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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Marion 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 284,834 100.0
      enrolled in school 73,702 100.0   Native 248,865 87.4
Nursery school, preschool 3,672 5.0       Born in United States 246,564 86.6
Kindergarten 4,247 5.8           State of residence 136,103 47.8
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 34,489 46.8           Different state 110,461 38.8
High school (grades 9-12) 16,870 22.9       Born outside United States 2,301 0.8
College or graduate school 14,424 19.6   Foreign born 35,969 12.6
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 19,078 6.7
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 9,186 3.2
  Population 25 years and over 177,683 100.0       Not a citizen 26,783 9.4
Less than 9th grade 16,457 9.3        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 20,334 11.4   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 46,773 26.3     Total (excluding born at sea) 35,969 100.0
Some college, no degree 47,351 26.6   Europe 4,394 12.2
Associate degree 11,599 6.5   Asia 4,684 13.0
Bachelor's degree 23,271 13.1   Africa 218 0.6
Graduate or professional degree 11,898 6.7   Oceania 455 1.3
        Latin America 24,956 69.4
Percent high school graduate or higher 79.3 (X)   Northern America 1,262 3.5
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 19.8 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 262,794 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 219,974 100.0   English only 211,454 80.5
Never married 55,727 25.3   Language other than English 51,340 19.5
Now married, except separated 119,466 54.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 29,097 11.1
Separated 4,940 2.2   Spanish 38,841 14.8
Widowed 14,032 6.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 23,315 8.9
 Female 11,270 5.1   Other Indo-European languages 7,518 2.9
Divorced 25,809 11.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 3,178 1.2
 Female 14,035 6.4   Asian and Pacific Island languages 4,203 1.6
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 2,303 0.9
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 284,834 100.0
           under 18 years 5,224 100.0     Total ancestries reported 306,151 107.5
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 2,212 42.3   Arab 493 0.2
        Czech¹ 1,690 0.6
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 3,415 1.2
          Civilian population 18 years and over 206,845 100.0   Dutch 7,187 2.5
Civilian veterans 29,993 14.5   English 32,249 11.3
        French (except Basque)¹ 9,680 3.4
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 2,239 0.8
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 58,962 20.7
     Population 5 to 20 years 67,935 100.0   Greek 649 0.2
With a disability 5,889 8.7   Hungarian 646 0.2
     Population 21 to 64 years 154,071 100.0   Irish¹ 28,453 10.0
With a disability 30,254 19.6   Italian 7,372 2.6
 Percent employed 57.4 (X)   Lithuanian 193 0.1
No disability 123,817 80.4   Norwegian 11,545 4.1
 Percent employed 77.7 (X)   Polish 3,699 1.3
     Population 65 years and over 33,685 100.0   Portuguese 1,145 0.4
With a disability 14,185 42.1   Russian 5,218 1.8
        Scotch-Irish 5,366 1.9
        Scottish 7,105 2.5
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 178 0.1
  Population 5 years and over 262,794 100.0   Subsaharan African 408 0.1
Same house in 1995 118,125 44.9   Swedish 6,635 2.3
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 135,366 51.5   Swiss 2,654 0.9
 Same county 82,066 31.2   Ukrainian 1,363 0.5
 Different county 53,300 20.3   United States or American 18,599 6.5
  Same state 28,886 11.0   Welsh 2,784 1.0
  Different state 24,414 9.3   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 96 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 9,303 3.5   Other ancestries 86,128 30.2
 
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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