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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Jackson 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 654,880 100.0
      enrolled in school 171,287 100.0   Native 626,560 95.7
Nursery school, preschool 13,117 7.7       Born in United States 622,586 95.1
Kindergarten 9,288 5.4           State of residence 400,086 61.1
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 78,372 45.8           Different state 222,500 34.0
High school (grades 9-12) 35,742 20.9       Born outside United States 3,974 0.6
College or graduate school 34,768 20.3   Foreign born 28,320 4.3
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 15,660 2.4
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 10,043 1.5
  Population 25 years and over 427,077 100.0       Not a citizen 18,277 2.8
Less than 9th grade 18,947 4.4        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 51,939 12.2   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 128,169 30.0     Total (excluding born at sea) 28,320 100.0
Some college, no degree 104,091 24.4   Europe 3,854 13.6
Associate degree 23,799 5.6   Asia 7,610 26.9
Bachelor's degree 66,346 15.5   Africa 2,099 7.4
Graduate or professional degree 33,786 7.9   Oceania 388 1.4
        Latin America 13,411 47.4
Percent high school graduate or higher 83.4 (X)   Northern America 958 3.4
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 23.4 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 609,212 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 513,443 100.0   English only 562,686 92.4
Never married 147,648 28.8   Language other than English 46,526 7.6
Now married, except separated 252,147 49.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 20,922 3.4
Separated 12,571 2.4   Spanish 26,780 4.4
Widowed 35,018 6.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 13,079 2.1
 Female 28,776 5.6   Other Indo-European languages 10,240 1.7
Divorced 66,059 12.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 3,105 0.5
 Female 38,584 7.5   Asian and Pacific Island languages 6,884 1.1
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 3,671 0.6
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 654,880 100.0
           under 18 years 13,416 100.0     Total ancestries reported 643,409 98.2
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 6,426 47.9   Arab 2,125 0.3
        Czech¹ 2,841 0.4
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 2,870 0.4
          Civilian population 18 years and over 485,950 100.0   Dutch 10,408 1.6
Civilian veterans 66,801 13.7   English 64,810 9.9
        French (except Basque)¹ 16,288 2.5
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 2,311 0.4
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 115,869 17.7
     Population 5 to 20 years 147,121 100.0   Greek 1,539 0.2
With a disability 12,670 8.6   Hungarian 949 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 376,790 100.0   Irish¹ 74,369 11.4
With a disability 74,620 19.8   Italian 20,859 3.2
 Percent employed 57.7 (X)   Lithuanian 473 0.1
No disability 302,170 80.2   Norwegian 5,832 0.9
 Percent employed 79.5 (X)   Polish 8,000 1.2
     Population 65 years and over 78,153 100.0   Portuguese 504 0.1
With a disability 33,252 42.5   Russian 2,106 0.3
        Scotch-Irish 12,536 1.9
        Scottish 10,791 1.6
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 459 0.1
  Population 5 years and over 609,212 100.0   Subsaharan African 5,816 0.9
Same house in 1995 316,867 52.0   Swedish 8,644 1.3
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 281,303 46.2   Swiss 2,360 0.4
 Same county 185,314 30.4   Ukrainian 541 0.1
 Different county 95,989 15.8   United States or American 45,634 7.0
  Same state 33,107 5.4   Welsh 4,951 0.8
  Different state 62,882 10.3   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 1,308 0.2
Elsewhere in 1995 11,042 1.8   Other ancestries 218,216 33.3
 
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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