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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Jackson 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 131,420 100.0
      enrolled in school 34,736 100.0   Native 127,936 97.3
Nursery school, preschool 2,151 6.2       Born in United States 126,382 96.2
Kindergarten 2,136 6.1           State of residence 78,151 59.5
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 17,383 50.0           Different state 48,231 36.7
High school (grades 9-12) 7,669 22.1       Born outside United States 1,554 1.2
College or graduate school 5,397 15.5   Foreign born 3,484 2.7
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 1,402 1.1
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 1,749 1.3
  Population 25 years and over 82,818 100.0       Not a citizen 1,735 1.3
Less than 9th grade 4,040 4.9        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 11,704 14.1   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 26,579 32.1     Total (excluding born at sea) 3,484 100.0
Some college, no degree 20,328 24.5   Europe 883 25.3
Associate degree 6,540 7.9   Asia 1,394 40.0
Bachelor's degree 8,863 10.7   Africa 47 1.3
Graduate or professional degree 4,764 5.8   Oceania 5 0.1
        Latin America 1,013 29.1
Percent high school graduate or higher 81.0 (X)   Northern America 142 4.1
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 16.5 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 122,189 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 101,302 100.0   English only 115,957 94.9
Never married 23,604 23.3   Language other than English 6,232 5.1
Now married, except separated 57,874 57.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 2,346 1.9
Separated 2,239 2.2   Spanish 2,973 2.4
Widowed 6,160 6.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,169 1.0
 Female 5,018 5.0   Other Indo-European languages 1,499 1.2
Divorced 11,425 11.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 423 0.3
 Female 6,074 6.0   Asian and Pacific Island languages 1,553 1.3
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 723 0.6
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 131,420 100.0
           under 18 years 3,779 100.0     Total ancestries reported 118,270 90.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 2,210 58.5   Arab 287 0.2
        Czech¹ 400 0.3
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 361 0.3
          Civilian population 18 years and over 92,583 100.0   Dutch 820 0.6
Civilian veterans 15,924 17.2   English 11,594 8.8
        French (except Basque)¹ 7,759 5.9
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 1,193 0.9
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 10,987 8.4
     Population 5 to 20 years 32,259 100.0   Greek 198 0.2
With a disability 2,637 8.2   Hungarian 237 0.2
     Population 21 to 64 years 73,283 100.0   Irish¹ 12,233 9.3
With a disability 15,960 21.8   Italian 3,249 2.5
 Percent employed 53.5 (X)   Lithuanian 83 0.1
No disability 57,323 78.2   Norwegian 741 0.6
 Percent employed 74.3 (X)   Polish 1,139 0.9
     Population 65 years and over 13,358 100.0   Portuguese 133 0.1
With a disability 6,782 50.8   Russian 227 0.2
        Scotch-Irish 2,796 2.1
        Scottish 2,161 1.6
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 60 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 122,189 100.0   Subsaharan African 659 0.5
Same house in 1995 69,119 56.6   Swedish 656 0.5
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 51,257 41.9   Swiss 108 0.1
 Same county 28,436 23.3   Ukrainian 47 0.0
 Different county 22,821 18.7   United States or American 19,367 14.7
  Same state 7,840 6.4   Welsh 549 0.4
  Different state 14,981 12.3   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 95 0.1
Elsewhere in 1995 1,813 1.5   Other ancestries 40,131 30.5
 
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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