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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 32,641 100.0
      enrolled in school 7,870 100.0   Native 32,291 98.9
Nursery school, preschool 524 6.7       Born in United States 32,210 98.7
Kindergarten 413 5.2           State of residence 26,734 81.9
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 4,068 51.7           Different state 5,476 16.8
High school (grades 9-12) 1,948 24.8       Born outside United States 81 0.2
College or graduate school 917 11.7   Foreign born 350 1.1
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 150 0.5
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 165 0.5
  Population 25 years and over 21,306 100.0       Not a citizen 185 0.6
Less than 9th grade 1,905 8.9        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 3,743 17.6   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 9,186 43.1     Total (excluding born at sea) 350 100.0
Some college, no degree 3,118 14.6   Europe 104 29.7
Associate degree 1,015 4.8   Asia 65 18.6
Bachelor's degree 1,505 7.1   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 834 3.9   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 175 50.0
Percent high school graduate or higher 73.5 (X)   Northern America 6 1.7
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 11.0 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 30,545 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 25,660 100.0   English only 29,753 97.4
Never married 5,133 20.0   Language other than English 792 2.6
Now married, except separated 14,895 58.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 240 0.8
Separated 569 2.2   Spanish 414 1.4
Widowed 2,240 8.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 160 0.5
 Female 1,854 7.2   Other Indo-European languages 342 1.1
Divorced 2,823 11.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 69 0.2
 Female 1,581 6.2   Asian and Pacific Island languages 27 0.1
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 11 0.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 32,641 100.0
           under 18 years 666 100.0     Total ancestries reported 24,029 73.6
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 322 48.3   Arab 9 0.0
        Czech¹ 39 0.1
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 6 0.0
          Civilian population 18 years and over 24,159 100.0   Dutch 671 2.1
Civilian veterans 3,625 15.0   English 2,331 7.1
        French (except Basque)¹ 607 1.9
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 23 0.1
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 4,792 14.7
     Population 5 to 20 years 7,722 100.0   Greek 11 0.0
With a disability 840 10.9   Hungarian 120 0.4
     Population 21 to 64 years 18,304 100.0   Irish¹ 3,076 9.4
With a disability 4,561 24.9   Italian 494 1.5
 Percent employed 41.9 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 13,743 75.1   Norwegian 32 0.1
 Percent employed 72.6 (X)   Polish 124 0.4
     Population 65 years and over 4,101 100.0   Portuguese 11 0.0
With a disability 2,160 52.7   Russian 17 0.1
        Scotch-Irish 631 1.9
        Scottish 516 1.6
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 10 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 30,545 100.0   Subsaharan African 0 0.0
Same house in 1995 18,037 59.1   Swedish 41 0.1
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 12,327 40.4   Swiss 0 0.0
 Same county 8,105 26.5   Ukrainian 6 0.0
 Different county 4,222 13.8   United States or American 5,318 16.3
  Same state 2,739 9.0   Welsh 1,546 4.7
  Different state 1,483 4.9   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 1 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 181 0.6   Other ancestries 3,597 11.0
 
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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