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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 6,818 100.0
      enrolled in school 1,494 100.0   Native 6,571 96.4
Nursery school, preschool 90 6.0       Born in United States 6,546 96.0
Kindergarten 117 7.8           State of residence 4,142 60.8
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 751 50.3           Different state 2,404 35.3
High school (grades 9-12) 387 25.9       Born outside United States 25 0.4
College or graduate school 149 10.0   Foreign born 247 3.6
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 81 1.2
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 70 1.0
  Population 25 years and over 4,710 100.0       Not a citizen 177 2.6
Less than 9th grade 512 10.9        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 934 19.8   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 1,760 37.4     Total (excluding born at sea) 247 100.0
Some college, no degree 918 19.5   Europe 13 5.3
Associate degree 89 1.9   Asia 83 33.6
Bachelor's degree 340 7.2   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 157 3.3   Oceania 2 0.8
        Latin America 149 60.3
Percent high school graduate or higher 69.3 (X)   Northern America 0 0.0
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 10.6 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 6,401 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 5,485 100.0   English only 5,931 92.7
Never married 866 15.8   Language other than English 470 7.3
Now married, except separated 3,473 63.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 201 3.1
Separated 69 1.3   Spanish 361 5.6
Widowed 516 9.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 123 1.9
 Female 429 7.8   Other Indo-European languages 23 0.4
Divorced 561 10.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 14 0.2
 Female 273 5.0   Asian and Pacific Island languages 80 1.2
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 64 1.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 6,818 100.0
           under 18 years 91 100.0     Total ancestries reported 5,338 78.3
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 55 60.4   Arab 4 0.1
        Czech¹ 20 0.3
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 0 0.0
          Civilian population 18 years and over 5,181 100.0   Dutch 119 1.7
Civilian veterans 834 16.1   English 523 7.7
        French (except Basque)¹ 101 1.5
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 17 0.2
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 562 8.2
     Population 5 to 20 years 1,405 100.0   Greek 2 0.0
With a disability 102 7.3   Hungarian 0 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 3,429 100.0   Irish¹ 739 10.8
With a disability 910 26.5   Italian 32 0.5
 Percent employed 48.2 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 2,519 73.5   Norwegian 9 0.1
 Percent employed 72.4 (X)   Polish 4 0.1
     Population 65 years and over 1,223 100.0   Portuguese 8 0.1
With a disability 632 51.7   Russian 4 0.1
        Scotch-Irish 90 1.3
        Scottish 73 1.1
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 6,401 100.0   Subsaharan African 0 0.0
Same house in 1995 3,742 58.5   Swedish 14 0.2
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 2,591 40.5   Swiss 6 0.1
 Same county 1,232 19.2   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 1,359 21.2   United States or American 909 13.3
  Same state 696 10.9   Welsh 21 0.3
  Different state 663 10.4   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 40 0.6
Elsewhere in 1995 68 1.1   Other ancestries 2,041 29.9
 
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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