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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Martin 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 21,802 100.0
      enrolled in school 5,316 100.0   Native 21,504 98.6
Nursery school, preschool 403 7.6       Born in United States 21,451 98.4
Kindergarten 242 4.6           State of residence 16,501 75.7
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 2,629 49.5           Different state 4,950 22.7
High school (grades 9-12) 1,550 29.2       Born outside United States 53 0.2
College or graduate school 492 9.3   Foreign born 298 1.4
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 165 0.8
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 120 0.6
  Population 25 years and over 14,935 100.0       Not a citizen 178 0.8
Less than 9th grade 1,237 8.3        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 1,191 8.0   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 5,661 37.9     Total (excluding born at sea) 298 100.0
Some college, no degree 3,527 23.6   Europe 39 13.1
Associate degree 916 6.1   Asia 112 37.6
Bachelor's degree 1,815 12.2   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 588 3.9   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 130 43.6
Percent high school graduate or higher 83.7 (X)   Northern America 17 5.7
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 16.1 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 20,659 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 17,536 100.0   English only 19,870 96.2
Never married 3,574 20.4   Language other than English 789 3.8
Now married, except separated 10,673 60.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 308 1.5
Separated 195 1.1   Spanish 420 2.0
Widowed 1,676 9.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 208 1.0
 Female 1,431 8.2   Other Indo-European languages 280 1.4
Divorced 1,418 8.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 43 0.2
 Female 808 4.6   Asian and Pacific Island languages 73 0.4
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 50 0.2
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 21,802 100.0
           under 18 years 86 100.0     Total ancestries reported 25,921 118.9
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 23 26.7   Arab 0 0.0
        Czech¹ 233 1.1
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 650 3.0
          Civilian population 18 years and over 16,345 100.0   Dutch 642 2.9
Civilian veterans 2,338 14.3   English 1,574 7.2
        French (except Basque)¹ 657 3.0
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 98 0.4
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 11,631 53.3
     Population 5 to 20 years 5,027 100.0   Greek 2 0.0
With a disability 436 8.7   Hungarian 17 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 11,244 100.0   Irish¹ 1,767 8.1
With a disability 1,709 15.2   Italian 93 0.4
 Percent employed 63.7 (X)   Lithuanian 2 0.0
No disability 9,535 84.8   Norwegian 3,195 14.7
 Percent employed 85.2 (X)   Polish 1,017 4.7
     Population 65 years and over 3,973 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 1,450 36.5   Russian 34 0.2
        Scotch-Irish 195 0.9
        Scottish 242 1.1
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 16 0.1
  Population 5 years and over 20,659 100.0   Subsaharan African 0 0.0
Same house in 1995 13,370 64.7   Swedish 1,760 8.1
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 7,222 35.0   Swiss 119 0.5
 Same county 4,298 20.8   Ukrainian 38 0.2
 Different county 2,924 14.2   United States or American 610 2.8
  Same state 1,795 8.7   Welsh 144 0.7
  Different state 1,129 5.5   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 67 0.3   Other ancestries 1,185 5.4
 
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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