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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 19,100 100.0
      enrolled in school 4,439 100.0   Native 18,731 98.1
Nursery school, preschool 218 4.9       Born in United States 18,640 97.6
Kindergarten 256 5.8           State of residence 15,072 78.9
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 2,289 51.6           Different state 3,568 18.7
High school (grades 9-12) 1,183 26.7       Born outside United States 91 0.5
College or graduate school 493 11.1   Foreign born 369 1.9
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 163 0.9
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 145 0.8
  Population 25 years and over 12,779 100.0       Not a citizen 224 1.2
Less than 9th grade 913 7.1        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 1,773 13.9   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 5,333 41.7     Total (excluding born at sea) 369 100.0
Some college, no degree 2,386 18.7   Europe 78 21.1
Associate degree 932 7.3   Asia 89 24.1
Bachelor's degree 1,023 8.0   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 419 3.3   Oceania 3 0.8
        Latin America 184 49.9
Percent high school graduate or higher 79.0 (X)   Northern America 15 4.1
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 11.3 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 18,037 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 15,317 100.0   English only 16,966 94.1
Never married 3,169 20.7   Language other than English 1,071 5.9
Now married, except separated 9,419 61.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 427 2.4
Separated 171 1.1   Spanish 396 2.2
Widowed 1,142 7.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 238 1.3
 Female 935 6.1   Other Indo-European languages 294 1.6
Divorced 1,416 9.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 96 0.5
 Female 692 4.5   Asian and Pacific Island languages 63 0.3
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 43 0.2
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 19,100 100.0
           under 18 years 198 100.0     Total ancestries reported 22,378 117.2
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 79 39.9   Arab 0 0.0
        Czech¹ 487 2.5
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 201 1.1
          Civilian population 18 years and over 14,474 100.0   Dutch 283 1.5
Civilian veterans 2,141 14.8   English 1,222 6.4
        French (except Basque)¹ 490 2.6
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 184 1.0
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 6,834 35.8
     Population 5 to 20 years 4,145 100.0   Greek 67 0.4
With a disability 352 8.5   Hungarian 29 0.2
     Population 21 to 64 years 10,136 100.0   Irish¹ 1,798 9.4
With a disability 2,088 20.6   Italian 266 1.4
 Percent employed 54.1 (X)   Lithuanian 10 0.1
No disability 8,048 79.4   Norwegian 5,756 30.1
 Percent employed 83.3 (X)   Polish 1,006 5.3
     Population 65 years and over 2,682 100.0   Portuguese 6 0.0
With a disability 1,091 40.7   Russian 29 0.2
        Scotch-Irish 143 0.7
        Scottish 170 0.9
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 13 0.1
  Population 5 years and over 18,037 100.0   Subsaharan African 8 0.0
Same house in 1995 10,902 60.4   Swedish 469 2.5
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 6,928 38.4   Swiss 272 1.4
 Same county 3,155 17.5   Ukrainian 17 0.1
 Different county 3,773 20.9   United States or American 589 3.1
  Same state 2,827 15.7   Welsh 104 0.5
  Different state 946 5.2   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 2 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 207 1.1   Other ancestries 1,923 10.1
 
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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