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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 13,495 100.0
      enrolled in school 2,999 100.0   Native 13,439 99.6
Nursery school, preschool 130 4.3       Born in United States 13,428 99.5
Kindergarten 194 6.5           State of residence 11,480 85.1
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 1,704 56.8           Different state 1,948 14.4
High school (grades 9-12) 782 26.1       Born outside United States 11 0.1
College or graduate school 189 6.3   Foreign born 56 0.4
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 17 0.1
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 37 0.3
  Population 25 years and over 8,611 100.0       Not a citizen 19 0.1
Less than 9th grade 2,388 27.7        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 1,667 19.4   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 2,875 33.4     Total (excluding born at sea) 56 100.0
Some college, no degree 907 10.5   Europe 18 32.1
Associate degree 191 2.2   Asia 13 23.2
Bachelor's degree 263 3.1   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 320 3.7   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 22 39.3
Percent high school graduate or higher 52.9 (X)   Northern America 3 5.4
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 6.8 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 12,614 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 10,582 100.0   English only 12,369 98.1
Never married 1,886 17.8   Language other than English 245 1.9
Now married, except separated 6,563 62.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 103 0.8
Separated 164 1.5   Spanish 149 1.2
Widowed 734 6.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 72 0.6
 Female 599 5.7   Other Indo-European languages 67 0.5
Divorced 1,235 11.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 12 0.1
 Female 605 5.7   Asian and Pacific Island languages 21 0.2
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 19 0.2
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 13,495 100.0
           under 18 years 260 100.0     Total ancestries reported 8,545 63.3
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 181 69.6   Arab 12 0.1
        Czech¹ 0 0.0
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 9 0.1
          Civilian population 18 years and over 9,981 100.0   Dutch 28 0.2
Civilian veterans 693 6.9   English 926 6.9
        French (except Basque)¹ 66 0.5
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 14 0.1
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 441 3.3
     Population 5 to 20 years 3,255 100.0   Greek 6 0.0
With a disability 330 10.1   Hungarian 0 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 7,706 100.0   Irish¹ 561 4.2
With a disability 2,863 37.2   Italian 42 0.3
 Percent employed 32.9 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 4,843 62.8   Norwegian 28 0.2
 Percent employed 67.2 (X)   Polish 25 0.2
     Population 65 years and over 1,565 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 888 56.7   Russian 0 0.0
        Scotch-Irish 49 0.4
        Scottish 65 0.5
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 12,614 100.0   Subsaharan African 0 0.0
Same house in 1995 8,368 66.3   Swedish 17 0.1
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 4,205 33.3   Swiss 0 0.0
 Same county 2,520 20.0   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 1,685 13.4   United States or American 5,413 40.1
  Same state 1,157 9.2   Welsh 19 0.1
  Different state 528 4.2   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 41 0.3   Other ancestries 824 6.1
 
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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