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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Jasper 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 30,043 100.0
      enrolled in school 8,012 100.0   Native 29,591 98.5
Nursery school, preschool 507 6.3       Born in United States 29,462 98.1
Kindergarten 548 6.8           State of residence 21,849 72.7
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 3,710 46.3           Different state 7,613 25.3
High school (grades 9-12) 1,855 23.2       Born outside United States 129 0.4
College or graduate school 1,392 17.4   Foreign born 452 1.5
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 120 0.4
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 279 0.9
  Population 25 years and over 18,751 100.0       Not a citizen 173 0.6
Less than 9th grade 909 4.8        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 2,394 12.8   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 8,704 46.4     Total (excluding born at sea) 452 100.0
Some college, no degree 3,565 19.0   Europe 213 47.1
Associate degree 742 4.0   Asia 41 9.1
Bachelor's degree 1,459 7.8   Africa 5 1.1
Graduate or professional degree 978 5.2   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 159 35.2
Percent high school graduate or higher 82.4 (X)   Northern America 34 7.5
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 13.0 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 27,959 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 23,280 100.0   English only 26,900 96.2
Never married 4,963 21.3   Language other than English 1,059 3.8
Now married, except separated 14,864 63.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 377 1.3
Separated 172 0.7   Spanish 671 2.4
Widowed 1,471 6.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 255 0.9
 Female 1,292 5.5   Other Indo-European languages 333 1.2
Divorced 1,810 7.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 90 0.3
 Female 965 4.1   Asian and Pacific Island languages 29 0.1
                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 30,043 100.0
           under 18 years 597 100.0     Total ancestries reported 29,724 98.9
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 254 42.5   Arab 11 0.0
        Czech¹ 236 0.8
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 140 0.5
          Civilian population 18 years and over 21,787 100.0   Dutch 3,345 11.1
Civilian veterans 2,810 12.9   English 2,700 9.0
        French (except Basque)¹ 872 2.9
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 137 0.5
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 7,374 24.5
     Population 5 to 20 years 7,544 100.0   Greek 92 0.3
With a disability 575 7.6   Hungarian 280 0.9
     Population 21 to 64 years 16,542 100.0   Irish¹ 3,872 12.9
With a disability 2,798 16.9   Italian 904 3.0
 Percent employed 61.2 (X)   Lithuanian 122 0.4
No disability 13,744 83.1   Norwegian 258 0.9
 Percent employed 76.1 (X)   Polish 1,671 5.6
     Population 65 years and over 3,542 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 1,487 42.0   Russian 91 0.3
        Scotch-Irish 398 1.3
        Scottish 334 1.1
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 338 1.1
  Population 5 years and over 27,959 100.0   Subsaharan African 0 0.0
Same house in 1995 16,863 60.3   Swedish 529 1.8
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 10,959 39.2   Swiss 146 0.5
 Same county 4,842 17.3   Ukrainian 118 0.4
 Different county 6,117 21.9   United States or American 2,801 9.3
  Same state 4,379 15.7   Welsh 177 0.6
  Different state 1,738 6.2   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 12 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 137 0.5   Other ancestries 2,766 9.2
 
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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