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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Jefferson 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 73,894 100.0
      enrolled in school 17,543 100.0   Native 72,966 98.7
Nursery school, preschool 1,105 6.3       Born in United States 72,702 98.4
Kindergarten 897 5.1           State of residence 53,332 72.2
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 7,600 43.3           Different state 19,370 26.2
High school (grades 9-12) 3,818 21.8       Born outside United States 264 0.4
College or graduate school 4,123 23.5   Foreign born 928 1.3
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 165 0.2
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 673 0.9
  Population 25 years and over 51,819 100.0       Not a citizen 255 0.3
Less than 9th grade 3,000 5.8        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 6,507 12.6   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 24,075 46.5     Total (excluding born at sea) 928 100.0
Some college, no degree 8,823 17.0   Europe 645 69.5
Associate degree 3,277 6.3   Asia 146 15.7
Bachelor's degree 3,979 7.7   Africa 6 0.6
Graduate or professional degree 2,158 4.2   Oceania 6 0.6
        Latin America 103 11.1
Percent high school graduate or higher 81.7 (X)   Northern America 22 2.4
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 11.8 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 70,040 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 60,947 100.0   English only 67,396 96.2
Never married 13,814 22.7   Language other than English 2,644 3.8
Now married, except separated 34,359 56.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 758 1.1
Separated 913 1.5   Spanish 750 1.1
Widowed 5,853 9.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 309 0.4
 Female 4,758 7.8   Other Indo-European languages 1,717 2.5
Divorced 6,008 9.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 404 0.6
 Female 3,256 5.3   Asian and Pacific Island languages 129 0.2
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 43 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 73,894 100.0
           under 18 years 1,157 100.0     Total ancestries reported 77,079 104.3
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 597 51.6   Arab 152 0.2
        Czech¹ 823 1.1
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 16 0.0
          Civilian population 18 years and over 58,026 100.0   Dutch 1,623 2.2
Civilian veterans 9,409 16.2   English 6,422 8.7
        French (except Basque)¹ 1,347 1.8
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 180 0.2
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 13,271 18.0
     Population 5 to 20 years 14,909 100.0   Greek 580 0.8
With a disability 893 6.0   Hungarian 1,674 2.3
     Population 21 to 64 years 41,022 100.0   Irish¹ 11,522 15.6
With a disability 7,836 19.1   Italian 10,465 14.2
 Percent employed 40.0 (X)   Lithuanian 137 0.2
No disability 33,186 80.9   Norwegian 32 0.0
 Percent employed 70.2 (X)   Polish 5,750 7.8
     Population 65 years and over 13,166 100.0   Portuguese 48 0.1
With a disability 5,392 41.0   Russian 502 0.7
        Scotch-Irish 2,142 2.9
        Scottish 1,567 2.1
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 2,299 3.1
  Population 5 years and over 70,040 100.0   Subsaharan African 108 0.1
Same house in 1995 48,549 69.3   Swedish 223 0.3
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 21,167 30.2   Swiss 247 0.3
 Same county 14,193 20.3   Ukrainian 137 0.2
 Different county 6,974 10.0   United States or American 5,468 7.4
  Same state 3,303 4.7   Welsh 1,132 1.5
  Different state 3,671 5.2   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 27 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 324 0.5   Other ancestries 9,185 12.4
 
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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