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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: East Feliciana 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 21,360 100.0
      enrolled in school 5,150 100.0   Native 21,239 99.4
Nursery school, preschool 434 8.4       Born in United States 21,178 99.1
Kindergarten 337 6.5           State of residence 17,868 83.7
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 2,470 48.0           Different state 3,310 15.5
High school (grades 9-12) 1,379 26.8       Born outside United States 61 0.3
College or graduate school 530 10.3   Foreign born 121 0.6
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 37 0.2
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 57 0.3
  Population 25 years and over 13,877 100.0       Not a citizen 64 0.3
Less than 9th grade 1,365 9.8        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 2,698 19.4   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 5,483 39.5     Total (excluding born at sea) 121 100.0
Some college, no degree 2,458 17.7   Europe 18 14.9
Associate degree 306 2.2   Asia 42 34.7
Bachelor's degree 1,080 7.8   Africa 3 2.5
Graduate or professional degree 487 3.5   Oceania 7 5.8
        Latin America 47 38.8
Percent high school graduate or higher 70.7 (X)   Northern America 4 3.3
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 11.3 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 19,975 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 16,958 100.0   English only 18,888 94.6
Never married 5,059 29.8   Language other than English 1,087 5.4
Now married, except separated 8,713 51.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 378 1.9
Separated 399 2.4   Spanish 382 1.9
Widowed 1,184 7.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 184 0.9
 Female 900 5.3   Other Indo-European languages 635 3.2
Divorced 1,603 9.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 154 0.8
 Female 770 4.5   Asian and Pacific Island languages 58 0.3
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 40 0.2
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 21,360 100.0
           under 18 years 692 100.0     Total ancestries reported 16,560 77.5
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 406 58.7   Arab 19 0.1
        Czech¹ 13 0.1
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 17 0.1
          Civilian population 18 years and over 15,874 100.0   Dutch 24 0.1
Civilian veterans 1,985 12.5   English 1,122 5.3
        French (except Basque)¹ 1,588 7.4
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 324 1.5
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 975 4.6
     Population 5 to 20 years 4,859 100.0   Greek 33 0.2
With a disability 396 8.1   Hungarian 0 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 10,684 100.0   Irish¹ 1,341 6.3
With a disability 2,562 24.0   Italian 548 2.6
 Percent employed 39.6 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 8,122 76.0   Norwegian 16 0.1
 Percent employed 72.3 (X)   Polish 31 0.1
     Population 65 years and over 2,053 100.0   Portuguese 2 0.0
With a disability 1,069 52.1   Russian 10 0.0
        Scotch-Irish 264 1.2
        Scottish 230 1.1
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 19,975 100.0   Subsaharan African 107 0.5
Same house in 1995 12,598 63.1   Swedish 77 0.4
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 7,260 36.3   Swiss 0 0.0
 Same county 2,650 13.3   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 4,610 23.1   United States or American 2,251 10.5
  Same state 4,175 20.9   Welsh 28 0.1
  Different state 435 2.2   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 2 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 117 0.6   Other ancestries 7,538 35.3
 
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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