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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Bacon 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 10,103 100.0
      enrolled in school 2,262 100.0   Native 9,937 98.4
Nursery school, preschool 157 6.9       Born in United States 9,887 97.9
Kindergarten 126 5.6           State of residence 8,315 82.3
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 1,096 48.5           Different state 1,572 15.6
High school (grades 9-12) 566 25.0       Born outside United States 50 0.5
College or graduate school 317 14.0   Foreign born 166 1.6
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 99 1.0
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 41 0.4
  Population 25 years and over 6,525 100.0       Not a citizen 125 1.2
Less than 9th grade 783 12.0        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 1,325 20.3   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 2,871 44.0     Total (excluding born at sea) 166 100.0
Some college, no degree 851 13.0   Europe 15 9.0
Associate degree 263 4.0   Asia 28 16.9
Bachelor's degree 244 3.7   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 188 2.9   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 104 62.7
Percent high school graduate or higher 67.7 (X)   Northern America 19 11.4
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 6.6 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 9,325 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 7,937 100.0   English only 9,002 96.5
Never married 1,592 20.1   Language other than English 323 3.5
Now married, except separated 4,728 59.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 99 1.1
Separated 80 1.0   Spanish 256 2.7
Widowed 610 7.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 94 1.0
 Female 549 6.9   Other Indo-European languages 29 0.3
Divorced 927 11.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 5 0.1
 Female 412 5.2   Asian and Pacific Island languages 38 0.4
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 0 0.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 10,103 100.0
           under 18 years 257 100.0     Total ancestries reported 6,964 68.9
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 140 54.5   Arab 0 0.0
        Czech¹ 0 0.0
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 0 0.0
          Civilian population 18 years and over 7,506 100.0   Dutch 16 0.2
Civilian veterans 874 11.6   English 585 5.8
        French (except Basque)¹ 65 0.6
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 19 0.2
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 249 2.5
     Population 5 to 20 years 2,192 100.0   Greek 0 0.0
With a disability 139 6.3   Hungarian 0 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 5,775 100.0   Irish¹ 502 5.0
With a disability 1,385 24.0   Italian 82 0.8
 Percent employed 39.6 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 4,390 76.0   Norwegian 12 0.1
 Percent employed 75.3 (X)   Polish 39 0.4
     Population 65 years and over 1,216 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 744 61.2   Russian 0 0.0
        Scotch-Irish 33 0.3
        Scottish 61 0.6
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 9,325 100.0   Subsaharan African 19 0.2
Same house in 1995 5,690 61.0   Swedish 0 0.0
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 3,527 37.8   Swiss 0 0.0
 Same county 2,022 21.7   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 1,505 16.1   United States or American 3,206 31.7
  Same state 928 10.0   Welsh 0 0.0
  Different state 577 6.2   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 13 0.1
Elsewhere in 1995 108 1.2   Other ancestries 2,063 20.4
 
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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