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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Marion 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 258,916 100.0
      enrolled in school 54,173 100.0   Native 245,564 94.8
Nursery school, preschool 3,474 6.4       Born in United States 240,213 92.8
Kindergarten 3,214 5.9           State of residence 90,539 35.0
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 26,705 49.3           Different state 149,674 57.8
High school (grades 9-12) 12,702 23.4       Born outside United States 5,351 2.1
College or graduate school 8,078 14.9   Foreign born 13,352 5.2
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 3,318 1.3
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 7,516 2.9
  Population 25 years and over 187,187 100.0       Not a citizen 5,836 2.3
Less than 9th grade 11,414 6.1        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 29,399 15.7   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 67,271 35.9     Total (excluding born at sea) 13,335 100.0
Some college, no degree 41,545 22.2   Europe 3,458 25.9
Associate degree 11,932 6.4   Asia 1,704 12.8
Bachelor's degree 16,126 8.6   Africa 251 1.9
Graduate or professional degree 9,500 5.1   Oceania 95 0.7
        Latin America 6,469 48.5
Percent high school graduate or higher 78.2 (X)   Northern America 1,358 10.2
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 13.7 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 245,837 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 213,277 100.0   English only 224,174 91.2
Never married 37,350 17.5   Language other than English 21,663 8.8
Now married, except separated 127,501 59.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 7,765 3.2
Separated 4,160 2.0   Spanish 13,815 5.6
Widowed 19,631 9.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 5,757 2.3
 Female 15,441 7.2   Other Indo-European languages 6,129 2.5
Divorced 24,635 11.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,433 0.6
 Female 13,492 6.3   Asian and Pacific Island languages 912 0.4
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 419 0.2
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 258,916 100.0
           under 18 years 4,917 100.0     Total ancestries reported 260,308 100.5
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 2,511 51.1   Arab 757 0.3
        Czech¹ 1,084 0.4
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 871 0.3
          Civilian population 18 years and over 203,533 100.0   Dutch 5,259 2.0
Civilian veterans 43,300 21.3   English 30,919 11.9
        French (except Basque)¹ 10,088 3.9
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 2,900 1.1
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 40,634 15.7
     Population 5 to 20 years 49,114 100.0   Greek 918 0.4
With a disability 4,424 9.0   Hungarian 1,359 0.5
     Population 21 to 64 years 129,034 100.0   Irish¹ 32,534 12.6
With a disability 33,273 25.8   Italian 16,022 6.2
 Percent employed 53.3 (X)   Lithuanian 647 0.2
No disability 95,761 74.2   Norwegian 2,410 0.9
 Percent employed 72.1 (X)   Polish 6,826 2.6
     Population 65 years and over 61,963 100.0   Portuguese 747 0.3
With a disability 24,483 39.5   Russian 1,595 0.6
        Scotch-Irish 4,974 1.9
        Scottish 6,266 2.4
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 672 0.3
  Population 5 years and over 245,837 100.0   Subsaharan African 916 0.4
Same house in 1995 123,752 50.3   Swedish 2,594 1.0
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 119,061 48.4   Swiss 618 0.2
 Same county 55,835 22.7   Ukrainian 363 0.1
 Different county 63,226 25.7   United States or American 24,859 9.6
  Same state 27,285 11.1   Welsh 1,947 0.8
  Different state 35,941 14.6   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 2,370 0.9
Elsewhere in 1995 3,024 1.2   Other ancestries 59,159 22.8
 
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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