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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Okaloosa 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 170,498 100.0
      enrolled in school 44,445 100.0   Native 161,514 94.7
Nursery school, preschool 3,052 6.9       Born in United States 154,860 90.8
Kindergarten 2,482 5.6           State of residence 48,588 28.5
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 19,234 43.3           Different state 106,272 62.3
High school (grades 9-12) 9,861 22.2       Born outside United States 6,654 3.9
College or graduate school 9,816 22.1   Foreign born 8,984 5.3
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 2,291 1.3
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 5,715 3.4
  Population 25 years and over 112,429 100.0       Not a citizen 3,269 1.9
Less than 9th grade 4,176 3.7        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 9,295 8.3   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 30,515 27.1     Total (excluding born at sea) 8,984 100.0
Some college, no degree 31,123 27.7   Europe 2,988 33.3
Associate degree 10,070 9.0   Asia 3,564 39.7
Bachelor's degree 16,826 15.0   Africa 105 1.2
Graduate or professional degree 10,424 9.3   Oceania 100 1.1
        Latin America 1,861 20.7
Percent high school graduate or higher 88.0 (X)   Northern America 366 4.1
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 24.2 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 159,735 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 135,870 100.0   English only 147,138 92.1
Never married 29,382 21.6   Language other than English 12,597 7.9
Now married, except separated 80,352 59.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 4,127 2.6
Separated 2,586 1.9   Spanish 5,577 3.5
Widowed 7,483 5.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,834 1.1
 Female 6,105 4.5   Other Indo-European languages 3,126 2.0
Divorced 16,067 11.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 691 0.4
 Female 8,638 6.4   Asian and Pacific Island languages 3,677 2.3
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,529 1.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 170,498 100.0
           under 18 years 2,829 100.0     Total ancestries reported 165,466 97.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 1,479 52.3   Arab 527 0.3
        Czech¹ 763 0.4
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 457 0.3
          Civilian population 18 years and over 117,249 100.0   Dutch 2,490 1.5
Civilian veterans 32,169 27.4   English 19,106 11.2
        French (except Basque)¹ 5,230 3.1
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 1,697 1.0
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 23,122 13.6
     Population 5 to 20 years 37,020 100.0   Greek 753 0.4
With a disability 3,251 8.8   Hungarian 450 0.3
     Population 21 to 64 years 88,065 100.0   Irish¹ 20,206 11.9
With a disability 17,552 19.9   Italian 6,528 3.8
 Percent employed 61.5 (X)   Lithuanian 238 0.1
No disability 70,513 80.1   Norwegian 2,046 1.2
 Percent employed 74.9 (X)   Polish 3,498 2.1
     Population 65 years and over 19,709 100.0   Portuguese 438 0.3
With a disability 8,268 42.0   Russian 627 0.4
        Scotch-Irish 4,234 2.5
        Scottish 4,622 2.7
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 265 0.2
  Population 5 years and over 159,735 100.0   Subsaharan African 708 0.4
Same house in 1995 74,117 46.4   Swedish 1,859 1.1
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 79,026 49.5   Swiss 284 0.2
 Same county 35,323 22.1   Ukrainian 270 0.2
 Different county 43,703 27.4   United States or American 20,680 12.1
  Same state 10,106 6.3   Welsh 1,103 0.6
  Different state 33,597 21.0   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 537 0.3
Elsewhere in 1995 6,592 4.1   Other ancestries 42,728 25.1
 
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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