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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Monroe 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 145,945 100.0
      enrolled in school 39,786 100.0   Native 143,182 98.1
Nursery school, preschool 2,409 6.1       Born in United States 142,620 97.7
Kindergarten 2,092 5.3           State of residence 84,731 58.1
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 19,003 47.8           Different state 57,889 39.7
High school (grades 9-12) 9,613 24.2       Born outside United States 562 0.4
College or graduate school 6,669 16.8   Foreign born 2,763 1.9
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 940 0.6
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 1,527 1.0
  Population 25 years and over 94,281 100.0       Not a citizen 1,236 0.8
Less than 9th grade 4,466 4.7        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 11,452 12.1   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 35,166 37.3     Total (excluding born at sea) 2,763 100.0
Some college, no degree 22,743 24.1   Europe 867 31.4
Associate degree 6,931 7.4   Asia 841 30.4
Bachelor's degree 9,060 9.6   Africa 42 1.5
Graduate or professional degree 4,463 4.7   Oceania 9 0.3
        Latin America 571 20.7
Percent high school graduate or higher 83.1 (X)   Northern America 433 15.7
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 14.3 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 136,291 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 113,191 100.0   English only 130,864 96.0
Never married 25,822 22.8   Language other than English 5,427 4.0
Now married, except separated 68,415 60.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,842 1.4
Separated 1,244 1.1   Spanish 2,044 1.5
Widowed 7,181 6.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 727 0.5
 Female 5,727 5.1   Other Indo-European languages 2,346 1.7
Divorced 10,529 9.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 666 0.5
 Female 5,526 4.9   Asian and Pacific Island languages 501 0.4
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 283 0.2
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 145,945 100.0
           under 18 years 2,276 100.0     Total ancestries reported 162,736 111.5
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 920 40.4   Arab 639 0.4
        Czech¹ 1,081 0.7
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 173 0.1
          Civilian population 18 years and over 106,081 100.0   Dutch 3,279 2.2
Civilian veterans 14,394 13.6   English 13,966 9.6
        French (except Basque)¹ 15,565 10.7
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 3,585 2.5
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 44,579 30.5
     Population 5 to 20 years 35,467 100.0   Greek 378 0.3
With a disability 2,896 8.2   Hungarian 3,160 2.2
     Population 21 to 64 years 84,110 100.0   Irish¹ 17,680 12.1
With a disability 14,284 17.0   Italian 8,091 5.5
 Percent employed 56.1 (X)   Lithuanian 217 0.1
No disability 69,826 83.0   Norwegian 845 0.6
 Percent employed 78.7 (X)   Polish 12,576 8.6
     Population 65 years and over 15,816 100.0   Portuguese 21 0.0
With a disability 6,903 43.6   Russian 456 0.3
        Scotch-Irish 1,831 1.3
        Scottish 2,382 1.6
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 478 0.3
  Population 5 years and over 136,291 100.0   Subsaharan African 147 0.1
Same house in 1995 83,124 61.0   Swedish 1,350 0.9
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 52,198 38.3   Swiss 401 0.3
 Same county 29,610 21.7   Ukrainian 416 0.3
 Different county 22,588 16.6   United States or American 9,913 6.8
  Same state 11,363 8.3   Welsh 815 0.6
  Different state 11,225 8.2   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 31 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 969 0.7   Other ancestries 18,681 12.8
 
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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