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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: St. Landry 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 87,700 100.0
      enrolled in school 24,609 100.0   Native 87,245 99.5
Nursery school, preschool 1,631 6.6       Born in United States 87,084 99.3
Kindergarten 1,388 5.6           State of residence 81,216 92.6
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 12,211 49.6           Different state 5,868 6.7
High school (grades 9-12) 6,210 25.2       Born outside United States 161 0.2
College or graduate school 3,169 12.9   Foreign born 455 0.5
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 185 0.2
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 202 0.2
  Population 25 years and over 53,592 100.0       Not a citizen 253 0.3
Less than 9th grade 10,756 20.1        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 9,596 17.9   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 17,827 33.3     Total (excluding born at sea) 455 100.0
Some college, no degree 7,961 14.9   Europe 83 18.2
Associate degree 1,704 3.2   Asia 203 44.6
Bachelor's degree 3,765 7.0   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 1,983 3.7   Oceania 10 2.2
        Latin America 121 26.6
Percent high school graduate or higher 62.0 (X)   Northern America 38 8.4
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 10.7 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 80,870 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 66,498 100.0   English only 65,950 81.6
Never married 18,054 27.1   Language other than English 14,920 18.4
Now married, except separated 34,570 52.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 3,920 4.8
Separated 1,963 3.0   Spanish 506 0.6
Widowed 5,864 8.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 139 0.2
 Female 4,696 7.1   Other Indo-European languages 14,172 17.5
Divorced 6,047 9.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 3,713 4.6
 Female 3,497 5.3   Asian and Pacific Island languages 218 0.3
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 68 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 87,700 100.0
           under 18 years 2,437 100.0     Total ancestries reported 73,982 84.4
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 1,437 59.0   Arab 82 0.1
        Czech¹ 63 0.1
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 25 0.0
          Civilian population 18 years and over 61,837 100.0   Dutch 139 0.2
Civilian veterans 6,617 10.7   English 2,104 2.4
        French (except Basque)¹ 12,505 14.3
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 7,095 8.1
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 3,043 3.5
     Population 5 to 20 years 22,770 100.0   Greek 46 0.1
With a disability 2,556 11.2   Hungarian 1 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 45,518 100.0   Irish¹ 2,247 2.6
With a disability 12,229 26.9   Italian 1,087 1.2
 Percent employed 39.4 (X)   Lithuanian 16 0.0
No disability 33,289 73.1   Norwegian 68 0.1
 Percent employed 64.8 (X)   Polish 147 0.2
     Population 65 years and over 11,180 100.0   Portuguese 32 0.0
With a disability 5,776 51.7   Russian 53 0.1
        Scotch-Irish 324 0.4
        Scottish 207 0.2
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 80,870 100.0   Subsaharan African 711 0.8
Same house in 1995 52,930 65.5   Swedish 22 0.0
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 27,572 34.1   Swiss 20 0.0
 Same county 18,843 23.3   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 8,729 10.8   United States or American 10,536 12.0
  Same state 6,442 8.0   Welsh 68 0.1
  Different state 2,287 2.8   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 14 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 368 0.5   Other ancestries 33,327 38.0
 
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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