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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 21,757 100.0
      enrolled in school 5,835 100.0   Native 21,537 99.0
Nursery school, preschool 413 7.1       Born in United States 21,457 98.6
Kindergarten 343 5.9           State of residence 17,557 80.7
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 2,713 46.5           Different state 3,900 17.9
High school (grades 9-12) 1,354 23.2       Born outside United States 80 0.4
College or graduate school 1,012 17.3   Foreign born 220 1.0
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 140 0.6
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 113 0.5
  Population 25 years and over 14,185 100.0       Not a citizen 107 0.5
Less than 9th grade 1,120 7.9        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 2,041 14.4   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 5,493 38.7     Total (excluding born at sea) 220 100.0
Some college, no degree 2,381 16.8   Europe 51 23.2
Associate degree 722 5.1   Asia 47 21.4
Bachelor's degree 1,507 10.6   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 921 6.5   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 111 50.5
Percent high school graduate or higher 77.7 (X)   Northern America 11 5.0
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 17.1 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 20,405 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 17,057 100.0   English only 19,783 97.0
Never married 3,920 23.0   Language other than English 622 3.0
Now married, except separated 9,775 57.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 251 1.2
Separated 383 2.2   Spanish 445 2.2
Widowed 1,288 7.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 202 1.0
 Female 1,023 6.0   Other Indo-European languages 128 0.6
Divorced 1,691 9.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 44 0.2
 Female 807 4.7   Asian and Pacific Island languages 32 0.2
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 5 0.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 21,757 100.0
           under 18 years 666 100.0     Total ancestries reported 17,588 80.8
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 341 51.2   Arab 0 0.0
        Czech¹ 55 0.3
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 9 0.0
          Civilian population 18 years and over 16,034 100.0   Dutch 215 1.0
Civilian veterans 2,016 12.6   English 1,741 8.0
        French (except Basque)¹ 144 0.7
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 78 0.4
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 1,044 4.8
     Population 5 to 20 years 5,239 100.0   Greek 14 0.1
With a disability 485 9.3   Hungarian 0 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 12,485 100.0   Irish¹ 1,538 7.1
With a disability 3,289 26.3   Italian 140 0.6
 Percent employed 64.9 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 9,196 73.7   Norwegian 41 0.2
 Percent employed 78.4 (X)   Polish 101 0.5
     Population 65 years and over 2,042 100.0   Portuguese 22 0.1
With a disability 894 43.8   Russian 72 0.3
        Scotch-Irish 426 2.0
        Scottish 348 1.6
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 6 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 20,405 100.0   Subsaharan African 214 1.0
Same house in 1995 13,261 65.0   Swedish 66 0.3
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 6,980 34.2   Swiss 18 0.1
 Same county 2,543 12.5   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 4,437 21.7   United States or American 4,855 22.3
  Same state 3,534 17.3   Welsh 42 0.2
  Different state 903 4.4   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 164 0.8   Other ancestries 6,399 29.4
 
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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