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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 37,213 100.0
      enrolled in school 8,568 100.0   Native 36,665 98.5
Nursery school, preschool 755 8.8       Born in United States 36,573 98.3
Kindergarten 494 5.8           State of residence 30,689 82.5
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 4,207 49.1           Different state 5,884 15.8
High school (grades 9-12) 2,097 24.5       Born outside United States 92 0.2
College or graduate school 1,015 11.8   Foreign born 548 1.5
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 274 0.7
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 213 0.6
  Population 25 years and over 25,291 100.0       Not a citizen 335 0.9
Less than 9th grade 1,254 5.0        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 2,082 8.2   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 11,343 44.8     Total (excluding born at sea) 548 100.0
Some college, no degree 5,149 20.4   Europe 165 30.1
Associate degree 1,444 5.7   Asia 168 30.7
Bachelor's degree 2,901 11.5   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 1,118 4.4   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 174 31.8
Percent high school graduate or higher 86.8 (X)   Northern America 41 7.5
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 15.9 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 34,874 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 29,697 100.0   English only 33,801 96.9
Never married 5,732 19.3   Language other than English 1,073 3.1
Now married, except separated 18,408 62.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 274 0.8
Separated 297 1.0   Spanish 574 1.6
Widowed 2,216 7.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 159 0.5
 Female 1,817 6.1   Other Indo-European languages 401 1.1
Divorced 3,044 10.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 89 0.3
 Female 1,533 5.2   Asian and Pacific Island languages 59 0.2
                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 37,213 100.0
           under 18 years 288 100.0     Total ancestries reported 35,646 95.8
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 170 59.0   Arab 20 0.1
        Czech¹ 311 0.8
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 378 1.0
          Civilian population 18 years and over 28,028 100.0   Dutch 5,246 14.1
Civilian veterans 3,759 13.4   English 3,762 10.1
        French (except Basque)¹ 887 2.4
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 83 0.2
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 9,328 25.1
     Population 5 to 20 years 7,909 100.0   Greek 2 0.0
With a disability 471 6.0   Hungarian 23 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 19,942 100.0   Irish¹ 4,196 11.3
With a disability 2,872 14.4   Italian 372 1.0
 Percent employed 67.9 (X)   Lithuanian 16 0.0
No disability 17,070 85.6   Norwegian 1,122 3.0
 Percent employed 84.2 (X)   Polish 249 0.7
     Population 65 years and over 5,493 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 1,796 32.7   Russian 76 0.2
        Scotch-Irish 687 1.8
        Scottish 783 2.1
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 22 0.1
  Population 5 years and over 34,874 100.0   Subsaharan African 0 0.0
Same house in 1995 20,772 59.6   Swedish 759 2.0
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 13,915 39.9   Swiss 189 0.5
 Same county 7,366 21.1   Ukrainian 18 0.0
 Different county 6,549 18.8   United States or American 3,937 10.6
  Same state 4,831 13.9   Welsh 471 1.3
  Different state 1,718 4.9   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 6 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 187 0.5   Other ancestries 2,703 7.3
 
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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