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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: St. John the Baptist 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 43,044 100.0
      enrolled in school 13,204 100.0   Native 42,044 97.7
Nursery school, preschool 1,110 8.4       Born in United States 41,822 97.2
Kindergarten 757 5.7           State of residence 36,222 84.2
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 6,302 47.7           Different state 5,600 13.0
High school (grades 9-12) 3,057 23.2       Born outside United States 222 0.5
College or graduate school 1,978 15.0   Foreign born 1,000 2.3
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 338 0.8
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 554 1.3
  Population 25 years and over 25,377 100.0       Not a citizen 446 1.0
Less than 9th grade 1,879 7.4        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 3,988 15.7   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 9,880 38.9     Total (excluding born at sea) 1,000 100.0
Some college, no degree 5,335 21.0   Europe 87 8.7
Associate degree 1,021 4.0   Asia 245 24.5
Bachelor's degree 2,363 9.3   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 911 3.6   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 656 65.6
Percent high school graduate or higher 76.9 (X)   Northern America 12 1.2
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 12.9 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 39,577 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 31,977 100.0   English only 37,098 93.7
Never married 9,190 28.7   Language other than English 2,479 6.3
Now married, except separated 17,025 53.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 787 2.0
Separated 788 2.5   Spanish 1,243 3.1
Widowed 2,006 6.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 453 1.1
 Female 1,655 5.2   Other Indo-European languages 1,034 2.6
Divorced 2,968 9.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 264 0.7
 Female 1,705 5.3   Asian and Pacific Island languages 184 0.5
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 58 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 43,044 100.0
           under 18 years 1,663 100.0     Total ancestries reported 41,714 96.9
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 794 47.7   Arab 67 0.2
        Czech¹ 71 0.2
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 0 0.0
          Civilian population 18 years and over 29,618 100.0   Dutch 201 0.5
Civilian veterans 3,439 11.6   English 1,140 2.6
        French (except Basque)¹ 6,973 16.2
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 1,113 2.6
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 3,598 8.4
     Population 5 to 20 years 11,833 100.0   Greek 0 0.0
With a disability 929 7.9   Hungarian 52 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 23,913 100.0   Irish¹ 1,969 4.6
With a disability 4,220 17.6   Italian 2,302 5.3
 Percent employed 53.0 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 19,693 82.4   Norwegian 69 0.2
 Percent employed 72.0 (X)   Polish 162 0.4
     Population 65 years and over 3,375 100.0   Portuguese 45 0.1
With a disability 1,533 45.4   Russian 35 0.1
        Scotch-Irish 287 0.7
        Scottish 234 0.5
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 5 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 39,577 100.0   Subsaharan African 204 0.5
Same house in 1995 25,819 65.2   Swedish 87 0.2
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 13,420 33.9   Swiss 7 0.0
 Same county 6,694 16.9   Ukrainian 49 0.1
 Different county 6,726 17.0   United States or American 1,769 4.1
  Same state 5,300 13.4   Welsh 42 0.1
  Different state 1,426 3.6   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 72 0.2
Elsewhere in 1995 338 0.9   Other ancestries 21,161 49.2
 
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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