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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Washington County
[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 131,923 100.0
      enrolled in school 29,792 100.0   Native 129,446 98.1
Nursery school, preschool 1,566 5.3       Born in United States 128,623 97.5
Kindergarten 1,810 6.1           State of residence 89,456 67.8
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 14,202 47.7           Different state 39,167 29.7
High school (grades 9-12) 7,362 24.7       Born outside United States 823 0.6
College or graduate school 4,852 16.3   Foreign born 2,477 1.9
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 886 0.7
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 1,360 1.0
  Population 25 years and over 90,371 100.0       Not a citizen 1,117 0.8
Less than 9th grade 5,702 6.3        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 14,368 15.9   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 35,122 38.9     Total (excluding born at sea) 2,477 100.0
Some college, no degree 16,889 18.7   Europe 828 33.4
Associate degree 5,066 5.6   Asia 878 35.4
Bachelor's degree 7,992 8.8   Africa 137 5.5
Graduate or professional degree 5,232 5.8   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 530 21.4
Percent high school graduate or higher 77.8 (X)   Northern America 104 4.2
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 14.6 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 123,780 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 106,122 100.0   English only 119,772 96.8
Never married 22,373 21.1   Language other than English 4,008 3.2
Now married, except separated 63,598 59.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,318 1.1
Separated 2,488 2.3   Spanish 1,787 1.4
Widowed 7,570 7.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 494 0.4
 Female 6,031 5.7   Other Indo-European languages 1,449 1.2
Divorced 10,093 9.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 403 0.3
 Female 5,463 5.1   Asian and Pacific Island languages 648 0.5
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 340 0.3
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 131,923 100.0
           under 18 years 2,133 100.0     Total ancestries reported 111,530 84.5
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 979 45.9   Arab 155 0.1
        Czech¹ 298 0.2
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 193 0.1
          Civilian population 18 years and over 100,840 100.0   Dutch 2,067 1.6
Civilian veterans 14,639 14.5   English 10,766 8.2
        French (except Basque)¹ 2,251 1.7
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 348 0.3
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 34,648 26.3
     Population 5 to 20 years 26,556 100.0   Greek 248 0.2
With a disability 2,009 7.6   Hungarian 318 0.2
     Population 21 to 64 years 70,943 100.0   Irish¹ 13,590 10.3
With a disability 13,114 18.5   Italian 4,389 3.3
 Percent employed 58.9 (X)   Lithuanian 154 0.1
No disability 57,829 81.5   Norwegian 504 0.4
 Percent employed 81.8 (X)   Polish 1,905 1.4
     Population 65 years and over 17,560 100.0   Portuguese 163 0.1
With a disability 7,562 43.1   Russian 475 0.4
        Scotch-Irish 1,419 1.1
        Scottish 2,144 1.6
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 273 0.2
  Population 5 years and over 123,780 100.0   Subsaharan African 425 0.3
Same house in 1995 71,007 57.4   Swedish 794 0.6
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 51,965 42.0   Swiss 820 0.6
 Same county 28,722 23.2   Ukrainian 189 0.1
 Different county 23,243 18.8   United States or American 18,412 14.0
  Same state 14,065 11.4   Welsh 855 0.6
  Different state 9,178 7.4   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 162 0.1
Elsewhere in 1995 808 0.7   Other ancestries 13,565 10.3
 
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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