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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Vermilion 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 53,807 100.0
      enrolled in school 14,156 100.0   Native 52,726 98.0
Nursery school, preschool 832 5.9       Born in United States 52,605 97.8
Kindergarten 925 6.5           State of residence 48,682 90.5
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 7,087 50.1           Different state 3,923 7.3
High school (grades 9-12) 3,645 25.7       Born outside United States 121 0.2
College or graduate school 1,667 11.8   Foreign born 1,081 2.0
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 579 1.1
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 423 0.8
  Population 25 years and over 33,616 100.0       Not a citizen 658 1.2
Less than 9th grade 5,346 15.9        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 6,206 18.5   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 12,770 38.0     Total (excluding born at sea) 1,081 100.0
Some college, no degree 4,740 14.1   Europe 85 7.9
Associate degree 945 2.8   Asia 752 69.6
Bachelor's degree 2,566 7.6   Africa 9 0.8
Graduate or professional degree 1,043 3.1   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 225 20.8
Percent high school graduate or higher 65.6 (X)   Northern America 10 0.9
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 10.7 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 49,948 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 41,414 100.0   English only 36,012 72.1
Never married 9,705 23.4   Language other than English 13,936 27.9
Now married, except separated 23,720 57.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 3,856 7.7
Separated 782 1.9   Spanish 510 1.0
Widowed 3,221 7.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 186 0.4
 Female 2,741 6.6   Other Indo-European languages 12,532 25.1
Divorced 3,986 9.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 2,991 6.0
 Female 2,147 5.2   Asian and Pacific Island languages 873 1.7
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 671 1.3
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 53,807 100.0
           under 18 years 1,142 100.0     Total ancestries reported 45,836 85.2
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 560 49.0   Arab 25 0.0
        Czech¹ 11 0.0
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 11 0.0
          Civilian population 18 years and over 38,617 100.0   Dutch 91 0.2
Civilian veterans 4,165 10.8   English 1,093 2.0
        French (except Basque)¹ 9,698 18.0
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 9,315 17.3
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 2,040 3.8
     Population 5 to 20 years 13,712 100.0   Greek 4 0.0
With a disability 1,496 10.9   Hungarian 8 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 28,691 100.0   Irish¹ 1,188 2.2
With a disability 7,060 24.6   Italian 1,065 2.0
 Percent employed 50.9 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 21,631 75.4   Norwegian 20 0.0
 Percent employed 70.3 (X)   Polish 60 0.1
     Population 65 years and over 6,765 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 3,414 50.5   Russian 2 0.0
        Scotch-Irish 193 0.4
        Scottish 114 0.2
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 49,948 100.0   Subsaharan African 117 0.2
Same house in 1995 32,167 64.4   Swedish 22 0.0
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 17,305 34.6   Swiss 31 0.1
 Same county 11,454 22.9   Ukrainian 6 0.0
 Different county 5,851 11.7   United States or American 9,939 18.5
  Same state 4,285 8.6   Welsh 25 0.0
  Different state 1,566 3.1   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 14 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 476 1.0   Other ancestries 10,744 20.0
 
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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