Skip directly to search Skip directly to A to Z list Skip directly to navigation Skip directly to site content Skip directly to page options
CDC Home

DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Jefferson 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 111,738 100.0
      enrolled in school 28,331 100.0   Native 107,622 96.3
Nursery school, preschool 1,598 5.6       Born in United States 104,902 93.9
Kindergarten 1,756 6.2           State of residence 78,882 70.6
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 13,566 47.9           Different state 26,020 23.3
High school (grades 9-12) 6,449 22.8       Born outside United States 2,720 2.4
College or graduate school 4,962 17.5   Foreign born 4,116 3.7
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 1,460 1.3
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 1,872 1.7
  Population 25 years and over 68,965 100.0       Not a citizen 2,244 2.0
Less than 9th grade 3,313 4.8        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 8,489 12.3   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 25,004 36.3     Total (excluding born at sea) 4,116 100.0
Some college, no degree 14,540 21.1   Europe 1,156 28.1
Associate degree 6,560 9.5   Asia 804 19.5
Bachelor's degree 6,669 9.7   Africa 115 2.8
Graduate or professional degree 4,390 6.4   Oceania 31 0.8
        Latin America 1,238 30.1
Percent high school graduate or higher 82.9 (X)   Northern America 772 18.8
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 16.0 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 103,562 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 86,962 100.0   English only 96,110 92.8
Never married 22,957 26.4   Language other than English 7,452 7.2
Now married, except separated 48,386 55.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 2,171 2.1
Separated 2,662 3.1   Spanish 3,579 3.5
Widowed 5,398 6.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,189 1.1
 Female 4,499 5.2   Other Indo-European languages 2,900 2.8
Divorced 7,559 8.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 624 0.6
 Female 3,839 4.4   Asian and Pacific Island languages 765 0.7
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 297 0.3
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 111,738 100.0
           under 18 years 1,281 100.0     Total ancestries reported 118,634 106.2
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 623 48.6   Arab 296 0.3
        Czech¹ 258 0.2
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 234 0.2
          Civilian population 18 years and over 72,178 100.0   Dutch 2,739 2.5
Civilian veterans 12,590 17.4   English 14,173 12.7
        French (except Basque)¹ 11,339 10.1
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 4,997 4.5
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 16,620 14.9
     Population 5 to 20 years 24,953 100.0   Greek 245 0.2
With a disability 2,063 8.3   Hungarian 569 0.5
     Population 21 to 64 years 53,536 100.0   Irish¹ 18,510 16.6
With a disability 10,417 19.5   Italian 8,683 7.8
 Percent employed 47.0 (X)   Lithuanian 113 0.1
No disability 43,119 80.5   Norwegian 707 0.6
 Percent employed 73.8 (X)   Polish 3,083 2.8
     Population 65 years and over 11,931 100.0   Portuguese 246 0.2
With a disability 4,777 40.0   Russian 395 0.4
        Scotch-Irish 1,655 1.5
        Scottish 2,599 2.3
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 82 0.1
  Population 5 years and over 103,562 100.0   Subsaharan African 328 0.3
Same house in 1995 53,447 51.6   Swedish 705 0.6
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 46,748 45.1   Swiss 404 0.4
 Same county 23,781 23.0   Ukrainian 367 0.3
 Different county 22,967 22.2   United States or American 9,130 8.2
  Same state 6,116 5.9   Welsh 936 0.8
  Different state 16,851 16.3   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 517 0.5
Elsewhere in 1995 3,367 3.3   Other ancestries 18,704 16.7
 
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.

USA.gov: The U.S. Government's Official Web PortalDepartment of Health and Human Services
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention   1600 Clifton Rd. Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
800-CDC-INFO (800-232-4636) TTY: (888) 232-6348 - Contact CDC-INFO

A-Z Index

  1. A
  2. B
  3. C
  4. D
  5. E
  6. F
  7. G
  8. H
  9. I
  10. J
  11. K
  12. L
  13. M
  14. N
  15. O
  16. P
  17. Q
  18. R
  19. S
  20. T
  21. U
  22. V
  23. W
  24. X
  25. Y
  26. Z
  27. #