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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 28,439 100.0
      enrolled in school 8,036 100.0   Native 27,100 95.3
Nursery school, preschool 528 6.6       Born in United States 26,425 92.9
Kindergarten 546 6.8           State of residence 13,806 48.5
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 3,746 46.6           Different state 12,619 44.4
High school (grades 9-12) 1,673 20.8       Born outside United States 675 2.4
College or graduate school 1,543 19.2   Foreign born 1,339 4.7
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 509 1.8
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 569 2.0
  Population 25 years and over 17,270 100.0       Not a citizen 770 2.7
Less than 9th grade 1,253 7.3        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 2,361 13.7   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 4,644 26.9     Total (excluding born at sea) 1,339 100.0
Some college, no degree 4,244 24.6   Europe 227 17.0
Associate degree 1,579 9.1   Asia 245 18.3
Bachelor's degree 1,980 11.5   Africa 17 1.3
Graduate or professional degree 1,209 7.0   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 807 60.3
Percent high school graduate or higher 79.1 (X)   Northern America 43 3.2
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 18.5 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 26,053 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 21,527 100.0   English only 22,393 86.0
Never married 4,381 20.4   Language other than English 3,660 14.0
Now married, except separated 13,158 61.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,191 4.6
Separated 403 1.9   Spanish 3,096 11.9
Widowed 1,326 6.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,040 4.0
 Female 1,102 5.1   Other Indo-European languages 249 1.0
Divorced 2,259 10.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 48 0.2
 Female 1,175 5.5   Asian and Pacific Island languages 247 0.9
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 103 0.4
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 28,439 100.0
           under 18 years 522 100.0     Total ancestries reported 25,853 90.9
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 367 70.3   Arab 74 0.3
        Czech¹ 98 0.3
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 110 0.4
          Civilian population 18 years and over 18,464 100.0   Dutch 394 1.4
Civilian veterans 3,715 20.1   English 2,539 8.9
        French (except Basque)¹ 549 1.9
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 168 0.6
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 3,550 12.5
     Population 5 to 20 years 7,162 100.0   Greek 48 0.2
With a disability 543 7.6   Hungarian 31 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 13,672 100.0   Irish¹ 2,986 10.5
With a disability 2,326 17.0   Italian 538 1.9
 Percent employed 53.0 (X)   Lithuanian 10 0.0
No disability 11,346 83.0   Norwegian 167 0.6
 Percent employed 74.3 (X)   Polish 258 0.9
     Population 65 years and over 3,113 100.0   Portuguese 37 0.1
With a disability 1,399 44.9   Russian 33 0.1
        Scotch-Irish 479 1.7
        Scottish 412 1.4
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 6 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 26,053 100.0   Subsaharan African 32 0.1
Same house in 1995 11,503 44.2   Swedish 158 0.6
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 13,825 53.1   Swiss 52 0.2
 Same county 6,187 23.7   Ukrainian 8 0.0
 Different county 7,638 29.3   United States or American 3,058 10.8
  Same state 2,274 8.7   Welsh 80 0.3
  Different state 5,364 20.6   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 53 0.2
Elsewhere in 1995 725 2.8   Other ancestries 9,925 34.9
 
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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