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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Meigs 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 11,086 100.0
      enrolled in school 2,335 100.0   Native 11,015 99.4
Nursery school, preschool 95 4.1       Born in United States 10,968 98.9
Kindergarten 200 8.6           State of residence 8,287 74.8
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 1,217 52.1           Different state 2,681 24.2
High school (grades 9-12) 600 25.7       Born outside United States 47 0.4
College or graduate school 223 9.6   Foreign born 71 0.6
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 9 0.1
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 59 0.5
  Population 25 years and over 7,405 100.0       Not a citizen 12 0.1
Less than 9th grade 1,107 14.9        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 1,593 21.5   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 2,721 36.7     Total (excluding born at sea) 71 100.0
Some college, no degree 1,290 17.4   Europe 41 57.7
Associate degree 179 2.4   Asia 1 1.4
Bachelor's degree 381 5.1   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 134 1.8   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 24 33.8
Percent high school graduate or higher 63.5 (X)   Northern America 5 7.0
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 7.0 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 10,319 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 8,792 100.0   English only 10,009 97.0
Never married 1,365 15.5   Language other than English 310 3.0
Now married, except separated 5,790 65.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 66 0.6
Separated 139 1.6   Spanish 109 1.1
Widowed 494 5.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 36 0.3
 Female 436 5.0   Other Indo-European languages 168 1.6
Divorced 1,004 11.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 30 0.3
 Female 524 6.0   Asian and Pacific Island languages 33 0.3
                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 11,086 100.0
           under 18 years 195 100.0     Total ancestries reported 7,244 65.3
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 124 63.6   Arab 0 0.0
        Czech¹ 10 0.1
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 14 0.1
          Civilian population 18 years and over 8,314 100.0   Dutch 111 1.0
Civilian veterans 1,152 13.9   English 740 6.7
        French (except Basque)¹ 180 1.6
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 17 0.2
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 840 7.6
     Population 5 to 20 years 2,371 100.0   Greek 4 0.0
With a disability 171 7.2   Hungarian 6 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 6,609 100.0   Irish¹ 911 8.2
With a disability 1,745 26.4   Italian 80 0.7
 Percent employed 41.1 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 4,864 73.6   Norwegian 36 0.3
 Percent employed 69.3 (X)   Polish 53 0.5
     Population 65 years and over 1,225 100.0   Portuguese 8 0.1
With a disability 665 54.3   Russian 2 0.0
        Scotch-Irish 146 1.3
        Scottish 111 1.0
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 10,319 100.0   Subsaharan African 8 0.1
Same house in 1995 6,017 58.3   Swedish 154 1.4
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 4,293 41.6   Swiss 2 0.0
 Same county 1,557 15.1   Ukrainian 7 0.1
 Different county 2,736 26.5   United States or American 2,666 24.0
  Same state 1,963 19.0   Welsh 25 0.2
  Different state 773 7.5   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 4 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 9 0.1   Other ancestries 1,109 10.0
 
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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