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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Marion 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 25,595 100.0
      enrolled in school 6,517 100.0   Native 25,399 99.2
Nursery school, preschool 359 5.5       Born in United States 25,309 98.9
Kindergarten 469 7.2           State of residence 21,252 83.0
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 3,379 51.8           Different state 4,057 15.9
High school (grades 9-12) 1,584 24.3       Born outside United States 90 0.4
College or graduate school 726 11.1   Foreign born 196 0.8
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 68 0.3
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 146 0.6
  Population 25 years and over 16,025 100.0       Not a citizen 50 0.2
Less than 9th grade 1,916 12.0        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 3,455 21.6   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 5,346 33.4     Total (excluding born at sea) 196 100.0
Some college, no degree 2,742 17.1   Europe 55 28.1
Associate degree 725 4.5   Asia 70 35.7
Bachelor's degree 1,197 7.5   Africa 9 4.6
Graduate or professional degree 644 4.0   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 62 31.6
Percent high school graduate or higher 66.5 (X)   Northern America 0 0.0
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 11.5 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 23,878 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 19,785 100.0   English only 23,454 98.2
Never married 4,315 21.8   Language other than English 424 1.8
Now married, except separated 10,968 55.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 161 0.7
Separated 630 3.2   Spanish 232 1.0
Widowed 1,908 9.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 106 0.4
 Female 1,636 8.3   Other Indo-European languages 147 0.6
Divorced 1,964 9.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 30 0.1
 Female 945 4.8   Asian and Pacific Island languages 22 0.1
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 11 0.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 25,595 100.0
           under 18 years 873 100.0     Total ancestries reported 19,543 76.4
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 561 64.3   Arab 31 0.1
        Czech¹ 6 0.0
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 21 0.1
          Civilian population 18 years and over 18,480 100.0   Dutch 59 0.2
Civilian veterans 2,205 11.9   English 1,844 7.2
        French (except Basque)¹ 456 1.8
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 62 0.2
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 848 3.3
     Population 5 to 20 years 6,128 100.0   Greek 14 0.1
With a disability 439 7.2   Hungarian 0 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 13,492 100.0   Irish¹ 1,334 5.2
With a disability 3,930 29.1   Italian 230 0.9
 Percent employed 44.9 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 9,562 70.9   Norwegian 25 0.1
 Percent employed 72.0 (X)   Polish 45 0.2
     Population 65 years and over 3,349 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 1,871 55.9   Russian 15 0.1
        Scotch-Irish 495 1.9
        Scottish 237 0.9
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 23,878 100.0   Subsaharan African 225 0.9
Same house in 1995 14,227 59.6   Swedish 42 0.2
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 9,560 40.0   Swiss 0 0.0
 Same county 6,230 26.1   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 3,330 13.9   United States or American 5,221 20.4
  Same state 2,087 8.7   Welsh 45 0.2
  Different state 1,243 5.2   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 4 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 91 0.4   Other ancestries 8,284 32.4
 
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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