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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Sumter 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 33,200 100.0
      enrolled in school 9,860 100.0   Native 32,525 98.0
Nursery school, preschool 745 7.6       Born in United States 32,392 97.6
Kindergarten 639 6.5           State of residence 27,180 81.9
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 4,127 41.9           Different state 5,212 15.7
High school (grades 9-12) 2,130 21.6       Born outside United States 133 0.4
College or graduate school 2,219 22.5   Foreign born 675 2.0
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 371 1.1
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 212 0.6
  Population 25 years and over 20,040 100.0       Not a citizen 463 1.4
Less than 9th grade 2,170 10.8        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 3,858 19.3   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 6,051 30.2     Total (excluding born at sea) 675 100.0
Some college, no degree 3,489 17.4   Europe 46 6.8
Associate degree 603 3.0   Asia 161 23.9
Bachelor's degree 2,242 11.2   Africa 1 0.1
Graduate or professional degree 1,627 8.1   Oceania 16 2.4
        Latin America 437 64.7
Percent high school graduate or higher 69.9 (X)   Northern America 14 2.1
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 19.3 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 30,563 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 25,378 100.0   English only 28,907 94.6
Never married 8,308 32.7   Language other than English 1,656 5.4
Now married, except separated 11,843 46.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 702 2.3
Separated 843 3.3   Spanish 1,120 3.7
Widowed 1,960 7.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 594 1.9
 Female 1,683 6.6   Other Indo-European languages 353 1.2
Divorced 2,424 9.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 66 0.2
 Female 1,425 5.6   Asian and Pacific Island languages 137 0.4
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 42 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 33,200 100.0
           under 18 years 923 100.0     Total ancestries reported 27,190 81.9
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 447 48.4   Arab 28 0.1
        Czech¹ 21 0.1
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 59 0.2
          Civilian population 18 years and over 23,898 100.0   Dutch 158 0.5
Civilian veterans 2,542 10.6   English 1,788 5.4
        French (except Basque)¹ 287 0.9
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 48 0.1
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 1,391 4.2
     Population 5 to 20 years 8,380 100.0   Greek 57 0.2
With a disability 683 8.2   Hungarian 0 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 17,653 100.0   Irish¹ 1,513 4.6
With a disability 4,472 25.3   Italian 321 1.0
 Percent employed 54.6 (X)   Lithuanian 27 0.1
No disability 13,181 74.7   Norwegian 111 0.3
 Percent employed 76.5 (X)   Polish 186 0.6
     Population 65 years and over 3,576 100.0   Portuguese 5 0.0
With a disability 1,636 45.7   Russian 24 0.1
        Scotch-Irish 452 1.4
        Scottish 358 1.1
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 6 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 30,563 100.0   Subsaharan African 92 0.3
Same house in 1995 17,666 57.8   Swedish 89 0.3
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 12,595 41.2   Swiss 72 0.2
 Same county 7,498 24.5   Ukrainian 16 0.0
 Different county 5,097 16.7   United States or American 4,164 12.5
  Same state 3,326 10.9   Welsh 48 0.1
  Different state 1,771 5.8   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 5 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 302 1.0   Other ancestries 15,864 47.8
 
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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