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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 123,546 100.0
      enrolled in school 37,326 100.0   Native 118,358 95.8
Nursery school, preschool 2,402 6.4       Born in United States 117,331 95.0
Kindergarten 1,678 4.5           State of residence 76,361 61.8
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 13,638 36.5           Different state 40,970 33.2
High school (grades 9-12) 6,637 17.8       Born outside United States 1,027 0.8
College or graduate school 12,971 34.8   Foreign born 5,188 4.2
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 1,373 1.1
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 3,038 2.5
  Population 25 years and over 80,864 100.0       Not a citizen 2,150 1.7
Less than 9th grade 2,580 3.2        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 6,661 8.2   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 21,010 26.0     Total (excluding born at sea) 5,188 100.0
Some college, no degree 15,774 19.5   Europe 2,393 46.1
Associate degree 6,147 7.6   Asia 1,682 32.4
Bachelor's degree 17,580 21.7   Africa 159 3.1
Graduate or professional degree 11,112 13.7   Oceania 10 0.2
        Latin America 552 10.6
Percent high school graduate or higher 88.6 (X)   Northern America 392 7.6
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 35.5 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 116,355 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 99,775 100.0   English only 107,192 92.1
Never married 27,369 27.4   Language other than English 9,163 7.9
Now married, except separated 55,890 56.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 2,292 2.0
Separated 1,192 1.2   Spanish 2,136 1.8
Widowed 6,017 6.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 560 0.5
 Female 4,990 5.0   Other Indo-European languages 5,208 4.5
Divorced 9,307 9.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 946 0.8
 Female 5,387 5.4   Asian and Pacific Island languages 1,476 1.3
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 722 0.6
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 123,546 100.0
           under 18 years 1,608 100.0     Total ancestries reported 154,343 124.9
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 579 36.0   Arab 522 0.4
        Czech¹ 404 0.3
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 419 0.3
          Civilian population 18 years and over 94,504 100.0   Dutch 1,075 0.9
Civilian veterans 13,702 14.5   English 24,093 19.5
        French (except Basque)¹ 12,457 10.1
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 5,940 4.8
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 10,993 8.9
     Population 5 to 20 years 28,796 100.0   Greek 836 0.7
With a disability 2,405 8.4   Hungarian 317 0.3
     Population 21 to 64 years 71,443 100.0   Irish¹ 29,462 23.8
With a disability 10,102 14.1   Italian 24,557 19.9
 Percent employed 64.6 (X)   Lithuanian 689 0.6
No disability 61,341 85.9   Norwegian 892 0.7
 Percent employed 81.5 (X)   Polish 5,907 4.8
     Population 65 years and over 14,849 100.0   Portuguese 4,378 3.5
With a disability 5,301 35.7   Russian 1,264 1.0
        Scotch-Irish 2,294 1.9
        Scottish 4,367 3.5
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 156 0.1
  Population 5 years and over 116,355 100.0   Subsaharan African 344 0.3
Same house in 1995 66,960 57.5   Swedish 3,611 2.9
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 48,060 41.3   Swiss 231 0.2
 Same county 23,152 19.9   Ukrainian 447 0.4
 Different county 24,908 21.4   United States or American 4,538 3.7
  Same state 11,377 9.8   Welsh 541 0.4
  Different state 13,531 11.6   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 184 0.1
Elsewhere in 1995 1,335 1.1   Other ancestries 13,425 10.9
 
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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