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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Monroe 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 79,589 100.0
      enrolled in school 14,277 100.0   Native 67,857 85.3
Nursery school, preschool 983 6.9       Born in United States 66,391 83.4
Kindergarten 876 6.1           State of residence 21,008 26.4
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 6,405 44.9           Different state 45,383 57.0
High school (grades 9-12) 2,985 20.9       Born outside United States 1,466 1.8
College or graduate school 3,028 21.2   Foreign born 11,732 14.7
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 4,869 6.1
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 5,004 6.3
  Population 25 years and over 61,161 100.0       Not a citizen 6,728 8.5
Less than 9th grade 2,827 4.6        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 6,405 10.5   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 17,664 28.9     Total (excluding born at sea) 11,732 100.0
Some college, no degree 13,738 22.5   Europe 2,806 23.9
Associate degree 4,944 8.1   Asia 685 5.8
Bachelor's degree 10,256 16.8   Africa 62 0.5
Graduate or professional degree 5,327 8.7   Oceania 57 0.5
        Latin America 7,471 63.7
Percent high school graduate or higher 84.9 (X)   Northern America 651 5.5
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 25.5 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 76,301 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 68,261 100.0   English only 59,964 78.6
Never married 16,798 24.6   Language other than English 16,337 21.4
Now married, except separated 36,301 53.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 6,337 8.3
Separated 1,227 1.8   Spanish 12,173 16.0
Widowed 3,795 5.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 5,189 6.8
 Female 2,867 4.2   Other Indo-European languages 3,529 4.6
Divorced 10,140 14.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 974 1.3
 Female 4,615 6.8   Asian and Pacific Island languages 490 0.6
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 174 0.2
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 79,589 100.0
           under 18 years 1,042 100.0     Total ancestries reported 89,367 112.3
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 409 39.3   Arab 250 0.3
        Czech¹ 677 0.9
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 393 0.5
          Civilian population 18 years and over 64,846 100.0   Dutch 1,347 1.7
Civilian veterans 12,535 19.3   English 11,332 14.2
        French (except Basque)¹ 3,365 4.2
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 747 0.9
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 12,596 15.8
     Population 5 to 20 years 12,002 100.0   Greek 447 0.6
With a disability 1,113 9.3   Hungarian 448 0.6
     Population 21 to 64 years 50,824 100.0   Irish¹ 11,084 13.9
With a disability 12,587 24.8   Italian 5,515 6.9
 Percent employed 67.0 (X)   Lithuanian 308 0.4
No disability 38,237 75.2   Norwegian 793 1.0
 Percent employed 76.4 (X)   Polish 2,841 3.6
     Population 65 years and over 11,303 100.0   Portuguese 192 0.2
With a disability 3,836 33.9   Russian 816 1.0
        Scotch-Irish 1,518 1.9
        Scottish 2,221 2.8
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 243 0.3
  Population 5 years and over 76,301 100.0   Subsaharan African 188 0.2
Same house in 1995 36,782 48.2   Swedish 1,346 1.7
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 36,469 47.8   Swiss 345 0.4
 Same county 16,405 21.5   Ukrainian 245 0.3
 Different county 20,064 26.3   United States or American 5,478 6.9
  Same state 7,080 9.3   Welsh 745 0.9
  Different state 12,984 17.0   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 916 1.2
Elsewhere in 1995 3,050 4.0   Other ancestries 22,971 28.9
 
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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