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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Leon 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 15,335 100.0
      enrolled in school 3,454 100.0   Native 14,684 95.8
Nursery school, preschool 159 4.6       Born in United States 14,640 95.5
Kindergarten 200 5.8           State of residence 12,122 79.0
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 1,814 52.5           Different state 2,518 16.4
High school (grades 9-12) 943 27.3       Born outside United States 44 0.3
College or graduate school 338 9.8   Foreign born 651 4.2
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 319 2.1
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 147 1.0
  Population 25 years and over 10,652 100.0       Not a citizen 504 3.3
Less than 9th grade 969 9.1        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 1,821 17.1   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 4,038 37.9     Total (excluding born at sea) 651 100.0
Some college, no degree 2,233 21.0   Europe 50 7.7
Associate degree 297 2.8   Asia 12 1.8
Bachelor's degree 903 8.5   Africa 4 0.6
Graduate or professional degree 391 3.7   Oceania 6 0.9
        Latin America 573 88.0
Percent high school graduate or higher 73.8 (X)   Northern America 6 0.9
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 12.1 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 14,502 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 12,357 100.0   English only 13,261 91.4
Never married 1,955 15.8   Language other than English 1,241 8.6
Now married, except separated 8,100 65.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 463 3.2
Separated 183 1.5   Spanish 1,111 7.7
Widowed 1,100 8.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 442 3.0
 Female 880 7.1   Other Indo-European languages 110 0.8
Divorced 1,019 8.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 19 0.1
 Female 508 4.1   Asian and Pacific Island languages 16 0.1
                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 15,335 100.0
           under 18 years 369 100.0     Total ancestries reported 12,386 80.8
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 268 72.6   Arab 4 0.0
        Czech¹ 123 0.8
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 23 0.1
          Civilian population 18 years and over 11,618 100.0   Dutch 219 1.4
Civilian veterans 1,854 16.0   English 1,383 9.0
        French (except Basque)¹ 401 2.6
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 30 0.2
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 1,614 10.5
     Population 5 to 20 years 3,358 100.0   Greek 12 0.1
With a disability 225 6.7   Hungarian 15 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 8,032 100.0   Irish¹ 1,780 11.6
With a disability 1,932 24.1   Italian 141 0.9
 Percent employed 49.0 (X)   Lithuanian 12 0.1
No disability 6,100 75.9   Norwegian 28 0.2
 Percent employed 70.5 (X)   Polish 187 1.2
     Population 65 years and over 3,001 100.0   Portuguese 4 0.0
With a disability 1,265 42.2   Russian 5 0.0
        Scotch-Irish 262 1.7
        Scottish 196 1.3
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 1 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 14,502 100.0   Subsaharan African 60 0.4
Same house in 1995 8,298 57.2   Swedish 58 0.4
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 6,065 41.8   Swiss 6 0.0
 Same county 2,609 18.0   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 3,456 23.8   United States or American 2,313 15.1
  Same state 2,943 20.3   Welsh 28 0.2
  Different state 513 3.5   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 139 1.0   Other ancestries 3,481 22.7
 
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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