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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Washington 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 9,977 100.0
      enrolled in school 2,400 100.0   Native 9,268 92.9
Nursery school, preschool 184 7.7       Born in United States 9,244 92.7
Kindergarten 178 7.4           State of residence 3,995 40.0
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 1,222 50.9           Different state 5,249 52.6
High school (grades 9-12) 652 27.2       Born outside United States 24 0.2
College or graduate school 164 6.8   Foreign born 709 7.1
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 341 3.4
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 135 1.4
  Population 25 years and over 6,542 100.0       Not a citizen 574 5.8
Less than 9th grade 589 9.0        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 941 14.4   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 2,322 35.5     Total (excluding born at sea) 709 100.0
Some college, no degree 1,562 23.9   Europe 32 4.5
Associate degree 298 4.6   Asia 25 3.5
Bachelor's degree 639 9.8   Africa 11 1.6
Graduate or professional degree 191 2.9   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 616 86.9
Percent high school graduate or higher 76.6 (X)   Northern America 25 3.5
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 12.7 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 9,293 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 7,763 100.0   English only 8,074 86.9
Never married 1,380 17.8   Language other than English 1,219 13.1
Now married, except separated 4,884 62.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 526 5.7
Separated 43 0.6   Spanish 1,107 11.9
Widowed 673 8.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 511 5.5
 Female 535 6.9   Other Indo-European languages 81 0.9
Divorced 783 10.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 3 0.0
 Female 404 5.2   Asian and Pacific Island languages 25 0.3
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 12 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 9,977 100.0
           under 18 years 136 100.0     Total ancestries reported 10,068 100.9
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 106 77.9   Arab 15 0.2
        Czech¹ 91 0.9
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 147 1.5
          Civilian population 18 years and over 7,268 100.0   Dutch 229 2.3
Civilian veterans 1,144 15.7   English 1,475 14.8
        French (except Basque)¹ 266 2.7
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 78 0.8
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 1,645 16.5
     Population 5 to 20 years 2,388 100.0   Greek 16 0.2
With a disability 157 6.6   Hungarian 0 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 5,150 100.0   Irish¹ 1,053 10.6
With a disability 884 17.2   Italian 194 1.9
 Percent employed 51.4 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 4,266 82.8   Norwegian 259 2.6
 Percent employed 76.4 (X)   Polish 114 1.1
     Population 65 years and over 1,620 100.0   Portuguese 40 0.4
With a disability 760 46.9   Russian 39 0.4
        Scotch-Irish 224 2.2
        Scottish 312 3.1
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 4 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 9,293 100.0   Subsaharan African 6 0.1
Same house in 1995 4,957 53.3   Swedish 362 3.6
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 4,164 44.8   Swiss 64 0.6
 Same county 1,932 20.8   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 2,232 24.0   United States or American 771 7.7
  Same state 987 10.6   Welsh 27 0.3
  Different state 1,245 13.4   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 3 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 172 1.9   Other ancestries 2,634 26.4
 
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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