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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Jefferson 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 10,049 100.0
      enrolled in school 2,611 100.0   Native 9,946 99.0
Nursery school, preschool 89 3.4       Born in United States 9,890 98.4
Kindergarten 143 5.5           State of residence 5,563 55.4
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 1,421 54.4           Different state 4,327 43.1
High school (grades 9-12) 748 28.6       Born outside United States 56 0.6
College or graduate school 210 8.0   Foreign born 103 1.0
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 33 0.3
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 59 0.6
  Population 25 years and over 6,717 100.0       Not a citizen 44 0.4
Less than 9th grade 235 3.5        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 424 6.3   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 2,098 31.2     Total (excluding born at sea) 103 100.0
Some college, no degree 1,688 25.1   Europe 41 39.8
Associate degree 414 6.2   Asia 25 24.3
Bachelor's degree 1,258 18.7   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 600 8.9   Oceania 2 1.9
        Latin America 4 3.9
Percent high school graduate or higher 90.2 (X)   Northern America 31 30.1
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 27.7 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 9,516 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 7,832 100.0   English only 9,180 96.5
Never married 1,323 16.9   Language other than English 336 3.5
Now married, except separated 5,289 67.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 75 0.8
Separated 86 1.1   Spanish 146 1.5
Widowed 379 4.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 47 0.5
 Female 285 3.6   Other Indo-European languages 142 1.5
Divorced 755 9.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 21 0.2
 Female 379 4.8   Asian and Pacific Island languages 21 0.2
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 4 0.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 10,049 100.0
           under 18 years 124 100.0     Total ancestries reported 11,602 115.5
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 48 38.7   Arab 0 0.0
        Czech¹ 101 1.0
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 177 1.8
          Civilian population 18 years and over 7,231 100.0   Dutch 179 1.8
Civilian veterans 1,351 18.7   English 1,585 15.8
        French (except Basque)¹ 574 5.7
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 178 1.8
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 2,581 25.7
     Population 5 to 20 years 2,510 100.0   Greek 54 0.5
With a disability 166 6.6   Hungarian 42 0.4
     Population 21 to 64 years 5,793 100.0   Irish¹ 1,743 17.3
With a disability 884 15.3   Italian 447 4.4
 Percent employed 55.3 (X)   Lithuanian 11 0.1
No disability 4,909 84.7   Norwegian 835 8.3
 Percent employed 80.7 (X)   Polish 239 2.4
     Population 65 years and over 988 100.0   Portuguese 15 0.1
With a disability 394 39.9   Russian 68 0.7
        Scotch-Irish 227 2.3
        Scottish 343 3.4
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 13 0.1
  Population 5 years and over 9,516 100.0   Subsaharan African 0 0.0
Same house in 1995 5,268 55.4   Swedish 365 3.6
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 4,216 44.3   Swiss 69 0.7
 Same county 1,146 12.0   Ukrainian 15 0.1
 Different county 3,070 32.3   United States or American 409 4.1
  Same state 1,971 20.7   Welsh 141 1.4
  Different state 1,099 11.5   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 32 0.3   Other ancestries 1,191 11.9
 
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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