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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 15,666 100.0
      enrolled in school 3,914 100.0   Native 15,542 99.2
Nursery school, preschool 247 6.3       Born in United States 15,493 98.9
Kindergarten 187 4.8           State of residence 9,698 61.9
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 1,999 51.1           Different state 5,795 37.0
High school (grades 9-12) 1,022 26.1       Born outside United States 49 0.3
College or graduate school 459 11.7   Foreign born 124 0.8
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 58 0.4
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 50 0.3
  Population 25 years and over 10,487 100.0       Not a citizen 74 0.5
Less than 9th grade 620 5.9        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 952 9.1   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 4,628 44.1     Total (excluding born at sea) 124 100.0
Some college, no degree 2,273 21.7   Europe 56 45.2
Associate degree 686 6.5   Asia 29 23.4
Bachelor's degree 999 9.5   Africa 2 1.6
Graduate or professional degree 329 3.1   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 17 13.7
Percent high school graduate or higher 85.0 (X)   Northern America 20 16.1
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 12.7 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 14,733 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 12,332 100.0   English only 14,438 98.0
Never married 2,359 19.1   Language other than English 295 2.0
Now married, except separated 7,732 62.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 119 0.8
Separated 83 0.7   Spanish 111 0.8
Widowed 1,079 8.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 71 0.5
 Female 880 7.1   Other Indo-European languages 146 1.0
Divorced 1,079 8.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 38 0.3
 Female 503 4.1   Asian and Pacific Island languages 36 0.2
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 10 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 15,666 100.0
           under 18 years 245 100.0     Total ancestries reported 16,754 106.9
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 129 52.7   Arab 8 0.1
        Czech¹ 234 1.5
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 752 4.8
          Civilian population 18 years and over 11,555 100.0   Dutch 421 2.7
Civilian veterans 1,653 14.3   English 2,240 14.3
        French (except Basque)¹ 378 2.4
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 69 0.4
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 5,903 37.7
     Population 5 to 20 years 3,646 100.0   Greek 26 0.2
With a disability 242 6.6   Hungarian 11 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 8,254 100.0   Irish¹ 2,744 17.5
With a disability 1,172 14.2   Italian 187 1.2
 Percent employed 57.2 (X)   Lithuanian 12 0.1
No disability 7,082 85.8   Norwegian 508 3.2
 Percent employed 83.9 (X)   Polish 236 1.5
     Population 65 years and over 2,500 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 950 38.0   Russian 56 0.4
        Scotch-Irish 182 1.2
        Scottish 172 1.1
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 14,733 100.0   Subsaharan African 0 0.0
Same house in 1995 8,928 60.6   Swedish 497 3.2
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 5,770 39.2   Swiss 120 0.8
 Same county 3,368 22.9   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 2,402 16.3   United States or American 932 5.9
  Same state 1,040 7.1   Welsh 131 0.8
  Different state 1,362 9.2   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 1 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 35 0.2   Other ancestries 934 6.0
 
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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