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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Monroe 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 15,180 100.0
      enrolled in school 3,438 100.0   Native 15,132 99.7
Nursery school, preschool 167 4.9       Born in United States 15,106 99.5
Kindergarten 171 5.0           State of residence 9,759 64.3
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 1,697 49.4           Different state 5,347 35.2
High school (grades 9-12) 910 26.5       Born outside United States 26 0.2
College or graduate school 493 14.3   Foreign born 48 0.3
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 16 0.1
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 27 0.2
  Population 25 years and over 10,544 100.0       Not a citizen 21 0.1
Less than 9th grade 784 7.4        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 1,452 13.8   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 5,277 50.0     Total (excluding born at sea) 48 100.0
Some college, no degree 1,577 15.0   Europe 29 60.4
Associate degree 568 5.4   Asia 13 27.1
Bachelor's degree 618 5.9   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 268 2.5   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 0 0.0
Percent high school graduate or higher 78.8 (X)   Northern America 6 12.5
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 8.4 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 14,371 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 12,298 100.0   English only 13,898 96.7
Never married 2,530 20.6   Language other than English 473 3.3
Now married, except separated 7,734 62.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 270 1.9
Separated 96 0.8   Spanish 82 0.6
Widowed 991 8.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 19 0.1
 Female 821 6.7   Other Indo-European languages 361 2.5
Divorced 947 7.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 230 1.6
 Female 437 3.6   Asian and Pacific Island languages 21 0.1
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 21 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 15,180 100.0
           under 18 years 188 100.0     Total ancestries reported 12,928 85.2
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 92 48.9   Arab 4 0.0
        Czech¹ 70 0.5
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 29 0.2
          Civilian population 18 years and over 11,614 100.0   Dutch 539 3.6
Civilian veterans 2,006 17.3   English 1,208 8.0
        French (except Basque)¹ 226 1.5
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 54 0.4
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 4,324 28.5
     Population 5 to 20 years 3,316 100.0   Greek 32 0.2
With a disability 307 9.3   Hungarian 66 0.4
     Population 21 to 64 years 8,572 100.0   Irish¹ 1,686 11.1
With a disability 1,798 21.0   Italian 413 2.7
 Percent employed 37.1 (X)   Lithuanian 20 0.1
No disability 6,774 79.0   Norwegian 17 0.1
 Percent employed 69.8 (X)   Polish 174 1.1
     Population 65 years and over 2,347 100.0   Portuguese 24 0.2
With a disability 1,034 44.1   Russian 27 0.2
        Scotch-Irish 276 1.8
        Scottish 163 1.1
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 64 0.4
  Population 5 years and over 14,371 100.0   Subsaharan African 0 0.0
Same house in 1995 9,904 68.9   Swedish 58 0.4
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 4,448 31.0   Swiss 372 2.5
 Same county 2,651 18.4   Ukrainian 17 0.1
 Different county 1,797 12.5   United States or American 1,630 10.7
  Same state 1,043 7.3   Welsh 97 0.6
  Different state 754 5.2   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 19 0.1   Other ancestries 1,338 8.8
 
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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