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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: La Salle 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 14,282 100.0
      enrolled in school 3,312 100.0   Native 14,191 99.4
Nursery school, preschool 130 3.9       Born in United States 14,170 99.2
Kindergarten 247 7.5           State of residence 12,254 85.8
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 1,626 49.1           Different state 1,916 13.4
High school (grades 9-12) 938 28.3       Born outside United States 21 0.1
College or graduate school 371 11.2   Foreign born 91 0.6
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 50 0.4
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 29 0.2
  Population 25 years and over 9,219 100.0       Not a citizen 62 0.4
Less than 9th grade 927 10.1        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 1,974 21.4   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 3,552 38.5     Total (excluding born at sea) 91 100.0
Some college, no degree 1,475 16.0   Europe 10 11.0
Associate degree 260 2.8   Asia 25 27.5
Bachelor's degree 685 7.4   Africa 1 1.1
Graduate or professional degree 346 3.8   Oceania 3 3.3
        Latin America 48 52.7
Percent high school graduate or higher 68.5 (X)   Northern America 4 4.4
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 11.2 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 13,419 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 11,421 100.0   English only 12,891 96.1
Never married 2,005 17.6   Language other than English 528 3.9
Now married, except separated 7,149 62.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 172 1.3
Separated 227 2.0   Spanish 221 1.6
Widowed 1,123 9.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 118 0.9
 Female 885 7.7   Other Indo-European languages 281 2.1
Divorced 917 8.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 50 0.4
 Female 475 4.2   Asian and Pacific Island languages 26 0.2
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 4 0.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 14,282 100.0
           under 18 years 380 100.0     Total ancestries reported 10,823 75.8
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 257 67.6   Arab 0 0.0
        Czech¹ 6 0.0
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 27 0.2
          Civilian population 18 years and over 10,554 100.0   Dutch 87 0.6
Civilian veterans 1,282 12.1   English 1,289 9.0
        French (except Basque)¹ 545 3.8
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 72 0.5
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 517 3.6
     Population 5 to 20 years 3,181 100.0   Greek 16 0.1
With a disability 214 6.7   Hungarian 0 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 7,378 100.0   Irish¹ 1,476 10.3
With a disability 1,754 23.8   Italian 69 0.5
 Percent employed 40.1 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 5,624 76.2   Norwegian 8 0.1
 Percent employed 72.9 (X)   Polish 21 0.1
     Population 65 years and over 1,916 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 975 50.9   Russian 0 0.0
        Scotch-Irish 189 1.3
        Scottish 78 0.5
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 13,419 100.0   Subsaharan African 7 0.0
Same house in 1995 8,148 60.7   Swedish 20 0.1
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 5,231 39.0   Swiss 0 0.0
 Same county 3,068 22.9   Ukrainian 6 0.0
 Different county 2,163 16.1   United States or American 3,867 27.1
  Same state 1,500 11.2   Welsh 39 0.3
  Different state 663 4.9   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 2 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 40 0.3   Other ancestries 2,482 17.4
 
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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