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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Gibson 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 32,500 100.0
      enrolled in school 7,933 100.0   Native 32,202 99.1
Nursery school, preschool 618 7.8       Born in United States 32,123 98.8
Kindergarten 459 5.8           State of residence 26,042 80.1
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 3,725 47.0           Different state 6,081 18.7
High school (grades 9-12) 1,916 24.2       Born outside United States 79 0.2
College or graduate school 1,215 15.3   Foreign born 298 0.9
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 162 0.5
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 101 0.3
  Population 25 years and over 21,694 100.0       Not a citizen 197 0.6
Less than 9th grade 1,297 6.0        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 2,855 13.2   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 8,892 41.0     Total (excluding born at sea) 298 100.0
Some college, no degree 4,107 18.9   Europe 73 24.5
Associate degree 1,848 8.5   Asia 87 29.2
Bachelor's degree 1,692 7.8   Africa 6 2.0
Graduate or professional degree 1,003 4.6   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 121 40.6
Percent high school graduate or higher 80.9 (X)   Northern America 11 3.7
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 12.4 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 30,402 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 25,863 100.0   English only 29,598 97.4
Never married 5,182 20.0   Language other than English 804 2.6
Now married, except separated 15,718 60.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 285 0.9
Separated 172 0.7   Spanish 442 1.5
Widowed 2,114 8.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 212 0.7
 Female 1,784 6.9   Other Indo-European languages 206 0.7
Divorced 2,677 10.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 36 0.1
 Female 1,426 5.5   Asian and Pacific Island languages 142 0.5
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 37 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 32,500 100.0
           under 18 years 391 100.0     Total ancestries reported 26,810 82.5
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 226 57.8   Arab 9 0.0
        Czech¹ 29 0.1
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 14 0.0
          Civilian population 18 years and over 24,421 100.0   Dutch 383 1.2
Civilian veterans 3,285 13.5   English 3,427 10.5
        French (except Basque)¹ 712 2.2
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 20 0.1
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 8,903 27.4
     Population 5 to 20 years 7,266 100.0   Greek 8 0.0
With a disability 628 8.6   Hungarian 43 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 17,923 100.0   Irish¹ 3,839 11.8
With a disability 3,808 21.2   Italian 294 0.9
 Percent employed 64.2 (X)   Lithuanian 6 0.0
No disability 14,115 78.8   Norwegian 63 0.2
 Percent employed 80.8 (X)   Polish 176 0.5
     Population 65 years and over 4,764 100.0   Portuguese 2 0.0
With a disability 1,976 41.5   Russian 23 0.1
        Scotch-Irish 444 1.4
        Scottish 411 1.3
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 10 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 30,402 100.0   Subsaharan African 43 0.1
Same house in 1995 19,614 64.5   Swedish 102 0.3
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 10,604 34.9   Swiss 84 0.3
 Same county 6,147 20.2   Ukrainian 21 0.1
 Different county 4,457 14.7   United States or American 4,636 14.3
  Same state 2,661 8.8   Welsh 296 0.9
  Different state 1,796 5.9   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 1 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 184 0.6   Other ancestries 2,811 8.6
 
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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