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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Elmore 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 65,874 100.0
      enrolled in school 16,377 100.0   Native 65,161 98.9
Nursery school, preschool 1,165 7.1       Born in United States 64,435 97.8
Kindergarten 848 5.2           State of residence 47,945 72.8
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 8,298 50.7           Different state 16,490 25.0
High school (grades 9-12) 3,821 23.3       Born outside United States 726 1.1
College or graduate school 2,245 13.7   Foreign born 713 1.1
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 222 0.3
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 374 0.6
  Population 25 years and over 43,177 100.0       Not a citizen 339 0.5
Less than 9th grade 2,740 6.3        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 6,939 16.1   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 14,576 33.8     Total (excluding born at sea) 713 100.0
Some college, no degree 9,528 22.1   Europe 235 33.0
Associate degree 2,221 5.1   Asia 213 29.9
Bachelor's degree 4,567 10.6   Africa 10 1.4
Graduate or professional degree 2,606 6.0   Oceania 9 1.3
        Latin America 197 27.6
Percent high school graduate or higher 77.6 (X)   Northern America 49 6.9
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 16.6 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 61,694 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 51,847 100.0   English only 59,756 96.9
Never married 11,194 21.6   Language other than English 1,938 3.1
Now married, except separated 30,800 59.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 532 0.9
Separated 1,014 2.0   Spanish 1,138 1.8
Widowed 3,101 6.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 382 0.6
 Female 2,570 5.0   Other Indo-European languages 504 0.8
Divorced 5,738 11.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 77 0.1
 Female 2,865 5.5   Asian and Pacific Island languages 245 0.4
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 54 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 65,874 100.0
           under 18 years 1,270 100.0     Total ancestries reported 53,770 81.6
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 747 58.8   Arab 66 0.1
        Czech¹ 56 0.1
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 92 0.1
          Civilian population 18 years and over 48,406 100.0   Dutch 632 1.0
Civilian veterans 7,910 16.3   English 4,979 7.6
        French (except Basque)¹ 1,255 1.9
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 147 0.2
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 3,966 6.0
     Population 5 to 20 years 14,772 100.0   Greek 46 0.1
With a disability 1,379 9.3   Hungarian 83 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 34,280 100.0   Irish¹ 5,251 8.0
With a disability 7,118 20.8   Italian 768 1.2
 Percent employed 57.4 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 27,162 79.2   Norwegian 263 0.4
 Percent employed 78.2 (X)   Polish 400 0.6
     Population 65 years and over 6,666 100.0   Portuguese 54 0.1
With a disability 3,301 49.5   Russian 89 0.1
        Scotch-Irish 1,319 2.0
        Scottish 1,070 1.6
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 16 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 61,694 100.0   Subsaharan African 274 0.4
Same house in 1995 32,868 53.3   Swedish 268 0.4
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 28,307 45.9   Swiss 68 0.1
 Same county 10,573 17.1   Ukrainian 30 0.0
 Different county 17,734 28.7   United States or American 14,376 21.8
  Same state 12,643 20.5   Welsh 129 0.2
  Different state 5,091 8.3   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 24 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 519 0.8   Other ancestries 18,049 27.4
 
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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