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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Jasper 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 18,149 100.0
      enrolled in school 4,891 100.0   Native 18,093 99.7
Nursery school, preschool 351 7.2       Born in United States 18,018 99.3
Kindergarten 282 5.8           State of residence 16,010 88.2
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 2,368 48.4           Different state 2,008 11.1
High school (grades 9-12) 1,314 26.9       Born outside United States 75 0.4
College or graduate school 576 11.8   Foreign born 56 0.3
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 43 0.2
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 13 0.1
  Population 25 years and over 11,263 100.0       Not a citizen 43 0.2
Less than 9th grade 1,223 10.9        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 2,529 22.5   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 3,884 34.5     Total (excluding born at sea) 56 100.0
Some college, no degree 2,009 17.8   Europe 9 16.1
Associate degree 516 4.6   Asia 10 17.9
Bachelor's degree 807 7.2   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 295 2.6   Oceania 3 5.4
        Latin America 34 60.7
Percent high school graduate or higher 66.7 (X)   Northern America 0 0.0
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 9.8 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 16,910 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 14,022 100.0   English only 16,487 97.5
Never married 3,728 26.6   Language other than English 423 2.5
Now married, except separated 7,211 51.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 190 1.1
Separated 454 3.2   Spanish 327 1.9
Widowed 1,308 9.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 170 1.0
 Female 1,108 7.9   Other Indo-European languages 75 0.4
Divorced 1,321 9.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 20 0.1
 Female 669 4.8   Asian and Pacific Island languages 0 0.0
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 0 0.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 18,149 100.0
           under 18 years 800 100.0     Total ancestries reported 13,590 74.9
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 448 56.0   Arab 16 0.1
        Czech¹ 8 0.0
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 5 0.0
          Civilian population 18 years and over 13,069 100.0   Dutch 20 0.1
Civilian veterans 1,451 11.1   English 701 3.9
        French (except Basque)¹ 76 0.4
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 8 0.0
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 444 2.4
     Population 5 to 20 years 4,672 100.0   Greek 0 0.0
With a disability 417 8.9   Hungarian 0 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 9,546 100.0   Irish¹ 1,018 5.6
With a disability 2,808 29.4   Italian 130 0.7
 Percent employed 42.8 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 6,738 70.6   Norwegian 2 0.0
 Percent employed 69.7 (X)   Polish 35 0.2
     Population 65 years and over 2,527 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 1,448 57.3   Russian 5 0.0
        Scotch-Irish 165 0.9
        Scottish 196 1.1
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 16,910 100.0   Subsaharan African 301 1.7
Same house in 1995 12,305 72.8   Swedish 8 0.0
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 4,565 27.0   Swiss 0 0.0
 Same county 2,406 14.2   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 2,159 12.8   United States or American 2,697 14.9
  Same state 1,463 8.7   Welsh 10 0.1
  Different state 696 4.1   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 2 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 40 0.2   Other ancestries 7,743 42.7
 
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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