0.3
  Population 25 years and over 21,511 100.0       Not a citizen 128 0.4
Less than 9th grade 4,697 21.8        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 4,884 22.7   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 6,590 30.6     Total (excluding born at sea) 224 100.0
Some college, no degree 2,537 11.8   Europe 56 25.0
Associate degree 768 3.6   Asia 146 65.2
Bachelor's degree 1,338 6.2   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 697 3.2   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 11 4.9
Percent high school graduate or higher 55.5 (X)   Northern America 11 4.9
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 9.5 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 32,603 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 26,755 100.0   English only 23,556 72.3
Never married 6,025 22.5   Language other than English 9,047 27.7
Now married, except separated 15,430 57.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 2,490 7.6
Separated 667 2.5   Spanish 271 0.8
Widowed 2,281 8.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 86 0.3
 Female 1,872 7.0   Other Indo-European languages 8,676 26.6
Divorced 2,352 8.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 2,362 7.2
 Female 1,292 4.8   Asian and Pacific Island languages 74 0.2
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 42 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 35,434 100.0
           under 18 years 684 100.0     Total ancestries reported 27,474 77.5
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 466 68.1   Arab 32 0.1
        Czech¹ 0 0.0
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 0 0.0
          Civilian population 18 years and over 24,970 100.0   Dutch 17 0.0
Civilian veterans 2,533 10.1   English 669 1.9
        French (except Basque)¹ 5,133 14.5
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 4,275 12.1
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 861 2.4
     Population 5 to 20 years 9,160 100.0   Greek 0 0.0
With a disability 1,189 13.0   Hungarian 7 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 17,613 100.0   Irish¹ 1,006 2.8
With a disability 4,961 28.2   Italian 246 0.7
 Percent employed 34.7 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 12,652 71.8   Norwegian 5 0.0
 Percent employed 65.4 (X)   Polish 69 0.2
     Population 65 years and over 4,168 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 2,398 57.5   Russian 0 0.0
        Scotch-Irish 41 0.1
        Scottish 39 0.1
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 32,603 100.0   Subsaharan African 101 0.3
Same house in 1995 20,961 64.3   Swedish 5 0.0
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 11,459 35.1   Swiss 5 0.0
 Same county 7,407 22.7   Ukrainian 6 0.0
 Different county 4,052 12.4   United States or American 5,564 15.7
  Same state 3,044 9.3   Welsh 8 0.0
  Different state 1,008 3.1   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 183 0.6   Other ancestries 9,385 26.5
 
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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