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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: West Feliciana 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 15,111 100.0
      enrolled in school 3,830 100.0   Native 15,029 99.5
Nursery school, preschool 202 5.3       Born in United States 14,941 98.9
Kindergarten 235 6.1           State of residence 12,719 84.2
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 1,448 37.8           Different state 2,222 14.7
High school (grades 9-12) 1,498 39.1       Born outside United States 88 0.6
College or graduate school 447 11.7   Foreign born 82 0.5
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 23 0.2
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 51 0.3
  Population 25 years and over 10,749 100.0       Not a citizen 31 0.2
Less than 9th grade 1,230 11.4        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 3,795 35.3   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 2,582 24.0     Total (excluding born at sea) 82 100.0
Some college, no degree 1,901 17.7   Europe 33 40.2
Associate degree 104 1.0   Asia 20 24.4
Bachelor's degree 688 6.4   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 449 4.2   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 17 20.7
Percent high school graduate or higher 53.3 (X)   Northern America 12 14.6
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 10.6 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 14,441 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 12,625 100.0   English only 13,999 96.9
Never married 2,439 19.3   Language other than English 442 3.1
Now married, except separated 7,983 63.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 90 0.6
Separated 440 3.5   Spanish 185 1.3
Widowed 905 7.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 20 0.1
 Female 372 2.9   Other Indo-European languages 237 1.6
Divorced 858 6.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 63 0.4
 Female 350 2.8   Asian and Pacific Island languages 15 0.1
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 7 0.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 15,111 100.0
           under 18 years 315 100.0     Total ancestries reported 8,854 58.6
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 219 69.5   Arab 7 0.0
        Czech¹ 5 0.0
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 3 0.0
          Civilian population 18 years and over 12,021 100.0   Dutch 32 0.2
Civilian veterans 1,576 13.1   English 552 3.7
        French (except Basque)¹ 712 4.7
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 240 1.6
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 778 5.1
     Population 5 to 20 years 2,834 100.0   Greek 5 0.0
With a disability 214 7.6   Hungarian 9 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 5,503 100.0   Irish¹ 791 5.2
With a disability 1,092 19.8   Italian 219 1.4
 Percent employed 53.6 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 4,411 80.2   Norwegian 30 0.2
 Percent employed 75.7 (X)   Polish 69 0.5
     Population 65 years and over 966 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 467 48.3   Russian 0 0.0
        Scotch-Irish 308 2.0
        Scottish 164 1.1
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 14,441 100.0   Subsaharan African 54 0.4
Same house in 1995 6,914 47.9   Swedish 30 0.2
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 7,449 51.6   Swiss 10 0.1
 Same county 1,467 10.2   Ukrainian 34 0.2
 Different county 5,982 41.4   United States or American 797 5.3
  Same state 5,199 36.0   Welsh 8 0.1
  Different state 783 5.4   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 78 0.5   Other ancestries 3,997 26.5
 
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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