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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Bolivar 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 40,633 100.0
      enrolled in school 14,277 100.0   Native 40,428 99.5
Nursery school, preschool 966 6.8       Born in United States 40,309 99.2
Kindergarten 742 5.2           State of residence 35,616 87.7
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 5,660 39.6           Different state 4,693 11.5
High school (grades 9-12) 3,157 22.1       Born outside United States 119 0.3
College or graduate school 3,752 26.3   Foreign born 205 0.5
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 62 0.2
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 106 0.3
  Population 25 years and over 22,956 100.0       Not a citizen 99 0.2
Less than 9th grade 3,616 15.8        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 4,359 19.0   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 5,581 24.3     Total (excluding born at sea) 205 100.0
Some college, no degree 4,021 17.5   Europe 52 25.4
Associate degree 1,059 4.6   Asia 58 28.3
Bachelor's degree 2,739 11.9   Africa 6 2.9
Graduate or professional degree 1,581 6.9   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 81 39.5
Percent high school graduate or higher 65.3 (X)   Northern America 8 3.9
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 18.8 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 37,622 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 30,951 100.0   English only 36,592 97.3
Never married 12,554 40.6   Language other than English 1,030 2.7
Now married, except separated 11,793 38.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 445 1.2
Separated 1,339 4.3   Spanish 624 1.7
Widowed 2,820 9.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 268 0.7
 Female 2,362 7.6   Other Indo-European languages 297 0.8
Divorced 2,445 7.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 116 0.3
 Female 1,344 4.3   Asian and Pacific Island languages 71 0.2
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 32 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 40,633 100.0
           under 18 years 1,791 100.0     Total ancestries reported 32,207 79.3
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 1,114 62.2   Arab 61 0.2
        Czech¹ 14 0.0
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 7 0.0
          Civilian population 18 years and over 28,655 100.0   Dutch 209 0.5
Civilian veterans 2,463 8.6   English 1,099 2.7
        French (except Basque)¹ 316 0.8
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 32 0.1
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 1,114 2.7
     Population 5 to 20 years 11,475 100.0   Greek 0 0.0
With a disability 1,077 9.4   Hungarian 2 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 21,177 100.0   Irish¹ 1,733 4.3
With a disability 5,339 25.2   Italian 796 2.0
 Percent employed 41.8 (X)   Lithuanian 17 0.0
No disability 15,838 74.8   Norwegian 89 0.2
 Percent employed 66.4 (X)   Polish 27 0.1
     Population 65 years and over 4,310 100.0   Portuguese 17 0.0
With a disability 2,400 55.7   Russian 18 0.0
        Scotch-Irish 448 1.1
        Scottish 275 0.7
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 2 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 37,622 100.0   Subsaharan African 200 0.5
Same house in 1995 23,656 62.9   Swedish 31 0.1
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 13,693 36.4   Swiss 9 0.0
 Same county 9,038 24.0   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 4,655 12.4   United States or American 3,000 7.4
  Same state 2,688 7.1   Welsh 30 0.1
  Different state 1,967 5.2   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 2 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 273 0.7   Other ancestries 22,659 55.8
 
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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