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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Martin 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 25,593 100.0
      enrolled in school 6,555 100.0   Native 25,210 98.5
Nursery school, preschool 396 6.0       Born in United States 25,118 98.1
Kindergarten 332 5.1           State of residence 22,084 86.3
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 3,304 50.4           Different state 3,034 11.9
High school (grades 9-12) 1,593 24.3       Born outside United States 92 0.4
College or graduate school 930 14.2   Foreign born 383 1.5
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 268 1.0
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 131 0.5
  Population 25 years and over 17,014 100.0       Not a citizen 252 1.0
Less than 9th grade 2,043 12.0        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 2,940 17.3   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 5,887 34.6     Total (excluding born at sea) 383 100.0
Some college, no degree 3,010 17.7   Europe 17 4.4
Associate degree 1,157 6.8   Asia 59 15.4
Bachelor's degree 1,411 8.3   Africa 18 4.7
Graduate or professional degree 566 3.3   Oceania 3 0.8
        Latin America 282 73.6
Percent high school graduate or higher 70.7 (X)   Northern America 4 1.0
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 11.6 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 24,038 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 20,170 100.0   English only 23,303 96.9
Never married 4,808 23.8   Language other than English 735 3.1
Now married, except separated 10,789 53.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 299 1.2
Separated 824 4.1   Spanish 571 2.4
Widowed 2,053 10.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 257 1.1
 Female 1,771 8.8   Other Indo-European languages 93 0.4
Divorced 1,696 8.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 17 0.1
 Female 993 4.9   Asian and Pacific Island languages 43 0.2
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 19 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 25,593 100.0
           under 18 years 733 100.0     Total ancestries reported 19,723 77.1
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 440 60.0   Arab 22 0.1
        Czech¹ 2 0.0
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 0 0.0
          Civilian population 18 years and over 19,034 100.0   Dutch 70 0.3
Civilian veterans 2,114 11.1   English 2,041 8.0
        French (except Basque)¹ 142 0.6
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 22 0.1
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 763 3.0
     Population 5 to 20 years 5,918 100.0   Greek 44 0.2
With a disability 634 10.7   Hungarian 0 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 14,158 100.0   Irish¹ 737 2.9
With a disability 3,604 25.5   Italian 82 0.3
 Percent employed 46.9 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 10,554 74.5   Norwegian 14 0.1
 Percent employed 74.7 (X)   Polish 82 0.3
     Population 65 years and over 3,940 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 2,145 54.4   Russian 0 0.0
        Scotch-Irish 332 1.3
        Scottish 128 0.5
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 24,038 100.0   Subsaharan African 125 0.5
Same house in 1995 16,096 67.0   Swedish 54 0.2
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 7,782 32.4   Swiss 8 0.0
 Same county 4,678 19.5   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 3,104 12.9   United States or American 4,227 16.5
  Same state 2,015 8.4   Welsh 67 0.3
  Different state 1,089 4.5   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 29 0.1
Elsewhere in 1995 160 0.7   Other ancestries 10,732 41.9
 
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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