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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 73,277 100.0
      enrolled in school 16,770 100.0   Native 70,463 96.2
Nursery school, preschool 1,048 6.2       Born in United States 70,117 95.7
Kindergarten 1,028 6.1           State of residence 54,309 74.1
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 8,280 49.4           Different state 15,808 21.6
High school (grades 9-12) 4,002 23.9       Born outside United States 346 0.5
College or graduate school 2,412 14.4   Foreign born 2,814 3.8
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 1,352 1.8
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 779 1.1
  Population 25 years and over 49,886 100.0       Not a citizen 2,035 2.8
Less than 9th grade 4,449 8.9        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 8,795 17.6   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 16,120 32.3     Total (excluding born at sea) 2,814 100.0
Some college, no degree 11,794 23.6   Europe 153 5.4
Associate degree 2,707 5.4   Asia 166 5.9
Bachelor's degree 4,054 8.1   Africa 33 1.2
Graduate or professional degree 1,967 3.9   Oceania 8 0.3
        Latin America 2,350 83.5
Percent high school graduate or higher 73.5 (X)   Northern America 104 3.7
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 12.1 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 68,679 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 58,609 100.0   English only 63,494 92.5
Never married 9,774 16.7   Language other than English 5,185 7.5
Now married, except separated 36,172 61.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 2,233 3.3
Separated 1,303 2.2   Spanish 4,599 6.7
Widowed 4,868 8.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 2,081 3.0
 Female 4,009 6.8   Other Indo-European languages 389 0.6
Divorced 6,492 11.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 70 0.1
 Female 3,339 5.7   Asian and Pacific Island languages 144 0.2
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 59 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 73,277 100.0
           under 18 years 1,989 100.0     Total ancestries reported 58,899 80.4
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 1,261 63.4   Arab 47 0.1
        Czech¹ 202 0.3
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 131 0.2
          Civilian population 18 years and over 55,394 100.0   Dutch 996 1.4
Civilian veterans 9,515 17.2   English 6,570 9.0
        French (except Basque)¹ 1,547 2.1
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 243 0.3
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 6,304 8.6
     Population 5 to 20 years 15,771 100.0   Greek 102 0.1
With a disability 1,634 10.4   Hungarian 39 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 39,316 100.0   Irish¹ 7,545 10.3
With a disability 10,264 26.1   Italian 846 1.2
 Percent employed 51.3 (X)   Lithuanian 13 0.0
No disability 29,052 73.9   Norwegian 420 0.6
 Percent employed 71.5 (X)   Polish 460 0.6
     Population 65 years and over 12,759 100.0   Portuguese 20 0.0
With a disability 5,632 44.1   Russian 77 0.1
        Scotch-Irish 1,441 2.0
        Scottish 859 1.2
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 8 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 68,679 100.0   Subsaharan African 103 0.1
Same house in 1995 38,040 55.4   Swedish 237 0.3
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 29,975 43.6   Swiss 41 0.1
 Same county 11,795 17.2   Ukrainian 27 0.0
 Different county 18,180 26.5   United States or American 12,700 17.3
  Same state 14,607 21.3   Welsh 215 0.3
  Different state 3,573 5.2   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 179 0.2
Elsewhere in 1995 664 1.0   Other ancestries 17,527 23.9
 
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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