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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: St. Helena 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 10,525 100.0
      enrolled in school 2,993 100.0   Native 10,498 99.7
Nursery school, preschool 170 5.7       Born in United States 10,483 99.6
Kindergarten 156 5.2           State of residence 9,246 87.8
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 1,505 50.3           Different state 1,237 11.8
High school (grades 9-12) 709 23.7       Born outside United States 15 0.1
College or graduate school 453 15.1   Foreign born 27 0.3
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 5 0.0
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 12 0.1
  Population 25 years and over 6,489 100.0       Not a citizen 15 0.1
Less than 9th grade 738 11.4        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 1,372 21.1   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 2,565 39.5     Total (excluding born at sea) 27 100.0
Some college, no degree 957 14.7   Europe 0 0.0
Associate degree 130 2.0   Asia 3 11.1
Bachelor's degree 413 6.4   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 314 4.8   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 22 81.5
Percent high school graduate or higher 67.5 (X)   Northern America 2 7.4
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 11.2 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 9,762 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 8,011 100.0   English only 9,543 97.8
Never married 2,223 27.7   Language other than English 219 2.2
Now married, except separated 4,060 50.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 25 0.3
Separated 297 3.7   Spanish 129 1.3
Widowed 863 10.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 22 0.2
 Female 670 8.4   Other Indo-European languages 82 0.8
Divorced 568 7.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 0 0.0
 Female 305 3.8   Asian and Pacific Island languages 8 0.1
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 3 0.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 10,525 100.0
           under 18 years 463 100.0     Total ancestries reported 8,221 78.1
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 332 71.7   Arab 0 0.0
        Czech¹ 0 0.0
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 0 0.0
          Civilian population 18 years and over 7,471 100.0   Dutch 10 0.1
Civilian veterans 833 11.1   English 584 5.5
        French (except Basque)¹ 359 3.4
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 58 0.6
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 240 2.3
     Population 5 to 20 years 2,766 100.0   Greek 9 0.1
With a disability 188 6.8   Hungarian 0 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 5,676 100.0   Irish¹ 549 5.2
With a disability 1,713 30.2   Italian 108 1.0
 Percent employed 47.1 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 3,963 69.8   Norwegian 5 0.0
 Percent employed 64.5 (X)   Polish 35 0.3
     Population 65 years and over 1,247 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 649 52.0   Russian 0 0.0
        Scotch-Irish 198 1.9
        Scottish 41 0.4
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 9,762 100.0   Subsaharan African 64 0.6
Same house in 1995 7,229 74.1   Swedish 7 0.1
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 2,505 25.7   Swiss 0 0.0
 Same county 1,184 12.1   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 1,321 13.5   United States or American 582 5.5
  Same state 1,080 11.1   Welsh 16 0.2
  Different state 241 2.5   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 28 0.3   Other ancestries 5,356 50.9
 
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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