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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Madison 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 13,728 100.0
      enrolled in school 4,076 100.0   Native 13,665 99.5
Nursery school, preschool 303 7.4       Born in United States 13,633 99.3
Kindergarten 272 6.7           State of residence 9,012 65.6
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 1,936 47.5           Different state 4,621 33.7
High school (grades 9-12) 1,240 30.4       Born outside United States 32 0.2
College or graduate school 325 8.0   Foreign born 63 0.5
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 30 0.2
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 25 0.2
  Population 25 years and over 7,670 100.0       Not a citizen 38 0.3
Less than 9th grade 1,055 13.8        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 1,753 22.9   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 2,585 33.7     Total (excluding born at sea) 63 100.0
Some college, no degree 1,268 16.5   Europe 8 12.7
Associate degree 165 2.2   Asia 14 22.2
Bachelor's degree 590 7.7   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 254 3.3   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 39 61.9
Percent high school graduate or higher 63.4 (X)   Northern America 2 3.2
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 11.0 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 12,614 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 10,324 100.0   English only 12,287 97.4
Never married 3,272 31.7   Language other than English 327 2.6
Now married, except separated 4,918 47.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 52 0.4
Separated 429 4.2   Spanish 235 1.9
Widowed 915 8.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 50 0.4
 Female 733 7.1   Other Indo-European languages 73 0.6
Divorced 790 7.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 2 0.0
 Female 450 4.4   Asian and Pacific Island languages 17 0.1
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 0 0.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 13,728 100.0
           under 18 years 413 100.0     Total ancestries reported 11,127 81.1
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 257 62.2   Arab 24 0.2
        Czech¹ 6 0.0
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 0 0.0
          Civilian population 18 years and over 9,203 100.0   Dutch 33 0.2
Civilian veterans 888 9.6   English 370 2.7
        French (except Basque)¹ 236 1.7
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 8 0.1
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 292 2.1
     Population 5 to 20 years 3,738 100.0   Greek 0 0.0
With a disability 378 10.1   Hungarian 1 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 6,220 100.0   Irish¹ 497 3.6
With a disability 1,417 22.8   Italian 119 0.9
 Percent employed 41.4 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 4,803 77.2   Norwegian 42 0.3
 Percent employed 65.9 (X)   Polish 6 0.0
     Population 65 years and over 1,406 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 689 49.0   Russian 0 0.0
        Scotch-Irish 151 1.1
        Scottish 45 0.3
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 12,614 100.0   Subsaharan African 55 0.4
Same house in 1995 7,673 60.8   Swedish 28 0.2
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 4,817 38.2   Swiss 0 0.0
 Same county 2,951 23.4   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 1,866 14.8   United States or American 1,446 10.5
  Same state 1,157 9.2   Welsh 14 0.1
  Different state 709 5.6   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 6 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 124 1.0   Other ancestries 7,748 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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