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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Jasper 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 20,678 100.0
      enrolled in school 5,407 100.0   Native 19,554 94.6
Nursery school, preschool 400 7.4       Born in United States 19,430 94.0
Kindergarten 290 5.4           State of residence 11,820 57.2
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 2,707 50.1           Different state 7,610 36.8
High school (grades 9-12) 1,432 26.5       Born outside United States 124 0.6
College or graduate school 578 10.7   Foreign born 1,124 5.4
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 824 4.0
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 173 0.8
  Population 25 years and over 13,112 100.0       Not a citizen 951 4.6
Less than 9th grade 1,624 12.4        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 2,945 22.5   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 4,713 35.9     Total (excluding born at sea) 1,124 100.0
Some college, no degree 2,195 16.7   Europe 29 2.6
Associate degree 490 3.7   Asia 86 7.7
Bachelor's degree 808 6.2   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 337 2.6   Oceania 2 0.2
        Latin America 978 87.0
Percent high school graduate or higher 65.2 (X)   Northern America 29 2.6
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 8.7 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 19,167 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 15,974 100.0   English only 17,693 92.3
Never married 4,031 25.2   Language other than English 1,474 7.7
Now married, except separated 8,638 54.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 792 4.1
Separated 743 4.7   Spanish 1,200 6.3
Widowed 1,386 8.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 730 3.8
 Female 947 5.9   Other Indo-European languages 201 1.0
Divorced 1,176 7.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 39 0.2
 Female 616 3.9   Asian and Pacific Island languages 26 0.1
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 23 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 20,678 100.0
           under 18 years 680 100.0     Total ancestries reported 16,002 77.4
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 335 49.3   Arab 12 0.1
        Czech¹ 23 0.1
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 0 0.0
          Civilian population 18 years and over 15,109 100.0   Dutch 125 0.6
Civilian veterans 1,833 12.1   English 818 4.0
        French (except Basque)¹ 264 1.3
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 32 0.2
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 931 4.5
     Population 5 to 20 years 4,872 100.0   Greek 12 0.1
With a disability 437 9.0   Hungarian 22 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 10,822 100.0   Irish¹ 863 4.2
With a disability 3,480 32.2   Italian 183 0.9
 Percent employed 62.6 (X)   Lithuanian 2 0.0
No disability 7,342 67.8   Norwegian 49 0.2
 Percent employed 75.9 (X)   Polish 91 0.4
     Population 65 years and over 2,168 100.0   Portuguese 38 0.2
With a disability 1,156 53.3   Russian 2 0.0
        Scotch-Irish 190 0.9
        Scottish 168 0.8
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 19 0.1
  Population 5 years and over 19,167 100.0   Subsaharan African 82 0.4
Same house in 1995 11,587 60.5   Swedish 34 0.2
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 6,940 36.2   Swiss 35 0.2
 Same county 2,451 12.8   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 4,489 23.4   United States or American 1,965 9.5
  Same state 2,555 13.3   Welsh 13 0.1
  Different state 1,934 10.1   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 64 0.3
Elsewhere in 1995 640 3.3   Other ancestries 9,965 48.2
 
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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