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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 51,103 100.0
      enrolled in school 10,974 100.0   Native 50,633 99.1
Nursery school, preschool 441 4.0       Born in United States 50,517 98.9
Kindergarten 476 4.3           State of residence 34,231 67.0
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 5,084 46.3           Different state 16,286 31.9
High school (grades 9-12) 2,434 22.2       Born outside United States 116 0.2
College or graduate school 2,539 23.1   Foreign born 470 0.9
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 203 0.4
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 144 0.3
  Population 25 years and over 35,958 100.0       Not a citizen 326 0.6
Less than 9th grade 4,654 12.9        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 5,313 14.8   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 11,216 31.2     Total (excluding born at sea) 470 100.0
Some college, no degree 6,590 18.3   Europe 197 41.9
Associate degree 2,395 6.7   Asia 189 40.2
Bachelor's degree 3,566 9.9   Africa 6 1.3
Graduate or professional degree 2,224 6.2   Oceania 6 1.3
        Latin America 36 7.7
Percent high school graduate or higher 72.3 (X)   Northern America 36 7.7
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 16.1 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 48,518 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 42,398 100.0   English only 47,423 97.7
Never married 7,710 18.2   Language other than English 1,095 2.3
Now married, except separated 26,430 62.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 349 0.7
Separated 1,108 2.6   Spanish 436 0.9
Widowed 3,360 7.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 184 0.4
 Female 2,901 6.8   Other Indo-European languages 436 0.9
Divorced 3,790 8.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 64 0.1
 Female 2,013 4.7   Asian and Pacific Island languages 182 0.4
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 93 0.2
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 51,103 100.0
           under 18 years 889 100.0     Total ancestries reported 37,393 73.2
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 358 40.3   Arab 71 0.1
        Czech¹ 14 0.0
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 0 0.0
          Civilian population 18 years and over 40,517 100.0   Dutch 562 1.1
Civilian veterans 5,257 13.0   English 4,665 9.1
        French (except Basque)¹ 509 1.0
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 72 0.1
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 4,874 9.5
     Population 5 to 20 years 10,018 100.0   Greek 67 0.1
With a disability 724 7.2   Hungarian 67 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 30,538 100.0   Irish¹ 4,528 8.9
With a disability 7,059 23.1   Italian 657 1.3
 Percent employed 50.4 (X)   Lithuanian 20 0.0
No disability 23,479 76.9   Norwegian 94 0.2
 Percent employed 76.6 (X)   Polish 265 0.5
     Population 65 years and over 7,542 100.0   Portuguese 35 0.1
With a disability 3,398 45.1   Russian 41 0.1
        Scotch-Irish 1,814 3.5
        Scottish 986 1.9
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 48,518 100.0   Subsaharan African 66 0.1
Same house in 1995 29,871 61.6   Swedish 179 0.4
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 18,499 38.1   Swiss 85 0.2
 Same county 9,316 19.2   Ukrainian 42 0.1
 Different county 9,183 18.9   United States or American 12,811 25.1
  Same state 4,456 9.2   Welsh 215 0.4
  Different state 4,727 9.7   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 13 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 148 0.3   Other ancestries 4,641 9.1
 
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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