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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Jackson 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 59,612 100.0
      enrolled in school 26,116 100.0   Native 56,483 94.8
Nursery school, preschool 898 3.4       Born in United States 56,156 94.2
Kindergarten 690 2.6           State of residence 43,215 72.5
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 4,988 19.1           Different state 12,941 21.7
High school (grades 9-12) 2,658 10.2       Born outside United States 327 0.5
College or graduate school 16,882 64.6   Foreign born 3,129 5.2
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 2,289 3.8
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 630 1.1
  Population 25 years and over 32,659 100.0       Not a citizen 2,499 4.2
Less than 9th grade 2,124 6.5        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 2,697 8.3   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 8,130 24.9     Total (excluding born at sea) 3,129 100.0
Some college, no degree 6,900 21.1   Europe 466 14.9
Associate degree 2,361 7.2   Asia 1,806 57.7
Bachelor's degree 5,609 17.2   Africa 304 9.7
Graduate or professional degree 4,838 14.8   Oceania 6 0.2
        Latin America 460 14.7
Percent high school graduate or higher 85.2 (X)   Northern America 87 2.8
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 32.0 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 56,632 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 50,405 100.0   English only 51,896 91.6
Never married 21,377 42.4   Language other than English 4,736 8.4
Now married, except separated 21,571 42.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,963 3.5
Separated 507 1.0   Spanish 1,513 2.7
Widowed 2,991 5.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 650 1.1
 Female 2,410 4.8   Other Indo-European languages 1,346 2.4
Divorced 3,959 7.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 400 0.7
 Female 2,291 4.5   Asian and Pacific Island languages 1,376 2.4
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 759 1.3
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 59,612 100.0
           under 18 years 547 100.0     Total ancestries reported 59,456 99.7
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 341 62.3   Arab 344 0.6
        Czech¹ 339 0.6
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 231 0.4
          Civilian population 18 years and over 48,095 100.0   Dutch 1,403 2.4
Civilian veterans 5,885 12.2   English 5,830 9.8
        French (except Basque)¹ 1,939 3.3
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 181 0.3
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 13,198 22.1
     Population 5 to 20 years 15,186 100.0   Greek 163 0.3
With a disability 1,353 8.9   Hungarian 215 0.4
     Population 21 to 64 years 34,189 100.0   Irish¹ 7,428 12.5
With a disability 4,638 13.6   Italian 2,377 4.0
 Percent employed 48.7 (X)   Lithuanian 126 0.2
No disability 29,551 86.4   Norwegian 630 1.1
 Percent employed 73.6 (X)   Polish 1,752 2.9
     Population 65 years and over 6,152 100.0   Portuguese 85 0.1
With a disability 2,709 44.0   Russian 297 0.5
        Scotch-Irish 819 1.4
        Scottish 1,121 1.9
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 152 0.3
  Population 5 years and over 56,632 100.0   Subsaharan African 601 1.0
Same house in 1995 25,100 44.3   Swedish 798 1.3
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 29,662 52.4   Swiss 134 0.2
 Same county 11,157 19.7   Ukrainian 38 0.1
 Different county 18,505 32.7   United States or American 4,191 7.0
  Same state 13,816 24.4   Welsh 495 0.8
  Different state 4,689 8.3   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 99 0.2
Elsewhere in 1995 1,870 3.3   Other ancestries 14,470 24.3
 
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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