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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 18,780 100.0
      enrolled in school 5,340 100.0   Native 18,471 98.4
Nursery school, preschool 393 7.4       Born in United States 18,390 97.9
Kindergarten 338 6.3           State of residence 13,575 72.3
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 2,291 42.9           Different state 4,815 25.6
High school (grades 9-12) 1,325 24.8       Born outside United States 81 0.4
College or graduate school 993 18.6   Foreign born 309 1.6
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 172 0.9
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 158 0.8
  Population 25 years and over 11,956 100.0       Not a citizen 151 0.8
Less than 9th grade 521 4.4        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 705 5.9   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 4,265 35.7     Total (excluding born at sea) 309 100.0
Some college, no degree 2,903 24.3   Europe 154 49.8
Associate degree 853 7.1   Asia 82 26.5
Bachelor's degree 1,937 16.2   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 772 6.5   Oceania 8 2.6
        Latin America 44 14.2
Percent high school graduate or higher 89.7 (X)   Northern America 21 6.8
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 22.7 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 17,585 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 14,671 100.0   English only 17,015 96.8
Never married 3,308 22.5   Language other than English 570 3.2
Now married, except separated 9,388 64.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 216 1.2
Separated 86 0.6   Spanish 236 1.3
Widowed 881 6.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 121 0.7
 Female 719 4.9   Other Indo-European languages 235 1.3
Divorced 1,008 6.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 46 0.3
 Female 577 3.9   Asian and Pacific Island languages 80 0.5
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 42 0.2
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 18,780 100.0
           under 18 years 151 100.0     Total ancestries reported 22,934 122.1
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 45 29.8   Arab 16 0.1
        Czech¹ 776 4.1
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 2,511 13.4
          Civilian population 18 years and over 13,680 100.0   Dutch 316 1.7
Civilian veterans 1,888 13.8   English 1,987 10.6
        French (except Basque)¹ 509 2.7
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 88 0.5
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 7,751 41.3
     Population 5 to 20 years 4,764 100.0   Greek 39 0.2
With a disability 375 7.9   Hungarian 8 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 10,330 100.0   Irish¹ 2,760 14.7
With a disability 1,374 13.3   Italian 478 2.5
 Percent employed 76.4 (X)   Lithuanian 59 0.3
No disability 8,956 86.7   Norwegian 683 3.6
 Percent employed 87.1 (X)   Polish 529 2.8
     Population 65 years and over 2,250 100.0   Portuguese 7 0.0
With a disability 779 34.6   Russian 97 0.5
        Scotch-Irish 288 1.5
        Scottish 236 1.3
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 4 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 17,585 100.0   Subsaharan African 12 0.1
Same house in 1995 9,954 56.6   Swedish 1,036 5.5
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 7,475 42.5   Swiss 25 0.1
 Same county 3,009 17.1   Ukrainian 29 0.2
 Different county 4,466 25.4   United States or American 1,227 6.5
  Same state 2,900 16.5   Welsh 65 0.3
  Different state 1,566 8.9   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 156 0.9   Other ancestries 1,398 7.4
 
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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