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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Broward 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 1,623,018 100.0
      enrolled in school 410,814 100.0   Native 1,212,631 74.7
Nursery school, preschool 31,928 7.8       Born in United States 1,171,837 72.2
Kindergarten 23,331 5.7           State of residence 453,300 27.9
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 179,168 43.6           Different state 718,537 44.3
High school (grades 9-12) 87,851 21.4       Born outside United States 40,794 2.5
College or graduate school 88,536 21.6   Foreign born 410,387 25.3
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 167,860 10.3
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 183,641 11.3
  Population 25 years and over 1,126,502 100.0       Not a citizen 226,746 14.0
Less than 9th grade 61,183 5.4        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 142,051 12.6   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 319,416 28.4     Total (excluding born at sea) 410,379 100.0
Some college, no degree 242,937 21.6   Europe 57,880 14.1
Associate degree 84,388 7.5   Asia 31,436 7.7
Bachelor's degree 178,523 15.8   Africa 5,782 1.4
Graduate or professional degree 98,004 8.7   Oceania 620 0.2
        Latin America 294,010 71.6
Percent high school graduate or higher 82.0 (X)   Northern America 20,651 5.0
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 24.5 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 1,520,842 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 1,301,114 100.0   English only 1,083,041 71.2
Never married 337,203 25.9   Language other than English 437,801 28.8
Now married, except separated 667,479 51.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 173,325 11.4
Separated 33,478 2.6   Spanish 248,207 16.3
Widowed 109,143 8.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 99,358 6.5
 Female 88,823 6.8   Other Indo-European languages 157,417 10.4
Divorced 153,811 11.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 61,592 4.0
 Female 90,106 6.9   Asian and Pacific Island languages 18,530 1.2
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 8,632 0.6
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 1,623,018 100.0
           under 18 years 34,557 100.0     Total ancestries reported 1,722,198 106.1
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 12,996 37.6   Arab 10,747 0.7
        Czech¹ 6,370 0.4
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 3,633 0.2
          Civilian population 18 years and over 1,240,172 100.0   Dutch 14,006 0.9
Civilian veterans 142,575 11.5   English 92,819 5.7
        French (except Basque)¹ 35,765 2.2
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 14,536 0.9
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 147,436 9.1
     Population 5 to 20 years 327,518 100.0   Greek 9,222 0.6
With a disability 23,706 7.2   Hungarian 14,348 0.9
     Population 21 to 64 years 923,947 100.0   Irish¹ 145,575 9.0
With a disability 182,052 19.7   Italian 153,574 9.5
 Percent employed 64.2 (X)   Lithuanian 4,702 0.3
No disability 741,895 80.3   Norwegian 8,464 0.5
 Percent employed 77.2 (X)   Polish 59,761 3.7
     Population 65 years and over 255,011 100.0   Portuguese 7,370 0.5
With a disability 104,696 41.1   Russian 50,167 3.1
        Scotch-Irish 13,844 0.9
        Scottish 18,803 1.2
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 2,567 0.2
  Population 5 years and over 1,520,842 100.0   Subsaharan African 11,352 0.7
Same house in 1995 716,810 47.1   Swedish 12,228 0.8
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 710,816 46.7   Swiss 2,712 0.2
 Same county 412,957 27.2   Ukrainian 5,594 0.3
 Different county 297,859 19.6   United States or American 104,731 6.5
  Same state 137,382 9.0   Welsh 6,138 0.4
  Different state 160,477 10.6   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 156,343 9.6
Elsewhere in 1995 93,216 6.1   Other ancestries 609,391 37.5
 
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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