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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Sumter 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 14,798 100.0
      enrolled in school 4,704 100.0   Native 14,728 99.5
Nursery school, preschool 338 7.2       Born in United States 14,670 99.1
Kindergarten 229 4.9           State of residence 10,911 73.7
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 2,062 43.8           Different state 3,759 25.4
High school (grades 9-12) 1,000 21.3       Born outside United States 58 0.4
College or graduate school 1,075 22.9   Foreign born 70 0.5
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 21 0.1
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 41 0.3
  Population 25 years and over 8,731 100.0       Not a citizen 29 0.2
Less than 9th grade 1,287 14.7        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 1,790 20.5   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 2,719 31.1     Total (excluding born at sea) 70 100.0
Some college, no degree 1,562 17.9   Europe 26 37.1
Associate degree 287 3.3   Asia 9 12.9
Bachelor's degree 639 7.3   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 447 5.1   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 25 35.7
Percent high school graduate or higher 64.8 (X)   Northern America 10 14.3
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 12.4 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 13,744 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 11,247 100.0   English only 13,460 97.9
Never married 4,140 36.8   Language other than English 284 2.1
Now married, except separated 4,470 39.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 128 0.9
Separated 425 3.8   Spanish 209 1.5
Widowed 1,218 10.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 85 0.6
 Female 960 8.5   Other Indo-European languages 64 0.5
Divorced 994 8.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 34 0.2
 Female 584 5.2   Asian and Pacific Island languages 11 0.1
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 9 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 14,798 100.0
           under 18 years 552 100.0     Total ancestries reported 11,490 77.6
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 305 55.3   Arab 9 0.1
        Czech¹ 0 0.0
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 4 0.0
          Civilian population 18 years and over 10,492 100.0   Dutch 81 0.5
Civilian veterans 842 8.0   English 443 3.0
        French (except Basque)¹ 68 0.5
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 28 0.2
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 252 1.7
     Population 5 to 20 years 4,027 100.0   Greek 4 0.0
With a disability 466 11.6   Hungarian 0 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 7,562 100.0   Irish¹ 375 2.5
With a disability 2,044 27.0   Italian 41 0.3
 Percent employed 36.7 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 5,518 73.0   Norwegian 3 0.0
 Percent employed 62.2 (X)   Polish 39 0.3
     Population 65 years and over 1,950 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 1,039 53.3   Russian 6 0.0
        Scotch-Irish 209 1.4
        Scottish 38 0.3
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 13,744 100.0   Subsaharan African 122 0.8
Same house in 1995 9,222 67.1   Swedish 7 0.0
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 4,448 32.4   Swiss 5 0.0
 Same county 2,575 18.7   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 1,873 13.6   United States or American 782 5.3
  Same state 980 7.1   Welsh 16 0.1
  Different state 893 6.5   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 7 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 74 0.5   Other ancestries 8,951 60.5
 
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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