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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Grenada 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 23,263 100.0
      enrolled in school 6,164 100.0   Native 23,031 99.0
Nursery school, preschool 536 8.7       Born in United States 22,998 98.9
Kindergarten 420 6.8           State of residence 19,750 84.9
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 3,255 52.8           Different state 3,248 14.0
High school (grades 9-12) 1,213 19.7       Born outside United States 33 0.1
College or graduate school 740 12.0   Foreign born 232 1.0
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 131 0.6
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 52 0.2
  Population 25 years and over 14,675 100.0       Not a citizen 180 0.8
Less than 9th grade 2,003 13.6        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 3,303 22.5   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 4,054 27.6     Total (excluding born at sea) 232 100.0
Some college, no degree 2,748 18.7   Europe 42 18.1
Associate degree 584 4.0   Asia 140 60.3
Bachelor's degree 1,375 9.4   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 608 4.1   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 44 19.0
Percent high school graduate or higher 63.8 (X)   Northern America 6 2.6
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 13.5 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 21,663 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 17,975 100.0   English only 21,072 97.3
Never married 4,490 25.0   Language other than English 591 2.7
Now married, except separated 9,343 52.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 209 1.0
Separated 621 3.5   Spanish 253 1.2
Widowed 1,725 9.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 83 0.4
 Female 1,434 8.0   Other Indo-European languages 215 1.0
Divorced 1,796 10.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 64 0.3
 Female 1,020 5.7   Asian and Pacific Island languages 71 0.3
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 27 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 23,263 100.0
           under 18 years 784 100.0     Total ancestries reported 18,863 81.1
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 544 69.4   Arab 12 0.1
        Czech¹ 6 0.0
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 6 0.0
          Civilian population 18 years and over 16,901 100.0   Dutch 338 1.5
Civilian veterans 1,900 11.2   English 1,270 5.5
        French (except Basque)¹ 143 0.6
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 53 0.2
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 634 2.7
     Population 5 to 20 years 5,633 100.0   Greek 13 0.1
With a disability 533 9.5   Hungarian 35 0.2
     Population 21 to 64 years 12,428 100.0   Irish¹ 1,338 5.8
With a disability 3,831 30.8   Italian 325 1.4
 Percent employed 52.2 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 8,597 69.2   Norwegian 23 0.1
 Percent employed 73.5 (X)   Polish 39 0.2
     Population 65 years and over 3,167 100.0   Portuguese 4 0.0
With a disability 1,895 59.8   Russian 8 0.0
        Scotch-Irish 306 1.3
        Scottish 229 1.0
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 21,663 100.0   Subsaharan African 101 0.4
Same house in 1995 12,892 59.5   Swedish 14 0.1
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 8,627 39.8   Swiss 0 0.0
 Same county 5,144 23.7   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 3,483 16.1   United States or American 3,051 13.1
  Same state 2,186 10.1   Welsh 7 0.0
  Different state 1,297 6.0   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 144 0.7   Other ancestries 10,908 46.9
 
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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