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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 181,269 100.0
      enrolled in school 44,630 100.0   Native 172,420 95.1
Nursery school, preschool 2,602 5.8       Born in United States 170,940 94.3
Kindergarten 2,263 5.1           State of residence 67,457 37.2
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 20,263 45.4           Different state 103,483 57.1
High school (grades 9-12) 10,198 22.9       Born outside United States 1,480 0.8
College or graduate school 9,304 20.8   Foreign born 8,849 4.9
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 3,225 1.8
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 3,431 1.9
  Population 25 years and over 121,155 100.0       Not a citizen 5,418 3.0
Less than 9th grade 4,943 4.1        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 13,244 10.9   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 36,443 30.1     Total (excluding born at sea) 8,846 100.0
Some college, no degree 32,528 26.8   Europe 1,812 20.5
Associate degree 7,005 5.8   Asia 1,125 12.7
Bachelor's degree 17,573 14.5   Africa 42 0.5
Graduate or professional degree 9,419 7.8   Oceania 119 1.3
        Latin America 4,998 56.5
Percent high school graduate or higher 85.0 (X)   Northern America 750 8.5
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 22.3 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 170,324 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 145,107 100.0   English only 157,236 92.3
Never married 31,278 21.6   Language other than English 13,088 7.7
Now married, except separated 82,283 56.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 5,446 3.2
Separated 2,385 1.6   Spanish 9,574 5.6
Widowed 10,383 7.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 4,406 2.6
 Female 8,517 5.9   Other Indo-European languages 2,249 1.3
Divorced 18,778 12.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 590 0.3
 Female 10,591 7.3   Asian and Pacific Island languages 972 0.6
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 406 0.2
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 181,269 100.0
           under 18 years 2,678 100.0     Total ancestries reported 197,308 108.8
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 1,060 39.6   Arab 236 0.1
        Czech¹ 1,134 0.6
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 2,351 1.3
          Civilian population 18 years and over 137,074 100.0   Dutch 5,250 2.9
Civilian veterans 25,030 18.3   English 26,972 14.9
        French (except Basque)¹ 7,190 4.0
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 1,616 0.9
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 35,747 19.7
     Population 5 to 20 years 40,131 100.0   Greek 497 0.3
With a disability 3,306 8.2   Hungarian 733 0.4
     Population 21 to 64 years 100,174 100.0   Irish¹ 23,607 13.0
With a disability 19,167 19.1   Italian 7,538 4.2
 Percent employed 54.6 (X)   Lithuanian 352 0.2
No disability 81,007 80.9   Norwegian 6,043 3.3
 Percent employed 76.4 (X)   Polish 3,047 1.7
     Population 65 years and over 28,182 100.0   Portuguese 1,840 1.0
With a disability 11,558 41.0   Russian 1,678 0.9
        Scotch-Irish 5,034 2.8
        Scottish 5,867 3.2
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 96 0.1
  Population 5 years and over 170,324 100.0   Subsaharan African 205 0.1
Same house in 1995 79,138 46.5   Swedish 5,393 3.0
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 89,387 52.5   Swiss 917 0.5
 Same county 51,851 30.4   Ukrainian 242 0.1
 Different county 37,536 22.0   United States or American 12,257 6.8
  Same state 11,766 6.9   Welsh 2,052 1.1
  Different state 25,770 15.1   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 94 0.1
Elsewhere in 1995 1,799 1.1   Other ancestries 39,320 21.7
 
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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