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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 11,268 100.0
      enrolled in school 2,795 100.0   Native 11,104 98.5
Nursery school, preschool 184 6.6       Born in United States 11,076 98.3
Kindergarten 143 5.1           State of residence 8,321 73.8
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 1,330 47.6           Different state 2,755 24.4
High school (grades 9-12) 788 28.2       Born outside United States 28 0.2
College or graduate school 350 12.5   Foreign born 164 1.5
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 61 0.5
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 41 0.4
  Population 25 years and over 7,768 100.0       Not a citizen 123 1.1
Less than 9th grade 598 7.7        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 639 8.2   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 2,949 38.0     Total (excluding born at sea) 164 100.0
Some college, no degree 1,870 24.1   Europe 17 10.4
Associate degree 607 7.8   Asia 100 61.0
Bachelor's degree 895 11.5   Africa 10 6.1
Graduate or professional degree 210 2.7   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 36 22.0
Percent high school graduate or higher 84.1 (X)   Northern America 1 0.6
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 14.2 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 10,682 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 9,071 100.0   English only 10,272 96.2
Never married 1,907 21.0   Language other than English 410 3.8
Now married, except separated 5,717 63.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 133 1.2
Separated 64 0.7   Spanish 145 1.4
Widowed 790 8.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 56 0.5
 Female 654 7.2   Other Indo-European languages 98 0.9
Divorced 593 6.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 19 0.2
 Female 244 2.7   Asian and Pacific Island languages 154 1.4
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 48 0.4
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 11,268 100.0
           under 18 years 49 100.0     Total ancestries reported 12,790 113.5
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 23 46.9   Arab 6 0.1
        Czech¹ 579 5.1
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 394 3.5
          Civilian population 18 years and over 8,493 100.0   Dutch 347 3.1
Civilian veterans 1,179 13.9   English 649 5.8
        French (except Basque)¹ 166 1.5
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 18 0.2
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 5,784 51.3
     Population 5 to 20 years 2,598 100.0   Greek 0 0.0
With a disability 144 5.5   Hungarian 3 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 5,769 100.0   Irish¹ 742 6.6
With a disability 682 11.8   Italian 36 0.3
 Percent employed 71.3 (X)   Lithuanian 26 0.2
No disability 5,087 88.2   Norwegian 1,873 16.6
 Percent employed 86.9 (X)   Polish 130 1.2
     Population 65 years and over 2,044 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 737 36.1   Russian 27 0.2
        Scotch-Irish 71 0.6
        Scottish 65 0.6
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 68 0.6
  Population 5 years and over 10,682 100.0   Subsaharan African 0 0.0
Same house in 1995 7,292 68.3   Swedish 508 4.5
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 3,354 31.4   Swiss 39 0.3
 Same county 1,664 15.6   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 1,690 15.8   United States or American 521 4.6
  Same state 981 9.2   Welsh 41 0.4
  Different state 709 6.6   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 2 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 36 0.3   Other ancestries 695 6.2
 
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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