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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Monroe 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 38,014 100.0
      enrolled in school 9,518 100.0   Native 37,784 99.4
Nursery school, preschool 739 7.8       Born in United States 37,720 99.2
Kindergarten 512 5.4           State of residence 31,393 82.6
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 4,861 51.1           Different state 6,327 16.6
High school (grades 9-12) 2,517 26.4       Born outside United States 64 0.2
College or graduate school 889 9.3   Foreign born 230 0.6
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 49 0.1
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 134 0.4
  Population 25 years and over 24,288 100.0       Not a citizen 96 0.3
Less than 9th grade 2,916 12.0        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 5,460 22.5   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 7,881 32.4     Total (excluding born at sea) 230 100.0
Some college, no degree 4,352 17.9   Europe 91 39.6
Associate degree 1,038 4.3   Asia 73 31.7
Bachelor's degree 1,919 7.9   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 722 3.0   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 55 23.9
Percent high school graduate or higher 65.5 (X)   Northern America 11 4.8
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 10.9 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 35,487 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 29,568 100.0   English only 34,659 97.7
Never married 6,881 23.3   Language other than English 828 2.3
Now married, except separated 16,231 54.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 224 0.6
Separated 864 2.9   Spanish 397 1.1
Widowed 2,952 10.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 99 0.3
 Female 2,481 8.4   Other Indo-European languages 343 1.0
Divorced 2,640 8.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 71 0.2
 Female 1,517 5.1   Asian and Pacific Island languages 82 0.2
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 48 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 38,014 100.0
           under 18 years 957 100.0     Total ancestries reported 28,478 74.9
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 603 63.0   Arab 9 0.0
        Czech¹ 62 0.2
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 10 0.0
          Civilian population 18 years and over 27,625 100.0   Dutch 246 0.6
Civilian veterans 2,979 10.8   English 2,148 5.7
        French (except Basque)¹ 320 0.8
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 51 0.1
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 1,300 3.4
     Population 5 to 20 years 9,402 100.0   Greek 38 0.1
With a disability 701 7.5   Hungarian 0 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 20,725 100.0   Irish¹ 2,428 6.4
With a disability 5,135 24.8   Italian 265 0.7
 Percent employed 48.7 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 15,590 75.2   Norwegian 39 0.1
 Percent employed 73.9 (X)   Polish 19 0.0
     Population 65 years and over 4,957 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 2,604 52.5   Russian 0 0.0
        Scotch-Irish 453 1.2
        Scottish 450 1.2
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 9 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 35,487 100.0   Subsaharan African 133 0.3
Same house in 1995 23,058 65.0   Swedish 50 0.1
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 12,287 34.6   Swiss 2 0.0
 Same county 8,222 23.2   Ukrainian 7 0.0
 Different county 4,065 11.5   United States or American 6,776 17.8
  Same state 2,483 7.0   Welsh 43 0.1
  Different state 1,582 4.5   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 4 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 142 0.4   Other ancestries 13,616 35.8
 
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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