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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Major 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 7,545 100.0
      enrolled in school 1,762 100.0   Native 7,389 97.9
Nursery school, preschool 156 8.9       Born in United States 7,357 97.5
Kindergarten 86 4.9           State of residence 5,661 75.0
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 867 49.2           Different state 1,696 22.5
High school (grades 9-12) 517 29.3       Born outside United States 32 0.4
College or graduate school 136 7.7   Foreign born 156 2.1
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 54 0.7
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 57 0.8
  Population 25 years and over 5,191 100.0       Not a citizen 99 1.3
Less than 9th grade 462 8.9        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 648 12.5   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 2,098 40.4     Total (excluding born at sea) 156 100.0
Some college, no degree 1,087 20.9   Europe 24 15.4
Associate degree 146 2.8   Asia 0 0.0
Bachelor's degree 574 11.1   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 176 3.4   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 130 83.3
Percent high school graduate or higher 78.6 (X)   Northern America 2 1.3
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 14.4 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 7,117 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 6,072 100.0   English only 6,710 94.3
Never married 956 15.7   Language other than English 407 5.7
Now married, except separated 4,114 67.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 195 2.7
Separated 46 0.8   Spanish 295 4.1
Widowed 504 8.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 148 2.1
 Female 424 7.0   Other Indo-European languages 100 1.4
Divorced 452 7.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 43 0.6
 Female 256 4.2   Asian and Pacific Island languages 2 0.0
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 0 0.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 7,545 100.0
           under 18 years 97 100.0     Total ancestries reported 6,248 82.8
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 57 58.8   Arab 6 0.1
        Czech¹ 53 0.7
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 9 0.1
          Civilian population 18 years and over 5,687 100.0   Dutch 406 5.4
Civilian veterans 714 12.6   English 629 8.3
        French (except Basque)¹ 136 1.8
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 14 0.2
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 1,680 22.3
     Population 5 to 20 years 1,657 100.0   Greek 0 0.0
With a disability 110 6.6   Hungarian 0 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 3,993 100.0   Irish¹ 704 9.3
With a disability 647 16.2   Italian 30 0.4
 Percent employed 61.5 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 3,346 83.8   Norwegian 57 0.8
 Percent employed 79.8 (X)   Polish 93 1.2
     Population 65 years and over 1,344 100.0   Portuguese 12 0.2
With a disability 615 45.8   Russian 47 0.6
        Scotch-Irish 108 1.4
        Scottish 72 1.0
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 7,117 100.0   Subsaharan African 2 0.0
Same house in 1995 4,814 67.6   Swedish 56 0.7
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 2,273 31.9   Swiss 27 0.4
 Same county 1,051 14.8   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 1,222 17.2   United States or American 1,113 14.8
  Same state 870 12.2   Welsh 20 0.3
  Different state 352 4.9   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 6 0.1
Elsewhere in 1995 30 0.4   Other ancestries 968 12.8
 
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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