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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 8,333 100.0
      enrolled in school 1,844 100.0   Native 8,299 99.6
Nursery school, preschool 132 7.2       Born in United States 8,278 99.3
Kindergarten 103 5.6           State of residence 6,528 78.3
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 949 51.5           Different state 1,750 21.0
High school (grades 9-12) 476 25.8       Born outside United States 21 0.3
College or graduate school 184 10.0   Foreign born 34 0.4
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 1 0.0
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 13 0.2
  Population 25 years and over 5,878 100.0       Not a citizen 21 0.3
Less than 9th grade 435 7.4        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 494 8.4   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 2,386 40.6     Total (excluding born at sea) 34 100.0
Some college, no degree 1,212 20.6   Europe 21 61.8
Associate degree 507 8.6   Asia 2 5.9
Bachelor's degree 606 10.3   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 238 4.0   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 9 26.5
Percent high school graduate or higher 84.2 (X)   Northern America 2 5.9
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 14.4 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 7,908 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 6,779 100.0   English only 7,694 97.3
Never married 1,305 19.3   Language other than English 214 2.7
Now married, except separated 4,136 61.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 44 0.6
Separated 77 1.1   Spanish 92 1.2
Widowed 743 11.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 10 0.1
 Female 611 9.0   Other Indo-European languages 120 1.5
Divorced 518 7.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 32 0.4
 Female 238 3.5   Asian and Pacific Island languages 2 0.0
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 2 0.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 8,333 100.0
           under 18 years 58 100.0     Total ancestries reported 8,213 98.6
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 39 67.2   Arab 6 0.1
        Czech¹ 404 4.8
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 132 1.6
          Civilian population 18 years and over 6,388 100.0   Dutch 176 2.1
Civilian veterans 995 15.6   English 719 8.6
        French (except Basque)¹ 210 2.5
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 32 0.4
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 4,240 50.9
     Population 5 to 20 years 1,800 100.0   Greek 27 0.3
With a disability 129 7.2   Hungarian 0 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 4,202 100.0   Irish¹ 706 8.5
With a disability 703 16.7   Italian 43 0.5
 Percent employed 46.9 (X)   Lithuanian 2 0.0
No disability 3,499 83.3   Norwegian 65 0.8
 Percent employed 88.7 (X)   Polish 65 0.8
     Population 65 years and over 1,779 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 733 41.2   Russian 17 0.2
        Scotch-Irish 110 1.3
        Scottish 98 1.2
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 7,908 100.0   Subsaharan African 0 0.0
Same house in 1995 5,233 66.2   Swedish 134 1.6
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 2,664 33.7   Swiss 5 0.1
 Same county 1,729 21.9   Ukrainian 1 0.0
 Different county 935 11.8   United States or American 523 6.3
  Same state 593 7.5   Welsh 65 0.8
  Different state 342 4.3   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 11 0.1   Other ancestries 433 5.2
 
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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