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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Jackson 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 12,657 100.0
      enrolled in school 3,284 100.0   Native 12,595 99.5
Nursery school, preschool 267 8.1       Born in United States 12,550 99.2
Kindergarten 218 6.6           State of residence 9,804 77.5
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 1,568 47.7           Different state 2,746 21.7
High school (grades 9-12) 926 28.2       Born outside United States 45 0.4
College or graduate school 305 9.3   Foreign born 62 0.5
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 25 0.2
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 31 0.2
  Population 25 years and over 8,228 100.0       Not a citizen 31 0.2
Less than 9th grade 329 4.0        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 682 8.3   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 3,774 45.9     Total (excluding born at sea) 62 100.0
Some college, no degree 1,879 22.8   Europe 3 4.8
Associate degree 295 3.6   Asia 26 41.9
Bachelor's degree 905 11.0   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 364 4.4   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 21 33.9
Percent high school graduate or higher 87.7 (X)   Northern America 12 19.4
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 15.4 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 11,782 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 9,750 100.0   English only 11,492 97.5
Never married 1,868 19.2   Language other than English 290 2.5
Now married, except separated 6,174 63.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 75 0.6
Separated 72 0.7   Spanish 148 1.3
Widowed 779 8.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 47 0.4
 Female 606 6.2   Other Indo-European languages 67 0.6
Divorced 857 8.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 12 0.1
 Female 454 4.7   Asian and Pacific Island languages 1 0.0
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 0 0.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 12,657 100.0
           under 18 years 199 100.0     Total ancestries reported 11,719 92.6
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 79 39.7   Arab 3 0.0
        Czech¹ 119 0.9
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 56 0.4
          Civilian population 18 years and over 9,057 100.0   Dutch 438 3.5
Civilian veterans 1,369 15.1   English 1,241 9.8
        French (except Basque)¹ 376 3.0
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 79 0.6
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 3,360 26.5
     Population 5 to 20 years 3,104 100.0   Greek 11 0.1
With a disability 203 6.5   Hungarian 0 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 6,699 100.0   Irish¹ 1,525 12.0
With a disability 1,050 15.7   Italian 94 0.7
 Percent employed 69.1 (X)   Lithuanian 16 0.1
No disability 5,649 84.3   Norwegian 73 0.6
 Percent employed 83.9 (X)   Polish 81 0.6
     Population 65 years and over 1,745 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 713 40.9   Russian 27 0.2
        Scotch-Irish 211 1.7
        Scottish 253 2.0
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 11,782 100.0   Subsaharan African 10 0.1
Same house in 1995 7,391 62.7   Swedish 406 3.2
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 4,318 36.6   Swiss 91 0.7
 Same county 1,993 16.9   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 2,325 19.7   United States or American 1,175 9.3
  Same state 1,753 14.9   Welsh 85 0.7
  Different state 572 4.9   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 14 0.1
Elsewhere in 1995 73 0.6   Other ancestries 1,975 15.6
 
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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