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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 201,130 100.0
      enrolled in school 58,157 100.0   Native 194,270 96.6
Nursery school, preschool 4,651 8.0       Born in United States 193,309 96.1
Kindergarten 3,278 5.6           State of residence 144,031 71.6
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 27,352 47.0           Different state 49,278 24.5
High school (grades 9-12) 13,555 23.3       Born outside United States 961 0.5
College or graduate school 9,321 16.0   Foreign born 6,860 3.4
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 2,787 1.4
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 3,709 1.8
  Population 25 years and over 128,215 100.0       Not a citizen 3,151 1.6
Less than 9th grade 1,982 1.5        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 5,684 4.4   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 33,378 26.0     Total (excluding born at sea) 6,860 100.0
Some college, no degree 33,126 25.8   Europe 1,549 22.6
Associate degree 10,617 8.3   Asia 3,238 47.2
Bachelor's degree 30,015 23.4   Africa 603 8.8
Graduate or professional degree 13,413 10.5   Oceania 14 0.2
        Latin America 898 13.1
Percent high school graduate or higher 94.0 (X)   Northern America 558 8.1
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 33.9 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 185,760 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 151,783 100.0   English only 175,194 94.3
Never married 35,413 23.3   Language other than English 10,566 5.7
Now married, except separated 97,801 64.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 3,413 1.8
Separated 1,195 0.8   Spanish 3,474 1.9
Widowed 5,300 3.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,001 0.5
 Female 4,355 2.9   Other Indo-European languages 3,444 1.9
Divorced 12,074 8.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 858 0.5
 Female 7,038 4.6   Asian and Pacific Island languages 3,088 1.7
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,463 0.8
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 201,130 100.0
           under 18 years 1,743 100.0     Total ancestries reported 266,383 132.4
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 620 35.6   Arab 656 0.3
        Czech¹ 3,914 1.9
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 3,810 1.9
          Civilian population 18 years and over 141,716 100.0   Dutch 3,251 1.6
Civilian veterans 17,563 12.4   English 14,135 7.0
        French (except Basque)¹ 11,597 5.8
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 4,273 2.1
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 80,079 39.8
     Population 5 to 20 years 49,779 100.0   Greek 379 0.2
With a disability 3,069 6.2   Hungarian 715 0.4
     Population 21 to 64 years 118,761 100.0   Irish¹ 30,515 15.2
With a disability 12,533 10.6   Italian 8,950 4.4
 Percent employed 71.6 (X)   Lithuanian 335 0.2
No disability 106,228 89.4   Norwegian 28,862 14.3
 Percent employed 85.1 (X)   Polish 10,866 5.4
     Population 65 years and over 14,472 100.0   Portuguese 115 0.1
With a disability 4,767 32.9   Russian 874 0.4
        Scotch-Irish 1,970 1.0
        Scottish 2,729 1.4
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 239 0.1
  Population 5 years and over 185,760 100.0   Subsaharan African 764 0.4
Same house in 1995 108,278 58.3   Swedish 22,262 11.1
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 75,340 40.6   Swiss 1,367 0.7
 Same county 26,883 14.5   Ukrainian 437 0.2
 Different county 48,457 26.1   United States or American 6,003 3.0
  Same state 33,537 18.1   Welsh 1,011 0.5
  Different state 14,920 8.0   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 84 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 2,142 1.2   Other ancestries 26,191 13.0
 
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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