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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Jefferson 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 19,155 100.0
      enrolled in school 6,224 100.0   Native 18,024 94.1
Nursery school, preschool 387 6.2       Born in United States 17,940 93.7
Kindergarten 415 6.7           State of residence 13,124 68.5
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 3,130 50.3           Different state 4,816 25.1
High school (grades 9-12) 1,690 27.2       Born outside United States 84 0.4
College or graduate school 602 9.7   Foreign born 1,131 5.9
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 549 2.9
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 234 1.2
  Population 25 years and over 10,335 100.0       Not a citizen 897 4.7
Less than 9th grade 698 6.8        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 916 8.9   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 3,034 29.4     Total (excluding born at sea) 1,131 100.0
Some college, no degree 2,925 28.3   Europe 47 4.2
Associate degree 1,187 11.5   Asia 4 0.4
Bachelor's degree 1,194 11.6   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 381 3.7   Oceania 8 0.7
        Latin America 1,002 88.6
Percent high school graduate or higher 84.4 (X)   Northern America 70 6.2
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 15.2 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 17,487 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 13,465 100.0   English only 15,605 89.2
Never married 2,977 22.1   Language other than English 1,882 10.8
Now married, except separated 8,984 66.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 957 5.5
Separated 57 0.4   Spanish 1,629 9.3
Widowed 589 4.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 913 5.2
 Female 516 3.8   Other Indo-European languages 131 0.7
Divorced 858 6.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 25 0.1
 Female 393 2.9   Asian and Pacific Island languages 87 0.5
                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 19,155 100.0
           under 18 years 251 100.0     Total ancestries reported 19,637 102.5
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 98 39.0   Arab 0 0.0
        Czech¹ 92 0.5
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 1,016 5.3
          Civilian population 18 years and over 12,203 100.0   Dutch 379 2.0
Civilian veterans 1,404 11.5   English 6,230 32.5
        French (except Basque)¹ 329 1.7
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 31 0.2
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 2,357 12.3
     Population 5 to 20 years 6,175 100.0   Greek 15 0.1
With a disability 399 6.5   Hungarian 23 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 9,511 100.0   Irish¹ 943 4.9
With a disability 1,612 16.9   Italian 261 1.4
 Percent employed 63.1 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 7,899 83.1   Norwegian 556 2.9
 Percent employed 78.0 (X)   Polish 97 0.5
     Population 65 years and over 1,768 100.0   Portuguese 17 0.1
With a disability 712 40.3   Russian 52 0.3
        Scotch-Irish 193 1.0
        Scottish 952 5.0
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 17,487 100.0   Subsaharan African 0 0.0
Same house in 1995 10,699 61.2   Swedish 938 4.9
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 6,524 37.3   Swiss 306 1.6
 Same county 2,721 15.6   Ukrainian 11 0.1
 Different county 3,803 21.7   United States or American 1,333 7.0
  Same state 2,199 12.6   Welsh 208 1.1
  Different state 1,604 9.2   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 1 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 264 1.5   Other ancestries 3,297 17.2
 
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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