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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Island 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 71,558 100.0
      enrolled in school 17,742 100.0   Native 66,945 93.6
Nursery school, preschool 1,260 7.1       Born in United States 65,172 91.1
Kindergarten 996 5.6           State of residence 25,449 35.6
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 8,321 46.9           Different state 39,723 55.5
High school (grades 9-12) 4,000 22.5       Born outside United States 1,773 2.5
College or graduate school 3,165 17.8   Foreign born 4,613 6.4
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 1,333 1.9
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 2,784 3.9
  Population 25 years and over 47,112 100.0       Not a citizen 1,829 2.6
Less than 9th grade 798 1.7        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 2,926 6.2   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 11,451 24.3     Total (excluding born at sea) 4,613 100.0
Some college, no degree 14,721 31.2   Europe 1,155 25.0
Associate degree 4,480 9.5   Asia 2,198 47.6
Bachelor's degree 8,849 18.8   Africa 91 2.0
Graduate or professional degree 3,887 8.3   Oceania 114 2.5
        Latin America 417 9.0
Percent high school graduate or higher 92.1 (X)   Northern America 638 13.8
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 27.0 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 66,796 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 56,369 100.0   English only 61,301 91.8
Never married 10,407 18.5   Language other than English 5,495 8.2
Now married, except separated 36,696 65.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,687 2.5
Separated 737 1.3   Spanish 1,628 2.4
Widowed 3,102 5.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 420 0.6
 Female 2,431 4.3   Other Indo-European languages 1,379 2.1
Divorced 5,427 9.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 259 0.4
 Female 3,191 5.7   Asian and Pacific Island languages 2,296 3.4
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 954 1.4
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 71,558 100.0
           under 18 years 791 100.0     Total ancestries reported 85,027 118.8
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 289 36.5   Arab 188 0.3
        Czech¹ 427 0.6
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 996 1.4
          Civilian population 18 years and over 47,152 100.0   Dutch 2,417 3.4
Civilian veterans 11,721 24.9   English 11,125 15.5
        French (except Basque)¹ 3,389 4.7
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 694 1.0
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 14,912 20.8
     Population 5 to 20 years 15,371 100.0   Greek 288 0.4
With a disability 1,085 7.1   Hungarian 233 0.3
     Population 21 to 64 years 34,945 100.0   Irish¹ 9,736 13.6
With a disability 5,753 16.5   Italian 2,421 3.4
 Percent employed 56.0 (X)   Lithuanian 171 0.2
No disability 29,192 83.5   Norwegian 4,727 6.6
 Percent employed 72.1 (X)   Polish 1,419 2.0
     Population 65 years and over 10,040 100.0   Portuguese 235 0.3
With a disability 3,686 36.7   Russian 544 0.8
        Scotch-Irish 2,132 3.0
        Scottish 3,031 4.2
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 119 0.2
  Population 5 years and over 66,796 100.0   Subsaharan African 244 0.3
Same house in 1995 31,085 46.5   Swedish 2,927 4.1
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 33,886 50.7   Swiss 374 0.5
 Same county 10,712 16.0   Ukrainian 222 0.3
 Different county 23,174 34.7   United States or American 4,289 6.0
  Same state 9,078 13.6   Welsh 894 1.2
  Different state 14,096 21.1   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 78 0.1
Elsewhere in 1995 1,825 2.7   Other ancestries 16,795 23.5
 
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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