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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 61,042 100.0
      enrolled in school 14,653 100.0   Native 59,889 98.1
Nursery school, preschool 863 5.9       Born in United States 59,370 97.3
Kindergarten 829 5.7           State of residence 47,815 78.3
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 7,515 51.3           Different state 11,555 18.9
High school (grades 9-12) 3,696 25.2       Born outside United States 519 0.9
College or graduate school 1,750 11.9   Foreign born 1,153 1.9
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 309 0.5
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 553 0.9
  Population 25 years and over 40,957 100.0       Not a citizen 600 1.0
Less than 9th grade 2,430 5.9        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 6,096 14.9   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 16,485 40.2     Total (excluding born at sea) 1,153 100.0
Some college, no degree 6,805 16.6   Europe 447 38.8
Associate degree 3,289 8.0   Asia 175 15.2
Bachelor's degree 3,528 8.6   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 2,324 5.7   Oceania 36 3.1
        Latin America 387 33.6
Percent high school graduate or higher 79.2 (X)   Northern America 108 9.4
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 14.3 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 57,619 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 48,704 100.0   English only 55,648 96.6
Never married 12,507 25.7   Language other than English 1,971 3.4
Now married, except separated 27,090 55.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 647 1.1
Separated 1,241 2.5   Spanish 794 1.4
Widowed 3,656 7.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 358 0.6
 Female 2,974 6.1   Other Indo-European languages 965 1.7
Divorced 4,210 8.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 208 0.4
 Female 2,404 4.9   Asian and Pacific Island languages 132 0.2
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 66 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 61,042 100.0
           under 18 years 851 100.0     Total ancestries reported 63,597 104.2
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 414 48.6   Arab 124 0.2
        Czech¹ 287 0.5
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 231 0.4
          Civilian population 18 years and over 45,984 100.0   Dutch 1,539 2.5
Civilian veterans 6,852 14.9   English 8,108 13.3
        French (except Basque)¹ 9,205 15.1
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 2,617 4.3
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 5,679 9.3
     Population 5 to 20 years 13,548 100.0   Greek 108 0.2
With a disability 1,404 10.4   Hungarian 207 0.3
     Population 21 to 64 years 32,666 100.0   Irish¹ 11,317 18.5
With a disability 6,291 19.3   Italian 4,961 8.1
 Percent employed 52.0 (X)   Lithuanian 190 0.3
No disability 26,375 80.7   Norwegian 334 0.5
 Percent employed 80.9 (X)   Polish 1,865 3.1
     Population 65 years and over 7,948 100.0   Portuguese 20 0.0
With a disability 3,055 38.4   Russian 290 0.5
        Scotch-Irish 1,654 2.7
        Scottish 1,999 3.3
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 132 0.2
  Population 5 years and over 57,619 100.0   Subsaharan African 0 0.0
Same house in 1995 36,237 62.9   Swedish 595 1.0
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 21,183 36.8   Swiss 118 0.2
 Same county 10,434 18.1   Ukrainian 144 0.2
 Different county 10,749 18.7   United States or American 4,858 8.0
  Same state 7,270 12.6   Welsh 1,313 2.2
  Different state 3,479 6.0   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 8 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 199 0.3   Other ancestries 5,694 9.3
 
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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