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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 7,022 100.0
      enrolled in school 1,406 100.0   Native 6,556 93.4
Nursery school, preschool 128 9.1       Born in United States 6,485 92.4
Kindergarten 64 4.6           State of residence 4,746 67.6
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 677 48.2           Different state 1,739 24.8
High school (grades 9-12) 311 22.1       Born outside United States 71 1.0
College or graduate school 226 16.1   Foreign born 466 6.6
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 319 4.5
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 108 1.5
  Population 25 years and over 4,745 100.0       Not a citizen 358 5.1
Less than 9th grade 598 12.6        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 910 19.2   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 1,904 40.1     Total (excluding born at sea) 466 100.0
Some college, no degree 785 16.5   Europe 18 3.9
Associate degree 208 4.4   Asia 2 0.4
Bachelor's degree 211 4.4   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 129 2.7   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 438 94.0
Percent high school graduate or higher 68.2 (X)   Northern America 8 1.7
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 7.2 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 6,620 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 5,788 100.0   English only 5,869 88.7
Never married 1,655 28.6   Language other than English 751 11.3
Now married, except separated 2,960 51.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 427 6.5
Separated 133 2.3   Spanish 654 9.9
Widowed 394 6.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 411 6.2
 Female 295 5.1   Other Indo-European languages 88 1.3
Divorced 646 11.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 14 0.2
 Female 208 3.6   Asian and Pacific Island languages 9 0.1
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 2 0.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 7,022 100.0
           under 18 years 186 100.0     Total ancestries reported 5,331 75.9
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 123 66.1   Arab 26 0.4
        Czech¹ 0 0.0
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 6 0.1
          Civilian population 18 years and over 5,510 100.0   Dutch 69 1.0
Civilian veterans 777 14.1   English 521 7.4
        French (except Basque)¹ 167 2.4
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 26 0.4
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 301 4.3
     Population 5 to 20 years 1,352 100.0   Greek 8 0.1
With a disability 101 7.5   Hungarian 0 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 3,128 100.0   Irish¹ 451 6.4
With a disability 675 21.6   Italian 91 1.3
 Percent employed 47.4 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 2,453 78.4   Norwegian 18 0.3
 Percent employed 78.6 (X)   Polish 21 0.3
     Population 65 years and over 852 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 377 44.2   Russian 0 0.0
        Scotch-Irish 149 2.1
        Scottish 36 0.5
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 6,620 100.0   Subsaharan African 66 0.9
Same house in 1995 3,558 53.7   Swedish 20 0.3
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 2,790 42.1   Swiss 6 0.1
 Same county 927 14.0   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 1,863 28.1   United States or American 1,486 21.2
  Same state 1,466 22.1   Welsh 12 0.2
  Different state 397 6.0   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 57 0.8
Elsewhere in 1995 272 4.1   Other ancestries 1,794 25.5
 
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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