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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 53,926 100.0
      enrolled in school 11,505 100.0   Native 53,531 99.3
Nursery school, preschool 702 6.1       Born in United States 53,356 98.9
Kindergarten 741 6.4           State of residence 36,920 68.5
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 5,975 51.9           Different state 16,436 30.5
High school (grades 9-12) 2,652 23.1       Born outside United States 175 0.3
College or graduate school 1,435 12.5   Foreign born 395 0.7
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 132 0.2
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 181 0.3
  Population 25 years and over 36,435 100.0       Not a citizen 214 0.4
Less than 9th grade 4,762 13.1        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 7,244 19.9   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 12,707 34.9     Total (excluding born at sea) 395 100.0
Some college, no degree 6,039 16.6   Europe 71 18.0
Associate degree 1,885 5.2   Asia 95 24.1
Bachelor's degree 2,400 6.6   Africa 2 0.5
Graduate or professional degree 1,398 3.8   Oceania 1 0.3
        Latin America 215 54.4
Percent high school graduate or higher 67.0 (X)   Northern America 11 2.8
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 10.4 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 50,517 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 43,225 100.0   English only 49,458 97.9
Never married 7,450 17.2   Language other than English 1,059 2.1
Now married, except separated 26,380 61.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 333 0.7
Separated 797 1.8   Spanish 694 1.4
Widowed 3,612 8.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 226 0.4
 Female 2,952 6.8   Other Indo-European languages 281 0.6
Divorced 4,986 11.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 72 0.1
 Female 2,640 6.1   Asian and Pacific Island languages 60 0.1
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 29 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 53,926 100.0
           under 18 years 1,278 100.0     Total ancestries reported 39,702 73.6
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 834 65.3   Arab 69 0.1
        Czech¹ 35 0.1
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 19 0.0
          Civilian population 18 years and over 40,924 100.0   Dutch 833 1.5
Civilian veterans 4,923 12.0   English 3,954 7.3
        French (except Basque)¹ 471 0.9
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 77 0.1
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 3,173 5.9
     Population 5 to 20 years 11,423 100.0   Greek 37 0.1
With a disability 750 6.6   Hungarian 60 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 31,529 100.0   Irish¹ 5,714 10.6
With a disability 7,230 22.9   Italian 550 1.0
 Percent employed 50.2 (X)   Lithuanian 13 0.0
No disability 24,299 77.1   Norwegian 57 0.1
 Percent employed 77.4 (X)   Polish 183 0.3
     Population 65 years and over 7,082 100.0   Portuguese 7 0.0
With a disability 3,862 54.5   Russian 22 0.0
        Scotch-Irish 857 1.6
        Scottish 513 1.0
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 8 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 50,517 100.0   Subsaharan African 93 0.2
Same house in 1995 31,121 61.6   Swedish 97 0.2
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 19,194 38.0   Swiss 11 0.0
 Same county 11,904 23.6   Ukrainian 14 0.0
 Different county 7,290 14.4   United States or American 13,069 24.2
  Same state 3,658 7.2   Welsh 170 0.3
  Different state 3,632 7.2   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 26 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 202 0.4   Other ancestries 9,570 17.7
 
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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