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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Monroe 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 120,563 100.0
      enrolled in school 52,065 100.0   Native 113,997 94.6
Nursery school, preschool 1,602 3.1       Born in United States 113,032 93.8
Kindergarten 1,188 2.3           State of residence 75,532 62.6
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 9,826 18.9           Different state 37,500 31.1
High school (grades 9-12) 4,533 8.7       Born outside United States 965 0.8
College or graduate school 34,916 67.1   Foreign born 6,566 5.4
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 4,316 3.6
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 1,785 1.5
  Population 25 years and over 65,489 100.0       Not a citizen 4,781 4.0
Less than 9th grade 1,854 2.8        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 5,683 8.7   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 17,140 26.2     Total (excluding born at sea) 6,566 100.0
Some college, no degree 11,669 17.8   Europe 1,639 25.0
Associate degree 3,191 4.9   Asia 3,628 55.3
Bachelor's degree 13,091 20.0   Africa 219 3.3
Graduate or professional degree 12,861 19.6   Oceania 149 2.3
        Latin America 564 8.6
Percent high school graduate or higher 88.5 (X)   Northern America 367 5.6
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 39.6 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 114,507 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 102,628 100.0   English only 105,258 91.9
Never married 46,440 45.3   Language other than English 9,249 8.1
Now married, except separated 41,655 40.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 2,989 2.6
Separated 656 0.6   Spanish 2,455 2.1
Widowed 4,490 4.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 681 0.6
 Female 3,728 3.6   Other Indo-European languages 3,406 3.0
Divorced 9,387 9.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 737 0.6
 Female 5,392 5.3   Asian and Pacific Island languages 2,765 2.4
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,427 1.2
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 120,563 100.0
           under 18 years 1,037 100.0     Total ancestries reported 120,929 100.3
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 544 52.5   Arab 465 0.4
        Czech¹ 755 0.6
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 392 0.3
          Civilian population 18 years and over 98,896 100.0   Dutch 2,605 2.2
Civilian veterans 8,786 8.9   English 13,613 11.3
        French (except Basque)¹ 3,200 2.7
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 436 0.4
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 27,706 23.0
     Population 5 to 20 years 32,256 100.0   Greek 551 0.5
With a disability 2,130 6.6   Hungarian 676 0.6
     Population 21 to 64 years 70,552 100.0   Irish¹ 15,050 12.5
With a disability 8,518 12.1   Italian 3,886 3.2
 Percent employed 59.6 (X)   Lithuanian 227 0.2
No disability 62,034 87.9   Norwegian 1,261 1.0
 Percent employed 76.4 (X)   Polish 3,465 2.9
     Population 65 years and over 10,468 100.0   Portuguese 97 0.1
With a disability 4,097 39.1   Russian 1,273 1.1
        Scotch-Irish 2,583 2.1
        Scottish 3,461 2.9
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 243 0.2
  Population 5 years and over 114,507 100.0   Subsaharan African 588 0.5
Same house in 1995 44,681 39.0   Swedish 1,442 1.2
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 65,679 57.4   Swiss 589 0.5
 Same county 25,207 22.0   Ukrainian 309 0.3
 Different county 40,472 35.3   United States or American 12,738 10.6
  Same state 23,754 20.7   Welsh 951 0.8
  Different state 16,718 14.6   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 88 0.1
Elsewhere in 1995 4,147 3.6   Other ancestries 22,279 18.5
 
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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