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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Cross 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 19,526 100.0
      enrolled in school 5,275 100.0   Native 19,329 99.0
Nursery school, preschool 314 6.0       Born in United States 19,277 98.7
Kindergarten 299 5.7           State of residence 15,173 77.7
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 2,586 49.0           Different state 4,104 21.0
High school (grades 9-12) 1,431 27.1       Born outside United States 52 0.3
College or graduate school 645 12.2   Foreign born 197 1.0
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 88 0.5
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 77 0.4
  Population 25 years and over 12,412 100.0       Not a citizen 120 0.6
Less than 9th grade 1,720 13.9        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 2,210 17.8   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 4,738 38.2     Total (excluding born at sea) 197 100.0
Some college, no degree 2,126 17.1   Europe 17 8.6
Associate degree 393 3.2   Asia 19 9.6
Bachelor's degree 782 6.3   Africa 10 5.1
Graduate or professional degree 443 3.6   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 141 71.6
Percent high school graduate or higher 68.3 (X)   Northern America 10 5.1
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 9.9 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 18,189 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 15,089 100.0   English only 17,719 97.4
Never married 3,337 22.1   Language other than English 470 2.6
Now married, except separated 8,759 58.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 187 1.0
Separated 381 2.5   Spanish 340 1.9
Widowed 1,265 8.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 169 0.9
 Female 1,076 7.1   Other Indo-European languages 101 0.6
Divorced 1,347 8.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 12 0.1
 Female 740 4.9   Asian and Pacific Island languages 11 0.1
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 3 0.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 19,526 100.0
           under 18 years 594 100.0     Total ancestries reported 14,091 72.2
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 348 58.6   Arab 0 0.0
        Czech¹ 24 0.1
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 2 0.0
          Civilian population 18 years and over 14,101 100.0   Dutch 149 0.8
Civilian veterans 1,434 10.2   English 982 5.0
        French (except Basque)¹ 224 1.1
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 15 0.1
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 1,120 5.7
     Population 5 to 20 years 4,845 100.0   Greek 0 0.0
With a disability 630 13.0   Hungarian 0 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 10,648 100.0   Irish¹ 1,766 9.0
With a disability 2,836 26.6   Italian 81 0.4
 Percent employed 51.7 (X)   Lithuanian 9 0.0
No disability 7,812 73.4   Norwegian 19 0.1
 Percent employed 74.0 (X)   Polish 57 0.3
     Population 65 years and over 2,464 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 1,413 57.3   Russian 0 0.0
        Scotch-Irish 199 1.0
        Scottish 209 1.1
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 18,189 100.0   Subsaharan African 83 0.4
Same house in 1995 10,713 58.9   Swedish 22 0.1
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 7,416 40.8   Swiss 0 0.0
 Same county 4,528 24.9   Ukrainian 7 0.0
 Different county 2,888 15.9   United States or American 3,395 17.4
  Same state 1,764 9.7   Welsh 17 0.1
  Different state 1,124 6.2   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 2 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 60 0.3   Other ancestries 5,709 29.2
 
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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