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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Jackson 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 10,984 100.0
      enrolled in school 2,188 100.0   Native 10,811 98.4
Nursery school, preschool 169 7.7       Born in United States 10,781 98.2
Kindergarten 147 6.7           State of residence 7,989 72.7
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 1,100 50.3           Different state 2,792 25.4
High school (grades 9-12) 560 25.6       Born outside United States 30 0.3
College or graduate school 212 9.7   Foreign born 173 1.6
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 119 1.1
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 116 1.1
  Population 25 years and over 7,671 100.0       Not a citizen 57 0.5
Less than 9th grade 1,681 21.9        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 1,262 16.5   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 2,979 38.8     Total (excluding born at sea) 173 100.0
Some college, no degree 926 12.1   Europe 22 12.7
Associate degree 175 2.3   Asia 27 15.6
Bachelor's degree 433 5.6   Africa 84 48.6
Graduate or professional degree 215 2.8   Oceania 7 4.0
        Latin America 28 16.2
Percent high school graduate or higher 61.6 (X)   Northern America 5 2.9
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 8.4 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 10,331 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 8,980 100.0   English only 10,014 96.9
Never married 1,616 18.0   Language other than English 317 3.1
Now married, except separated 5,318 59.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 56 0.5
Separated 159 1.8   Spanish 158 1.5
Widowed 778 8.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 48 0.5
 Female 663 7.4   Other Indo-European languages 43 0.4
Divorced 1,109 12.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 8 0.1
 Female 526 5.9   Asian and Pacific Island languages 25 0.2
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 0 0.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 10,984 100.0
           under 18 years 171 100.0     Total ancestries reported 7,671 69.8
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 78 45.6   Arab 84 0.8
        Czech¹ 2 0.0
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 0 0.0
          Civilian population 18 years and over 8,547 100.0   Dutch 110 1.0
Civilian veterans 942 11.0   English 803 7.3
        French (except Basque)¹ 74 0.7
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 31 0.3
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 521 4.7
     Population 5 to 20 years 2,174 100.0   Greek 44 0.4
With a disability 218 10.0   Hungarian 30 0.3
     Population 21 to 64 years 6,499 100.0   Irish¹ 993 9.0
With a disability 1,895 29.2   Italian 64 0.6
 Percent employed 39.5 (X)   Lithuanian 2 0.0
No disability 4,604 70.8   Norwegian 12 0.1
 Percent employed 74.2 (X)   Polish 144 1.3
     Population 65 years and over 1,525 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 854 56.0   Russian 16 0.1
        Scotch-Irish 190 1.7
        Scottish 95 0.9
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 10,331 100.0   Subsaharan African 0 0.0
Same house in 1995 6,629 64.2   Swedish 63 0.6
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 3,667 35.5   Swiss 0 0.0
 Same county 1,583 15.3   Ukrainian 14 0.1
 Different county 2,084 20.2   United States or American 3,617 32.9
  Same state 1,265 12.2   Welsh 60 0.5
  Different state 819 7.9   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 35 0.3   Other ancestries 702 6.4
 
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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