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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Bossier 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 98,310 100.0
      enrolled in school 27,569 100.0   Native 95,867 97.5
Nursery school, preschool 2,085 7.6       Born in United States 94,167 95.8
Kindergarten 1,712 6.2           State of residence 58,024 59.0
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 12,962 47.0           Different state 36,143 36.8
High school (grades 9-12) 5,649 20.5       Born outside United States 1,700 1.7
College or graduate school 5,161 18.7   Foreign born 2,443 2.5
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 740 0.8
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 1,182 1.2
  Population 25 years and over 61,237 100.0       Not a citizen 1,261 1.3
Less than 9th grade 2,833 4.6        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 7,576 12.4   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 19,900 32.5     Total (excluding born at sea) 2,443 100.0
Some college, no degree 16,110 26.3   Europe 481 19.7
Associate degree 3,721 6.1   Asia 946 38.7
Bachelor's degree 7,283 11.9   Africa 110 4.5
Graduate or professional degree 3,814 6.2   Oceania 10 0.4
        Latin America 833 34.1
Percent high school graduate or higher 83.0 (X)   Northern America 63 2.6
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 18.1 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 90,997 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 75,402 100.0   English only 85,893 94.4
Never married 17,581 23.3   Language other than English 5,104 5.6
Now married, except separated 43,224 57.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,822 2.0
Separated 2,242 3.0   Spanish 2,863 3.1
Widowed 4,361 5.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,125 1.2
 Female 3,711 4.9   Other Indo-European languages 1,184 1.3
Divorced 7,994 10.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 198 0.2
 Female 4,420 5.9   Asian and Pacific Island languages 879 1.0
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 456 0.5
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 98,310 100.0
           under 18 years 2,180 100.0     Total ancestries reported 88,840 90.4
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 986 45.2   Arab 168 0.2
        Czech¹ 255 0.3
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 165 0.2
          Civilian population 18 years and over 67,227 100.0   Dutch 1,422 1.4
Civilian veterans 12,747 19.0   English 8,134 8.3
        French (except Basque)¹ 4,924 5.0
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 795 0.8
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 9,348 9.5
     Population 5 to 20 years 23,895 100.0   Greek 123 0.1
With a disability 1,974 8.3   Hungarian 162 0.2
     Population 21 to 64 years 52,533 100.0   Irish¹ 10,307 10.5
With a disability 10,868 20.7   Italian 2,738 2.8
 Percent employed 59.3 (X)   Lithuanian 47 0.0
No disability 41,665 79.3   Norwegian 485 0.5
 Percent employed 77.4 (X)   Polish 833 0.8
     Population 65 years and over 9,731 100.0   Portuguese 78 0.1
With a disability 4,354 44.7   Russian 198 0.2
        Scotch-Irish 1,801 1.8
        Scottish 1,181 1.2
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 39 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 90,997 100.0   Subsaharan African 562 0.6
Same house in 1995 45,944 50.5   Swedish 371 0.4
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 43,407 47.7   Swiss 141 0.1
 Same county 19,474 21.4   Ukrainian 21 0.0
 Different county 23,933 26.3   United States or American 13,117 13.3
  Same state 11,546 12.7   Welsh 445 0.5
  Different state 12,387 13.6   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 50 0.1
Elsewhere in 1995 1,646 1.8   Other ancestries 30,930 31.5
 
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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