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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Murray 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 36,506 100.0
      enrolled in school 8,373 100.0   Native 35,185 96.4
Nursery school, preschool 475 5.7       Born in United States 34,975 95.8
Kindergarten 511 6.1           State of residence 25,952 71.1
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 4,785 57.1           Different state 9,023 24.7
High school (grades 9-12) 1,823 21.8       Born outside United States 210 0.6
College or graduate school 779 9.3   Foreign born 1,321 3.6
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 744 2.0
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 286 0.8
  Population 25 years and over 22,803 100.0       Not a citizen 1,035 2.8
Less than 9th grade 3,942 17.3        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 4,939 21.7   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 8,069 35.4     Total (excluding born at sea) 1,321 100.0
Some college, no degree 3,371 14.8   Europe 53 4.0
Associate degree 842 3.7   Asia 71 5.4
Bachelor's degree 1,112 4.9   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 528 2.3   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 1,187 89.9
Percent high school graduate or higher 61.1 (X)   Northern America 10 0.8
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 7.2 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 33,542 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 27,892 100.0   English only 31,369 93.5
Never married 5,096 18.3   Language other than English 2,173 6.5
Now married, except separated 17,279 61.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,251 3.7
Separated 532 1.9   Spanish 1,981 5.9
Widowed 1,361 4.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,200 3.6
 Female 1,156 4.1   Other Indo-European languages 93 0.3
Divorced 3,624 13.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 22 0.1
 Female 2,033 7.3   Asian and Pacific Island languages 69 0.2
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 19 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 36,506 100.0
           under 18 years 1,036 100.0     Total ancestries reported 25,421 69.6
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 520 50.2   Arab 30 0.1
        Czech¹ 32 0.1
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 8 0.0
          Civilian population 18 years and over 26,331 100.0   Dutch 320 0.9
Civilian veterans 2,740 10.4   English 2,118 5.8
        French (except Basque)¹ 409 1.1
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 49 0.1
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 2,186 6.0
     Population 5 to 20 years 8,719 100.0   Greek 48 0.1
With a disability 889 10.2   Hungarian 25 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 21,813 100.0   Irish¹ 3,056 8.4
With a disability 5,812 26.6   Italian 393 1.1
 Percent employed 54.0 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 16,001 73.4   Norwegian 41 0.1
 Percent employed 81.0 (X)   Polish 160 0.4
     Population 65 years and over 2,806 100.0   Portuguese 8 0.0
With a disability 1,612 57.4   Russian 0 0.0
        Scotch-Irish 247 0.7
        Scottish 325 0.9
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 33,542 100.0   Subsaharan African 4 0.0
Same house in 1995 19,077 56.9   Swedish 12 0.0
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 14,049 41.9   Swiss 24 0.1
 Same county 7,050 21.0   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 6,999 20.9   United States or American 9,845 27.0
  Same state 5,058 15.1   Welsh 86 0.2
  Different state 1,941 5.8   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 4 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 416 1.2   Other ancestries 5,991 16.4
 
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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