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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: St. Louis 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 200,528 100.0
      enrolled in school 54,961 100.0   Native 196,631 98.1
Nursery school, preschool 2,816 5.1       Born in United States 195,633 97.6
Kindergarten 2,143 3.9           State of residence 158,101 78.8
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 21,112 38.4           Different state 37,532 18.7
High school (grades 9-12) 12,147 22.1       Born outside United States 998 0.5
College or graduate school 16,743 30.5   Foreign born 3,897 1.9
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 1,149 0.6
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 2,624 1.3
  Population 25 years and over 132,801 100.0       Not a citizen 1,273 0.6
Less than 9th grade 4,790 3.6        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 12,150 9.1   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 42,280 31.8     Total (excluding born at sea) 3,897 100.0
Some college, no degree 33,769 25.4   Europe 1,511 38.8
Associate degree 10,772 8.1   Asia 1,203 30.9
Bachelor's degree 20,191 15.2   Africa 114 2.9
Graduate or professional degree 8,849 6.7   Oceania 40 1.0
        Latin America 355 9.1
Percent high school graduate or higher 87.2 (X)   Northern America 674 17.3
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 21.9 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 190,105 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 164,598 100.0   English only 180,649 95.0
Never married 45,147 27.4   Language other than English 9,456 5.0
Now married, except separated 88,032 53.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 2,435 1.3
Separated 1,656 1.0   Spanish 2,449 1.3
Widowed 12,748 7.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 774 0.4
 Female 10,457 6.4   Other Indo-European languages 3,808 2.0
Divorced 17,015 10.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 842 0.4
 Female 9,433 5.7   Asian and Pacific Island languages 931 0.5
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 372 0.2
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 200,528 100.0
           under 18 years 1,592 100.0     Total ancestries reported 253,662 126.5
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 770 48.4   Arab 232 0.1
        Czech¹ 2,291 1.1
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 2,590 1.3
          Civilian population 18 years and over 155,295 100.0   Dutch 2,588 1.3
Civilian veterans 23,396 15.1   English 13,078 6.5
        French (except Basque)¹ 9,830 4.9
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 3,804 1.9
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 44,589 22.2
     Population 5 to 20 years 45,578 100.0   Greek 568 0.3
With a disability 3,183 7.0   Hungarian 426 0.2
     Population 21 to 64 years 110,834 100.0   Irish¹ 19,456 9.7
With a disability 18,612 16.8   Italian 11,233 5.6
 Percent employed 52.9 (X)   Lithuanian 299 0.1
No disability 92,222 83.2   Norwegian 32,297 16.1
 Percent employed 79.5 (X)   Polish 12,210 6.1
     Population 65 years and over 29,795 100.0   Portuguese 78 0.0
With a disability 11,663 39.1   Russian 948 0.5
        Scotch-Irish 2,381 1.2
        Scottish 3,071 1.5
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 543 0.3
  Population 5 years and over 190,105 100.0   Subsaharan African 229 0.1
Same house in 1995 115,620 60.8   Swedish 28,377 14.2
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 73,057 38.4   Swiss 512 0.3
 Same county 43,410 22.8   Ukrainian 646 0.3
 Different county 29,647 15.6   United States or American 5,729 2.9
  Same state 18,274 9.6   Welsh 704 0.4
  Different state 11,373 6.0   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 72 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 1,428 0.8   Other ancestries 54,881 27.4
 
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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