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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Henderson 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 25,522 100.0
      enrolled in school 5,456 100.0   Native 25,348 99.3
Nursery school, preschool 332 6.1       Born in United States 25,306 99.2
Kindergarten 347 6.4           State of residence 20,258 79.4
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 2,925 53.6           Different state 5,048 19.8
High school (grades 9-12) 1,275 23.4       Born outside United States 42 0.2
College or graduate school 577 10.6   Foreign born 174 0.7
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 65 0.3
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 97 0.4
  Population 25 years and over 17,140 100.0       Not a citizen 77 0.3
Less than 9th grade 2,198 12.8        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 3,060 17.9   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 6,825 39.8     Total (excluding born at sea) 174 100.0
Some college, no degree 2,692 15.7   Europe 67 38.5
Associate degree 768 4.5   Asia 20 11.5
Bachelor's degree 1,089 6.4   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 508 3.0   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 67 38.5
Percent high school graduate or higher 69.3 (X)   Northern America 20 11.5
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 9.3 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 23,870 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 20,384 100.0   English only 23,422 98.1
Never married 3,485 17.1   Language other than English 448 1.9
Now married, except separated 12,335 60.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 141 0.6
Separated 393 1.9   Spanish 279 1.2
Widowed 1,598 7.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 84 0.4
 Female 1,404 6.9   Other Indo-European languages 111 0.5
Divorced 2,573 12.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 40 0.2
 Female 1,382 6.8   Asian and Pacific Island languages 58 0.2
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 17 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 25,522 100.0
           under 18 years 487 100.0     Total ancestries reported 18,181 71.2
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 238 48.9   Arab 2 0.0
        Czech¹ 5 0.0
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 31 0.1
          Civilian population 18 years and over 19,298 100.0   Dutch 276 1.1
Civilian veterans 2,237 11.6   English 1,519 6.0
        French (except Basque)¹ 203 0.8
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 71 0.3
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 1,226 4.8
     Population 5 to 20 years 5,447 100.0   Greek 6 0.0
With a disability 377 6.9   Hungarian 2 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 14,699 100.0   Irish¹ 2,665 10.4
With a disability 3,448 23.5   Italian 131 0.5
 Percent employed 52.9 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 11,251 76.5   Norwegian 83 0.3
 Percent employed 78.4 (X)   Polish 98 0.4
     Population 65 years and over 3,444 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 1,829 53.1   Russian 0 0.0
        Scotch-Irish 307 1.2
        Scottish 209 0.8
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 8 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 23,870 100.0   Subsaharan African 36 0.1
Same house in 1995 14,039 58.8   Swedish 31 0.1
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 9,693 40.6   Swiss 40 0.2
 Same county 5,562 23.3   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 4,131 17.3   United States or American 7,006 27.5
  Same state 2,641 11.1   Welsh 46 0.2
  Different state 1,490 6.2   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 138 0.6   Other ancestries 4,180 16.4
 
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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