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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Bienville Parish
[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 15,752 100.0
      enrolled in school 4,152 100.0   Native 15,688 99.6
Nursery school, preschool 261 6.3       Born in United States 15,645 99.3
Kindergarten 267 6.4           State of residence 13,718 87.1
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 2,072 49.9           Different state 1,927 12.2
High school (grades 9-12) 1,038 25.0       Born outside United States 43 0.3
College or graduate school 514 12.4   Foreign born 64 0.4
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 30 0.2
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 26 0.2
  Population 25 years and over 10,172 100.0       Not a citizen 38 0.2
Less than 9th grade 1,076 10.6        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 1,787 17.6   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 4,196 41.3     Total (excluding born at sea) 64 100.0
Some college, no degree 1,732 17.0   Europe 21 32.8
Associate degree 214 2.1   Asia 20 31.3
Bachelor's degree 696 6.8   Africa 2 3.1
Graduate or professional degree 471 4.6   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 21 32.8
Percent high school graduate or higher 71.9 (X)   Northern America 0 0.0
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 11.5 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 14,747 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 12,338 100.0   English only 14,458 98.0
Never married 3,094 25.1   Language other than English 289 2.0
Now married, except separated 6,380 51.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 113 0.8
Separated 407 3.3   Spanish 169 1.1
Widowed 1,309 10.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 77 0.5
 Female 1,083 8.8   Other Indo-European languages 97 0.7
Divorced 1,148 9.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 30 0.2
 Female 581 4.7   Asian and Pacific Island languages 17 0.1
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 6 0.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 15,752 100.0
           under 18 years 494 100.0     Total ancestries reported 12,162 77.2
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 345 69.8   Arab 9 0.1
        Czech¹ 0 0.0
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 0 0.0
          Civilian population 18 years and over 11,452 100.0   Dutch 111 0.7
Civilian veterans 1,437 12.5   English 794 5.0
        French (except Basque)¹ 286 1.8
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 42 0.3
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 495 3.1
     Population 5 to 20 years 3,929 100.0   Greek 0 0.0
With a disability 330 8.4   Hungarian 0 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 7,930 100.0   Irish¹ 1,001 6.4
With a disability 2,049 25.8   Italian 63 0.4
 Percent employed 43.2 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 5,881 74.2   Norwegian 14 0.1
 Percent employed 67.1 (X)   Polish 8 0.1
     Population 65 years and over 2,509 100.0   Portuguese 2 0.0
With a disability 1,270 50.6   Russian 7 0.0
        Scotch-Irish 204 1.3
        Scottish 82 0.5
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 14,747 100.0   Subsaharan African 138 0.9
Same house in 1995 9,798 66.4   Swedish 17 0.1
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 4,914 33.3   Swiss 7 0.0
 Same county 2,811 19.1   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 2,103 14.3   United States or American 2,008 12.7
  Same state 1,461 9.9   Welsh 40 0.3
  Different state 642 4.4   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 3 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 35 0.2   Other ancestries 6,831 43.4
 
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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