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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Murray 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 12,623 100.0
      enrolled in school 2,765 100.0   Native 12,267 97.2
Nursery school, preschool 167 6.0       Born in United States 12,236 96.9
Kindergarten 148 5.4           State of residence 9,498 75.2
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 1,412 51.1           Different state 2,738 21.7
High school (grades 9-12) 713 25.8       Born outside United States 31 0.2
College or graduate school 325 11.8   Foreign born 356 2.8
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 232 1.8
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 66 0.5
  Population 25 years and over 8,566 100.0       Not a citizen 290 2.3
Less than 9th grade 659 7.7        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 1,544 18.0   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 3,068 35.8     Total (excluding born at sea) 356 100.0
Some college, no degree 1,660 19.4   Europe 35 9.8
Associate degree 359 4.2   Asia 15 4.2
Bachelor's degree 742 8.7   Africa 29 8.1
Graduate or professional degree 534 6.2   Oceania 24 6.7
        Latin America 253 71.1
Percent high school graduate or higher 74.3 (X)   Northern America 0 0.0
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 14.9 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 11,824 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 10,196 100.0   English only 11,188 94.6
Never married 1,609 15.8   Language other than English 636 5.4
Now married, except separated 6,302 61.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 296 2.5
Separated 154 1.5   Spanish 402 3.4
Widowed 1,021 10.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 251 2.1
 Female 787 7.7   Other Indo-European languages 86 0.7
Divorced 1,110 10.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 13 0.1
 Female 611 6.0   Asian and Pacific Island languages 35 0.3
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 13 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 12,623 100.0
           under 18 years 258 100.0     Total ancestries reported 9,075 71.9
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 132 51.2   Arab 0 0.0
        Czech¹ 12 0.1
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 28 0.2
          Civilian population 18 years and over 9,622 100.0   Dutch 288 2.3
Civilian veterans 1,563 16.2   English 897 7.1
        French (except Basque)¹ 220 1.7
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 46 0.4
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 1,107 8.8
     Population 5 to 20 years 2,655 100.0   Greek 8 0.1
With a disability 266 10.0   Hungarian 0 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 6,778 100.0   Irish¹ 1,407 11.1
With a disability 1,687 24.9   Italian 92 0.7
 Percent employed 53.1 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 5,091 75.1   Norwegian 27 0.2
 Percent employed 77.0 (X)   Polish 38 0.3
     Population 65 years and over 2,073 100.0   Portuguese 13 0.1
With a disability 1,000 48.2   Russian 0 0.0
        Scotch-Irish 125 1.0
        Scottish 90 0.7
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 11,824 100.0   Subsaharan African 37 0.3
Same house in 1995 6,801 57.5   Swedish 52 0.4
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 4,887 41.3   Swiss 0 0.0
 Same county 2,244 19.0   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 2,643 22.4   United States or American 1,661 13.2
  Same state 1,840 15.6   Welsh 51 0.4
  Different state 803 6.8   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 160 1.3
Elsewhere in 1995 136 1.2   Other ancestries 2,716 21.5
 
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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