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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Vernon 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 52,531 100.0
      enrolled in school 14,157 100.0   Native 50,362 95.9
Nursery school, preschool 872 6.2       Born in United States 48,336 92.0
Kindergarten 948 6.7           State of residence 25,173 47.9
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 6,724 47.5           Different state 23,163 44.1
High school (grades 9-12) 3,036 21.4       Born outside United States 2,026 3.9
College or graduate school 2,577 18.2   Foreign born 2,169 4.1
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 850 1.6
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 1,168 2.2
  Population 25 years and over 29,329 100.0       Not a citizen 1,001 1.9
Less than 9th grade 1,760 6.0        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 4,065 13.9   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 10,690 36.4     Total (excluding born at sea) 2,169 100.0
Some college, no degree 7,401 25.2   Europe 711 32.8
Associate degree 1,448 4.9   Asia 812 37.4
Bachelor's degree 2,678 9.1   Africa 36 1.7
Graduate or professional degree 1,287 4.4   Oceania 8 0.4
        Latin America 577 26.6
Percent high school graduate or higher 80.1 (X)   Northern America 25 1.2
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 13.5 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 47,546 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 39,418 100.0   English only 43,246 91.0
Never married 9,271 23.5   Language other than English 4,300 9.0
Now married, except separated 23,810 60.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,237 2.6
Separated 895 2.3   Spanish 2,092 4.4
Widowed 2,140 5.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 702 1.5
 Female 1,804 4.6   Other Indo-European languages 1,422 3.0
Divorced 3,302 8.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 264 0.6
 Female 1,707 4.3   Asian and Pacific Island languages 746 1.6
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 271 0.6
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 52,531 100.0
           under 18 years 883 100.0     Total ancestries reported 45,042 85.7
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 564 63.9   Arab 40 0.1
        Czech¹ 116 0.2
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 62 0.1
          Civilian population 18 years and over 30,316 100.0   Dutch 437 0.8
Civilian veterans 6,651 21.9   English 2,807 5.3
        French (except Basque)¹ 2,311 4.4
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 536 1.0
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 4,545 8.7
     Population 5 to 20 years 12,340 100.0   Greek 58 0.1
With a disability 1,138 9.2   Hungarian 79 0.2
     Population 21 to 64 years 23,751 100.0   Irish¹ 4,738 9.0
With a disability 5,072 21.4   Italian 1,008 1.9
 Percent employed 47.5 (X)   Lithuanian 45 0.1
No disability 18,679 78.6   Norwegian 231 0.4
 Percent employed 65.9 (X)   Polish 544 1.0
     Population 65 years and over 3,972 100.0   Portuguese 25 0.0
With a disability 2,133 53.7   Russian 155 0.3
        Scotch-Irish 630 1.2
        Scottish 683 1.3
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 5 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 47,546 100.0   Subsaharan African 180 0.3
Same house in 1995 21,201 44.6   Swedish 229 0.4
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 24,260 51.0   Swiss 14 0.0
 Same county 7,647 16.1   Ukrainian 51 0.1
 Different county 16,613 34.9   United States or American 8,125 15.5
  Same state 3,418 7.2   Welsh 103 0.2
  Different state 13,195 27.8   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 161 0.3
Elsewhere in 1995 2,085 4.4   Other ancestries 17,124 32.6
 
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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