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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 28,289 100.0
      enrolled in school 6,983 100.0   Native 28,069 99.2
Nursery school, preschool 429 6.1       Born in United States 27,938 98.8
Kindergarten 341 4.9           State of residence 19,144 67.7
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 3,432 49.1           Different state 8,794 31.1
High school (grades 9-12) 1,701 24.4       Born outside United States 131 0.5
College or graduate school 1,080 15.5   Foreign born 220 0.8
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 68 0.2
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 92 0.3
  Population 25 years and over 18,322 100.0       Not a citizen 128 0.5
Less than 9th grade 1,269 6.9        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 2,513 13.7   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 7,471 40.8     Total (excluding born at sea) 220 100.0
Some college, no degree 3,407 18.6   Europe 83 37.7
Associate degree 806 4.4   Asia 18 8.2
Bachelor's degree 2,095 11.4   Africa 4 1.8
Graduate or professional degree 761 4.2   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 104 47.3
Percent high school graduate or higher 79.4 (X)   Northern America 11 5.0
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 15.6 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 26,422 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 22,343 100.0   English only 25,821 97.7
Never married 4,661 20.9   Language other than English 601 2.3
Now married, except separated 13,116 58.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 224 0.8
Separated 341 1.5   Spanish 356 1.3
Widowed 2,041 9.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 175 0.7
 Female 1,674 7.5   Other Indo-European languages 224 0.8
Divorced 2,184 9.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 43 0.2
 Female 1,187 5.3   Asian and Pacific Island languages 18 0.1
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 6 0.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 28,289 100.0
           under 18 years 448 100.0     Total ancestries reported 24,612 87.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 186 41.5   Arab 9 0.0
        Czech¹ 52 0.2
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 38 0.1
          Civilian population 18 years and over 20,995 100.0   Dutch 479 1.7
Civilian veterans 3,202 15.3   English 2,957 10.5
        French (except Basque)¹ 556 2.0
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 71 0.3
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 6,604 23.3
     Population 5 to 20 years 6,767 100.0   Greek 26 0.1
With a disability 564 8.3   Hungarian 37 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 14,795 100.0   Irish¹ 3,429 12.1
With a disability 2,464 16.7   Italian 296 1.0
 Percent employed 46.7 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 12,331 83.3   Norwegian 116 0.4
 Percent employed 80.6 (X)   Polish 183 0.6
     Population 65 years and over 4,174 100.0   Portuguese 19 0.1
With a disability 1,683 40.3   Russian 70 0.2
        Scotch-Irish 525 1.9
        Scottish 309 1.1
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 11 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 26,422 100.0   Subsaharan African 66 0.2
Same house in 1995 14,329 54.2   Swedish 289 1.0
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 11,933 45.2   Swiss 41 0.1
 Same county 7,265 27.5   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 4,668 17.7   United States or American 4,891 17.3
  Same state 2,680 10.1   Welsh 100 0.4
  Different state 1,988 7.5   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 160 0.6   Other ancestries 3,438 12.2
 
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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