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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Hocking 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 28,241 100.0
      enrolled in school 6,737 100.0   Native 28,058 99.4
Nursery school, preschool 388 5.8       Born in United States 28,022 99.2
Kindergarten 367 5.4           State of residence 24,524 86.8
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 3,229 47.9           Different state 3,498 12.4
High school (grades 9-12) 1,774 26.3       Born outside United States 36 0.1
College or graduate school 979 14.5   Foreign born 183 0.6
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 120 0.4
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 39 0.1
  Population 25 years and over 18,720 100.0       Not a citizen 144 0.5
Less than 9th grade 1,027 5.5        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 3,092 16.5   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 8,650 46.2     Total (excluding born at sea) 183 100.0
Some college, no degree 2,917 15.6   Europe 89 48.6
Associate degree 1,196 6.4   Asia 63 34.4
Bachelor's degree 1,151 6.1   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 687 3.7   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 16 8.7
Percent high school graduate or higher 78.0 (X)   Northern America 15 8.2
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 9.8 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 26,359 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 22,335 100.0   English only 25,727 97.6
Never married 4,593 20.6   Language other than English 632 2.4
Now married, except separated 13,454 60.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 231 0.9
Separated 231 1.0   Spanish 329 1.2
Widowed 1,423 6.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 109 0.4
 Female 1,157 5.2   Other Indo-European languages 244 0.9
Divorced 2,634 11.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 100 0.4
 Female 1,277 5.7   Asian and Pacific Island languages 53 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 28,241 100.0
           under 18 years 498 100.0     Total ancestries reported 23,517 83.3
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 197 39.6   Arab 45 0.2
        Czech¹ 18 0.1
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 0 0.0
          Civilian population 18 years and over 21,044 100.0   Dutch 861 3.0
Civilian veterans 3,314 15.7   English 2,756 9.8
        French (except Basque)¹ 425 1.5
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 103 0.4
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 6,162 21.8
     Population 5 to 20 years 6,301 100.0   Greek 22 0.1
With a disability 406 6.4   Hungarian 202 0.7
     Population 21 to 64 years 15,992 100.0   Irish¹ 3,378 12.0
With a disability 3,658 22.9   Italian 465 1.6
 Percent employed 47.3 (X)   Lithuanian 47 0.2
No disability 12,334 77.1   Norwegian 84 0.3
 Percent employed 74.0 (X)   Polish 219 0.8
     Population 65 years and over 3,391 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 1,708 50.4   Russian 19 0.1
        Scotch-Irish 272 1.0
        Scottish 395 1.4
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 71 0.3
  Population 5 years and over 26,359 100.0   Subsaharan African 24 0.1
Same house in 1995 15,959 60.5   Swedish 98 0.3
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 10,268 39.0   Swiss 56 0.2
 Same county 5,569 21.1   Ukrainian 5 0.0
 Different county 4,699 17.8   United States or American 4,826 17.1
  Same state 4,050 15.4   Welsh 512 1.8
  Different state 649 2.5   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 2 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 132 0.5   Other ancestries 2,450 8.7
 
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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