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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Iberia 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 73,266 100.0
      enrolled in school 20,021 100.0   Native 71,782 98.0
Nursery school, preschool 1,318 6.6       Born in United States 71,635 97.8
Kindergarten 1,155 5.8           State of residence 65,410 89.3
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 10,344 51.7           Different state 6,225 8.5
High school (grades 9-12) 4,982 24.9       Born outside United States 147 0.2
College or graduate school 2,222 11.1   Foreign born 1,484 2.0
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 499 0.7
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 644 0.9
  Population 25 years and over 43,965 100.0       Not a citizen 840 1.1
Less than 9th grade 6,695 15.2        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 7,855 17.9   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 16,943 38.5     Total (excluding born at sea) 1,484 100.0
Some college, no degree 6,326 14.4   Europe 93 6.3
Associate degree 1,233 2.8   Asia 1,034 69.7
Bachelor's degree 3,580 8.1   Africa 8 0.5
Graduate or professional degree 1,333 3.0   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 343 23.1
Percent high school graduate or higher 66.9 (X)   Northern America 6 0.4
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 11.2 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 67,467 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 55,020 100.0   English only 56,791 84.2
Never married 15,172 27.6   Language other than English 10,676 15.8
Now married, except separated 29,305 53.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 3,086 4.6
Separated 1,350 2.5   Spanish 876 1.3
Widowed 3,879 7.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 271 0.4
 Female 3,202 5.8   Other Indo-European languages 8,366 12.4
Divorced 5,314 9.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,949 2.9
 Female 2,979 5.4   Asian and Pacific Island languages 1,410 2.1
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 866 1.3
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 73,266 100.0
           under 18 years 2,443 100.0     Total ancestries reported 67,378 92.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 1,315 53.8   Arab 106 0.1
        Czech¹ 0 0.0
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 15 0.0
          Civilian population 18 years and over 51,263 100.0   Dutch 181 0.2
Civilian veterans 5,627 11.0   English 1,937 2.6
        French (except Basque)¹ 14,065 19.2
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 7,615 10.4
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 3,079 4.2
     Population 5 to 20 years 19,360 100.0   Greek 18 0.0
With a disability 2,030 10.5   Hungarian 0 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 39,148 100.0   Irish¹ 2,246 3.1
With a disability 8,779 22.4   Italian 1,556 2.1
 Percent employed 45.3 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 30,369 77.6   Norwegian 78 0.1
 Percent employed 68.2 (X)   Polish 214 0.3
     Population 65 years and over 7,829 100.0   Portuguese 54 0.1
With a disability 3,967 50.7   Russian 39 0.1
        Scotch-Irish 386 0.5
        Scottish 245 0.3
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 8 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 67,467 100.0   Subsaharan African 305 0.4
Same house in 1995 43,731 64.8   Swedish 112 0.2
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 23,300 34.5   Swiss 13 0.0
 Same county 16,794 24.9   Ukrainian 14 0.0
 Different county 6,506 9.6   United States or American 9,219 12.6
  Same state 4,468 6.6   Welsh 28 0.0
  Different state 2,038 3.0   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 36 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 436 0.6   Other ancestries 25,809 35.2
 
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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