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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: East Baton Rouge 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 412,852 100.0
      enrolled in school 134,817 100.0   Native 397,378 96.3
Nursery school, preschool 9,681 7.2       Born in United States 395,050 95.7
Kindergarten 6,211 4.6           State of residence 313,707 76.0
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 48,865 36.2           Different state 81,343 19.7
High school (grades 9-12) 24,705 18.3       Born outside United States 2,328 0.6
College or graduate school 45,355 33.6   Foreign born 15,474 3.7
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 7,854 1.9
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 6,273 1.5
  Population 25 years and over 245,296 100.0       Not a citizen 9,201 2.2
Less than 9th grade 11,024 4.5        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 28,483 11.6   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 64,694 26.4     Total (excluding born at sea) 15,474 100.0
Some college, no degree 58,401 23.8   Europe 2,471 16.0
Associate degree 7,207 2.9   Asia 7,462 48.2
Bachelor's degree 47,765 19.5   Africa 1,243 8.0
Graduate or professional degree 27,722 11.3   Oceania 94 0.6
        Latin America 3,688 23.8
Percent high school graduate or higher 83.9 (X)   Northern America 516 3.3
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 30.8 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 383,818 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 323,974 100.0   English only 354,079 92.3
Never married 110,752 34.2   Language other than English 29,739 7.7
Now married, except separated 153,679 47.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 10,165 2.6
Separated 7,527 2.3   Spanish 9,013 2.3
Widowed 19,872 6.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 3,432 0.9
 Female 16,643 5.1   Other Indo-European languages 12,175 3.2
Divorced 32,144 9.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 2,764 0.7
 Female 19,861 6.1   Asian and Pacific Island languages 6,259 1.6
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 3,313 0.9
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 412,852 100.0
           under 18 years 9,987 100.0     Total ancestries reported 393,613 95.3
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 5,006 50.1   Arab 2,514 0.6
        Czech¹ 523 0.1
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 529 0.1
          Civilian population 18 years and over 304,743 100.0   Dutch 2,123 0.5
Civilian veterans 33,745 11.1   English 28,670 6.9
        French (except Basque)¹ 44,006 10.7
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 10,977 2.7
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 28,487 6.9
     Population 5 to 20 years 105,356 100.0   Greek 688 0.2
With a disability 10,379 9.9   Hungarian 447 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 234,221 100.0   Irish¹ 28,143 6.8
With a disability 45,263 19.3   Italian 18,694 4.5
 Percent employed 58.4 (X)   Lithuanian 142 0.0
No disability 188,958 80.7   Norwegian 1,349 0.3
 Percent employed 76.1 (X)   Polish 2,168 0.5
     Population 65 years and over 38,913 100.0   Portuguese 168 0.0
With a disability 16,911 43.5   Russian 607 0.1
        Scotch-Irish 7,687 1.9
        Scottish 5,142 1.2
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 131 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 383,818 100.0   Subsaharan African 5,033 1.2
Same house in 1995 198,846 51.8   Swedish 1,164 0.3
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 178,158 46.4   Swiss 510 0.1
 Same county 113,616 29.6   Ukrainian 232 0.1
 Different county 64,542 16.8   United States or American 26,628 6.4
  Same state 38,849 10.1   Welsh 1,118 0.3
  Different state 25,693 6.7   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 483 0.1
Elsewhere in 1995 6,814 1.8   Other ancestries 175,250 42.4
 
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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