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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Jackson 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 33,121 100.0
      enrolled in school 10,089 100.0   Native 32,546 98.3
Nursery school, preschool 356 3.5       Born in United States 32,370 97.7
Kindergarten 305 3.0           State of residence 20,774 62.7
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 2,963 29.4           Different state 11,596 35.0
High school (grades 9-12) 1,379 13.7       Born outside United States 176 0.5
College or graduate school 5,086 50.4   Foreign born 575 1.7
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 208 0.6
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 209 0.6
  Population 25 years and over 20,881 100.0       Not a citizen 366 1.1
Less than 9th grade 1,805 8.6        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 2,624 12.6   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 5,361 25.7     Total (excluding born at sea) 575 100.0
Some college, no degree 4,302 20.6   Europe 176 30.6
Associate degree 1,463 7.0   Asia 165 28.7
Bachelor's degree 2,902 13.9   Africa 44 7.7
Graduate or professional degree 2,424 11.6   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 139 24.2
Percent high school graduate or higher 78.8 (X)   Northern America 51 8.9
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 25.5 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 31,471 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 27,931 100.0   English only 29,689 94.3
Never married 6,852 24.5   Language other than English 1,782 5.7
Now married, except separated 15,809 56.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 544 1.7
Separated 551 2.0   Spanish 660 2.1
Widowed 2,034 7.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 239 0.8
 Female 1,684 6.0   Other Indo-European languages 360 1.1
Divorced 2,685 9.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 53 0.2
 Female 1,502 5.4   Asian and Pacific Island languages 180 0.6
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 86 0.3
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 33,121 100.0
           under 18 years 440 100.0     Total ancestries reported 28,714 86.7
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 292 66.4   Arab 43 0.1
        Czech¹ 69 0.2
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 50 0.2
          Civilian population 18 years and over 26,809 100.0   Dutch 606 1.8
Civilian veterans 3,555 13.3   English 4,074 12.3
        French (except Basque)¹ 677 2.0
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 129 0.4
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 3,615 10.9
     Population 5 to 20 years 7,713 100.0   Greek 46 0.1
With a disability 798 10.3   Hungarian 57 0.2
     Population 21 to 64 years 19,060 100.0   Irish¹ 3,752 11.3
With a disability 3,775 19.8   Italian 503 1.5
 Percent employed 55.9 (X)   Lithuanian 30 0.1
No disability 15,285 80.2   Norwegian 143 0.4
 Percent employed 75.0 (X)   Polish 315 1.0
     Population 65 years and over 4,469 100.0   Portuguese 21 0.1
With a disability 2,169 48.5   Russian 173 0.5
        Scotch-Irish 2,369 7.2
        Scottish 1,103 3.3
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 14 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 31,471 100.0   Subsaharan African 67 0.2
Same house in 1995 17,243 54.8   Swedish 195 0.6
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 13,886 44.1   Swiss 68 0.2
 Same county 5,051 16.0   Ukrainian 32 0.1
 Different county 8,835 28.1   United States or American 4,255 12.8
  Same state 5,102 16.2   Welsh 301 0.9
  Different state 3,733 11.9   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 34 0.1
Elsewhere in 1995 342 1.1   Other ancestries 5,973 18.0
 
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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