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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Henderson 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 89,173 100.0
      enrolled in school 17,967 100.0   Native 83,878 94.1
Nursery school, preschool 1,190 6.6       Born in United States 83,373 93.5
Kindergarten 1,177 6.6           State of residence 44,441 49.8
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 8,525 47.4           Different state 38,932 43.7
High school (grades 9-12) 4,232 23.6       Born outside United States 505 0.6
College or graduate school 2,843 15.8   Foreign born 5,295 5.9
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 2,957 3.3
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 1,801 2.0
  Population 25 years and over 65,039 100.0       Not a citizen 3,494 3.9
Less than 9th grade 4,226 6.5        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 6,729 10.3   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 18,972 29.2     Total (excluding born at sea) 5,295 100.0
Some college, no degree 14,761 22.7   Europe 1,099 20.8
Associate degree 4,655 7.2   Asia 410 7.7
Bachelor's degree 10,150 15.6   Africa 102 1.9
Graduate or professional degree 5,546 8.5   Oceania 14 0.3
        Latin America 3,474 65.6
Percent high school graduate or higher 83.2 (X)   Northern America 196 3.7
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 24.1 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 84,283 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 73,708 100.0   English only 77,570 92.0
Never married 12,253 16.6   Language other than English 6,713 8.0
Now married, except separated 46,922 63.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 3,583 4.3
Separated 1,649 2.2   Spanish 4,822 5.7
Widowed 6,299 8.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 3,065 3.6
 Female 5,288 7.2   Other Indo-European languages 1,363 1.6
Divorced 6,585 8.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 339 0.4
 Female 3,702 5.0   Asian and Pacific Island languages 332 0.4
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 149 0.2
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 89,173 100.0
           under 18 years 1,071 100.0     Total ancestries reported 84,432 94.7
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 469 43.8   Arab 123 0.1
        Czech¹ 264 0.3
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 323 0.4
          Civilian population 18 years and over 70,590 100.0   Dutch 2,128 2.4
Civilian veterans 12,396 17.6   English 13,926 15.6
        French (except Basque)¹ 2,373 2.7
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 545 0.6
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 12,531 14.1
     Population 5 to 20 years 16,205 100.0   Greek 168 0.2
With a disability 1,486 9.2   Hungarian 297 0.3
     Population 21 to 64 years 48,446 100.0   Irish¹ 9,696 10.9
With a disability 10,060 20.8   Italian 2,211 2.5
 Percent employed 58.6 (X)   Lithuanian 153 0.2
No disability 38,386 79.2   Norwegian 610 0.7
 Percent employed 76.5 (X)   Polish 1,386 1.6
     Population 65 years and over 18,348 100.0   Portuguese 121 0.1
With a disability 6,619 36.1   Russian 453 0.5
        Scotch-Irish 4,617 5.2
        Scottish 3,313 3.7
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 108 0.1
  Population 5 years and over 84,283 100.0   Subsaharan African 206 0.2
Same house in 1995 45,625 54.1   Swedish 710 0.8
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 36,708 43.6   Swiss 259 0.3
 Same county 17,179 20.4   Ukrainian 142 0.2
 Different county 19,529 23.2   United States or American 12,060 13.5
  Same state 7,604 9.0   Welsh 897 1.0
  Different state 11,925 14.1   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 58 0.1
Elsewhere in 1995 1,950 2.3   Other ancestries 14,754 16.5
 
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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