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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Monroe 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 735,343 100.0
      enrolled in school 214,378 100.0   Native 681,600 92.7
Nursery school, preschool 12,722 5.9       Born in United States 666,273 90.6
Kindergarten 9,966 4.6           State of residence 549,408 74.7
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 92,460 43.1           Different state 116,865 15.9
High school (grades 9-12) 42,800 20.0       Born outside United States 15,327 2.1
College or graduate school 56,430 26.3   Foreign born 53,743 7.3
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 19,556 2.7
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 29,655 4.0
  Population 25 years and over 477,957 100.0       Not a citizen 24,088 3.3
Less than 9th grade 20,336 4.3        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 52,074 10.9   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 124,927 26.1     Total (excluding born at sea) 53,743 100.0
Some college, no degree 85,255 17.8   Europe 22,816 42.5
Associate degree 46,412 9.7   Asia 16,475 30.7
Bachelor's degree 88,191 18.5   Africa 2,220 4.1
Graduate or professional degree 60,762 12.7   Oceania 155 0.3
        Latin America 8,350 15.5
Percent high school graduate or higher 84.9 (X)   Northern America 3,727 6.9
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 31.2 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 688,804 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 578,062 100.0   English only 605,172 87.9
Never married 174,072 30.1   Language other than English 83,632 12.1
Now married, except separated 296,518 51.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 32,063 4.7
Separated 16,320 2.8   Spanish 31,950 4.6
Widowed 40,305 7.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 11,936 1.7
 Female 32,757 5.7   Other Indo-European languages 35,531 5.2
Divorced 50,847 8.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 12,480 1.8
 Female 30,240 5.2   Asian and Pacific Island languages 12,504 1.8
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 6,361 0.9
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 735,343 100.0
           under 18 years 11,275 100.0     Total ancestries reported 874,519 118.9
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 4,963 44.0   Arab 3,237 0.4
        Czech¹ 2,221 0.3
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 2,271 0.3
          Civilian population 18 years and over 547,149 100.0   Dutch 20,567 2.8
Civilian veterans 62,879 11.5   English 87,270 11.9
        French (except Basque)¹ 23,421 3.2
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 8,672 1.2
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 153,025 20.8
     Population 5 to 20 years 172,957 100.0   Greek 3,979 0.5
With a disability 16,698 9.7   Hungarian 3,314 0.5
     Population 21 to 64 years 417,351 100.0   Irish¹ 117,635 16.0
With a disability 70,153 16.8   Italian 136,111 18.5
 Percent employed 53.6 (X)   Lithuanian 2,853 0.4
No disability 347,198 83.2   Norwegian 2,706 0.4
 Percent employed 80.1 (X)   Polish 38,578 5.2
     Population 65 years and over 89,783 100.0   Portuguese 1,495 0.2
With a disability 32,747 36.5   Russian 7,839 1.1
        Scotch-Irish 7,749 1.1
        Scottish 14,954 2.0
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 973 0.1
  Population 5 years and over 688,804 100.0   Subsaharan African 5,711 0.8
Same house in 1995 395,308 57.4   Swedish 6,476 0.9
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 278,674 40.5   Swiss 2,042 0.3
 Same county 206,981 30.0   Ukrainian 11,013 1.5
 Different county 71,693 10.4   United States or American 25,485 3.5
  Same state 40,490 5.9   Welsh 5,011 0.7
  Different state 31,203 4.5   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 5,537 0.8
Elsewhere in 1995 14,822 2.2   Other ancestries 174,374 23.7
 
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.

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