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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Marion 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 56,598 100.0
      enrolled in school 13,612 100.0   Native 56,054 99.0
Nursery school, preschool 697 5.1       Born in United States 55,867 98.7
Kindergarten 640 4.7           State of residence 46,417 82.0
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 5,522 40.6           Different state 9,450 16.7
High school (grades 9-12) 2,862 21.0       Born outside United States 187 0.3
College or graduate school 3,891 28.6   Foreign born 544 1.0
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 151 0.3
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 335 0.6
  Population 25 years and over 38,957 100.0       Not a citizen 209 0.4
Less than 9th grade 2,980 7.6        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 4,995 12.8   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 15,430 39.6     Total (excluding born at sea) 544 100.0
Some college, no degree 7,265 18.6   Europe 233 42.8
Associate degree 2,053 5.3   Asia 150 27.6
Bachelor's degree 3,938 10.1   Africa 19 3.5
Graduate or professional degree 2,296 5.9   Oceania 5 0.9
        Latin America 115 21.1
Percent high school graduate or higher 79.5 (X)   Northern America 22 4.0
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 16.0 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 53,756 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 47,011 100.0   English only 52,312 97.3
Never married 10,900 23.2   Language other than English 1,444 2.7
Now married, except separated 26,112 55.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 375 0.7
Separated 691 1.5   Spanish 693 1.3
Widowed 4,726 10.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 200 0.4
 Female 3,832 8.2   Other Indo-European languages 587 1.1
Divorced 4,582 9.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 114 0.2
 Female 2,655 5.6   Asian and Pacific Island languages 133 0.2
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 52 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 56,598 100.0
           under 18 years 691 100.0     Total ancestries reported 52,441 92.7
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 324 46.9   Arab 153 0.3
        Czech¹ 221 0.4
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 12 0.0
          Civilian population 18 years and over 44,961 100.0   Dutch 2,488 4.4
Civilian veterans 7,067 15.7   English 5,613 9.9
        French (except Basque)¹ 866 1.5
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 48 0.1
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 10,099 17.8
     Population 5 to 20 years 11,482 100.0   Greek 91 0.2
With a disability 1,053 9.2   Hungarian 595 1.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 32,024 100.0   Irish¹ 7,752 13.7
With a disability 6,437 20.1   Italian 5,248 9.3
 Percent employed 41.0 (X)   Lithuanian 49 0.1
No disability 25,587 79.9   Norwegian 109 0.2
 Percent employed 73.0 (X)   Polish 2,026 3.6
     Population 65 years and over 9,567 100.0   Portuguese 41 0.1
With a disability 4,569 47.8   Russian 320 0.6
        Scotch-Irish 1,182 2.1
        Scottish 881 1.6
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 153 0.3
  Population 5 years and over 53,756 100.0   Subsaharan African 102 0.2
Same house in 1995 35,161 65.4   Swedish 125 0.2
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 18,342 34.1   Swiss 31 0.1
 Same county 11,449 21.3   Ukrainian 59 0.1
 Different county 6,893 12.8   United States or American 6,849 12.1
  Same state 3,914 7.3   Welsh 606 1.1
  Different state 2,979 5.5   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 59 0.1
Elsewhere in 1995 253 0.5   Other ancestries 6,663 11.8
 
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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