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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Hernando 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 130,802 100.0
      enrolled in school 23,878 100.0   Native 123,860 94.7
Nursery school, preschool 1,521 6.4       Born in United States 121,117 92.6
Kindergarten 1,209 5.1           State of residence 29,601 22.6
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 11,959 50.1           Different state 91,516 70.0
High school (grades 9-12) 5,699 23.9       Born outside United States 2,743 2.1
College or graduate school 3,490 14.6   Foreign born 6,942 5.3
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 1,175 0.9
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 4,701 3.6
  Population 25 years and over 99,082 100.0       Not a citizen 2,241 1.7
Less than 9th grade 5,280 5.3        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 16,055 16.2   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 37,395 37.7     Total (excluding born at sea) 6,942 100.0
Some college, no degree 21,898 22.1   Europe 3,421 49.3
Associate degree 5,839 5.9   Asia 707 10.2
Bachelor's degree 8,106 8.2   Africa 68 1.0
Graduate or professional degree 4,509 4.6   Oceania 19 0.3
        Latin America 1,645 23.7
Percent high school graduate or higher 78.5 (X)   Northern America 1,082 15.6
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 12.7 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 124,914 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 110,624 100.0   English only 113,262 90.7
Never married 16,550 15.0   Language other than English 11,652 9.3
Now married, except separated 70,204 63.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 3,827 3.1
Separated 1,454 1.3   Spanish 5,624 4.5
Widowed 11,636 10.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 2,026 1.6
 Female 9,233 8.3   Other Indo-European languages 5,058 4.0
Divorced 10,780 9.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,377 1.1
 Female 5,852 5.3   Asian and Pacific Island languages 503 0.4
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 258 0.2
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 130,802 100.0
           under 18 years 2,456 100.0     Total ancestries reported 144,815 110.7
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 1,143 46.5   Arab 482 0.4
        Czech¹ 1,104 0.8
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 580 0.4
          Civilian population 18 years and over 106,114 100.0   Dutch 2,991 2.3
Civilian veterans 24,509 23.1   English 15,987 12.2
        French (except Basque)¹ 4,952 3.8
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 1,797 1.4
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 24,351 18.6
     Population 5 to 20 years 21,940 100.0   Greek 625 0.5
With a disability 1,857 8.5   Hungarian 1,254 1.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 61,443 100.0   Irish¹ 20,688 15.8
With a disability 15,779 25.7   Italian 16,733 12.8
 Percent employed 45.4 (X)   Lithuanian 647 0.5
No disability 45,664 74.3   Norwegian 1,452 1.1
 Percent employed 69.3 (X)   Polish 6,348 4.9
     Population 65 years and over 39,729 100.0   Portuguese 596 0.5
With a disability 15,888 40.0   Russian 1,024 0.8
        Scotch-Irish 2,535 1.9
        Scottish 2,773 2.1
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 591 0.5
  Population 5 years and over 124,914 100.0   Subsaharan African 224 0.2
Same house in 1995 68,600 54.9   Swedish 2,104 1.6
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 55,165 44.2   Swiss 428 0.3
 Same county 21,365 17.1   Ukrainian 602 0.5
 Different county 33,800 27.1   United States or American 10,493 8.0
  Same state 13,919 11.1   Welsh 1,021 0.8
  Different state 19,881 15.9   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 583 0.4
Elsewhere in 1995 1,149 0.9   Other ancestries 21,850 16.7
 
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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