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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Washington 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 33,941 100.0
      enrolled in school 8,044 100.0   Native 32,555 95.9
Nursery school, preschool 379 4.7       Born in United States 31,802 93.7
Kindergarten 424 5.3           State of residence 23,996 70.7
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 3,767 46.8           Different state 7,806 23.0
High school (grades 9-12) 1,931 24.0       Born outside United States 753 2.2
College or graduate school 1,543 19.2   Foreign born 1,386 4.1
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 276 0.8
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 732 2.2
  Population 25 years and over 23,488 100.0       Not a citizen 654 1.9
Less than 9th grade 1,648 7.0        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 3,081 13.1   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 9,832 41.9     Total (excluding born at sea) 1,386 100.0
Some college, no degree 4,189 17.8   Europe 192 13.9
Associate degree 1,296 5.5   Asia 130 9.4
Bachelor's degree 2,245 9.6   Africa 1 0.1
Graduate or professional degree 1,197 5.1   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 98 7.1
Percent high school graduate or higher 79.9 (X)   Northern America 965 69.6
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 14.7 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 32,232 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 27,664 100.0   English only 30,501 94.6
Never married 6,077 22.0   Language other than English 1,731 5.4
Now married, except separated 15,648 56.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 365 1.1
Separated 395 1.4   Spanish 336 1.0
Widowed 2,415 8.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 96 0.3
 Female 1,910 6.9   Other Indo-European languages 575 1.8
Divorced 3,129 11.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 93 0.3
 Female 1,636 5.9   Asian and Pacific Island languages 129 0.4
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 59 0.2
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 33,941 100.0
           under 18 years 457 100.0     Total ancestries reported 35,638 105.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 312 68.3   Arab 13 0.0
        Czech¹ 53 0.2
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 95 0.3
          Civilian population 18 years and over 26,026 100.0   Dutch 362 1.1
Civilian veterans 4,790 18.4   English 10,887 32.1
        French (except Basque)¹ 2,933 8.6
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 450 1.3
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 1,800 5.3
     Population 5 to 20 years 7,244 100.0   Greek 81 0.2
With a disability 707 9.8   Hungarian 41 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 18,768 100.0   Irish¹ 5,519 16.3
With a disability 5,236 27.9   Italian 921 2.7
 Percent employed 54.6 (X)   Lithuanian 68 0.2
No disability 13,532 72.1   Norwegian 186 0.5
 Percent employed 72.1 (X)   Polish 331 1.0
     Population 65 years and over 5,604 100.0   Portuguese 123 0.4
With a disability 2,600 46.4   Russian 86 0.3
        Scotch-Irish 1,258 3.7
        Scottish 1,953 5.8
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 29 0.1
  Population 5 years and over 32,232 100.0   Subsaharan African 22 0.1
Same house in 1995 21,498 66.7   Swedish 450 1.3
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 10,410 32.3   Swiss 35 0.1
 Same county 6,200 19.2   Ukrainian 21 0.1
 Different county 4,210 13.1   United States or American 3,051 9.0
  Same state 1,649 5.1   Welsh 224 0.7
  Different state 2,561 7.9   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 17 0.1
Elsewhere in 1995 324 1.0   Other ancestries 4,629 13.6
 
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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