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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Franklin 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 129,313 100.0
      enrolled in school 28,494 100.0   Native 126,681 98.0
Nursery school, preschool 1,427 5.0       Born in United States 125,636 97.2
Kindergarten 1,525 5.4           State of residence 95,589 73.9
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 14,007 49.2           Different state 30,047 23.2
High school (grades 9-12) 7,068 24.8       Born outside United States 1,045 0.8
College or graduate school 4,467 15.7   Foreign born 2,632 2.0
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 1,187 0.9
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 1,020 0.8
  Population 25 years and over 87,959 100.0       Not a citizen 1,612 1.2
Less than 9th grade 6,246 7.1        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 12,291 14.0   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 39,522 44.9     Total (excluding born at sea) 2,632 100.0
Some college, no degree 12,791 14.5   Europe 731 27.8
Associate degree 4,114 4.7   Asia 776 29.5
Bachelor's degree 7,744 8.8   Africa 73 2.8
Graduate or professional degree 5,251 6.0   Oceania 8 0.3
        Latin America 944 35.9
Percent high school graduate or higher 78.9 (X)   Northern America 100 3.8
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 14.8 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 121,121 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 103,629 100.0   English only 115,639 95.5
Never married 21,800 21.0   Language other than English 5,482 4.5
Now married, except separated 64,622 62.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 2,279 1.9
Separated 1,699 1.6   Spanish 2,479 2.0
Widowed 7,036 6.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,195 1.0
 Female 5,682 5.5   Other Indo-European languages 2,457 2.0
Divorced 8,472 8.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 823 0.7
 Female 4,641 4.5   Asian and Pacific Island languages 439 0.4
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 227 0.2
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 129,313 100.0
           under 18 years 1,657 100.0     Total ancestries reported 117,244 90.7
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 810 48.9   Arab 86 0.1
        Czech¹ 280 0.2
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 167 0.1
          Civilian population 18 years and over 98,193 100.0   Dutch 1,980 1.5
Civilian veterans 14,702 15.0   English 8,877 6.9
        French (except Basque)¹ 2,334 1.8
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 403 0.3
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 43,935 34.0
     Population 5 to 20 years 27,214 100.0   Greek 279 0.2
With a disability 2,306 8.5   Hungarian 259 0.2
     Population 21 to 64 years 72,345 100.0   Irish¹ 12,922 10.0
With a disability 12,083 16.7   Italian 3,588 2.8
 Percent employed 62.7 (X)   Lithuanian 113 0.1
No disability 60,262 83.3   Norwegian 386 0.3
 Percent employed 80.0 (X)   Polish 1,890 1.5
     Population 65 years and over 19,389 100.0   Portuguese 163 0.1
With a disability 7,216 37.2   Russian 263 0.2
        Scotch-Irish 3,248 2.5
        Scottish 2,238 1.7
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 352 0.3
  Population 5 years and over 121,121 100.0   Subsaharan African 179 0.1
Same house in 1995 76,039 62.8   Swedish 744 0.6
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 43,901 36.2   Swiss 1,295 1.0
 Same county 28,166 23.3   Ukrainian 242 0.2
 Different county 15,735 13.0   United States or American 17,670 13.7
  Same state 6,473 5.3   Welsh 1,045 0.8
  Different state 9,262 7.6   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 201 0.2
Elsewhere in 1995 1,181 1.0   Other ancestries 12,105 9.4
 
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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