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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Massac 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 15,161 100.0
      enrolled in school 3,373 100.0   Native 15,095 99.6
Nursery school, preschool 181 5.4       Born in United States 15,032 99.1
Kindergarten 217 6.4           State of residence 7,325 48.3
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 1,578 46.8           Different state 7,707 50.8
High school (grades 9-12) 800 23.7       Born outside United States 63 0.4
College or graduate school 597 17.7   Foreign born 66 0.4
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 20 0.1
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 32 0.2
  Population 25 years and over 10,471 100.0       Not a citizen 34 0.2
Less than 9th grade 1,079 10.3        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 1,386 13.2   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 3,640 34.8     Total (excluding born at sea) 66 100.0
Some college, no degree 2,378 22.7   Europe 10 15.2
Associate degree 871 8.3   Asia 26 39.4
Bachelor's degree 774 7.4   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 343 3.3   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 15 22.7
Percent high school graduate or higher 76.5 (X)   Northern America 15 22.7
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 10.7 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 14,220 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 12,301 100.0   English only 13,889 97.7
Never married 2,198 17.9   Language other than English 331 2.3
Now married, except separated 7,249 58.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 66 0.5
Separated 281 2.3   Spanish 164 1.2
Widowed 1,110 9.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 31 0.2
 Female 965 7.8   Other Indo-European languages 127 0.9
Divorced 1,463 11.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 12 0.1
 Female 760 6.2   Asian and Pacific Island languages 35 0.2
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 18 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 15,161 100.0
           under 18 years 222 100.0     Total ancestries reported 13,052 86.1
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 130 58.6   Arab 15 0.1
        Czech¹ 4 0.0
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 2 0.0
          Civilian population 18 years and over 11,683 100.0   Dutch 289 1.9
Civilian veterans 1,679 14.4   English 1,775 11.7
        French (except Basque)¹ 296 2.0
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 17 0.1
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 3,410 22.5
     Population 5 to 20 years 3,081 100.0   Greek 18 0.1
With a disability 322 10.5   Hungarian 0 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 8,353 100.0   Irish¹ 1,613 10.6
With a disability 1,860 22.3   Italian 249 1.6
 Percent employed 45.6 (X)   Lithuanian 12 0.1
No disability 6,493 77.7   Norwegian 44 0.3
 Percent employed 77.2 (X)   Polish 131 0.9
     Population 65 years and over 2,488 100.0   Portuguese 3 0.0
With a disability 1,224 49.2   Russian 0 0.0
        Scotch-Irish 282 1.9
        Scottish 230 1.5
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 14,220 100.0   Subsaharan African 14 0.1
Same house in 1995 8,922 62.7   Swedish 88 0.6
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 5,246 36.9   Swiss 13 0.1
 Same county 3,121 21.9   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 2,125 14.9   United States or American 1,928 12.7
  Same state 1,001 7.0   Welsh 44 0.3
  Different state 1,124 7.9   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 5 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 52 0.4   Other ancestries 2,570 17.0
 
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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