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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 71,535 100.0
      enrolled in school 18,575 100.0   Native 68,925 96.4
Nursery school, preschool 1,182 6.4       Born in United States 68,199 95.3
Kindergarten 932 5.0           State of residence 50,678 70.8
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 7,967 42.9           Different state 17,521 24.5
High school (grades 9-12) 4,323 23.3       Born outside United States 726 1.0
College or graduate school 4,171 22.5   Foreign born 2,610 3.6
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 1,111 1.6
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 1,162 1.6
  Population 25 years and over 49,121 100.0       Not a citizen 1,448 2.0
Less than 9th grade 1,534 3.1        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 4,383 8.9   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 15,350 31.2     Total (excluding born at sea) 2,610 100.0
Some college, no degree 9,348 19.0   Europe 1,195 45.8
Associate degree 4,221 8.6   Asia 675 25.9
Bachelor's degree 7,969 16.2   Africa 54 2.1
Graduate or professional degree 6,316 12.9   Oceania 14 0.5
        Latin America 335 12.8
Percent high school graduate or higher 88.0 (X)   Northern America 337 12.9
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 29.1 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 67,878 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 58,059 100.0   English only 63,647 93.8
Never married 15,502 26.7   Language other than English 4,231 6.2
Now married, except separated 30,584 52.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,393 2.1
Separated 1,208 2.1   Spanish 1,245 1.8
Widowed 4,183 7.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 385 0.6
 Female 3,491 6.0   Other Indo-European languages 2,372 3.5
Divorced 6,582 11.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 753 1.1
 Female 3,841 6.6   Asian and Pacific Island languages 492 0.7
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 226 0.3
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 71,535 100.0
           under 18 years 865 100.0     Total ancestries reported 85,210 119.1
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 247 28.6   Arab 111 0.2
        Czech¹ 460 0.6
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 221 0.3
          Civilian population 18 years and over 54,743 100.0   Dutch 696 1.0
Civilian veterans 8,016 14.6   English 13,809 19.3
        French (except Basque)¹ 9,682 13.5
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 4,990 7.0
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 6,717 9.4
     Population 5 to 20 years 15,380 100.0   Greek 302 0.4
With a disability 1,382 9.0   Hungarian 242 0.3
     Population 21 to 64 years 41,749 100.0   Irish¹ 11,895 16.6
With a disability 7,050 16.9   Italian 4,756 6.6
 Percent employed 57.4 (X)   Lithuanian 964 1.3
No disability 34,699 83.1   Norwegian 539 0.8
 Percent employed 85.9 (X)   Polish 8,920 12.5
     Population 65 years and over 9,642 100.0   Portuguese 405 0.6
With a disability 3,823 39.6   Russian 1,310 1.8
        Scotch-Irish 1,565 2.2
        Scottish 2,891 4.0
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 74 0.1
  Population 5 years and over 67,878 100.0   Subsaharan African 124 0.2
Same house in 1995 41,685 61.4   Swedish 1,517 2.1
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 25,363 37.4   Swiss 210 0.3
 Same county 14,961 22.0   Ukrainian 515 0.7
 Different county 10,402 15.3   United States or American 3,551 5.0
  Same state 6,201 9.1   Welsh 503 0.7
  Different state 4,201 6.2   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 101 0.1
Elsewhere in 1995 830 1.2   Other ancestries 8,140 11.4
 
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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