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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Washington 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 30,373 100.0
      enrolled in school 8,413 100.0   Native 28,731 94.6
Nursery school, preschool 631 7.5       Born in United States 28,624 94.2
Kindergarten 477 5.7           State of residence 24,930 82.1
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 3,416 40.6           Different state 3,694 12.2
High school (grades 9-12) 1,951 23.2       Born outside United States 107 0.4
College or graduate school 1,938 23.0   Foreign born 1,642 5.4
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 772 2.5
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 564 1.9
  Population 25 years and over 19,451 100.0       Not a citizen 1,078 3.5
Less than 9th grade 2,625 13.5        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 2,810 14.4   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 5,546 28.5     Total (excluding born at sea) 1,642 100.0
Some college, no degree 3,579 18.4   Europe 150 9.1
Associate degree 1,196 6.1   Asia 368 22.4
Bachelor's degree 2,665 13.7   Africa 14 0.9
Graduate or professional degree 1,030 5.3   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 1,009 61.4
Percent high school graduate or higher 72.1 (X)   Northern America 101 6.2
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 19.0 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 28,554 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 24,243 100.0   English only 24,856 87.0
Never married 6,122 25.3   Language other than English 3,698 13.0
Now married, except separated 13,873 57.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,405 4.9
Separated 437 1.8   Spanish 2,431 8.5
Widowed 2,019 8.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 913 3.2
 Female 1,661 6.9   Other Indo-European languages 913 3.2
Divorced 1,792 7.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 296 1.0
 Female 1,068 4.4   Asian and Pacific Island languages 354 1.2
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 196 0.7
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 30,373 100.0
           under 18 years 394 100.0     Total ancestries reported 28,824 94.9
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 236 59.9   Arab 40 0.1
        Czech¹ 1,114 3.7
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 13 0.0
          Civilian population 18 years and over 22,843 100.0   Dutch 298 1.0
Civilian veterans 2,810 12.3   English 2,095 6.9
        French (except Basque)¹ 559 1.8
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 47 0.2
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 9,147 30.1
     Population 5 to 20 years 7,791 100.0   Greek 75 0.2
With a disability 609 7.8   Hungarian 10 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 15,147 100.0   Irish¹ 2,113 7.0
With a disability 2,633 17.4   Italian 177 0.6
 Percent employed 61.3 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 12,514 82.6   Norwegian 89 0.3
 Percent employed 77.1 (X)   Polish 1,552 5.1
     Population 65 years and over 4,679 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 2,142 45.8   Russian 74 0.2
        Scotch-Irish 516 1.7
        Scottish 336 1.1
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 5 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 28,554 100.0   Subsaharan African 304 1.0
Same house in 1995 16,296 57.1   Swedish 230 0.8
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 11,672 40.9   Swiss 94 0.3
 Same county 5,673 19.9   Ukrainian 51 0.2
 Different county 5,999 21.0   United States or American 1,453 4.8
  Same state 5,423 19.0   Welsh 91 0.3
  Different state 576 2.0   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 7 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 586 2.1   Other ancestries 8,334 27.4
 
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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