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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Jones 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 10,381 100.0
      enrolled in school 2,635 100.0   Native 10,161 97.9
Nursery school, preschool 165 6.3       Born in United States 10,135 97.6
Kindergarten 127 4.8           State of residence 8,541 82.3
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 1,310 49.7           Different state 1,594 15.4
High school (grades 9-12) 654 24.8       Born outside United States 26 0.3
College or graduate school 379 14.4   Foreign born 220 2.1
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 104 1.0
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 91 0.9
  Population 25 years and over 6,998 100.0       Not a citizen 129 1.2
Less than 9th grade 682 9.7        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 1,266 18.1   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 2,544 36.4     Total (excluding born at sea) 220 100.0
Some college, no degree 1,439 20.6   Europe 22 10.0
Associate degree 402 5.7   Asia 71 32.3
Bachelor's degree 480 6.9   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 185 2.6   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 127 57.7
Percent high school graduate or higher 72.2 (X)   Northern America 0 0.0
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 9.5 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 9,758 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 8,164 100.0   English only 9,312 95.4
Never married 1,825 22.4   Language other than English 446 4.6
Now married, except separated 4,545 55.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 177 1.8
Separated 302 3.7   Spanish 334 3.4
Widowed 811 9.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 149 1.5
 Female 645 7.9   Other Indo-European languages 64 0.7
Divorced 681 8.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 12 0.1
 Female 372 4.6   Asian and Pacific Island languages 48 0.5
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 16 0.2
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 10,381 100.0
           under 18 years 314 100.0     Total ancestries reported 7,918 76.3
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 136 43.3   Arab 0 0.0
        Czech¹ 24 0.2
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 11 0.1
          Civilian population 18 years and over 7,664 100.0   Dutch 33 0.3
Civilian veterans 1,173 15.3   English 516 5.0
        French (except Basque)¹ 61 0.6
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 20 0.2
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 276 2.7
     Population 5 to 20 years 2,336 100.0   Greek 3 0.0
With a disability 231 9.9   Hungarian 16 0.2
     Population 21 to 64 years 5,783 100.0   Irish¹ 389 3.7
With a disability 1,841 31.8   Italian 76 0.7
 Percent employed 54.8 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 3,942 68.2   Norwegian 9 0.1
 Percent employed 73.8 (X)   Polish 49 0.5
     Population 65 years and over 1,489 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 754 50.6   Russian 0 0.0
        Scotch-Irish 144 1.4
        Scottish 57 0.5
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 4 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 9,758 100.0   Subsaharan African 128 1.2
Same house in 1995 6,562 67.2   Swedish 2 0.0
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 3,106 31.8   Swiss 0 0.0
 Same county 1,273 13.0   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 1,833 18.8   United States or American 2,222 21.4
  Same state 1,271 13.0   Welsh 10 0.1
  Different state 562 5.8   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 90 0.9   Other ancestries 3,868 37.3
 
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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