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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: St. Martin 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 48,583 100.0
      enrolled in school 13,235 100.0   Native 48,131 99.1
Nursery school, preschool 846 6.4       Born in United States 47,980 98.8
Kindergarten 877 6.6           State of residence 45,066 92.8
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 6,636 50.1           Different state 2,914 6.0
High school (grades 9-12) 3,401 25.7       Born outside United States 151 0.3
College or graduate school 1,475 11.1   Foreign born 452 0.9
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 141 0.3
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 161 0.3
  Population 25 years and over 29,617 100.0       Not a citizen 291 0.6
Less than 9th grade 5,635 19.0        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 5,357 18.1   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 11,202 37.8     Total (excluding born at sea) 452 100.0
Some college, no degree 4,112 13.9   Europe 85 18.8
Associate degree 780 2.6   Asia 248 54.9
Bachelor's degree 1,676 5.7   Africa 5 1.1
Graduate or professional degree 855 2.9   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 106 23.5
Percent high school graduate or higher 62.9 (X)   Northern America 8 1.8
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 8.5 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 44,915 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 36,828 100.0   English only 31,229 69.5
Never married 10,162 27.6   Language other than English 13,686 30.5
Now married, except separated 19,996 54.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 3,720 8.3
Separated 907 2.5   Spanish 283 0.6
Widowed 2,700 7.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 91 0.2
 Female 2,116 5.7   Other Indo-European languages 13,075 29.1
Divorced 3,063 8.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 3,402 7.6
 Female 1,789 4.9   Asian and Pacific Island languages 287 0.6
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 213 0.5
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 48,583 100.0
           under 18 years 1,221 100.0     Total ancestries reported 43,515 89.6
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 678 55.5   Arab 69 0.1
        Czech¹ 49 0.1
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 20 0.0
          Civilian population 18 years and over 34,251 100.0   Dutch 105 0.2
Civilian veterans 3,295 9.6   English 863 1.8
        French (except Basque)¹ 8,160 16.8
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 7,425 15.3
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 1,428 2.9
     Population 5 to 20 years 12,848 100.0   Greek 0 0.0
With a disability 1,239 9.6   Hungarian 16 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 26,617 100.0   Irish¹ 1,154 2.4
With a disability 6,708 25.2   Italian 582 1.2
 Percent employed 53.9 (X)   Lithuanian 4 0.0
No disability 19,909 74.8   Norwegian 37 0.1
 Percent employed 68.3 (X)   Polish 49 0.1
     Population 65 years and over 4,664 100.0   Portuguese 32 0.1
With a disability 2,460 52.7   Russian 12 0.0
        Scotch-Irish 165 0.3
        Scottish 170 0.3
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 44,915 100.0   Subsaharan African 531 1.1
Same house in 1995 30,674 68.3   Swedish 26 0.1
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 14,094 31.4   Swiss 32 0.1
 Same county 8,010 17.8   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 6,084 13.5   United States or American 6,751 13.9
  Same state 5,022 11.2   Welsh 19 0.0
  Different state 1,062 2.4   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 18 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 147 0.3   Other ancestries 15,798 32.5
 
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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