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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Jones 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 64,958 100.0
      enrolled in school 16,331 100.0   Native 63,644 98.0
Nursery school, preschool 928 5.7       Born in United States 63,370 97.6
Kindergarten 911 5.6           State of residence 53,051 81.7
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 7,446 45.6           Different state 10,319 15.9
High school (grades 9-12) 4,006 24.5       Born outside United States 274 0.4
College or graduate school 3,040 18.6   Foreign born 1,314 2.0
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 967 1.5
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 251 0.4
  Population 25 years and over 41,403 100.0       Not a citizen 1,063 1.6
Less than 9th grade 3,877 9.4        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 6,947 16.8   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 13,342 32.2     Total (excluding born at sea) 1,314 100.0
Some college, no degree 8,971 21.7   Europe 170 12.9
Associate degree 2,461 5.9   Asia 117 8.9
Bachelor's degree 3,846 9.3   Africa 10 0.8
Graduate or professional degree 1,959 4.7   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 959 73.0
Percent high school graduate or higher 73.9 (X)   Northern America 58 4.4
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 14.0 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 60,411 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 51,247 100.0   English only 58,144 96.2
Never married 12,931 25.2   Language other than English 2,267 3.8
Now married, except separated 27,701 54.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,306 2.2
Separated 1,178 2.3   Spanish 1,685 2.8
Widowed 4,017 7.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,169 1.9
 Female 3,454 6.7   Other Indo-European languages 355 0.6
Divorced 5,420 10.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 67 0.1
 Female 3,027 5.9   Asian and Pacific Island languages 100 0.2
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 33 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 64,958 100.0
           under 18 years 1,812 100.0     Total ancestries reported 47,117 72.5
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 1,084 59.8   Arab 52 0.1
        Czech¹ 27 0.0
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 21 0.0
          Civilian population 18 years and over 48,170 100.0   Dutch 202 0.3
Civilian veterans 5,843 12.1   English 4,383 6.7
        French (except Basque)¹ 942 1.5
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 246 0.4
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 2,081 3.2
     Population 5 to 20 years 15,613 100.0   Greek 27 0.0
With a disability 1,650 10.6   Hungarian 7 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 35,372 100.0   Irish¹ 4,906 7.6
With a disability 9,887 28.0   Italian 400 0.6
 Percent employed 48.0 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 25,485 72.0   Norwegian 151 0.2
 Percent employed 74.0 (X)   Polish 210 0.3
     Population 65 years and over 9,034 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 4,897 54.2   Russian 7 0.0
        Scotch-Irish 1,320 2.0
        Scottish 686 1.1
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 15 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 60,411 100.0   Subsaharan African 384 0.6
Same house in 1995 38,195 63.2   Swedish 38 0.1
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 21,183 35.1   Swiss 0 0.0
 Same county 13,725 22.7   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 7,458 12.3   United States or American 11,060 17.0
  Same state 4,215 7.0   Welsh 100 0.2
  Different state 3,243 5.4   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 14 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 1,033 1.7   Other ancestries 19,838 30.5
 
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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