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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Franklin County
[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 29,467 100.0
      enrolled in school 8,413 100.0   Native 28,981 98.4
Nursery school, preschool 325 3.9       Born in United States 28,756 97.6
Kindergarten 354 4.2           State of residence 21,584 73.2
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 3,518 41.8           Different state 7,172 24.3
High school (grades 9-12) 1,834 21.8       Born outside United States 225 0.8
College or graduate school 2,382 28.3   Foreign born 486 1.6
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 87 0.3
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 292 1.0
  Population 25 years and over 19,260 100.0       Not a citizen 194 0.7
Less than 9th grade 1,046 5.4        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 1,799 9.3   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 7,901 41.0     Total (excluding born at sea) 486 100.0
Some college, no degree 3,388 17.6   Europe 141 29.0
Associate degree 1,105 5.7   Asia 112 23.0
Bachelor's degree 2,759 14.3   Africa 4 0.8
Graduate or professional degree 1,262 6.6   Oceania 5 1.0
        Latin America 42 8.6
Percent high school graduate or higher 85.2 (X)   Northern America 182 37.4
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 20.9 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 27,970 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 23,888 100.0   English only 26,594 95.1
Never married 5,848 24.5   Language other than English 1,376 4.9
Now married, except separated 13,177 55.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 288 1.0
Separated 349 1.5   Spanish 246 0.9
Widowed 1,758 7.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 69 0.2
 Female 1,429 6.0   Other Indo-European languages 977 3.5
Divorced 2,756 11.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 152 0.5
 Female 1,549 6.5   Asian and Pacific Island languages 128 0.5
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 61 0.2
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 29,467 100.0
           under 18 years 378 100.0     Total ancestries reported 30,949 105.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 175 46.3   Arab 31 0.1
        Czech¹ 38 0.1
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 63 0.2
          Civilian population 18 years and over 22,486 100.0   Dutch 285 1.0
Civilian veterans 3,543 15.8   English 7,802 26.5
        French (except Basque)¹ 3,809 12.9
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 2,057 7.0
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 1,758 6.0
     Population 5 to 20 years 7,088 100.0   Greek 92 0.3
With a disability 598 8.4   Hungarian 48 0.2
     Population 21 to 64 years 16,661 100.0   Irish¹ 3,534 12.0
With a disability 3,320 19.9   Italian 1,151 3.9
 Percent employed 49.5 (X)   Lithuanian 102 0.3
No disability 13,341 80.1   Norwegian 157 0.5
 Percent employed 78.6 (X)   Polish 409 1.4
     Population 65 years and over 4,022 100.0   Portuguese 90 0.3
With a disability 1,583 39.4   Russian 106 0.4
        Scotch-Irish 635 2.2
        Scottish 1,694 5.7
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 14 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 27,970 100.0   Subsaharan African 3 0.0
Same house in 1995 17,365 62.1   Swedish 344 1.2
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 10,433 37.3   Swiss 16 0.1
 Same county 5,256 18.8   Ukrainian 38 0.1
 Different county 5,177 18.5   United States or American 3,200 10.9
  Same state 3,470 12.4   Welsh 137 0.5
  Different state 1,707 6.1   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 5 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 172 0.6   Other ancestries 3,331 11.3
 
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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