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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Richland 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 20,981 100.0
      enrolled in school 5,489 100.0   Native 20,874 99.5
Nursery school, preschool 415 7.6       Born in United States 20,832 99.3
Kindergarten 280 5.1           State of residence 18,107 86.3
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 2,798 51.0           Different state 2,725 13.0
High school (grades 9-12) 1,349 24.6       Born outside United States 42 0.2
College or graduate school 647 11.8   Foreign born 107 0.5
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 40 0.2
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 63 0.3
  Population 25 years and over 13,060 100.0       Not a citizen 44 0.2
Less than 9th grade 1,909 14.6        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 3,071 23.5   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 4,198 32.1     Total (excluding born at sea) 107 100.0
Some college, no degree 1,929 14.8   Europe 6 5.6
Associate degree 279 2.1   Asia 53 49.5
Bachelor's degree 1,143 8.8   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 531 4.1   Oceania 4 3.7
        Latin America 39 36.4
Percent high school graduate or higher 61.9 (X)   Northern America 5 4.7
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 12.8 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 19,389 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 16,218 100.0   English only 19,044 98.2
Never married 4,124 25.4   Language other than English 345 1.8
Now married, except separated 8,829 54.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 93 0.5
Separated 452 2.8   Spanish 164 0.8
Widowed 1,632 10.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 69 0.4
 Female 1,370 8.4   Other Indo-European languages 121 0.6
Divorced 1,181 7.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 15 0.1
 Female 640 3.9   Asian and Pacific Island languages 60 0.3
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 9 0.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 20,981 100.0
           under 18 years 701 100.0     Total ancestries reported 16,481 78.6
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 379 54.1   Arab 7 0.0
        Czech¹ 0 0.0
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 0 0.0
          Civilian population 18 years and over 15,265 100.0   Dutch 151 0.7
Civilian veterans 1,493 9.8   English 1,053 5.0
        French (except Basque)¹ 589 2.8
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 42 0.2
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 506 2.4
     Population 5 to 20 years 5,099 100.0   Greek 10 0.0
With a disability 442 8.7   Hungarian 0 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 10,401 100.0   Irish¹ 1,451 6.9
With a disability 2,698 25.9   Italian 145 0.7
 Percent employed 48.3 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 7,703 74.1   Norwegian 32 0.2
 Percent employed 71.5 (X)   Polish 16 0.1
     Population 65 years and over 2,861 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 1,446 50.5   Russian 0 0.0
        Scotch-Irish 257 1.2
        Scottish 125 0.6
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 19,389 100.0   Subsaharan African 37 0.2
Same house in 1995 12,483 64.4   Swedish 12 0.1
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 6,867 35.4   Swiss 7 0.0
 Same county 4,194 21.6   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 2,673 13.8   United States or American 4,157 19.8
  Same state 2,023 10.4   Welsh 50 0.2
  Different state 650 3.4   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 39 0.2   Other ancestries 7,834 37.3
 
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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