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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Tensas 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 6,618 100.0
      enrolled in school 1,750 100.0   Native 6,539 98.8
Nursery school, preschool 143 8.2       Born in United States 6,527 98.6
Kindergarten 83 4.7           State of residence 4,848 73.3
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 848 48.5           Different state 1,679 25.4
High school (grades 9-12) 497 28.4       Born outside United States 12 0.2
College or graduate school 179 10.2   Foreign born 79 1.2
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 72 1.1
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 6 0.1
  Population 25 years and over 4,208 100.0       Not a citizen 73 1.1
Less than 9th grade 642 15.3        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 906 21.5   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 1,327 31.5     Total (excluding born at sea) 79 100.0
Some college, no degree 650 15.4   Europe 4 5.1
Associate degree 60 1.4   Asia 5 6.3
Bachelor's degree 424 10.1   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 199 4.7   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 70 88.6
Percent high school graduate or higher 63.2 (X)   Northern America 0 0.0
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 14.8 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 6,180 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 5,215 100.0   English only 5,924 95.9
Never married 1,591 30.5   Language other than English 256 4.1
Now married, except separated 2,412 46.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 103 1.7
Separated 184 3.5   Spanish 194 3.1
Widowed 602 11.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 94 1.5
 Female 487 9.3   Other Indo-European languages 47 0.8
Divorced 426 8.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 9 0.1
 Female 192 3.7   Asian and Pacific Island languages 4 0.1
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 0 0.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 6,618 100.0
           under 18 years 265 100.0     Total ancestries reported 5,530 83.6
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 163 61.5   Arab 0 0.0
        Czech¹ 0 0.0
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 1 0.0
          Civilian population 18 years and over 4,871 100.0   Dutch 58 0.9
Civilian veterans 586 12.0   English 338 5.1
        French (except Basque)¹ 184 2.8
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 28 0.4
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 247 3.7
     Population 5 to 20 years 1,569 100.0   Greek 0 0.0
With a disability 152 9.7   Hungarian 0 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 3,132 100.0   Irish¹ 391 5.9
With a disability 799 25.5   Italian 13 0.2
 Percent employed 44.8 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 2,333 74.5   Norwegian 7 0.1
 Percent employed 67.7 (X)   Polish 38 0.6
     Population 65 years and over 982 100.0   Portuguese 4 0.1
With a disability 555 56.5   Russian 0 0.0
        Scotch-Irish 99 1.5
        Scottish 39 0.6
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 2 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 6,180 100.0   Subsaharan African 42 0.6
Same house in 1995 4,081 66.0   Swedish 0 0.0
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 2,060 33.3   Swiss 0 0.0
 Same county 1,128 18.3   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 932 15.1   United States or American 494 7.5
  Same state 685 11.1   Welsh 2 0.0
  Different state 247 4.0   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 39 0.6   Other ancestries 3,543 53.5
 
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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