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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Harrison 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 189,601 100.0
      enrolled in school 48,256 100.0   Native 182,816 96.4
Nursery school, preschool 3,635 7.5       Born in United States 179,910 94.9
Kindergarten 3,070 6.4           State of residence 102,028 53.8
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 22,426 46.5           Different state 77,882 41.1
High school (grades 9-12) 10,258 21.3       Born outside United States 2,906 1.5
College or graduate school 8,867 18.4   Foreign born 6,785 3.6
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 2,572 1.4
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 3,501 1.8
  Population 25 years and over 119,169 100.0       Not a citizen 3,284 1.7
Less than 9th grade 7,448 6.2        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 16,082 13.5   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 33,808 28.4     Total (excluding born at sea) 6,785 100.0
Some college, no degree 30,907 25.9   Europe 1,411 20.8
Associate degree 9,011 7.6   Asia 3,606 53.1
Bachelor's degree 14,062 11.8   Africa 200 2.9
Graduate or professional degree 7,851 6.6   Oceania 36 0.5
        Latin America 1,178 17.4
Percent high school graduate or higher 80.3 (X)   Northern America 354 5.2
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 18.4 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 175,868 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 148,414 100.0   English only 164,142 93.3
Never married 38,189 25.7   Language other than English 11,726 6.7
Now married, except separated 75,886 51.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 4,228 2.4
Separated 3,612 2.4   Spanish 4,521 2.6
Widowed 10,557 7.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,451 0.8
 Female 8,447 5.7   Other Indo-European languages 2,679 1.5
Divorced 20,170 13.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 587 0.3
 Female 11,072 7.5   Asian and Pacific Island languages 4,271 2.4
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 2,094 1.2
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 189,601 100.0
           under 18 years 4,615 100.0     Total ancestries reported 181,784 95.9
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 2,543 55.1   Arab 561 0.3
        Czech¹ 308 0.2
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 526 0.3
          Civilian population 18 years and over 132,769 100.0   Dutch 2,139 1.1
Civilian veterans 26,144 19.7   English 15,085 8.0
        French (except Basque)¹ 15,029 7.9
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 1,949 1.0
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 17,857 9.4
     Population 5 to 20 years 42,499 100.0   Greek 361 0.2
With a disability 4,145 9.8   Hungarian 374 0.2
     Population 21 to 64 years 103,039 100.0   Irish¹ 18,439 9.7
With a disability 26,093 25.3   Italian 7,870 4.2
 Percent employed 55.9 (X)   Lithuanian 147 0.1
No disability 76,946 74.7   Norwegian 1,087 0.6
 Percent employed 76.5 (X)   Polish 1,807 1.0
     Population 65 years and over 20,229 100.0   Portuguese 236 0.1
With a disability 10,257 50.7   Russian 398 0.2
        Scotch-Irish 4,099 2.2
        Scottish 3,286 1.7
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 80 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 175,868 100.0   Subsaharan African 1,358 0.7
Same house in 1995 86,154 49.0   Swedish 1,112 0.6
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 86,476 49.2   Swiss 206 0.1
 Same county 45,335 25.8   Ukrainian 144 0.1
 Different county 41,141 23.4   United States or American 22,371 11.8
  Same state 10,366 5.9   Welsh 975 0.5
  Different state 30,775 17.5   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 332 0.2
Elsewhere in 1995 3,238 1.8   Other ancestries 63,648 33.6
 
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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