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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 62,977 100.0
      enrolled in school 19,083 100.0   Native 62,447 99.2
Nursery school, preschool 1,679 8.8       Born in United States 62,336 99.0
Kindergarten 1,348 7.1           State of residence 53,920 85.6
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 9,371 49.1           Different state 8,416 13.4
High school (grades 9-12) 4,541 23.8       Born outside United States 111 0.2
College or graduate school 2,144 11.2   Foreign born 530 0.8
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 247 0.4
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 191 0.3
  Population 25 years and over 36,852 100.0       Not a citizen 339 0.5
Less than 9th grade 5,000 13.6        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 7,330 19.9   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 10,586 28.7     Total (excluding born at sea) 530 100.0
Some college, no degree 6,396 17.4   Europe 60 11.3
Associate degree 1,498 4.1   Asia 165 31.1
Bachelor's degree 4,076 11.1   Africa 59 11.1
Graduate or professional degree 1,966 5.3   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 204 38.5
Percent high school graduate or higher 66.5 (X)   Northern America 42 7.9
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 16.4 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 57,754 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 46,669 100.0   English only 56,062 97.1
Never married 16,210 34.7   Language other than English 1,692 2.9
Now married, except separated 20,001 42.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 597 1.0
Separated 1,961 4.2   Spanish 824 1.4
Widowed 4,276 9.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 339 0.6
 Female 3,571 7.7   Other Indo-European languages 592 1.0
Divorced 4,221 9.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 143 0.2
 Female 2,342 5.0   Asian and Pacific Island languages 196 0.3
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 70 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 62,977 100.0
           under 18 years 2,952 100.0     Total ancestries reported 51,271 81.4
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 1,704 57.7   Arab 256 0.4
        Czech¹ 8 0.0
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 47 0.1
          Civilian population 18 years and over 43,188 100.0   Dutch 325 0.5
Civilian veterans 4,242 9.8   English 2,058 3.3
        French (except Basque)¹ 485 0.8
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 85 0.1
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 1,350 2.1
     Population 5 to 20 years 17,408 100.0   Greek 102 0.2
With a disability 1,662 9.5   Hungarian 9 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 32,842 100.0   Irish¹ 2,354 3.7
With a disability 8,002 24.4   Italian 1,086 1.7
 Percent employed 45.2 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 24,840 75.6   Norwegian 19 0.0
 Percent employed 67.8 (X)   Polish 82 0.1
     Population 65 years and over 6,843 100.0   Portuguese 17 0.0
With a disability 3,516 51.4   Russian 9 0.0
        Scotch-Irish 871 1.4
        Scottish 413 0.7
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 9 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 57,754 100.0   Subsaharan African 723 1.1
Same house in 1995 34,595 59.9   Swedish 49 0.1
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 22,434 38.8   Swiss 12 0.0
 Same county 16,909 29.3   Ukrainian 3 0.0
 Different county 5,525 9.6   United States or American 3,860 6.1
  Same state 2,540 4.4   Welsh 48 0.1
  Different state 2,985 5.2   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 725 1.3   Other ancestries 36,991 58.7
 
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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