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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: St. Bernard 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 67,229 100.0
      enrolled in school 17,654 100.0   Native 65,210 97.0
Nursery school, preschool 1,326 7.5       Born in United States 64,956 96.6
Kindergarten 695 3.9           State of residence 57,887 86.1
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 8,491 48.1           Different state 7,069 10.5
High school (grades 9-12) 3,764 21.3       Born outside United States 254 0.4
College or graduate school 3,378 19.1   Foreign born 2,019 3.0
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 461 0.7
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 1,260 1.9
  Population 25 years and over 44,127 100.0       Not a citizen 759 1.1
Less than 9th grade 4,403 10.0        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 7,456 16.9   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 16,745 37.9     Total (excluding born at sea) 2,019 100.0
Some college, no degree 9,588 21.7   Europe 242 12.0
Associate degree 1,993 4.5   Asia 837 41.5
Bachelor's degree 2,777 6.3   Africa 7 0.3
Graduate or professional degree 1,165 2.6   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 925 45.8
Percent high school graduate or higher 73.1 (X)   Northern America 8 0.4
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 8.9 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 63,073 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 53,316 100.0   English only 58,473 92.7
Never married 13,297 24.9   Language other than English 4,600 7.3
Now married, except separated 28,446 53.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,779 2.8
Separated 896 1.7   Spanish 2,167 3.4
Widowed 4,762 8.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 890 1.4
 Female 3,829 7.2   Other Indo-European languages 1,358 2.2
Divorced 5,915 11.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 346 0.5
 Female 3,417 6.4   Asian and Pacific Island languages 831 1.3
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 433 0.7
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 67,229 100.0
           under 18 years 1,777 100.0     Total ancestries reported 76,616 114.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 832 46.8   Arab 303 0.5
        Czech¹ 93 0.1
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 71 0.1
          Civilian population 18 years and over 50,090 100.0   Dutch 494 0.7
Civilian veterans 6,363 12.7   English 2,872 4.3
        French (except Basque)¹ 17,247 25.7
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 1,191 1.8
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 11,508 17.1
     Population 5 to 20 years 15,490 100.0   Greek 217 0.3
With a disability 1,147 7.4   Hungarian 100 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 37,849 100.0   Irish¹ 7,747 11.5
With a disability 8,988 23.7   Italian 13,444 20.0
 Percent employed 51.6 (X)   Lithuanian 92 0.1
No disability 28,861 76.3   Norwegian 194 0.3
 Percent employed 75.3 (X)   Polish 291 0.4
     Population 65 years and over 8,819 100.0   Portuguese 46 0.1
With a disability 4,383 49.7   Russian 87 0.1
        Scotch-Irish 353 0.5
        Scottish 311 0.5
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 27 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 63,073 100.0   Subsaharan African 250 0.4
Same house in 1995 41,083 65.1   Swedish 152 0.2
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 21,707 34.4   Swiss 30 0.0
 Same county 14,876 23.6   Ukrainian 25 0.0
 Different county 6,831 10.8   United States or American 3,743 5.6
  Same state 5,039 8.0   Welsh 110 0.2
  Different state 1,792 2.8   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 6 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 283 0.4   Other ancestries 15,612 23.2
 
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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