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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: St. James 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 21,216 100.0
      enrolled in school 6,103 100.0   Native 21,172 99.8
Nursery school, preschool 438 7.2       Born in United States 21,143 99.7
Kindergarten 373 6.1           State of residence 20,475 96.5
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 2,967 48.6           Different state 668 3.1
High school (grades 9-12) 1,613 26.4       Born outside United States 29 0.1
College or graduate school 712 11.7   Foreign born 44 0.2
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 7 0.0
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 22 0.1
  Population 25 years and over 12,840 100.0       Not a citizen 22 0.1
Less than 9th grade 1,184 9.2        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 2,162 16.8   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 5,802 45.2     Total (excluding born at sea) 44 100.0
Some college, no degree 2,034 15.8   Europe 12 27.3
Associate degree 366 2.9   Asia 20 45.5
Bachelor's degree 840 6.5   Africa 5 11.4
Graduate or professional degree 452 3.5   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 7 15.9
Percent high school graduate or higher 73.9 (X)   Northern America 0 0.0
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 10.1 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 19,735 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 16,154 100.0   English only 18,461 93.5
Never married 5,038 31.2   Language other than English 1,274 6.5
Now married, except separated 8,375 51.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 378 1.9
Separated 404 2.5   Spanish 133 0.7
Widowed 1,115 6.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 15 0.1
 Female 940 5.8   Other Indo-European languages 1,109 5.6
Divorced 1,222 7.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 361 1.8
 Female 656 4.1   Asian and Pacific Island languages 27 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 21,216 100.0
           under 18 years 742 100.0     Total ancestries reported 19,231 90.6
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 323 43.5   Arab 0 0.0
        Czech¹ 5 0.0
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 2 0.0
          Civilian population 18 years and over 14,943 100.0   Dutch 0 0.0
Civilian veterans 1,469 9.8   English 200 0.9
        French (except Basque)¹ 3,825 18.0
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 982 4.6
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 1,502 7.1
     Population 5 to 20 years 5,755 100.0   Greek 0 0.0
With a disability 415 7.2   Hungarian 8 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 11,418 100.0   Irish¹ 242 1.1
With a disability 2,316 20.3   Italian 741 3.5
 Percent employed 46.5 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 9,102 79.7   Norwegian 2 0.0
 Percent employed 66.1 (X)   Polish 18 0.1
     Population 65 years and over 2,293 100.0   Portuguese 6 0.0
With a disability 1,071 46.7   Russian 6 0.0
        Scotch-Irish 27 0.1
        Scottish 52 0.2
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 19,735 100.0   Subsaharan African 341 1.6
Same house in 1995 15,547 78.8   Swedish 0 0.0
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 4,176 21.2   Swiss 0 0.0
 Same county 2,960 15.0   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 1,216 6.2   United States or American 1,387 6.5
  Same state 973 4.9   Welsh 10 0.0
  Different state 243 1.2   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 15 0.1
Elsewhere in 1995 12 0.1   Other ancestries 9,860 46.5
 
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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