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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Franklin 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 93,807 100.0
      enrolled in school 23,737 100.0   Native 93,057 99.2
Nursery school, preschool 1,424 6.0       Born in United States 92,715 98.8
Kindergarten 1,440 6.1           State of residence 77,188 82.3
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 12,092 50.9           Different state 15,527 16.6
High school (grades 9-12) 5,614 23.7       Born outside United States 342 0.4
College or graduate school 3,167 13.3   Foreign born 750 0.8
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 203 0.2
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 511 0.5
  Population 25 years and over 60,467 100.0       Not a citizen 239 0.3
Less than 9th grade 5,644 9.3        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 7,870 13.0   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 21,505 35.6     Total (excluding born at sea) 750 100.0
Some college, no degree 14,060 23.3   Europe 336 44.8
Associate degree 3,667 6.1   Asia 249 33.2
Bachelor's degree 5,080 8.4   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 2,641 4.4   Oceania 7 0.9
        Latin America 140 18.7
Percent high school graduate or higher 77.7 (X)   Northern America 18 2.4
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 12.8 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 87,359 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 72,587 100.0   English only 85,120 97.4
Never married 15,708 21.6   Language other than English 2,239 2.6
Now married, except separated 44,161 60.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 698 0.8
Separated 952 1.3   Spanish 1,095 1.3
Widowed 4,578 6.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 385 0.4
 Female 3,777 5.2   Other Indo-European languages 882 1.0
Divorced 7,188 9.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 168 0.2
 Female 3,824 5.3   Asian and Pacific Island languages 251 0.3
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 142 0.2
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 93,807 100.0
           under 18 years 1,598 100.0     Total ancestries reported 92,001 98.1
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 733 45.9   Arab 132 0.1
        Czech¹ 527 0.6
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 224 0.2
          Civilian population 18 years and over 68,081 100.0   Dutch 1,425 1.5
Civilian veterans 9,294 13.7   English 8,048 8.6
        French (except Basque)¹ 4,138 4.4
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 319 0.3
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 36,604 39.0
     Population 5 to 20 years 22,848 100.0   Greek 81 0.1
With a disability 1,586 6.9   Hungarian 309 0.3
     Population 21 to 64 years 52,964 100.0   Irish¹ 12,683 13.5
With a disability 9,317 17.6   Italian 2,742 2.9
 Percent employed 58.2 (X)   Lithuanian 115 0.1
No disability 43,647 82.4   Norwegian 312 0.3
 Percent employed 80.9 (X)   Polish 1,556 1.7
     Population 65 years and over 10,628 100.0   Portuguese 50 0.1
With a disability 4,379 41.2   Russian 143 0.2
        Scotch-Irish 1,197 1.3
        Scottish 1,065 1.1
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 28 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 87,359 100.0   Subsaharan African 70 0.1
Same house in 1995 50,199 57.5   Swedish 678 0.7
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 36,891 42.2   Swiss 383 0.4
 Same county 21,742 24.9   Ukrainian 45 0.0
 Different county 15,149 17.3   United States or American 8,879 9.5
  Same state 11,517 13.2   Welsh 518 0.6
  Different state 3,632 4.2   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 10 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 269 0.3   Other ancestries 9,720 10.4
 
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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