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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Grant 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 18,698 100.0
      enrolled in school 4,695 100.0   Native 18,598 99.5
Nursery school, preschool 391 8.3       Born in United States 18,553 99.2
Kindergarten 252 5.4           State of residence 15,516 83.0
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 2,531 53.9           Different state 3,037 16.2
High school (grades 9-12) 1,085 23.1       Born outside United States 45 0.2
College or graduate school 436 9.3   Foreign born 100 0.5
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 23 0.1
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 59 0.3
  Population 25 years and over 11,921 100.0       Not a citizen 41 0.2
Less than 9th grade 963 8.1        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 2,244 18.8   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 4,957 41.6     Total (excluding born at sea) 100 100.0
Some college, no degree 2,221 18.6   Europe 45 45.0
Associate degree 367 3.1   Asia 40 40.0
Bachelor's degree 747 6.3   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 422 3.5   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 9 9.0
Percent high school graduate or higher 73.1 (X)   Northern America 6 6.0
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 9.8 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 17,295 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 14,298 100.0   English only 16,844 97.4
Never married 2,892 20.2   Language other than English 451 2.6
Now married, except separated 8,276 57.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 150 0.9
Separated 396 2.8   Spanish 152 0.9
Widowed 1,122 7.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 53 0.3
 Female 902 6.3   Other Indo-European languages 267 1.5
Divorced 1,612 11.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 70 0.4
 Female 886 6.2   Asian and Pacific Island languages 29 0.2
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 27 0.2
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 18,698 100.0
           under 18 years 507 100.0     Total ancestries reported 15,817 84.6
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 300 59.2   Arab 35 0.2
        Czech¹ 41 0.2
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 4 0.0
          Civilian population 18 years and over 13,384 100.0   Dutch 206 1.1
Civilian veterans 2,166 16.2   English 1,113 6.0
        French (except Basque)¹ 1,780 9.5
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 289 1.5
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 758 4.1
     Population 5 to 20 years 4,553 100.0   Greek 0 0.0
With a disability 428 9.4   Hungarian 0 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 10,250 100.0   Irish¹ 2,135 11.4
With a disability 2,592 25.3   Italian 205 1.1
 Percent employed 44.3 (X)   Lithuanian 1 0.0
No disability 7,658 74.7   Norwegian 34 0.2
 Percent employed 69.7 (X)   Polish 36 0.2
     Population 65 years and over 2,256 100.0   Portuguese 10 0.1
With a disability 1,252 55.5   Russian 0 0.0
        Scotch-Irish 323 1.7
        Scottish 106 0.6
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 23 0.1
  Population 5 years and over 17,295 100.0   Subsaharan African 1 0.0
Same house in 1995 10,696 61.8   Swedish 28 0.1
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 6,567 38.0   Swiss 50 0.3
 Same county 3,429 19.8   Ukrainian 1 0.0
 Different county 3,138 18.1   United States or American 3,622 19.4
  Same state 2,329 13.5   Welsh 52 0.3
  Different state 809 4.7   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 7 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 32 0.2   Other ancestries 4,957 26.5
 
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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