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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Terrebonne 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 104,503 100.0
      enrolled in school 28,789 100.0   Native 102,974 98.5
Nursery school, preschool 1,890 6.6       Born in United States 102,617 98.2
Kindergarten 1,568 5.4           State of residence 91,566 87.6
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 14,584 50.7           Different state 11,051 10.6
High school (grades 9-12) 6,962 24.2       Born outside United States 357 0.3
College or graduate school 3,785 13.1   Foreign born 1,529 1.5
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 614 0.6
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 710 0.7
  Population 25 years and over 63,271 100.0       Not a citizen 819 0.8
Less than 9th grade 9,615 15.2        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 11,231 17.8   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 22,649 35.8     Total (excluding born at sea) 1,529 100.0
Some college, no degree 10,096 16.0   Europe 218 14.3
Associate degree 1,928 3.0   Asia 648 42.4
Bachelor's degree 5,451 8.6   Africa 26 1.7
Graduate or professional degree 2,301 3.6   Oceania 8 0.5
        Latin America 559 36.6
Percent high school graduate or higher 67.1 (X)   Northern America 70 4.6
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 12.3 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 96,728 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 79,594 100.0   English only 83,960 86.8
Never married 20,628 25.9   Language other than English 12,768 13.2
Now married, except separated 44,204 55.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 3,354 3.5
Separated 1,991 2.5   Spanish 1,460 1.5
Widowed 4,996 6.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 572 0.6
 Female 4,156 5.2   Other Indo-European languages 10,674 11.0
Divorced 7,775 9.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 2,471 2.6
 Female 4,363 5.5   Asian and Pacific Island languages 625 0.6
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 311 0.3
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 104,503 100.0
           under 18 years 3,359 100.0     Total ancestries reported 94,714 90.6
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 1,799 53.6   Arab 174 0.2
        Czech¹ 55 0.1
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 15 0.0
          Civilian population 18 years and over 73,981 100.0   Dutch 324 0.3
Civilian veterans 7,889 10.7   English 3,871 3.7
        French (except Basque)¹ 22,137 21.2
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 11,011 10.5
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 5,524 5.3
     Population 5 to 20 years 27,306 100.0   Greek 61 0.1
With a disability 3,112 11.4   Hungarian 33 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 58,512 100.0   Irish¹ 4,558 4.4
With a disability 14,605 25.0   Italian 3,583 3.4
 Percent employed 44.7 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 43,907 75.0   Norwegian 173 0.2
 Percent employed 70.0 (X)   Polish 236 0.2
     Population 65 years and over 9,621 100.0   Portuguese 112 0.1
With a disability 5,329 55.4   Russian 59 0.1
        Scotch-Irish 426 0.4
        Scottish 593 0.6
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 96,728 100.0   Subsaharan African 597 0.6
Same house in 1995 60,323 62.4   Swedish 102 0.1
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 35,831 37.0   Swiss 36 0.0
 Same county 24,746 25.6   Ukrainian 25 0.0
 Different county 11,085 11.5   United States or American 12,698 12.2
  Same state 6,379 6.6   Welsh 92 0.1
  Different state 4,706 4.9   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 106 0.1
Elsewhere in 1995 574 0.6   Other ancestries 28,113 26.9
 
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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