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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 51,134 100.0
      enrolled in school 12,024 100.0   Native 49,229 96.3
Nursery school, preschool 552 4.6       Born in United States 48,295 94.4
Kindergarten 703 5.8           State of residence 42,128 82.4
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 5,641 46.9           Different state 6,167 12.1
High school (grades 9-12) 2,926 24.3       Born outside United States 934 1.8
College or graduate school 2,202 18.3   Foreign born 1,905 3.7
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 382 0.7
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 797 1.6
  Population 25 years and over 34,482 100.0       Not a citizen 1,108 2.2
Less than 9th grade 3,643 10.6        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 6,820 19.8   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 11,654 33.8     Total (excluding born at sea) 1,905 100.0
Some college, no degree 4,660 13.5   Europe 311 16.3
Associate degree 3,228 9.4   Asia 75 3.9
Bachelor's degree 2,474 7.2   Africa 7 0.4
Graduate or professional degree 2,003 5.8   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 691 36.3
Percent high school graduate or higher 69.7 (X)   Northern America 821 43.1
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 13.0 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 48,620 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 41,740 100.0   English only 45,800 94.2
Never married 12,837 30.8   Language other than English 2,820 5.8
Now married, except separated 20,790 49.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 959 2.0
Separated 1,348 3.2   Spanish 1,096 2.3
Widowed 3,193 7.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 644 1.3
 Female 2,487 6.0   Other Indo-European languages 1,368 2.8
Divorced 3,572 8.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 265 0.5
 Female 1,837 4.4   Asian and Pacific Island languages 54 0.1
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 34 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 51,134 100.0
           under 18 years 496 100.0     Total ancestries reported 47,129 92.2
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 206 41.5   Arab 129 0.3
        Czech¹ 75 0.1
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 81 0.2
          Civilian population 18 years and over 39,531 100.0   Dutch 644 1.3
Civilian veterans 5,067 12.8   English 5,005 9.8
        French (except Basque)¹ 12,841 25.1
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 3,673 7.2
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 2,993 5.9
     Population 5 to 20 years 11,272 100.0   Greek 112 0.2
With a disability 1,213 10.8   Hungarian 187 0.4
     Population 21 to 64 years 25,551 100.0   Irish¹ 7,876 15.4
With a disability 6,316 24.7   Italian 1,700 3.3
 Percent employed 54.7 (X)   Lithuanian 33 0.1
No disability 19,235 75.3   Norwegian 148 0.3
 Percent employed 76.6 (X)   Polish 769 1.5
     Population 65 years and over 6,204 100.0   Portuguese 83 0.2
With a disability 2,770 44.6   Russian 140 0.3
        Scotch-Irish 582 1.1
        Scottish 1,269 2.5
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 43 0.1
  Population 5 years and over 48,620 100.0   Subsaharan African 38 0.1
Same house in 1995 27,141 55.8   Swedish 223 0.4
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 19,935 41.0   Swiss 83 0.2
 Same county 10,420 21.4   Ukrainian 64 0.1
 Different county 9,515 19.6   United States or American 3,619 7.1
  Same state 6,636 13.6   Welsh 172 0.3
  Different state 2,879 5.9   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 10 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 1,544 3.2   Other ancestries 4,537 8.9
 
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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