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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Elmore 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 29,130 100.0
      enrolled in school 7,773 100.0   Native 26,883 92.3
Nursery school, preschool 522 6.7       Born in United States 25,648 88.0
Kindergarten 467 6.0           State of residence 7,287 25.0
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 3,495 45.0           Different state 18,361 63.0
High school (grades 9-12) 1,795 23.1       Born outside United States 1,235 4.2
College or graduate school 1,494 19.2   Foreign born 2,247 7.7
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 987 3.4
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 752 2.6
  Population 25 years and over 17,034 100.0       Not a citizen 1,495 5.1
Less than 9th grade 856 5.0        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 1,327 7.8   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 4,251 25.0     Total (excluding born at sea) 2,247 100.0
Some college, no degree 5,896 34.6   Europe 429 19.1
Associate degree 1,751 10.3   Asia 298 13.3
Bachelor's degree 1,962 11.5   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 991 5.8   Oceania 23 1.0
        Latin America 1,383 61.5
Percent high school graduate or higher 87.2 (X)   Northern America 114 5.1
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 17.3 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 26,736 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 22,262 100.0   English only 23,201 86.8
Never married 4,344 19.5   Language other than English 3,535 13.2
Now married, except separated 14,637 65.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,609 6.0
Separated 387 1.7   Spanish 2,696 10.1
Widowed 753 3.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,348 5.0
 Female 582 2.6   Other Indo-European languages 413 1.5
Divorced 2,141 9.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 94 0.4
 Female 1,003 4.5   Asian and Pacific Island languages 330 1.2
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 133 0.5
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 29,130 100.0
           under 18 years 316 100.0     Total ancestries reported 30,716 105.4
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 177 56.0   Arab 26 0.1
        Czech¹ 221 0.8
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 390 1.3
          Civilian population 18 years and over 17,884 100.0   Dutch 608 2.1
Civilian veterans 6,988 39.1   English 3,857 13.2
        French (except Basque)¹ 1,086 3.7
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 334 1.1
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 5,495 18.9
     Population 5 to 20 years 6,514 100.0   Greek 44 0.2
With a disability 420 6.4   Hungarian 118 0.4
     Population 21 to 64 years 11,676 100.0   Irish¹ 3,110 10.7
With a disability 1,933 16.6   Italian 984 3.4
 Percent employed 63.7 (X)   Lithuanian 52 0.2
No disability 9,743 83.4   Norwegian 968 3.3
 Percent employed 74.9 (X)   Polish 485 1.7
     Population 65 years and over 2,022 100.0   Portuguese 124 0.4
With a disability 868 42.9   Russian 139 0.5
        Scotch-Irish 444 1.5
        Scottish 759 2.6
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 28 0.1
  Population 5 years and over 26,736 100.0   Subsaharan African 39 0.1
Same house in 1995 8,378 31.3   Swedish 605 2.1
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 15,845 59.3   Swiss 72 0.2
 Same county 5,200 19.4   Ukrainian 77 0.3
 Different county 10,645 39.8   United States or American 2,125 7.3
  Same state 2,017 7.5   Welsh 231 0.8
  Different state 8,628 32.3   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 66 0.2
Elsewhere in 1995 2,513 9.4   Other ancestries 8,229 28.2
 
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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