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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: St. Louis 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 1,016,315 100.0
      enrolled in school 281,608 100.0   Native 973,613 95.8
Nursery school, preschool 23,858 8.5       Born in United States 968,485 95.3
Kindergarten 14,214 5.0           State of residence 702,897 69.2
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 120,030 42.6           Different state 265,588 26.1
High school (grades 9-12) 58,950 20.9       Born outside United States 5,128 0.5
College or graduate school 64,556 22.9   Foreign born 42,702 4.2
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 20,260 2.0
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 20,781 2.0
  Population 25 years and over 677,027 100.0       Not a citizen 21,921 2.2
Less than 9th grade 26,962 4.0        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 54,573 8.1   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 162,405 24.0     Total (excluding born at sea) 42,702 100.0
Some college, no degree 153,941 22.7   Europe 14,042 32.9
Associate degree 39,417 5.8   Asia 18,886 44.2
Bachelor's degree 149,139 22.0   Africa 2,306 5.4
Graduate or professional degree 90,590 13.4   Oceania 312 0.7
        Latin America 5,270 12.3
Percent high school graduate or higher 88.0 (X)   Northern America 1,886 4.4
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 35.4 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 952,458 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 804,818 100.0   English only 891,645 93.6
Never married 214,097 26.6   Language other than English 60,813 6.4
Now married, except separated 439,752 54.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 21,129 2.2
Separated 12,909 1.6   Spanish 16,758 1.8
Widowed 58,723 7.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 6,004 0.6
 Female 48,728 6.1   Other Indo-European languages 26,247 2.8
Divorced 79,337 9.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 7,833 0.8
 Female 49,316 6.1   Asian and Pacific Island languages 13,634 1.4
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 6,249 0.7
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 1,016,315 100.0
           under 18 years 16,393 100.0     Total ancestries reported 1,139,374 112.1
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 7,030 42.9   Arab 4,210 0.4
        Czech¹ 9,844 1.0
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 3,435 0.3
          Civilian population 18 years and over 759,643 100.0   Dutch 13,422 1.3
Civilian veterans 103,083 13.6   English 94,838 9.3
        French (except Basque)¹ 44,276 4.4
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 3,273 0.3
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 306,707 30.2
     Population 5 to 20 years 228,331 100.0   Greek 4,996 0.5
With a disability 18,010 7.9   Hungarian 5,593 0.6
     Population 21 to 64 years 575,821 100.0   Irish¹ 158,224 15.6
With a disability 79,125 13.7   Italian 54,109 5.3
 Percent employed 61.3 (X)   Lithuanian 2,342 0.2
No disability 496,696 86.3   Norwegian 6,491 0.6
 Percent employed 81.1 (X)   Polish 30,885 3.0
     Population 65 years and over 135,766 100.0   Portuguese 683 0.1
With a disability 49,248 36.3   Russian 14,286 1.4
        Scotch-Irish 15,076 1.5
        Scottish 14,945 1.5
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 1,821 0.2
  Population 5 years and over 952,458 100.0   Subsaharan African 7,484 0.7
Same house in 1995 563,758 59.2   Swedish 8,840 0.9
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 373,980 39.3   Swiss 5,610 0.6
 Same county 186,266 19.6   Ukrainian 2,746 0.3
 Different county 187,714 19.7   United States or American 51,419 5.1
  Same state 113,073 11.9   Welsh 5,908 0.6
  Different state 74,641 7.8   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 880 0.1
Elsewhere in 1995 14,720 1.5   Other ancestries 267,031 26.3
 
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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