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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Franklin 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 49,347 100.0
      enrolled in school 14,657 100.0   Native 36,916 74.8
Nursery school, preschool 624 4.3       Born in United States 36,589 74.1
Kindergarten 944 6.4           State of residence 21,993 44.6
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 7,683 52.4           Different state 14,596 29.6
High school (grades 9-12) 3,752 25.6       Born outside United States 327 0.7
College or graduate school 1,654 11.3   Foreign born 12,431 25.2
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 6,810 13.8
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 2,522 5.1
  Population 25 years and over 26,779 100.0       Not a citizen 9,909 20.1
Less than 9th grade 5,643 21.1        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 4,125 15.4   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 6,368 23.8     Total (excluding born at sea) 12,431 100.0
Some college, no degree 5,228 19.5   Europe 450 3.6
Associate degree 1,781 6.7   Asia 769 6.2
Bachelor's degree 2,406 9.0   Africa 20 0.2
Graduate or professional degree 1,228 4.6   Oceania 9 0.1
        Latin America 11,039 88.8
Percent high school graduate or higher 63.5 (X)   Northern America 144 1.2
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 13.6 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 44,504 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 35,080 100.0   English only 24,645 55.4
Never married 9,739 27.8   Language other than English 19,859 44.6
Now married, except separated 20,121 57.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 11,207 25.2
Separated 818 2.3   Spanish 18,376 41.3
Widowed 1,641 4.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 10,541 23.7
 Female 1,295 3.7   Other Indo-European languages 731 1.6
Divorced 2,761 7.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 283 0.6
 Female 1,379 3.9   Asian and Pacific Island languages 721 1.6
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 379 0.9
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 49,347 100.0
           under 18 years 1,216 100.0     Total ancestries reported 47,791 96.8
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 340 28.0   Arab 69 0.1
        Czech¹ 194 0.4
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 544 1.1
          Civilian population 18 years and over 32,323 100.0   Dutch 523 1.1
Civilian veterans 3,524 10.9   English 3,418 6.9
        French (except Basque)¹ 786 1.6
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 164 0.3
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 5,538 11.2
     Population 5 to 20 years 14,654 100.0   Greek 61 0.1
With a disability 1,453 9.9   Hungarian 20 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 25,001 100.0   Irish¹ 2,588 5.2
With a disability 5,932 23.7   Italian 602 1.2
 Percent employed 57.1 (X)   Lithuanian 15 0.0
No disability 19,069 76.3   Norwegian 1,199 2.4
 Percent employed 71.9 (X)   Polish 404 0.8
     Population 65 years and over 4,040 100.0   Portuguese 138 0.3
With a disability 1,722 42.6   Russian 115 0.2
        Scotch-Irish 359 0.7
        Scottish 553 1.1
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 44,504 100.0   Subsaharan African 122 0.2
Same house in 1995 21,816 49.0   Swedish 722 1.5
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 19,807 44.5   Swiss 162 0.3
 Same county 10,522 23.6   Ukrainian 179 0.4
 Different county 9,285 20.9   United States or American 2,716 5.5
  Same state 5,803 13.0   Welsh 145 0.3
  Different state 3,482 7.8   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 1 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 2,881 6.5   Other ancestries 26,454 53.6
 
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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