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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Pulaski 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 41,165 100.0
      enrolled in school 11,608 100.0   Native 39,198 95.2
Nursery school, preschool 600 5.2       Born in United States 37,168 90.3
Kindergarten 573 4.9           State of residence 14,280 34.7
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 5,418 46.7           Different state 22,888 55.6
High school (grades 9-12) 2,192 18.9       Born outside United States 2,030 4.9
College or graduate school 2,825 24.3   Foreign born 1,967 4.8
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 566 1.4
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 1,228 3.0
  Population 25 years and over 23,062 100.0       Not a citizen 739 1.8
Less than 9th grade 1,153 5.0        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 2,282 9.9   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 7,753 33.6     Total (excluding born at sea) 1,967 100.0
Some college, no degree 5,532 24.0   Europe 770 39.1
Associate degree 2,011 8.7   Asia 777 39.5
Bachelor's degree 2,961 12.8   Africa 14 0.7
Graduate or professional degree 1,370 5.9   Oceania 10 0.5
        Latin America 349 17.7
Percent high school graduate or higher 85.1 (X)   Northern America 47 2.4
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 18.8 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 38,014 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 31,571 100.0   English only 34,140 89.8
Never married 8,340 26.4   Language other than English 3,874 10.2
Now married, except separated 18,618 59.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 976 2.6
Separated 540 1.7   Spanish 1,623 4.3
Widowed 1,516 4.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 324 0.9
 Female 1,276 4.0   Other Indo-European languages 1,319 3.5
Divorced 2,557 8.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 258 0.7
 Female 1,301 4.1   Asian and Pacific Island languages 862 2.3
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 378 1.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 41,165 100.0
           under 18 years 507 100.0     Total ancestries reported 39,207 95.2
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 214 42.2   Arab 41 0.1
        Czech¹ 89 0.2
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 246 0.6
          Civilian population 18 years and over 21,559 100.0   Dutch 666 1.6
Civilian veterans 5,741 26.6   English 3,046 7.4
        French (except Basque)¹ 941 2.3
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 379 0.9
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 7,059 17.1
     Population 5 to 20 years 9,193 100.0   Greek 30 0.1
With a disability 694 7.5   Hungarian 102 0.2
     Population 21 to 64 years 17,124 100.0   Irish¹ 4,362 10.6
With a disability 3,714 21.7   Italian 1,039 2.5
 Percent employed 54.1 (X)   Lithuanian 20 0.0
No disability 13,410 78.3   Norwegian 524 1.3
 Percent employed 71.2 (X)   Polish 643 1.6
     Population 65 years and over 3,051 100.0   Portuguese 169 0.4
With a disability 1,695 55.6   Russian 53 0.1
        Scotch-Irish 544 1.3
        Scottish 589 1.4
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 28 0.1
  Population 5 years and over 38,014 100.0   Subsaharan African 155 0.4
Same house in 1995 13,484 35.5   Swedish 345 0.8
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 22,218 58.4   Swiss 56 0.1
 Same county 6,175 16.2   Ukrainian 47 0.1
 Different county 16,043 42.2   United States or American 5,118 12.4
  Same state 2,208 5.8   Welsh 119 0.3
  Different state 13,835 36.4   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 130 0.3
Elsewhere in 1995 2,312 6.1   Other ancestries 12,667 30.8
 
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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