Skip directly to search Skip directly to A to Z list Skip directly to navigation Skip directly to site content Skip directly to page options
CDC Home

DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Washington 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 23,344 100.0
      enrolled in school 5,577 100.0   Native 23,187 99.3
Nursery school, preschool 206 3.7       Born in United States 23,148 99.2
Kindergarten 290 5.2           State of residence 19,641 84.1
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 2,985 53.5           Different state 3,507 15.0
High school (grades 9-12) 1,462 26.2       Born outside United States 39 0.2
College or graduate school 634 11.4   Foreign born 157 0.7
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 45 0.2
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 88 0.4
  Population 25 years and over 14,796 100.0       Not a citizen 69 0.3
Less than 9th grade 2,428 16.4        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 3,120 21.1   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 5,233 35.4     Total (excluding born at sea) 157 100.0
Some college, no degree 2,401 16.2   Europe 22 14.0
Associate degree 503 3.4   Asia 73 46.5
Bachelor's degree 759 5.1   Africa 4 2.5
Graduate or professional degree 352 2.4   Oceania 5 3.2
        Latin America 41 26.1
Percent high school graduate or higher 62.5 (X)   Northern America 12 7.6
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 7.5 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 21,788 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 18,340 100.0   English only 21,339 97.9
Never married 4,227 23.0   Language other than English 449 2.1
Now married, except separated 10,771 58.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 172 0.8
Separated 311 1.7   Spanish 233 1.1
Widowed 1,249 6.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 92 0.4
 Female 1,011 5.5   Other Indo-European languages 152 0.7
Divorced 1,782 9.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 52 0.2
 Female 876 4.8   Asian and Pacific Island languages 49 0.2
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 22 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 23,344 100.0
           under 18 years 522 100.0     Total ancestries reported 19,278 82.6
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 328 62.8   Arab 41 0.2
        Czech¹ 62 0.3
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 12 0.1
          Civilian population 18 years and over 17,127 100.0   Dutch 414 1.8
Civilian veterans 2,237 13.1   English 1,368 5.9
        French (except Basque)¹ 3,642 15.6
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 94 0.4
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 2,426 10.4
     Population 5 to 20 years 5,549 100.0   Greek 71 0.3
With a disability 554 10.0   Hungarian 17 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 12,556 100.0   Irish¹ 2,250 9.6
With a disability 3,347 26.7   Italian 192 0.8
 Percent employed 39.0 (X)   Lithuanian 5 0.0
No disability 9,209 73.3   Norwegian 39 0.2
 Percent employed 69.5 (X)   Polish 90 0.4
     Population 65 years and over 2,565 100.0   Portuguese 5 0.0
With a disability 1,218 47.5   Russian 0 0.0
        Scotch-Irish 393 1.7
        Scottish 185 0.8
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 21,788 100.0   Subsaharan African 46 0.2
Same house in 1995 13,445 61.7   Swedish 65 0.3
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 8,280 38.0   Swiss 34 0.1
 Same county 4,295 19.7   Ukrainian 5 0.0
 Different county 3,985 18.3   United States or American 4,620 19.8
  Same state 2,895 13.3   Welsh 82 0.4
  Different state 1,090 5.0   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 63 0.3   Other ancestries 3,120 13.4
 
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.

USA.gov: The U.S. Government's Official Web PortalDepartment of Health and Human Services
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention   1600 Clifton Rd. Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
800-CDC-INFO (800-232-4636) TTY: (888) 232-6348 - Contact CDC-INFO

A-Z Index

  1. A
  2. B
  3. C
  4. D
  5. E
  6. F
  7. G
  8. H
  9. I
  10. J
  11. K
  12. L
  13. M
  14. N
  15. O
  16. P
  17. Q
  18. R
  19. S
  20. T
  21. U
  22. V
  23. W
  24. X
  25. Y
  26. Z
  27. #