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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 104,686 100.0
      enrolled in school 26,027 100.0   Native 101,939 97.4
Nursery school, preschool 1,524 5.9       Born in United States 101,407 96.9
Kindergarten 1,588 6.1           State of residence 64,348 61.5
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 12,059 46.3           Different state 37,059 35.4
High school (grades 9-12) 5,361 20.6       Born outside United States 532 0.5
College or graduate school 5,495 21.1   Foreign born 2,747 2.6
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 1,608 1.5
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 843 0.8
  Population 25 years and over 66,206 100.0       Not a citizen 1,904 1.8
Less than 9th grade 4,142 6.3        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 9,419 14.2   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 23,454 35.4     Total (excluding born at sea) 2,747 100.0
Some college, no degree 15,422 23.3   Europe 317 11.5
Associate degree 2,857 4.3   Asia 558 20.3
Bachelor's degree 7,448 11.2   Africa 10 0.4
Graduate or professional degree 3,464 5.2   Oceania 5 0.2
        Latin America 1,780 64.8
Percent high school graduate or higher 79.5 (X)   Northern America 77 2.8
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 16.5 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 97,127 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 82,185 100.0   English only 92,051 94.8
Never married 17,684 21.5   Language other than English 5,076 5.2
Now married, except separated 47,035 57.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 2,321 2.4
Separated 1,666 2.0   Spanish 3,510 3.6
Widowed 6,109 7.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,838 1.9
 Female 5,078 6.2   Other Indo-European languages 937 1.0
Divorced 9,691 11.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 187 0.2
 Female 5,428 6.6   Asian and Pacific Island languages 479 0.5
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 274 0.3
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 104,686 100.0
           under 18 years 1,528 100.0     Total ancestries reported 91,076 87.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 883 57.8   Arab 172 0.2
        Czech¹ 220 0.2
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 258 0.2
          Civilian population 18 years and over 77,674 100.0   Dutch 2,531 2.4
Civilian veterans 10,773 13.9   English 10,438 10.0
        French (except Basque)¹ 2,838 2.7
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 320 0.3
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 17,790 17.0
     Population 5 to 20 years 24,293 100.0   Greek 78 0.1
With a disability 2,068 8.5   Hungarian 103 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 58,137 100.0   Irish¹ 12,301 11.8
With a disability 11,394 19.6   Italian 1,881 1.8
 Percent employed 52.1 (X)   Lithuanian 49 0.0
No disability 46,743 80.4   Norwegian 958 0.9
 Percent employed 79.4 (X)   Polish 760 0.7
     Population 65 years and over 13,775 100.0   Portuguese 128 0.1
With a disability 6,230 45.2   Russian 209 0.2
        Scotch-Irish 2,163 2.1
        Scottish 1,643 1.6
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 35 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 97,127 100.0   Subsaharan African 61 0.1
Same house in 1995 46,794 48.2   Swedish 992 0.9
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 49,131 50.6   Swiss 252 0.2
 Same county 27,741 28.6   Ukrainian 25 0.0
 Different county 21,390 22.0   United States or American 14,752 14.1
  Same state 8,412 8.7   Welsh 682 0.7
  Different state 12,978 13.4   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 87 0.1
Elsewhere in 1995 1,202 1.2   Other ancestries 19,350 18.5
 
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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