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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Pulaski 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 361,474 100.0
      enrolled in school 94,618 100.0   Native 350,638 97.0
Nursery school, preschool 7,452 7.9       Born in United States 347,329 96.1
Kindergarten 5,553 5.9           State of residence 240,903 66.6
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 40,334 42.6           Different state 106,426 29.4
High school (grades 9-12) 21,025 22.2       Born outside United States 3,309 0.9
College or graduate school 20,254 21.4   Foreign born 10,836 3.0
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 5,429 1.5
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 4,457 1.2
  Population 25 years and over 235,921 100.0       Not a citizen 6,379 1.8
Less than 9th grade 10,206 4.3        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 26,667 11.3   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 63,911 27.1     Total (excluding born at sea) 10,836 100.0
Some college, no degree 57,753 24.5   Europe 2,138 19.7
Associate degree 11,060 4.7   Asia 4,043 37.3
Bachelor's degree 42,461 18.0   Africa 676 6.2
Graduate or professional degree 23,863 10.1   Oceania 162 1.5
        Latin America 3,642 33.6
Percent high school graduate or higher 84.4 (X)   Northern America 175 1.6
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 28.1 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 335,566 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 285,525 100.0   English only 317,025 94.5
Never married 74,872 26.2   Language other than English 18,541 5.5
Now married, except separated 149,425 52.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 7,212 2.1
Separated 6,060 2.1   Spanish 9,681 2.9
Widowed 18,701 6.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 4,281 1.3
 Female 15,896 5.6   Other Indo-European languages 4,685 1.4
Divorced 36,467 12.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,171 0.3
 Female 22,227 7.8   Asian and Pacific Island languages 3,186 0.9
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,456 0.4
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 361,474 100.0
           under 18 years 7,608 100.0     Total ancestries reported 325,698 90.1
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 4,469 58.7   Arab 730 0.2
        Czech¹ 1,057 0.3
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 533 0.1
          Civilian population 18 years and over 266,313 100.0   Dutch 3,784 1.0
Civilian veterans 40,050 15.0   English 31,601 8.7
        French (except Basque)¹ 7,624 2.1
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 1,017 0.3
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 34,982 9.7
     Population 5 to 20 years 78,218 100.0   Greek 544 0.2
With a disability 7,863 10.1   Hungarian 445 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 208,635 100.0   Irish¹ 30,609 8.5
With a disability 42,794 20.5   Italian 5,841 1.6
 Percent employed 58.1 (X)   Lithuanian 213 0.1
No disability 165,841 79.5   Norwegian 1,824 0.5
 Percent employed 79.1 (X)   Polish 4,227 1.2
     Population 65 years and over 39,946 100.0   Portuguese 250 0.1
With a disability 18,367 46.0   Russian 866 0.2
        Scotch-Irish 8,425 2.3
        Scottish 6,495 1.8
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 219 0.1
  Population 5 years and over 335,566 100.0   Subsaharan African 4,475 1.2
Same house in 1995 169,237 50.4   Swedish 2,032 0.6
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 159,792 47.6   Swiss 845 0.2
 Same county 100,247 29.9   Ukrainian 335 0.1
 Different county 59,545 17.7   United States or American 36,730 10.2
  Same state 26,453 7.9   Welsh 1,731 0.5
  Different state 33,092 9.9   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 520 0.1
Elsewhere in 1995 6,537 1.9   Other ancestries 137,744 38.1
 
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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