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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Murray 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 9,165 100.0
      enrolled in school 2,144 100.0   Native 9,037 98.6
Nursery school, preschool 121 5.6       Born in United States 8,999 98.2
Kindergarten 110 5.1           State of residence 7,257 79.2
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 1,077 50.2           Different state 1,742 19.0
High school (grades 9-12) 625 29.2       Born outside United States 38 0.4
College or graduate school 211 9.8   Foreign born 128 1.4
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 57 0.6
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 42 0.5
  Population 25 years and over 6,320 100.0       Not a citizen 86 0.9
Less than 9th grade 765 12.1        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 559 8.8   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 2,386 37.8     Total (excluding born at sea) 128 100.0
Some college, no degree 1,484 23.5   Europe 20 15.6
Associate degree 377 6.0   Asia 19 14.8
Bachelor's degree 595 9.4   Africa 5 3.9
Graduate or professional degree 154 2.4   Oceania 2 1.6
        Latin America 75 58.6
Percent high school graduate or higher 79.1 (X)   Northern America 7 5.5
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 11.9 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 8,670 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 7,356 100.0   English only 8,296 95.7
Never married 1,430 19.4   Language other than English 374 4.3
Now married, except separated 4,841 65.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 147 1.7
Separated 25 0.3   Spanish 176 2.0
Widowed 659 9.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 81 0.9
 Female 559 7.6   Other Indo-European languages 151 1.7
Divorced 401 5.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 47 0.5
 Female 185 2.5   Asian and Pacific Island languages 39 0.4
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 15 0.2
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 9,165 100.0
           under 18 years 58 100.0     Total ancestries reported 10,782 117.6
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 17 29.3   Arab 0 0.0
        Czech¹ 60 0.7
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 230 2.5
          Civilian population 18 years and over 6,875 100.0   Dutch 1,264 13.8
Civilian veterans 971 14.1   English 392 4.3
        French (except Basque)¹ 242 2.6
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 56 0.6
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 4,452 48.6
     Population 5 to 20 years 2,057 100.0   Greek 2 0.0
With a disability 133 6.5   Hungarian 2 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 4,650 100.0   Irish¹ 733 8.0
With a disability 706 15.2   Italian 42 0.5
 Percent employed 72.9 (X)   Lithuanian 8 0.1
No disability 3,944 84.8   Norwegian 1,488 16.2
 Percent employed 86.4 (X)   Polish 91 1.0
     Population 65 years and over 1,834 100.0   Portuguese 4 0.0
With a disability 666 36.3   Russian 4 0.0
        Scotch-Irish 44 0.5
        Scottish 57 0.6
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 8,670 100.0   Subsaharan African 9 0.1
Same house in 1995 6,277 72.4   Swedish 660 7.2
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 2,369 27.3   Swiss 17 0.2
 Same county 1,368 15.8   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 1,001 11.5   United States or American 327 3.6
  Same state 587 6.8   Welsh 28 0.3
  Different state 414 4.8   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 24 0.3   Other ancestries 570 6.2
 
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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