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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Brooks 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 16,450 100.0
      enrolled in school 4,275 100.0   Native 16,170 98.3
Nursery school, preschool 248 5.8       Born in United States 16,098 97.9
Kindergarten 226 5.3           State of residence 12,652 76.9
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 2,179 51.0           Different state 3,446 20.9
High school (grades 9-12) 1,104 25.8       Born outside United States 72 0.4
College or graduate school 518 12.1   Foreign born 280 1.7
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 150 0.9
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 93 0.6
  Population 25 years and over 10,455 100.0       Not a citizen 187 1.1
Less than 9th grade 1,254 12.0        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 2,149 20.6   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 3,875 37.1     Total (excluding born at sea) 280 100.0
Some college, no degree 1,577 15.1   Europe 65 23.2
Associate degree 418 4.0   Asia 35 12.5
Bachelor's degree 728 7.0   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 454 4.3   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 180 64.3
Percent high school graduate or higher 67.5 (X)   Northern America 0 0.0
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 11.3 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 15,400 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 12,783 100.0   English only 14,872 96.6
Never married 3,413 26.7   Language other than English 528 3.4
Now married, except separated 6,354 49.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 252 1.6
Separated 341 2.7   Spanish 418 2.7
Widowed 1,387 10.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 216 1.4
 Female 1,143 8.9   Other Indo-European languages 55 0.4
Divorced 1,288 10.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 14 0.1
 Female 708 5.5   Asian and Pacific Island languages 55 0.4
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 22 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 16,450 100.0
           under 18 years 551 100.0     Total ancestries reported 12,649 76.9
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 289 52.5   Arab 24 0.1
        Czech¹ 7 0.0
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 0 0.0
          Civilian population 18 years and over 11,922 100.0   Dutch 128 0.8
Civilian veterans 1,508 12.6   English 1,051 6.4
        French (except Basque)¹ 160 1.0
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 27 0.2
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 650 4.0
     Population 5 to 20 years 4,192 100.0   Greek 0 0.0
With a disability 234 5.6   Hungarian 0 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 8,621 100.0   Irish¹ 729 4.4
With a disability 2,407 27.9   Italian 76 0.5
 Percent employed 55.6 (X)   Lithuanian 6 0.0
No disability 6,214 72.1   Norwegian 10 0.1
 Percent employed 75.1 (X)   Polish 46 0.3
     Population 65 years and over 2,258 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 1,154 51.1   Russian 0 0.0
        Scotch-Irish 236 1.4
        Scottish 158 1.0
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 9 0.1
  Population 5 years and over 15,400 100.0   Subsaharan African 281 1.7
Same house in 1995 9,298 60.4   Swedish 5 0.0
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 5,975 38.8   Swiss 32 0.2
 Same county 2,691 17.5   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 3,284 21.3   United States or American 2,920 17.8
  Same state 2,022 13.1   Welsh 64 0.4
  Different state 1,262 8.2   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 5 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 127 0.8   Other ancestries 6,025 36.6
 
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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