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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Dade 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 7,923 100.0
      enrolled in school 1,758 100.0   Native 7,844 99.0
Nursery school, preschool 96 5.5       Born in United States 7,838 98.9
Kindergarten 84 4.8           State of residence 5,683 71.7
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 937 53.3           Different state 2,155 27.2
High school (grades 9-12) 507 28.8       Born outside United States 6 0.1
College or graduate school 134 7.6   Foreign born 79 1.0
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 12 0.2
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 59 0.7
  Population 25 years and over 5,451 100.0       Not a citizen 20 0.3
Less than 9th grade 424 7.8        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 747 13.7   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 2,473 45.4     Total (excluding born at sea) 79 100.0
Some college, no degree 1,089 20.0   Europe 39 49.4
Associate degree 180 3.3   Asia 10 12.7
Bachelor's degree 362 6.6   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 176 3.2   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 14 17.7
Percent high school graduate or higher 78.5 (X)   Northern America 16 20.3
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 9.9 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 7,467 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 6,371 100.0   English only 7,307 97.9
Never married 1,055 16.6   Language other than English 160 2.1
Now married, except separated 4,009 62.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 33 0.4
Separated 79 1.2   Spanish 106 1.4
Widowed 545 8.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 18 0.2
 Female 456 7.2   Other Indo-European languages 35 0.5
Divorced 683 10.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 9 0.1
 Female 313 4.9   Asian and Pacific Island languages 12 0.2
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 6 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 7,923 100.0
           under 18 years 101 100.0     Total ancestries reported 6,234 78.7
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 51 50.5   Arab 1 0.0
        Czech¹ 17 0.2
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 22 0.3
          Civilian population 18 years and over 5,996 100.0   Dutch 95 1.2
Civilian veterans 972 16.2   English 904 11.4
        French (except Basque)¹ 174 2.2
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 23 0.3
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 1,324 16.7
     Population 5 to 20 years 1,782 100.0   Greek 2 0.0
With a disability 99 5.6   Hungarian 40 0.5
     Population 21 to 64 years 4,046 100.0   Irish¹ 766 9.7
With a disability 781 19.3   Italian 137 1.7
 Percent employed 39.9 (X)   Lithuanian 2 0.0
No disability 3,265 80.7   Norwegian 91 1.1
 Percent employed 79.4 (X)   Polish 73 0.9
     Population 65 years and over 1,519 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 671 44.2   Russian 14 0.2
        Scotch-Irish 179 2.3
        Scottish 110 1.4
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 4 0.1
  Population 5 years and over 7,467 100.0   Subsaharan African 0 0.0
Same house in 1995 4,570 61.2   Swedish 79 1.0
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 2,875 38.5   Swiss 29 0.4
 Same county 1,242 16.6   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 1,633 21.9   United States or American 1,206 15.2
  Same state 1,072 14.4   Welsh 35 0.4
  Different state 561 7.5   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 22 0.3   Other ancestries 907 11.4
 
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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