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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Franklin 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 39,018 100.0
      enrolled in school 9,032 100.0   Native 38,752 99.3
Nursery school, preschool 552 6.1       Born in United States 38,579 98.9
Kindergarten 512 5.7           State of residence 32,414 83.1
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 4,170 46.2           Different state 6,165 15.8
High school (grades 9-12) 2,101 23.3       Born outside United States 173 0.4
College or graduate school 1,697 18.8   Foreign born 266 0.7
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 39 0.1
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 156 0.4
  Population 25 years and over 26,965 100.0       Not a citizen 110 0.3
Less than 9th grade 2,439 9.0        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 3,845 14.3   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 9,285 34.4     Total (excluding born at sea) 266 100.0
Some college, no degree 6,292 23.3   Europe 156 58.6
Associate degree 2,046 7.6   Asia 40 15.0
Bachelor's degree 2,053 7.6   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 1,005 3.7   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 51 19.2
Percent high school graduate or higher 76.7 (X)   Northern America 19 7.1
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 11.3 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 36,788 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 31,635 100.0   English only 35,989 97.8
Never married 5,912 18.7   Language other than English 799 2.2
Now married, except separated 18,535 58.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 219 0.6
Separated 458 1.4   Spanish 350 1.0
Widowed 3,081 9.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 85 0.2
 Female 2,610 8.3   Other Indo-European languages 396 1.1
Divorced 3,649 11.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 134 0.4
 Female 1,907 6.0   Asian and Pacific Island languages 29 0.1
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 0 0.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 39,018 100.0
           under 18 years 499 100.0     Total ancestries reported 34,437 88.3
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 297 59.5   Arab 4 0.0
        Czech¹ 129 0.3
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 57 0.1
          Civilian population 18 years and over 30,004 100.0   Dutch 894 2.3
Civilian veterans 4,871 16.2   English 5,105 13.1
        French (except Basque)¹ 1,118 2.9
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 75 0.2
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 5,967 15.3
     Population 5 to 20 years 8,141 100.0   Greek 71 0.2
With a disability 723 8.9   Hungarian 267 0.7
     Population 21 to 64 years 21,229 100.0   Irish¹ 4,616 11.8
With a disability 4,517 21.3   Italian 2,062 5.3
 Percent employed 41.4 (X)   Lithuanian 185 0.5
No disability 16,712 78.7   Norwegian 155 0.4
 Percent employed 74.5 (X)   Polish 1,111 2.8
     Population 65 years and over 6,915 100.0   Portuguese 11 0.0
With a disability 3,563 51.5   Russian 211 0.5
        Scotch-Irish 842 2.2
        Scottish 708 1.8
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 82 0.2
  Population 5 years and over 36,788 100.0   Subsaharan African 12 0.0
Same house in 1995 23,223 63.1   Swedish 173 0.4
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 13,516 36.7   Swiss 76 0.2
 Same county 8,325 22.6   Ukrainian 71 0.2
 Different county 5,191 14.1   United States or American 6,062 15.5
  Same state 3,592 9.8   Welsh 301 0.8
  Different state 1,599 4.3   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 17 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 49 0.1   Other ancestries 4,055 10.4
 
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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