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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Lafayette 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 38,744 100.0
      enrolled in school 16,076 100.0   Native 37,826 97.6
Nursery school, preschool 651 4.0       Born in United States 37,576 97.0
Kindergarten 390 2.4           State of residence 25,107 64.8
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 3,495 21.7           Different state 12,469 32.2
High school (grades 9-12) 1,684 10.5       Born outside United States 250 0.6
College or graduate school 9,856 61.3   Foreign born 918 2.4
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 617 1.6
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 252 0.7
  Population 25 years and over 20,628 100.0       Not a citizen 666 1.7
Less than 9th grade 1,674 8.1        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 2,768 13.4   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 4,678 22.7     Total (excluding born at sea) 918 100.0
Some college, no degree 4,017 19.5   Europe 121 13.2
Associate degree 1,069 5.2   Asia 408 44.4
Bachelor's degree 3,316 16.1   Africa 100 10.9
Graduate or professional degree 3,106 15.1   Oceania 6 0.7
        Latin America 226 24.6
Percent high school graduate or higher 78.5 (X)   Northern America 57 6.2
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 31.1 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 36,686 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 32,404 100.0   English only 34,954 95.3
Never married 13,472 41.6   Language other than English 1,732 4.7
Now married, except separated 14,329 44.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 565 1.5
Separated 556 1.7   Spanish 775 2.1
Widowed 1,612 5.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 374 1.0
 Female 1,264 3.9   Other Indo-European languages 538 1.5
Divorced 2,435 7.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 61 0.2
 Female 1,445 4.5   Asian and Pacific Island languages 297 0.8
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 106 0.3
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 38,744 100.0
           under 18 years 532 100.0     Total ancestries reported 32,025 82.7
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 232 43.6   Arab 114 0.3
        Czech¹ 39 0.1
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 78 0.2
          Civilian population 18 years and over 31,106 100.0   Dutch 417 1.1
Civilian veterans 2,836 9.1   English 3,759 9.7
        French (except Basque)¹ 825 2.1
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 111 0.3
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 2,792 7.2
     Population 5 to 20 years 10,222 100.0   Greek 68 0.2
With a disability 766 7.5   Hungarian 20 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 22,387 100.0   Irish¹ 3,559 9.2
With a disability 3,741 16.7   Italian 679 1.8
 Percent employed 47.4 (X)   Lithuanian 19 0.0
No disability 18,646 83.3   Norwegian 159 0.4
 Percent employed 73.0 (X)   Polish 278 0.7
     Population 65 years and over 3,486 100.0   Portuguese 51 0.1
With a disability 1,780 51.1   Russian 51 0.1
        Scotch-Irish 1,187 3.1
        Scottish 1,058 2.7
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 36,686 100.0   Subsaharan African 396 1.0
Same house in 1995 16,099 43.9   Swedish 176 0.5
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 19,733 53.8   Swiss 51 0.1
 Same county 6,466 17.6   Ukrainian 25 0.1
 Different county 13,267 36.2   United States or American 4,336 11.2
  Same state 7,451 20.3   Welsh 163 0.4
  Different state 5,816 15.9   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 854 2.3   Other ancestries 11,614 30.0
 
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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