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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Washington 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 20,670 100.0
      enrolled in school 4,958 100.0   Native 20,360 98.5
Nursery school, preschool 291 5.9       Born in United States 20,310 98.3
Kindergarten 300 6.1           State of residence 16,625 80.4
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 2,480 50.0           Different state 3,685 17.8
High school (grades 9-12) 1,303 26.3       Born outside United States 50 0.2
College or graduate school 584 11.8   Foreign born 310 1.5
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 137 0.7
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 82 0.4
  Population 25 years and over 13,876 100.0       Not a citizen 228 1.1
Less than 9th grade 1,248 9.0        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 1,181 8.5   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 5,429 39.1     Total (excluding born at sea) 310 100.0
Some college, no degree 2,698 19.4   Europe 107 34.5
Associate degree 1,048 7.6   Asia 18 5.8
Bachelor's degree 1,602 11.5   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 670 4.8   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 185 59.7
Percent high school graduate or higher 82.5 (X)   Northern America 0 0.0
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 16.4 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 19,283 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 16,226 100.0   English only 18,017 93.4
Never married 3,200 19.7   Language other than English 1,266 6.6
Now married, except separated 10,187 62.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 411 2.1
Separated 134 0.8   Spanish 531 2.8
Widowed 1,307 8.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 193 1.0
 Female 1,080 6.7   Other Indo-European languages 713 3.7
Divorced 1,398 8.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 209 1.1
 Female 757 4.7   Asian and Pacific Island languages 21 0.1
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 9 0.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 20,670 100.0
           under 18 years 158 100.0     Total ancestries reported 19,890 96.2
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 77 48.7   Arab 0 0.0
        Czech¹ 695 3.4
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 85 0.4
          Civilian population 18 years and over 15,274 100.0   Dutch 650 3.1
Civilian veterans 1,889 12.4   English 1,768 8.6
        French (except Basque)¹ 621 3.0
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 26 0.1
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 7,495 36.3
     Population 5 to 20 years 4,665 100.0   Greek 21 0.1
With a disability 347 7.4   Hungarian 0 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 10,892 100.0   Irish¹ 2,488 12.0
With a disability 1,799 16.5   Italian 170 0.8
 Percent employed 72.7 (X)   Lithuanian 16 0.1
No disability 9,093 83.5   Norwegian 340 1.6
 Percent employed 88.3 (X)   Polish 220 1.1
     Population 65 years and over 3,270 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 1,230 37.6   Russian 66 0.3
        Scotch-Irish 365 1.8
        Scottish 374 1.8
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 6 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 19,283 100.0   Subsaharan African 0 0.0
Same house in 1995 11,829 61.3   Swedish 416 2.0
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 7,354 38.1   Swiss 359 1.7
 Same county 3,625 18.8   Ukrainian 20 0.1
 Different county 3,729 19.3   United States or American 1,769 8.6
  Same state 2,624 13.6   Welsh 243 1.2
  Different state 1,105 5.7   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 100 0.5   Other ancestries 1,677 8.1
 
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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