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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 13,723 100.0
      enrolled in school 3,423 100.0   Native 13,535 98.6
Nursery school, preschool 249 7.3       Born in United States 13,498 98.4
Kindergarten 214 6.3           State of residence 11,478 83.6
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 1,595 46.6           Different state 2,020 14.7
High school (grades 9-12) 988 28.9       Born outside United States 37 0.3
College or graduate school 377 11.0   Foreign born 188 1.4
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 116 0.8
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 62 0.5
  Population 25 years and over 9,091 100.0       Not a citizen 126 0.9
Less than 9th grade 1,132 12.5        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 1,608 17.7   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 3,400 37.4     Total (excluding born at sea) 188 100.0
Some college, no degree 1,525 16.8   Europe 12 6.4
Associate degree 372 4.1   Asia 67 35.6
Bachelor's degree 714 7.9   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 340 3.7   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 103 54.8
Percent high school graduate or higher 69.9 (X)   Northern America 6 3.2
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 11.6 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 12,823 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 10,819 100.0   English only 12,385 96.6
Never married 2,731 25.2   Language other than English 438 3.4
Now married, except separated 5,849 54.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 197 1.5
Separated 469 4.3   Spanish 341 2.7
Widowed 1,117 10.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 127 1.0
 Female 961 8.9   Other Indo-European languages 31 0.2
Divorced 653 6.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 31 0.2
 Female 365 3.4   Asian and Pacific Island languages 57 0.4
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 39 0.3
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 13,723 100.0
           under 18 years 655 100.0     Total ancestries reported 10,788 78.6
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 376 57.4   Arab 25 0.2
        Czech¹ 9 0.1
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 11 0.1
          Civilian population 18 years and over 10,179 100.0   Dutch 38 0.3
Civilian veterans 1,190 11.7   English 944 6.9
        French (except Basque)¹ 38 0.3
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 16 0.1
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 333 2.4
     Population 5 to 20 years 3,147 100.0   Greek 0 0.0
With a disability 184 5.8   Hungarian 43 0.3
     Population 21 to 64 years 7,515 100.0   Irish¹ 413 3.0
With a disability 2,107 28.0   Italian 160 1.2
 Percent employed 52.9 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 5,408 72.0   Norwegian 21 0.2
 Percent employed 70.7 (X)   Polish 30 0.2
     Population 65 years and over 2,041 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 946 46.3   Russian 0 0.0
        Scotch-Irish 105 0.8
        Scottish 138 1.0
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 12,823 100.0   Subsaharan African 72 0.5
Same house in 1995 8,708 67.9   Swedish 7 0.1
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 3,971 31.0   Swiss 5 0.0
 Same county 2,549 19.9   Ukrainian 3 0.0
 Different county 1,422 11.1   United States or American 2,377 17.3
  Same state 713 5.6   Welsh 10 0.1
  Different state 709 5.5   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 18 0.1
Elsewhere in 1995 144 1.1   Other ancestries 5,972 43.5
 
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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