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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Harrison 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 8,850 100.0
      enrolled in school 1,871 100.0   Native 8,765 99.0
Nursery school, preschool 135 7.2       Born in United States 8,757 98.9
Kindergarten 124 6.6           State of residence 5,919 66.9
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 922 49.3           Different state 2,838 32.1
High school (grades 9-12) 519 27.7       Born outside United States 8 0.1
College or graduate school 171 9.1   Foreign born 85 1.0
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 39 0.4
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 25 0.3
  Population 25 years and over 6,101 100.0       Not a citizen 60 0.7
Less than 9th grade 430 7.0        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 784 12.9   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 2,920 47.9     Total (excluding born at sea) 85 100.0
Some college, no degree 1,218 20.0   Europe 20 23.5
Associate degree 183 3.0   Asia 28 32.9
Bachelor's degree 373 6.1   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 193 3.2   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 23 27.1
Percent high school graduate or higher 80.1 (X)   Northern America 14 16.5
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 9.3 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 8,268 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 7,137 100.0   English only 8,111 98.1
Never married 1,195 16.7   Language other than English 157 1.9
Now married, except separated 4,416 61.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 76 0.9
Separated 60 0.8   Spanish 63 0.8
Widowed 771 10.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 18 0.2
 Female 659 9.2   Other Indo-European languages 63 0.8
Divorced 695 9.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 40 0.5
 Female 370 5.2   Asian and Pacific Island languages 31 0.4
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 18 0.2
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 8,850 100.0
           under 18 years 94 100.0     Total ancestries reported 6,324 71.5
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 61 64.9   Arab 0 0.0
        Czech¹ 60 0.7
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 29 0.3
          Civilian population 18 years and over 6,734 100.0   Dutch 133 1.5
Civilian veterans 1,004 14.9   English 1,193 13.5
        French (except Basque)¹ 129 1.5
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 19 0.2
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 1,341 15.2
     Population 5 to 20 years 1,842 100.0   Greek 41 0.5
With a disability 94 5.1   Hungarian 2 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 4,448 100.0   Irish¹ 785 8.9
With a disability 839 18.9   Italian 56 0.6
 Percent employed 62.0 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 3,609 81.1   Norwegian 77 0.9
 Percent employed 83.3 (X)   Polish 52 0.6
     Population 65 years and over 1,763 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 691 39.2   Russian 11 0.1
        Scotch-Irish 122 1.4
        Scottish 162 1.8
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 8,268 100.0   Subsaharan African 15 0.2
Same house in 1995 4,926 59.6   Swedish 109 1.2
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 3,265 39.5   Swiss 31 0.4
 Same county 1,816 22.0   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 1,449 17.5   United States or American 1,441 16.3
  Same state 818 9.9   Welsh 26 0.3
  Different state 631 7.6   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 4 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 77 0.9   Other ancestries 486 5.5
 
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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