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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Martin 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 126,731 100.0
      enrolled in school 24,414 100.0   Native 116,413 91.9
Nursery school, preschool 1,781 7.3       Born in United States 114,825 90.6
Kindergarten 1,213 5.0           State of residence 29,790 23.5
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 11,870 48.6           Different state 85,035 67.1
High school (grades 9-12) 5,178 21.2       Born outside United States 1,588 1.3
College or graduate school 4,372 17.9   Foreign born 10,318 8.1
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 3,673 2.9
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 4,482 3.5
  Population 25 years and over 96,467 100.0       Not a citizen 5,836 4.6
Less than 9th grade 4,281 4.4        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 9,902 10.3   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 27,263 28.3     Total (excluding born at sea) 10,318 100.0
Some college, no degree 23,338 24.2   Europe 3,129 30.3
Associate degree 6,270 6.5   Asia 601 5.8
Bachelor's degree 16,857 17.5   Africa 123 1.2
Graduate or professional degree 8,556 8.9   Oceania 75 0.7
        Latin America 5,543 53.7
Percent high school graduate or higher 85.3 (X)   Northern America 847 8.2
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 26.3 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 121,277 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 107,082 100.0   English only 107,584 88.7
Never married 17,057 15.9   Language other than English 13,693 11.3
Now married, except separated 65,994 61.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 6,340 5.2
Separated 1,892 1.8   Spanish 8,139 6.7
Widowed 10,443 9.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 4,499 3.7
 Female 8,122 7.6   Other Indo-European languages 4,229 3.5
Divorced 11,696 10.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,078 0.9
 Female 6,268 5.9   Asian and Pacific Island languages 363 0.3
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 170 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 126,731 100.0
           under 18 years 1,453 100.0     Total ancestries reported 140,548 110.9
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 587 40.4   Arab 286 0.2
        Czech¹ 795 0.6
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 725 0.6
          Civilian population 18 years and over 103,191 100.0   Dutch 2,522 2.0
Civilian veterans 20,509 19.9   English 19,245 15.2
        French (except Basque)¹ 4,919 3.9
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 1,989 1.6
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 22,326 17.6
     Population 5 to 20 years 21,088 100.0   Greek 581 0.5
With a disability 2,027 9.6   Hungarian 964 0.8
     Population 21 to 64 years 62,640 100.0   Irish¹ 21,505 17.0
With a disability 12,515 20.0   Italian 13,291 10.5
 Percent employed 62.8 (X)   Lithuanian 610 0.5
No disability 50,125 80.0   Norwegian 1,309 1.0
 Percent employed 73.1 (X)   Polish 4,468 3.5
     Population 65 years and over 34,860 100.0   Portuguese 441 0.3
With a disability 10,540 30.2   Russian 1,118 0.9
        Scotch-Irish 2,787 2.2
        Scottish 3,445 2.7
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 407 0.3
  Population 5 years and over 121,277 100.0   Subsaharan African 193 0.2
Same house in 1995 60,585 50.0   Swedish 2,431 1.9
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 58,079 47.9   Swiss 632 0.5
 Same county 22,941 18.9   Ukrainian 449 0.4
 Different county 35,138 29.0   United States or American 8,960 7.1
  Same state 17,587 14.5   Welsh 1,062 0.8
  Different state 17,551 14.5   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 1,093 0.9
Elsewhere in 1995 2,613 2.2   Other ancestries 21,995 17.4
 
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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