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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 63,251 100.0
      enrolled in school 15,573 100.0   Native 62,846 99.4
Nursery school, preschool 987 6.3       Born in United States 62,618 99.0
Kindergarten 829 5.3           State of residence 39,465 62.4
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 6,839 43.9           Different state 23,153 36.6
High school (grades 9-12) 3,601 23.1       Born outside United States 228 0.4
College or graduate school 3,317 21.3   Foreign born 405 0.6
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 109 0.2
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 222 0.4
  Population 25 years and over 42,770 100.0       Not a citizen 183 0.3
Less than 9th grade 1,655 3.9        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 4,980 11.6   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 18,405 43.0     Total (excluding born at sea) 405 100.0
Some college, no degree 8,256 19.3   Europe 134 33.1
Associate degree 3,041 7.1   Asia 169 41.7
Bachelor's degree 4,015 9.4   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 2,418 5.7   Oceania 4 1.0
        Latin America 27 6.7
Percent high school graduate or higher 84.5 (X)   Northern America 71 17.5
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 15.0 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 59,540 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 51,127 100.0   English only 58,071 97.5
Never married 10,287 20.1   Language other than English 1,469 2.5
Now married, except separated 30,743 60.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 448 0.8
Separated 678 1.3   Spanish 702 1.2
Widowed 4,066 8.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 262 0.4
 Female 3,346 6.5   Other Indo-European languages 593 1.0
Divorced 5,353 10.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 150 0.3
 Female 2,957 5.8   Asian and Pacific Island languages 144 0.2
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 30 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 63,251 100.0
           under 18 years 844 100.0     Total ancestries reported 53,666 84.8
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 452 53.6   Arab 139 0.2
        Czech¹ 99 0.2
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 76 0.1
          Civilian population 18 years and over 48,371 100.0   Dutch 1,138 1.8
Civilian veterans 7,518 15.5   English 6,926 11.0
        French (except Basque)¹ 1,003 1.6
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 154 0.2
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 15,367 24.3
     Population 5 to 20 years 13,804 100.0   Greek 74 0.1
With a disability 927 6.7   Hungarian 261 0.4
     Population 21 to 64 years 36,140 100.0   Irish¹ 7,646 12.1
With a disability 6,307 17.5   Italian 1,186 1.9
 Percent employed 47.4 (X)   Lithuanian 40 0.1
No disability 29,833 82.5   Norwegian 141 0.2
 Percent employed 76.6 (X)   Polish 592 0.9
     Population 65 years and over 8,791 100.0   Portuguese 11 0.0
With a disability 3,842 43.7   Russian 92 0.1
        Scotch-Irish 1,242 2.0
        Scottish 1,294 2.0
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 125 0.2
  Population 5 years and over 59,540 100.0   Subsaharan African 28 0.0
Same house in 1995 38,262 64.3   Swedish 251 0.4
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 21,128 35.5   Swiss 228 0.4
 Same county 12,904 21.7   Ukrainian 79 0.1
 Different county 8,224 13.8   United States or American 9,568 15.1
  Same state 3,275 5.5   Welsh 607 1.0
  Different state 4,949 8.3   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 150 0.3   Other ancestries 5,299 8.4
 
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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