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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Harrison 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 34,325 100.0
      enrolled in school 8,341 100.0   Native 34,006 99.1
Nursery school, preschool 545 6.5       Born in United States 33,806 98.5
Kindergarten 412 4.9           State of residence 20,023 58.3
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 4,209 50.5           Different state 13,783 40.2
High school (grades 9-12) 2,016 24.2       Born outside United States 200 0.6
College or graduate school 1,159 13.9   Foreign born 319 0.9
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 128 0.4
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 119 0.3
  Population 25 years and over 22,457 100.0       Not a citizen 200 0.6
Less than 9th grade 1,485 6.6        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 2,944 13.1   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 9,215 41.0     Total (excluding born at sea) 319 100.0
Some college, no degree 4,571 20.4   Europe 65 20.4
Associate degree 1,306 5.8   Asia 55 17.2
Bachelor's degree 1,945 8.7   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 991 4.4   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 179 56.1
Percent high school graduate or higher 80.3 (X)   Northern America 20 6.3
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 13.1 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 32,121 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 27,071 100.0   English only 31,340 97.6
Never married 5,482 20.3   Language other than English 781 2.4
Now married, except separated 16,953 62.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 228 0.7
Separated 279 1.0   Spanish 471 1.5
Widowed 1,666 6.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 193 0.6
 Female 1,326 4.9   Other Indo-European languages 253 0.8
Divorced 2,691 9.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 23 0.1
 Female 1,462 5.4   Asian and Pacific Island languages 42 0.1
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 12 0.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 34,325 100.0
           under 18 years 549 100.0     Total ancestries reported 29,412 85.7
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 179 32.6   Arab 0 0.0
        Czech¹ 18 0.1
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 47 0.1
          Civilian population 18 years and over 25,362 100.0   Dutch 583 1.7
Civilian veterans 3,530 13.9   English 3,093 9.0
        French (except Basque)¹ 1,008 2.9
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 31 0.1
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 9,420 27.4
     Population 5 to 20 years 8,134 100.0   Greek 0 0.0
With a disability 595 7.3   Hungarian 55 0.2
     Population 21 to 64 years 19,920 100.0   Irish¹ 4,048 11.8
With a disability 3,739 18.8   Italian 363 1.1
 Percent employed 57.0 (X)   Lithuanian 17 0.0
No disability 16,181 81.2   Norwegian 162 0.5
 Percent employed 82.8 (X)   Polish 292 0.9
     Population 65 years and over 3,739 100.0   Portuguese 50 0.1
With a disability 1,661 44.4   Russian 68 0.2
        Scotch-Irish 616 1.8
        Scottish 507 1.5
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 32,121 100.0   Subsaharan African 23 0.1
Same house in 1995 20,119 62.6   Swedish 84 0.2
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 11,835 36.8   Swiss 53 0.2
 Same county 4,951 15.4   Ukrainian 25 0.1
 Different county 6,884 21.4   United States or American 5,431 15.8
  Same state 3,819 11.9   Welsh 163 0.5
  Different state 3,065 9.5   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 167 0.5   Other ancestries 3,255 9.5
 
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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