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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: St. Francois 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 55,641 100.0
      enrolled in school 13,139 100.0   Native 55,148 99.1
Nursery school, preschool 975 7.4       Born in United States 54,999 98.8
Kindergarten 725 5.5           State of residence 45,917 82.5
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 6,163 46.9           Different state 9,082 16.3
High school (grades 9-12) 3,335 25.4       Born outside United States 149 0.3
College or graduate school 1,941 14.8   Foreign born 493 0.9
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 212 0.4
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 248 0.4
  Population 25 years and over 37,236 100.0       Not a citizen 245 0.4
Less than 9th grade 3,636 9.8        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 6,653 17.9   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 12,911 34.7     Total (excluding born at sea) 493 100.0
Some college, no degree 7,790 20.9   Europe 155 31.4
Associate degree 2,436 6.5   Asia 233 47.3
Bachelor's degree 2,390 6.4   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 1,420 3.8   Oceania 8 1.6
        Latin America 74 15.0
Percent high school graduate or higher 72.4 (X)   Northern America 23 4.7
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 10.2 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 52,288 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 44,763 100.0   English only 50,779 97.1
Never married 9,478 21.2   Language other than English 1,509 2.9
Now married, except separated 25,483 56.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 530 1.0
Separated 887 2.0   Spanish 707 1.4
Widowed 3,396 7.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 191 0.4
 Female 2,742 6.1   Other Indo-European languages 562 1.1
Divorced 5,519 12.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 243 0.5
 Female 2,810 6.3   Asian and Pacific Island languages 167 0.3
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 70 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 55,641 100.0
           under 18 years 831 100.0     Total ancestries reported 45,386 81.6
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 421 50.7   Arab 36 0.1
        Czech¹ 112 0.2
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 66 0.1
          Civilian population 18 years and over 42,284 100.0   Dutch 990 1.8
Civilian veterans 6,731 15.9   English 4,427 8.0
        French (except Basque)¹ 4,050 7.3
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 241 0.4
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 8,770 15.8
     Population 5 to 20 years 12,133 100.0   Greek 109 0.2
With a disability 1,110 9.1   Hungarian 64 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 28,921 100.0   Irish¹ 6,736 12.1
With a disability 6,977 24.1   Italian 817 1.5
 Percent employed 44.9 (X)   Lithuanian 34 0.1
No disability 21,944 75.9   Norwegian 234 0.4
 Percent employed 75.8 (X)   Polish 390 0.7
     Population 65 years and over 7,655 100.0   Portuguese 7 0.0
With a disability 3,655 47.7   Russian 28 0.1
        Scotch-Irish 856 1.5
        Scottish 651 1.2
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 27 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 52,288 100.0   Subsaharan African 61 0.1
Same house in 1995 27,665 52.9   Swedish 379 0.7
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 24,310 46.5   Swiss 117 0.2
 Same county 13,569 26.0   Ukrainian 7 0.0
 Different county 10,741 20.5   United States or American 9,409 16.9
  Same state 8,064 15.4   Welsh 194 0.3
  Different state 2,677 5.1   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 7 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 313 0.6   Other ancestries 6,567 11.8
 
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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