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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Harrison 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 15,856 100.0
      enrolled in school 3,343 100.0   Native 15,772 99.5
Nursery school, preschool 201 6.0       Born in United States 15,657 98.7
Kindergarten 199 6.0           State of residence 11,932 75.3
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 1,708 51.1           Different state 3,725 23.5
High school (grades 9-12) 843 25.2       Born outside United States 115 0.7
College or graduate school 392 11.7   Foreign born 84 0.5
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 22 0.1
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 48 0.3
  Population 25 years and over 11,097 100.0       Not a citizen 36 0.2
Less than 9th grade 727 6.6        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 1,539 13.9   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 5,509 49.6     Total (excluding born at sea) 84 100.0
Some college, no degree 1,620 14.6   Europe 51 60.7
Associate degree 698 6.3   Asia 16 19.0
Bachelor's degree 671 6.0   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 333 3.0   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 7 8.3
Percent high school graduate or higher 79.6 (X)   Northern America 10 11.9
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 9.0 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 14,927 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 12,874 100.0   English only 14,605 97.8
Never married 2,391 18.6   Language other than English 322 2.2
Now married, except separated 7,941 61.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 68 0.5
Separated 167 1.3   Spanish 124 0.8
Widowed 1,198 9.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 22 0.1
 Female 953 7.4   Other Indo-European languages 166 1.1
Divorced 1,177 9.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 44 0.3
 Female 621 4.8   Asian and Pacific Island languages 5 0.0
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 2 0.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 15,856 100.0
           under 18 years 262 100.0     Total ancestries reported 14,872 93.8
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 151 57.6   Arab 32 0.2
        Czech¹ 131 0.8
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 19 0.1
          Civilian population 18 years and over 12,208 100.0   Dutch 659 4.2
Civilian veterans 1,973 16.2   English 1,644 10.4
        French (except Basque)¹ 265 1.7
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 24 0.2
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 3,175 20.0
     Population 5 to 20 years 3,219 100.0   Greek 25 0.2
With a disability 227 7.1   Hungarian 158 1.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 8,878 100.0   Irish¹ 2,401 15.1
With a disability 1,669 18.8   Italian 712 4.5
 Percent employed 41.7 (X)   Lithuanian 11 0.1
No disability 7,209 81.2   Norwegian 15 0.1
 Percent employed 73.4 (X)   Polish 990 6.2
     Population 65 years and over 2,556 100.0   Portuguese 3 0.0
With a disability 1,057 41.4   Russian 25 0.2
        Scotch-Irish 598 3.8
        Scottish 365 2.3
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 155 1.0
  Population 5 years and over 14,927 100.0   Subsaharan African 0 0.0
Same house in 1995 10,074 67.5   Swedish 37 0.2
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 4,783 32.0   Swiss 138 0.9
 Same county 2,521 16.9   Ukrainian 22 0.1
 Different county 2,262 15.2   United States or American 1,661 10.5
  Same state 1,620 10.9   Welsh 193 1.2
  Different state 642 4.3   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 70 0.5   Other ancestries 1,414 8.9
 
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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