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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Barbour 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 29,038 100.0
      enrolled in school 6,889 100.0   Native 28,603 98.5
Nursery school, preschool 386 5.6       Born in United States 28,533 98.3
Kindergarten 389 5.6           State of residence 21,707 74.8
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 3,571 51.8           Different state 6,826 23.5
High school (grades 9-12) 1,800 26.1       Born outside United States 70 0.2
College or graduate school 743 10.8   Foreign born 435 1.5
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 335 1.2
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 75 0.3
  Population 25 years and over 18,896 100.0       Not a citizen 360 1.2
Less than 9th grade 2,442 12.9        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 4,237 22.4   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 6,124 32.4     Total (excluding born at sea) 435 100.0
Some college, no degree 3,135 16.6   Europe 30 6.9
Associate degree 890 4.7   Asia 34 7.8
Bachelor's degree 1,362 7.2   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 706 3.7   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 366 84.1
Percent high school graduate or higher 64.7 (X)   Northern America 5 1.1
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 10.9 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 27,238 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 23,002 100.0   English only 26,271 96.4
Never married 6,300 27.4   Language other than English 967 3.6
Now married, except separated 11,233 48.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 465 1.7
Separated 1,031 4.5   Spanish 669 2.5
Widowed 2,135 9.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 358 1.3
 Female 1,806 7.9   Other Indo-European languages 207 0.8
Divorced 2,303 10.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 71 0.3
 Female 1,039 4.5   Asian and Pacific Island languages 34 0.1
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 5 0.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 29,038 100.0
           under 18 years 690 100.0     Total ancestries reported 23,489 80.9
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 389 56.4   Arab 10 0.0
        Czech¹ 7 0.0
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 21 0.1
          Civilian population 18 years and over 21,632 100.0   Dutch 138 0.5
Civilian veterans 2,778 12.8   English 1,193 4.1
        French (except Basque)¹ 425 1.5
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 35 0.1
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 898 3.1
     Population 5 to 20 years 6,536 100.0   Greek 18 0.1
With a disability 711 10.9   Hungarian 11 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 14,192 100.0   Irish¹ 1,285 4.4
With a disability 3,965 27.9   Italian 201 0.7
 Percent employed 49.6 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 10,227 72.1   Norwegian 51 0.2
 Percent employed 70.8 (X)   Polish 82 0.3
     Population 65 years and over 3,748 100.0   Portuguese 1 0.0
With a disability 1,974 52.7   Russian 6 0.0
        Scotch-Irish 378 1.3
        Scottish 207 0.7
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 27,238 100.0   Subsaharan African 451 1.6
Same house in 1995 16,485 60.5   Swedish 63 0.2
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 10,326 37.9   Swiss 3 0.0
 Same county 5,724 21.0   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 4,602 16.9   United States or American 4,196 14.5
  Same state 2,546 9.3   Welsh 84 0.3
  Different state 2,056 7.5   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 23 0.1
Elsewhere in 1995 427 1.6   Other ancestries 13,702 47.2
 
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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