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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Morehouse 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 31,021 100.0
      enrolled in school 7,885 100.0   Native 30,911 99.6
Nursery school, preschool 501 6.4       Born in United States 30,818 99.3
Kindergarten 559 7.1           State of residence 25,482 82.1
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 4,104 52.0           Different state 5,336 17.2
High school (grades 9-12) 1,911 24.2       Born outside United States 93 0.3
College or graduate school 810 10.3   Foreign born 110 0.4
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 22 0.1
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 88 0.3
  Population 25 years and over 19,446 100.0       Not a citizen 22 0.1
Less than 9th grade 2,663 13.7        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 3,836 19.7   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 7,536 38.8     Total (excluding born at sea) 110 100.0
Some college, no degree 3,074 15.8   Europe 2 1.8
Associate degree 444 2.3   Asia 44 40.0
Bachelor's degree 1,307 6.7   Africa 6 5.5
Graduate or professional degree 586 3.0   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 58 52.7
Percent high school graduate or higher 66.6 (X)   Northern America 0 0.0
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 9.7 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 28,876 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 24,051 100.0   English only 28,327 98.1
Never married 6,671 27.7   Language other than English 549 1.9
Now married, except separated 12,040 50.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 185 0.6
Separated 987 4.1   Spanish 301 1.0
Widowed 2,207 9.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 119 0.4
 Female 1,847 7.7   Other Indo-European languages 154 0.5
Divorced 2,146 8.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 25 0.1
 Female 1,164 4.8   Asian and Pacific Island languages 72 0.2
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 34 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 31,021 100.0
           under 18 years 1,133 100.0     Total ancestries reported 25,642 82.7
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 658 58.1   Arab 21 0.1
        Czech¹ 5 0.0
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 47 0.2
          Civilian population 18 years and over 22,492 100.0   Dutch 169 0.5
Civilian veterans 2,720 12.1   English 1,281 4.1
        French (except Basque)¹ 692 2.2
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 98 0.3
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 766 2.5
     Population 5 to 20 years 7,807 100.0   Greek 7 0.0
With a disability 778 10.0   Hungarian 0 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 15,781 100.0   Irish¹ 2,276 7.3
With a disability 3,823 24.2   Italian 257 0.8
 Percent employed 47.1 (X)   Lithuanian 8 0.0
No disability 11,958 75.8   Norwegian 9 0.0
 Percent employed 68.7 (X)   Polish 53 0.2
     Population 65 years and over 4,356 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 2,218 50.9   Russian 0 0.0
        Scotch-Irish 268 0.9
        Scottish 242 0.8
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 28,876 100.0   Subsaharan African 166 0.5
Same house in 1995 18,397 63.7   Swedish 121 0.4
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 10,432 36.1   Swiss 0 0.0
 Same county 7,561 26.2   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 2,871 9.9   United States or American 5,065 16.3
  Same state 1,563 5.4   Welsh 33 0.1
  Different state 1,308 4.5   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 47 0.2   Other ancestries 14,058 45.3
 
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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