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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Falls 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 18,576 100.0
      enrolled in school 5,024 100.0   Native 17,714 95.4
Nursery school, preschool 283 5.6       Born in United States 17,646 95.0
Kindergarten 209 4.2           State of residence 15,487 83.4
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 2,479 49.3           Different state 2,159 11.6
High school (grades 9-12) 1,514 30.1       Born outside United States 68 0.4
College or graduate school 539 10.7   Foreign born 862 4.6
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 431 2.3
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 314 1.7
  Population 25 years and over 12,013 100.0       Not a citizen 548 3.0
Less than 9th grade 1,579 13.1        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 2,486 20.7   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 4,093 34.1     Total (excluding born at sea) 862 100.0
Some college, no degree 2,140 17.8   Europe 23 2.7
Associate degree 564 4.7   Asia 0 0.0
Bachelor's degree 744 6.2   Africa 4 0.5
Graduate or professional degree 407 3.4   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 826 95.8
Percent high school graduate or higher 66.2 (X)   Northern America 9 1.0
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 9.6 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 17,495 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 14,633 100.0   English only 15,056 86.1
Never married 3,052 20.9   Language other than English 2,439 13.9
Now married, except separated 8,322 56.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,198 6.8
Separated 427 2.9   Spanish 2,203 12.6
Widowed 1,488 10.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,163 6.6
 Female 1,250 8.5   Other Indo-European languages 234 1.3
Divorced 1,344 9.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 33 0.2
 Female 731 5.0   Asian and Pacific Island languages 2 0.0
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 2 0.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 18,576 100.0
           under 18 years 548 100.0     Total ancestries reported 15,292 82.3
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 330 60.2   Arab 12 0.1
        Czech¹ 485 2.6
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 40 0.2
          Civilian population 18 years and over 13,434 100.0   Dutch 110 0.6
Civilian veterans 1,670 12.4   English 962 5.2
        French (except Basque)¹ 231 1.2
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 9 0.0
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 2,706 14.6
     Population 5 to 20 years 4,262 100.0   Greek 21 0.1
With a disability 349 8.2   Hungarian 18 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 8,333 100.0   Irish¹ 1,333 7.2
With a disability 2,385 28.6   Italian 117 0.6
 Percent employed 55.7 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 5,948 71.4   Norwegian 71 0.4
 Percent employed 69.8 (X)   Polish 221 1.2
     Population 65 years and over 2,851 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 1,391 48.8   Russian 7 0.0
        Scotch-Irish 278 1.5
        Scottish 99 0.5
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 17,495 100.0   Subsaharan African 90 0.5
Same house in 1995 10,903 62.3   Swedish 62 0.3
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 6,301 36.0   Swiss 48 0.3
 Same county 2,932 16.8   Ukrainian 5 0.0
 Different county 3,369 19.3   United States or American 1,217 6.6
  Same state 2,813 16.1   Welsh 44 0.2
  Different state 556 3.2   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 2 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 291 1.7   Other ancestries 7,104 38.2
 
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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