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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 32,960 100.0
      enrolled in school 8,064 100.0   Native 32,722 99.3
Nursery school, preschool 543 6.7       Born in United States 32,591 98.9
Kindergarten 435 5.4           State of residence 26,004 78.9
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 4,159 51.6           Different state 6,587 20.0
High school (grades 9-12) 1,980 24.6       Born outside United States 131 0.4
College or graduate school 947 11.7   Foreign born 238 0.7
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 97 0.3
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 121 0.4
  Population 25 years and over 21,863 100.0       Not a citizen 117 0.4
Less than 9th grade 1,629 7.5        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 2,758 12.6   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 9,240 42.3     Total (excluding born at sea) 238 100.0
Some college, no degree 4,348 19.9   Europe 80 33.6
Associate degree 862 3.9   Asia 40 16.8
Bachelor's degree 1,966 9.0   Africa 2 0.8
Graduate or professional degree 1,060 4.8   Oceania 4 1.7
        Latin America 110 46.2
Percent high school graduate or higher 79.9 (X)   Northern America 2 0.8
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 13.8 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 30,956 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 25,995 100.0   English only 30,179 97.5
Never married 5,113 19.7   Language other than English 777 2.5
Now married, except separated 15,864 61.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 249 0.8
Separated 375 1.4   Spanish 382 1.2
Widowed 2,190 8.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 152 0.5
 Female 1,833 7.1   Other Indo-European languages 337 1.1
Divorced 2,453 9.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 79 0.3
 Female 1,279 4.9   Asian and Pacific Island languages 40 0.1
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 18 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 32,960 100.0
           under 18 years 398 100.0     Total ancestries reported 30,786 93.4
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 163 41.0   Arab 27 0.1
        Czech¹ 76 0.2
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 70 0.2
          Civilian population 18 years and over 24,334 100.0   Dutch 727 2.2
Civilian veterans 3,732 15.3   English 3,189 9.7
        French (except Basque)¹ 983 3.0
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 86 0.3
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 10,237 31.1
     Population 5 to 20 years 7,674 100.0   Greek 57 0.2
With a disability 476 6.2   Hungarian 21 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 17,871 100.0   Irish¹ 4,162 12.6
With a disability 3,358 18.8   Italian 720 2.2
 Percent employed 58.6 (X)   Lithuanian 13 0.0
No disability 14,513 81.2   Norwegian 199 0.6
 Percent employed 82.3 (X)   Polish 351 1.1
     Population 65 years and over 4,439 100.0   Portuguese 6 0.0
With a disability 2,009 45.3   Russian 49 0.1
        Scotch-Irish 754 2.3
        Scottish 402 1.2
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 9 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 30,956 100.0   Subsaharan African 19 0.1
Same house in 1995 17,538 56.7   Swedish 328 1.0
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 13,274 42.9   Swiss 64 0.2
 Same county 6,743 21.8   Ukrainian 6 0.0
 Different county 6,531 21.1   United States or American 4,047 12.3
  Same state 4,823 15.6   Welsh 332 1.0
  Different state 1,708 5.5   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 17 0.1
Elsewhere in 1995 144 0.5   Other ancestries 3,835 11.6
 
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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