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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Franklin 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 47,260 100.0
      enrolled in school 11,252 100.0   Native 45,568 96.4
Nursery school, preschool 787 7.0       Born in United States 45,370 96.0
Kindergarten 628 5.6           State of residence 34,119 72.2
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 5,573 49.5           Different state 11,251 23.8
High school (grades 9-12) 2,462 21.9       Born outside United States 198 0.4
College or graduate school 1,802 16.0   Foreign born 1,692 3.6
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 1,181 2.5
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 216 0.5
  Population 25 years and over 31,467 100.0       Not a citizen 1,476 3.1
Less than 9th grade 3,031 9.6        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 5,270 16.7   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 10,853 34.5     Total (excluding born at sea) 1,692 100.0
Some college, no degree 6,188 19.7   Europe 119 7.0
Associate degree 1,968 6.3   Asia 163 9.6
Bachelor's degree 3,094 9.8   Africa 18 1.1
Graduate or professional degree 1,063 3.4   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 1,320 78.0
Percent high school graduate or higher 73.6 (X)   Northern America 72 4.3
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 13.2 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 43,919 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 37,141 100.0   English only 41,095 93.6
Never married 8,297 22.3   Language other than English 2,824 6.4
Now married, except separated 21,653 58.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,438 3.3
Separated 1,210 3.3   Spanish 2,267 5.2
Widowed 2,402 6.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,290 2.9
 Female 1,965 5.3   Other Indo-European languages 371 0.8
Divorced 3,579 9.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 74 0.2
 Female 1,820 4.9   Asian and Pacific Island languages 158 0.4
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 67 0.2
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 47,260 100.0
           under 18 years 1,094 100.0     Total ancestries reported 38,506 81.5
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 615 56.2   Arab 49 0.1
        Czech¹ 56 0.1
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 47 0.1
          Civilian population 18 years and over 35,293 100.0   Dutch 386 0.8
Civilian veterans 3,988 11.3   English 4,007 8.5
        French (except Basque)¹ 579 1.2
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 162 0.3
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 2,828 6.0
     Population 5 to 20 years 10,434 100.0   Greek 55 0.1
With a disability 884 8.5   Hungarian 48 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 27,707 100.0   Irish¹ 2,825 6.0
With a disability 6,154 22.2   Italian 818 1.7
 Percent employed 54.2 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 21,553 77.8   Norwegian 152 0.3
 Percent employed 80.0 (X)   Polish 392 0.8
     Population 65 years and over 4,967 100.0   Portuguese 58 0.1
With a disability 2,519 50.7   Russian 34 0.1
        Scotch-Irish 753 1.6
        Scottish 765 1.6
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 26 0.1
  Population 5 years and over 43,919 100.0   Subsaharan African 566 1.2
Same house in 1995 25,495 58.1   Swedish 108 0.2
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 17,465 39.8   Swiss 22 0.0
 Same county 6,616 15.1   Ukrainian 11 0.0
 Different county 10,849 24.7   United States or American 8,234 17.4
  Same state 7,199 16.4   Welsh 144 0.3
  Different state 3,650 8.3   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 50 0.1
Elsewhere in 1995 959 2.2   Other ancestries 15,331 32.4
 
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.

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