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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Livingston 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 91,814 100.0
      enrolled in school 25,283 100.0   Native 91,112 99.2
Nursery school, preschool 1,710 6.8       Born in United States 90,689 98.8
Kindergarten 1,509 6.0           State of residence 72,675 79.2
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 12,784 50.6           Different state 18,014 19.6
High school (grades 9-12) 6,045 23.9       Born outside United States 423 0.5
College or graduate school 3,235 12.8   Foreign born 702 0.8
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 241 0.3
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 352 0.4
  Population 25 years and over 56,528 100.0       Not a citizen 350 0.4
Less than 9th grade 3,818 6.8        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 9,060 16.0   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 24,408 43.2     Total (excluding born at sea) 702 100.0
Some college, no degree 11,152 19.7   Europe 250 35.6
Associate degree 1,629 2.9   Asia 157 22.4
Bachelor's degree 4,707 8.3   Africa 15 2.1
Graduate or professional degree 1,754 3.1   Oceania 14 2.0
        Latin America 213 30.3
Percent high school graduate or higher 77.2 (X)   Northern America 53 7.5
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 11.4 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 84,981 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 69,731 100.0   English only 81,762 96.2
Never married 14,203 20.4   Language other than English 3,219 3.8
Now married, except separated 43,237 62.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,066 1.3
Separated 1,274 1.8   Spanish 1,296 1.5
Widowed 3,917 5.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 515 0.6
 Female 3,146 4.5   Other Indo-European languages 1,621 1.9
Divorced 7,100 10.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 495 0.6
 Female 3,850 5.5   Asian and Pacific Island languages 143 0.2
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 38 0.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 91,814 100.0
           under 18 years 2,239 100.0     Total ancestries reported 85,797 93.4
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 1,227 54.8   Arab 154 0.2
        Czech¹ 87 0.1
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 78 0.1
          Civilian population 18 years and over 64,752 100.0   Dutch 718 0.8
Civilian veterans 7,821 12.1   English 7,208 7.9
        French (except Basque)¹ 13,329 14.5
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 2,683 2.9
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 8,062 8.8
     Population 5 to 20 years 24,028 100.0   Greek 92 0.1
With a disability 2,153 9.0   Hungarian 694 0.8
     Population 21 to 64 years 52,781 100.0   Irish¹ 12,376 13.5
With a disability 11,628 22.0   Italian 4,537 4.9
 Percent employed 59.3 (X)   Lithuanian 8 0.0
No disability 41,153 78.0   Norwegian 245 0.3
 Percent employed 73.0 (X)   Polish 399 0.4
     Population 65 years and over 7,619 100.0   Portuguese 91 0.1
With a disability 3,603 47.3   Russian 134 0.1
        Scotch-Irish 1,627 1.8
        Scottish 982 1.1
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 19 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 84,981 100.0   Subsaharan African 67 0.1
Same house in 1995 49,411 58.1   Swedish 280 0.3
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 35,252 41.5   Swiss 39 0.0
 Same county 16,583 19.5   Ukrainian 42 0.0
 Different county 18,669 22.0   United States or American 16,973 18.5
  Same state 13,947 16.4   Welsh 191 0.2
  Different state 4,722 5.6   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 28 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 318 0.4   Other ancestries 14,654 16.0
 
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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