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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Webster 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 41,831 100.0
      enrolled in school 10,694 100.0   Native 41,557 99.3
Nursery school, preschool 817 7.6       Born in United States 41,320 98.8
Kindergarten 587 5.5           State of residence 32,226 77.0
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 5,228 48.9           Different state 9,094 21.7
High school (grades 9-12) 2,582 24.1       Born outside United States 237 0.6
College or graduate school 1,480 13.8   Foreign born 274 0.7
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 78 0.2
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 175 0.4
  Population 25 years and over 27,687 100.0       Not a citizen 99 0.2
Less than 9th grade 2,700 9.8        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 5,374 19.4   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 9,941 35.9     Total (excluding born at sea) 274 100.0
Some college, no degree 5,101 18.4   Europe 107 39.1
Associate degree 1,075 3.9   Asia 58 21.2
Bachelor's degree 2,355 8.5   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 1,141 4.1   Oceania 6 2.2
        Latin America 87 31.8
Percent high school graduate or higher 70.8 (X)   Northern America 16 5.8
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 12.6 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 39,235 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 33,023 100.0   English only 38,396 97.9
Never married 7,303 22.1   Language other than English 839 2.1
Now married, except separated 18,019 54.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 192 0.5
Separated 922 2.8   Spanish 375 1.0
Widowed 3,275 9.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 86 0.2
 Female 2,759 8.4   Other Indo-European languages 397 1.0
Divorced 3,504 10.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 77 0.2
 Female 1,852 5.6   Asian and Pacific Island languages 67 0.2
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 29 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 41,831 100.0
           under 18 years 1,167 100.0     Total ancestries reported 34,621 82.8
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 803 68.8   Arab 64 0.2
        Czech¹ 6 0.0
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 24 0.1
          Civilian population 18 years and over 31,063 100.0   Dutch 390 0.9
Civilian veterans 4,303 13.9   English 2,537 6.1
        French (except Basque)¹ 1,198 2.9
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 246 0.6
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 2,231 5.3
     Population 5 to 20 years 9,707 100.0   Greek 25 0.1
With a disability 726 7.5   Hungarian 2 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 22,313 100.0   Irish¹ 3,441 8.2
With a disability 5,035 22.6   Italian 328 0.8
 Percent employed 48.5 (X)   Lithuanian 4 0.0
No disability 17,278 77.4   Norwegian 56 0.1
 Percent employed 72.6 (X)   Polish 66 0.2
     Population 65 years and over 6,429 100.0   Portuguese 36 0.1
With a disability 3,024 47.0   Russian 43 0.1
        Scotch-Irish 582 1.4
        Scottish 549 1.3
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 18 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 39,235 100.0   Subsaharan African 286 0.7
Same house in 1995 24,819 63.3   Swedish 135 0.3
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 14,253 36.3   Swiss 22 0.1
 Same county 9,034 23.0   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 5,219 13.3   United States or American 6,553 15.7
  Same state 2,936 7.5   Welsh 71 0.2
  Different state 2,283 5.8   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 58 0.1
Elsewhere in 1995 163 0.4   Other ancestries 15,650 37.4
 
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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