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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Jefferson 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 9,740 100.0
      enrolled in school 2,748 100.0   Native 9,714 99.7
Nursery school, preschool 196 7.1       Born in United States 9,688 99.5
Kindergarten 219 8.0           State of residence 8,786 90.2
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 1,170 42.6           Different state 902 9.3
High school (grades 9-12) 744 27.1       Born outside United States 26 0.3
College or graduate school 419 15.2   Foreign born 26 0.3
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 2 0.0
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 13 0.1
  Population 25 years and over 5,785 100.0       Not a citizen 13 0.1
Less than 9th grade 770 13.3        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 1,562 27.0   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 1,628 28.1     Total (excluding born at sea) 26 100.0
Some college, no degree 1,083 18.7   Europe 11 42.3
Associate degree 127 2.2   Asia 3 11.5
Bachelor's degree 363 6.3   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 252 4.4   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 12 46.2
Percent high school graduate or higher 59.7 (X)   Northern America 0 0.0
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 10.6 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 9,029 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 7,500 100.0   English only 8,833 97.8
Never married 3,304 44.1   Language other than English 196 2.2
Now married, except separated 2,612 34.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 79 0.9
Separated 276 3.7   Spanish 120 1.3
Widowed 629 8.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 46 0.5
 Female 480 6.4   Other Indo-European languages 65 0.7
Divorced 679 9.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 31 0.3
 Female 407 5.4   Asian and Pacific Island languages 9 0.1
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 2 0.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 9,740 100.0
           under 18 years 466 100.0     Total ancestries reported 7,617 78.2
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 242 51.9   Arab 0 0.0
        Czech¹ 0 0.0
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 0 0.0
          Civilian population 18 years and over 6,957 100.0   Dutch 4 0.0
Civilian veterans 529 7.6   English 135 1.4
        French (except Basque)¹ 37 0.4
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 17 0.2
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 77 0.8
     Population 5 to 20 years 2,561 100.0   Greek 0 0.0
With a disability 208 8.1   Hungarian 0 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 4,746 100.0   Irish¹ 197 2.0
With a disability 1,602 33.8   Italian 62 0.6
 Percent employed 37.5 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 3,144 66.2   Norwegian 0 0.0
 Percent employed 59.3 (X)   Polish 0 0.0
     Population 65 years and over 1,085 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 574 52.9   Russian 0 0.0
        Scotch-Irish 46 0.5
        Scottish 8 0.1
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 9,029 100.0   Subsaharan African 202 2.1
Same house in 1995 6,414 71.0   Swedish 14 0.1
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 2,474 27.4   Swiss 0 0.0
 Same county 1,376 15.2   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 1,098 12.2   United States or American 278 2.9
  Same state 740 8.2   Welsh 16 0.2
  Different state 358 4.0   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 10 0.1
Elsewhere in 1995 141 1.6   Other ancestries 6,514 66.9
 
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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