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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Jackson 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 158,422 100.0
      enrolled in school 41,089 100.0   Native 155,785 98.3
Nursery school, preschool 2,379 5.8       Born in United States 155,162 97.9
Kindergarten 2,338 5.7           State of residence 127,795 80.7
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 19,421 47.3           Different state 27,367 17.3
High school (grades 9-12) 9,572 23.3       Born outside United States 623 0.4
College or graduate school 7,379 18.0   Foreign born 2,637 1.7
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 875 0.6
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 1,334 0.8
  Population 25 years and over 104,880 100.0       Not a citizen 1,303 0.8
Less than 9th grade 3,665 3.5        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 12,880 12.3   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 34,477 32.9     Total (excluding born at sea) 2,637 100.0
Some college, no degree 28,385 27.1   Europe 997 37.8
Associate degree 8,421 8.0   Asia 707 26.8
Bachelor's degree 11,704 11.2   Africa 6 0.2
Graduate or professional degree 5,348 5.1   Oceania 22 0.8
        Latin America 581 22.0
Percent high school graduate or higher 84.2 (X)   Northern America 324 12.3
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 16.3 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 147,975 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 124,487 100.0   English only 141,475 95.6
Never married 27,250 21.9   Language other than English 6,500 4.4
Now married, except separated 72,908 58.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 2,000 1.4
Separated 1,977 1.6   Spanish 3,071 2.1
Widowed 8,856 7.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,131 0.8
 Female 6,885 5.5   Other Indo-European languages 2,670 1.8
Divorced 13,496 10.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 504 0.3
 Female 7,330 5.9   Asian and Pacific Island languages 556 0.4
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 283 0.2
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 158,422 100.0
           under 18 years 2,728 100.0     Total ancestries reported 156,383 98.7
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 1,198 43.9   Arab 227 0.1
        Czech¹ 402 0.3
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 474 0.3
          Civilian population 18 years and over 117,739 100.0   Dutch 5,929 3.7
Civilian veterans 16,237 13.8   English 21,220 13.4
        French (except Basque)¹ 6,248 3.9
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 1,823 1.2
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 34,757 21.9
     Population 5 to 20 years 35,555 100.0   Greek 489 0.3
With a disability 2,967 8.3   Hungarian 892 0.6
     Population 21 to 64 years 84,623 100.0   Irish¹ 18,709 11.8
With a disability 16,147 19.1   Italian 3,849 2.4
 Percent employed 56.4 (X)   Lithuanian 323 0.2
No disability 68,476 80.9   Norwegian 1,186 0.7
 Percent employed 80.4 (X)   Polish 11,523 7.3
     Population 65 years and over 19,195 100.0   Portuguese 89 0.1
With a disability 8,350 43.5   Russian 753 0.5
        Scotch-Irish 2,236 1.4
        Scottish 3,845 2.4
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 228 0.1
  Population 5 years and over 147,975 100.0   Subsaharan African 361 0.2
Same house in 1995 87,254 59.0   Swedish 1,554 1.0
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 59,694 40.3   Swiss 515 0.3
 Same county 39,049 26.4   Ukrainian 388 0.2
 Different county 20,645 14.0   United States or American 12,782 8.1
  Same state 13,888 9.4   Welsh 823 0.5
  Different state 6,757 4.6   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 58 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 1,027 0.7   Other ancestries 24,700 15.6
 
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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