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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Jackson 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 28,000 100.0
      enrolled in school 6,340 100.0   Native 27,872 99.5
Nursery school, preschool 303 4.8       Born in United States 27,792 99.3
Kindergarten 446 7.0           State of residence 23,158 82.7
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 3,206 50.6           Different state 4,634 16.6
High school (grades 9-12) 1,518 23.9       Born outside United States 80 0.3
College or graduate school 867 13.7   Foreign born 128 0.5
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 52 0.2
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 91 0.3
  Population 25 years and over 19,074 100.0       Not a citizen 37 0.1
Less than 9th grade 1,912 10.0        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 2,404 12.6   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 7,570 39.7     Total (excluding born at sea) 128 100.0
Some college, no degree 3,784 19.8   Europe 42 32.8
Associate degree 1,037 5.4   Asia 70 54.7
Bachelor's degree 1,535 8.0   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 832 4.4   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 7 5.5
Percent high school graduate or higher 77.4 (X)   Northern America 9 7.0
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 12.4 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 26,323 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 22,479 100.0   English only 25,863 98.3
Never married 4,124 18.3   Language other than English 460 1.7
Now married, except separated 14,152 63.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 196 0.7
Separated 212 0.9   Spanish 306 1.2
Widowed 1,826 8.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 129 0.5
 Female 1,484 6.6   Other Indo-European languages 115 0.4
Divorced 2,165 9.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 37 0.1
 Female 1,221 5.4   Asian and Pacific Island languages 39 0.1
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 30 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 28,000 100.0
           under 18 years 528 100.0     Total ancestries reported 20,610 73.6
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 280 53.0   Arab 0 0.0
        Czech¹ 29 0.1
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 19 0.1
          Civilian population 18 years and over 21,250 100.0   Dutch 682 2.4
Civilian veterans 3,047 14.3   English 2,712 9.7
        French (except Basque)¹ 510 1.8
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 57 0.2
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 3,251 11.6
     Population 5 to 20 years 6,047 100.0   Greek 17 0.1
With a disability 450 7.4   Hungarian 35 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 15,928 100.0   Irish¹ 2,505 8.9
With a disability 3,430 21.5   Italian 436 1.6
 Percent employed 41.5 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 12,498 78.5   Norwegian 35 0.1
 Percent employed 72.6 (X)   Polish 170 0.6
     Population 65 years and over 4,042 100.0   Portuguese 9 0.0
With a disability 1,778 44.0   Russian 12 0.0
        Scotch-Irish 615 2.2
        Scottish 377 1.3
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 8 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 26,323 100.0   Subsaharan African 17 0.1
Same house in 1995 16,585 63.0   Swedish 36 0.1
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 9,661 36.7   Swiss 39 0.1
 Same county 5,685 21.6   Ukrainian 25 0.1
 Different county 3,976 15.1   United States or American 5,957 21.3
  Same state 2,314 8.8   Welsh 214 0.8
  Different state 1,662 6.3   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 77 0.3   Other ancestries 2,843 10.2
 
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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