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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Sebastian 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 115,071 100.0
      enrolled in school 27,690 100.0   Native 107,149 93.1
Nursery school, preschool 1,815 6.6       Born in United States 106,329 92.4
Kindergarten 1,572 5.7           State of residence 67,147 58.4
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 13,447 48.6           Different state 39,182 34.1
High school (grades 9-12) 6,504 23.5       Born outside United States 820 0.7
College or graduate school 4,352 15.7   Foreign born 7,922 6.9
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 4,459 3.9
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 2,208 1.9
  Population 25 years and over 74,601 100.0       Not a citizen 5,714 5.0
Less than 9th grade 6,647 8.9        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 10,828 14.5   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 23,262 31.2     Total (excluding born at sea) 7,922 100.0
Some college, no degree 16,731 22.4   Europe 391 4.9
Associate degree 4,750 6.4   Asia 2,765 34.9
Bachelor's degree 8,046 10.8   Africa 53 0.7
Graduate or professional degree 4,337 5.8   Oceania 20 0.3
        Latin America 4,513 57.0
Percent high school graduate or higher 76.6 (X)   Northern America 180 2.3
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 16.6 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 106,590 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 90,294 100.0   English only 96,611 90.6
Never married 18,789 20.8   Language other than English 9,979 9.4
Now married, except separated 51,441 57.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 5,599 5.3
Separated 1,821 2.0   Spanish 5,827 5.5
Widowed 6,791 7.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 3,594 3.4
 Female 5,586 6.2   Other Indo-European languages 948 0.9
Divorced 11,452 12.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 200 0.2
 Female 6,486 7.2   Asian and Pacific Island languages 2,956 2.8
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,757 1.6
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 115,071 100.0
           under 18 years 2,291 100.0     Total ancestries reported 98,248 85.4
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 1,225 53.5   Arab 227 0.2
        Czech¹ 315 0.3
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 204 0.2
          Civilian population 18 years and over 84,950 100.0   Dutch 1,836 1.6
Civilian veterans 12,136 14.3   English 9,407 8.2
        French (except Basque)¹ 2,476 2.2
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 290 0.3
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 13,196 11.5
     Population 5 to 20 years 25,800 100.0   Greek 215 0.2
With a disability 2,413 9.4   Hungarian 100 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 64,911 100.0   Irish¹ 13,195 11.5
With a disability 14,542 22.4   Italian 2,121 1.8
 Percent employed 53.1 (X)   Lithuanian 19 0.0
No disability 50,369 77.6   Norwegian 502 0.4
 Percent employed 78.6 (X)   Polish 779 0.7
     Population 65 years and over 13,818 100.0   Portuguese 73 0.1
With a disability 6,453 46.7   Russian 191 0.2
        Scotch-Irish 2,201 1.9
        Scottish 1,541 1.3
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 63 0.1
  Population 5 years and over 106,590 100.0   Subsaharan African 205 0.2
Same house in 1995 53,141 49.9   Swedish 489 0.4
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 51,268 48.1   Swiss 190 0.2
 Same county 29,065 27.3   Ukrainian 53 0.0
 Different county 22,203 20.8   United States or American 15,479 13.5
  Same state 9,343 8.8   Welsh 520 0.5
  Different state 12,860 12.1   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 353 0.3
Elsewhere in 1995 2,181 2.0   Other ancestries 32,008 27.8
 
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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