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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Lafayette 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 8,559 100.0
      enrolled in school 2,064 100.0   Native 8,477 99.0
Nursery school, preschool 140 6.8       Born in United States 8,461 98.9
Kindergarten 150 7.3           State of residence 5,941 69.4
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 998 48.4           Different state 2,520 29.4
High school (grades 9-12) 558 27.0       Born outside United States 16 0.2
College or graduate school 218 10.6   Foreign born 82 1.0
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 49 0.6
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 32 0.4
  Population 25 years and over 5,692 100.0       Not a citizen 50 0.6
Less than 9th grade 796 14.0        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 1,180 20.7   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 2,048 36.0     Total (excluding born at sea) 82 100.0
Some college, no degree 941 16.5   Europe 6 7.3
Associate degree 184 3.2   Asia 16 19.5
Bachelor's degree 371 6.5   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 172 3.0   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 59 72.0
Percent high school graduate or higher 65.3 (X)   Northern America 1 1.2
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 9.5 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 8,047 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 6,829 100.0   English only 7,819 97.2
Never married 1,447 21.2   Language other than English 228 2.8
Now married, except separated 3,766 55.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 93 1.2
Separated 232 3.4   Spanish 145 1.8
Widowed 760 11.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 58 0.7
 Female 629 9.2   Other Indo-European languages 52 0.6
Divorced 624 9.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 24 0.3
 Female 328 4.8   Asian and Pacific Island languages 20 0.2
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 6 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 8,559 100.0
           under 18 years 305 100.0     Total ancestries reported 6,218 72.6
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 203 66.6   Arab 0 0.0
        Czech¹ 43 0.5
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 2 0.0
          Civilian population 18 years and over 6,397 100.0   Dutch 65 0.8
Civilian veterans 846 13.2   English 454 5.3
        French (except Basque)¹ 109 1.3
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 8 0.1
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 310 3.6
     Population 5 to 20 years 1,923 100.0   Greek 0 0.0
With a disability 154 8.0   Hungarian 0 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 4,570 100.0   Irish¹ 701 8.2
With a disability 1,460 31.9   Italian 58 0.7
 Percent employed 47.9 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 3,110 68.1   Norwegian 5 0.1
 Percent employed 67.2 (X)   Polish 27 0.3
     Population 65 years and over 1,433 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 727 50.7   Russian 16 0.2
        Scotch-Irish 88 1.0
        Scottish 46 0.5
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 8,047 100.0   Subsaharan African 21 0.2
Same house in 1995 5,518 68.6   Swedish 14 0.2
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 2,492 31.0   Swiss 0 0.0
 Same county 1,458 18.1   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 1,034 12.8   United States or American 1,226 14.3
  Same state 540 6.7   Welsh 8 0.1
  Different state 494 6.1   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 37 0.5   Other ancestries 3,017 35.2
 
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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