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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 48,996 100.0
      enrolled in school 12,166 100.0   Native 48,038 98.0
Nursery school, preschool 756 6.2       Born in United States 47,701 97.4
Kindergarten 598 4.9           State of residence 28,512 58.2
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 6,068 49.9           Different state 19,189 39.2
High school (grades 9-12) 2,961 24.3       Born outside United States 337 0.7
College or graduate school 1,783 14.7   Foreign born 958 2.0
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 632 1.3
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 220 0.4
  Population 25 years and over 32,905 100.0       Not a citizen 738 1.5
Less than 9th grade 1,233 3.7        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 3,621 11.0   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 10,563 32.1     Total (excluding born at sea) 958 100.0
Some college, no degree 7,151 21.7   Europe 164 17.1
Associate degree 1,852 5.6   Asia 295 30.8
Bachelor's degree 5,452 16.6   Africa 20 2.1
Graduate or professional degree 3,033 9.2   Oceania 2 0.2
        Latin America 434 45.3
Percent high school graduate or higher 85.2 (X)   Northern America 43 4.5
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 25.8 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 46,125 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 39,009 100.0   English only 43,866 95.1
Never married 6,935 17.8   Language other than English 2,259 4.9
Now married, except separated 24,373 62.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 875 1.9
Separated 429 1.1   Spanish 1,265 2.7
Widowed 3,087 7.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 557 1.2
 Female 2,541 6.5   Other Indo-European languages 562 1.2
Divorced 4,185 10.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 134 0.3
 Female 2,545 6.5   Asian and Pacific Island languages 275 0.6
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 142 0.3
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 48,996 100.0
           under 18 years 780 100.0     Total ancestries reported 44,966 91.8
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 446 57.2   Arab 93 0.2
        Czech¹ 81 0.2
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 177 0.4
          Civilian population 18 years and over 36,705 100.0   Dutch 1,195 2.4
Civilian veterans 5,851 15.9   English 5,723 11.7
        French (except Basque)¹ 890 1.8
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 168 0.3
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 7,863 16.0
     Population 5 to 20 years 11,126 100.0   Greek 79 0.2
With a disability 1,209 10.9   Hungarian 61 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 26,240 100.0   Irish¹ 5,549 11.3
With a disability 5,692 21.7   Italian 630 1.3
 Percent employed 57.6 (X)   Lithuanian 9 0.0
No disability 20,548 78.3   Norwegian 299 0.6
 Percent employed 75.7 (X)   Polish 589 1.2
     Population 65 years and over 8,355 100.0   Portuguese 44 0.1
With a disability 3,358 40.2   Russian 42 0.1
        Scotch-Irish 1,135 2.3
        Scottish 889 1.8
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 11 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 46,125 100.0   Subsaharan African 113 0.2
Same house in 1995 24,885 54.0   Swedish 678 1.4
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 20,539 44.5   Swiss 148 0.3
 Same county 10,525 22.8   Ukrainian 10 0.0
 Different county 10,014 21.7   United States or American 5,768 11.8
  Same state 4,702 10.2   Welsh 272 0.6
  Different state 5,312 11.5   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 152 0.3
Elsewhere in 1995 701 1.5   Other ancestries 12,298 25.1
 
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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