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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 17,983 100.0
      enrolled in school 4,119 100.0   Native 17,770 98.8
Nursery school, preschool 181 4.4       Born in United States 17,723 98.6
Kindergarten 304 7.4           State of residence 15,002 83.4
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 2,063 50.1           Different state 2,721 15.1
High school (grades 9-12) 1,053 25.6       Born outside United States 47 0.3
College or graduate school 518 12.6   Foreign born 213 1.2
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 53 0.3
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 130 0.7
  Population 25 years and over 12,009 100.0       Not a citizen 83 0.5
Less than 9th grade 1,280 10.7        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 1,824 15.2   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 5,118 42.6     Total (excluding born at sea) 213 100.0
Some college, no degree 2,043 17.0   Europe 52 24.4
Associate degree 469 3.9   Asia 17 8.0
Bachelor's degree 761 6.3   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 514 4.3   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 111 52.1
Percent high school graduate or higher 74.2 (X)   Northern America 33 15.5
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 10.6 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 16,819 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 14,259 100.0   English only 16,268 96.7
Never married 2,752 19.3   Language other than English 551 3.3
Now married, except separated 8,684 60.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 115 0.7
Separated 217 1.5   Spanish 349 2.1
Widowed 1,107 7.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 61 0.4
 Female 912 6.4   Other Indo-European languages 133 0.8
Divorced 1,499 10.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 46 0.3
 Female 762 5.3   Asian and Pacific Island languages 32 0.2
                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 17,983 100.0
           under 18 years 298 100.0     Total ancestries reported 13,219 73.5
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 149 50.0   Arab 9 0.1
        Czech¹ 25 0.1
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 10 0.1
          Civilian population 18 years and over 13,434 100.0   Dutch 177 1.0
Civilian veterans 1,659 12.3   English 2,036 11.3
        French (except Basque)¹ 362 2.0
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 33 0.2
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 1,919 10.7
     Population 5 to 20 years 3,958 100.0   Greek 16 0.1
With a disability 301 7.6   Hungarian 19 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 10,320 100.0   Irish¹ 1,677 9.3
With a disability 2,233 21.6   Italian 166 0.9
 Percent employed 55.1 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 8,087 78.4   Norwegian 18 0.1
 Percent employed 78.0 (X)   Polish 42 0.2
     Population 65 years and over 2,271 100.0   Portuguese 10 0.1
With a disability 1,108 48.8   Russian 9 0.1
        Scotch-Irish 219 1.2
        Scottish 313 1.7
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 6 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 16,819 100.0   Subsaharan African 9 0.1
Same house in 1995 9,285 55.2   Swedish 34 0.2
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 7,488 44.5   Swiss 44 0.2
 Same county 4,275 25.4   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 3,213 19.1   United States or American 4,284 23.8
  Same state 2,179 13.0   Welsh 19 0.1
  Different state 1,034 6.1   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 6 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 46 0.3   Other ancestries 1,757 9.8
 
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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