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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Monroe 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 24,324 100.0
      enrolled in school 6,146 100.0   Native 24,242 99.7
Nursery school, preschool 319 5.2       Born in United States 24,161 99.3
Kindergarten 351 5.7           State of residence 21,193 87.1
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 3,121 50.8           Different state 2,968 12.2
High school (grades 9-12) 1,587 25.8       Born outside United States 81 0.3
College or graduate school 768 12.5   Foreign born 82 0.3
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 19 0.1
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 52 0.2
  Population 25 years and over 15,378 100.0       Not a citizen 30 0.1
Less than 9th grade 1,716 11.2        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 3,223 21.0   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 5,285 34.4     Total (excluding born at sea) 82 100.0
Some college, no degree 2,629 17.1   Europe 13 15.9
Associate degree 712 4.6   Asia 35 42.7
Bachelor's degree 1,122 7.3   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 691 4.5   Oceania 7 8.5
        Latin America 20 24.4
Percent high school graduate or higher 67.9 (X)   Northern America 7 8.5
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 11.8 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 22,519 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 18,677 100.0   English only 22,075 98.0
Never married 4,476 24.0   Language other than English 444 2.0
Now married, except separated 10,356 55.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 157 0.7
Separated 377 2.0   Spanish 270 1.2
Widowed 1,621 8.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 133 0.6
 Female 1,326 7.1   Other Indo-European languages 102 0.5
Divorced 1,847 9.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 10 0.0
 Female 997 5.3   Asian and Pacific Island languages 43 0.2
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 14 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 24,324 100.0
           under 18 years 750 100.0     Total ancestries reported 18,231 75.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 492 65.6   Arab 10 0.0
        Czech¹ 14 0.1
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 27 0.1
          Civilian population 18 years and over 17,446 100.0   Dutch 128 0.5
Civilian veterans 2,028 11.6   English 1,308 5.4
        French (except Basque)¹ 162 0.7
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 57 0.2
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 684 2.8
     Population 5 to 20 years 6,029 100.0   Greek 8 0.0
With a disability 529 8.8   Hungarian 9 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 13,019 100.0   Irish¹ 1,496 6.2
With a disability 2,702 20.8   Italian 101 0.4
 Percent employed 39.7 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 10,317 79.2   Norwegian 18 0.1
 Percent employed 70.2 (X)   Polish 65 0.3
     Population 65 years and over 3,213 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 1,752 54.5   Russian 0 0.0
        Scotch-Irish 528 2.2
        Scottish 295 1.2
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 10 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 22,519 100.0   Subsaharan African 344 1.4
Same house in 1995 15,548 69.0   Swedish 61 0.3
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 6,923 30.7   Swiss 12 0.0
 Same county 4,640 20.6   Ukrainian 7 0.0
 Different county 2,283 10.1   United States or American 3,370 13.9
  Same state 1,397 6.2   Welsh 5 0.0
  Different state 886 3.9   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 9 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 48 0.2   Other ancestries 9,503 39.1
 
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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