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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Pulaski 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 9,588 100.0
      enrolled in school 2,205 100.0   Native 9,336 97.4
Nursery school, preschool 206 9.3       Born in United States 9,307 97.1
Kindergarten 143 6.5           State of residence 7,486 78.1
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 958 43.4           Different state 1,821 19.0
High school (grades 9-12) 587 26.6       Born outside United States 29 0.3
College or graduate school 311 14.1   Foreign born 252 2.6
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 156 1.6
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 32 0.3
  Population 25 years and over 6,445 100.0       Not a citizen 220 2.3
Less than 9th grade 570 8.8        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 1,147 17.8   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 2,330 36.2     Total (excluding born at sea) 252 100.0
Some college, no degree 1,317 20.4   Europe 27 10.7
Associate degree 250 3.9   Asia 22 8.7
Bachelor's degree 536 8.3   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 295 4.6   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 175 69.4
Percent high school graduate or higher 73.4 (X)   Northern America 28 11.1
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 12.9 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 8,961 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 7,759 100.0   English only 8,307 92.7
Never married 1,881 24.2   Language other than English 654 7.3
Now married, except separated 4,192 54.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 236 2.6
Separated 236 3.0   Spanish 558 6.2
Widowed 701 9.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 214 2.4
 Female 656 8.5   Other Indo-European languages 63 0.7
Divorced 749 9.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 0 0.0
 Female 483 6.2   Asian and Pacific Island languages 16 0.2
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 13 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 9,588 100.0
           under 18 years 191 100.0     Total ancestries reported 7,734 80.7
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 79 41.4   Arab 0 0.0
        Czech¹ 0 0.0
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 8 0.1
          Civilian population 18 years and over 7,363 100.0   Dutch 43 0.4
Civilian veterans 903 12.3   English 640 6.7
        French (except Basque)¹ 127 1.3
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 12 0.1
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 300 3.1
     Population 5 to 20 years 2,038 100.0   Greek 22 0.2
With a disability 141 6.9   Hungarian 4 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 4,642 100.0   Irish¹ 712 7.4
With a disability 1,091 23.5   Italian 98 1.0
 Percent employed 59.6 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 3,551 76.5   Norwegian 23 0.2
 Percent employed 79.5 (X)   Polish 0 0.0
     Population 65 years and over 1,166 100.0   Portuguese 11 0.1
With a disability 637 54.6   Russian 6 0.1
        Scotch-Irish 122 1.3
        Scottish 171 1.8
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 8,961 100.0   Subsaharan African 56 0.6
Same house in 1995 5,290 59.0   Swedish 52 0.5
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 3,538 39.5   Swiss 0 0.0
 Same county 1,238 13.8   Ukrainian 9 0.1
 Different county 2,300 25.7   United States or American 1,652 17.2
  Same state 1,681 18.8   Welsh 15 0.2
  Different state 619 6.9   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 13 0.1
Elsewhere in 1995 133 1.5   Other ancestries 3,638 37.9
 
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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