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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 138,687 100.0
      enrolled in school 39,478 100.0   Native 130,621 94.2
Nursery school, preschool 2,396 6.1       Born in United States 128,810 92.9
Kindergarten 2,320 5.9           State of residence 60,093 43.3
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 17,791 45.1           Different state 68,717 49.5
High school (grades 9-12) 8,758 22.2       Born outside United States 1,811 1.3
College or graduate school 8,213 20.8   Foreign born 8,066 5.8
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 1,911 1.4
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 5,052 3.6
  Population 25 years and over 89,793 100.0       Not a citizen 3,014 2.2
Less than 9th grade 3,366 3.7        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 11,156 12.4   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 34,714 38.7     Total (excluding born at sea) 8,066 100.0
Some college, no degree 16,822 18.7   Europe 3,908 48.5
Associate degree 5,313 5.9   Asia 985 12.2
Bachelor's degree 12,116 13.5   Africa 340 4.2
Graduate or professional degree 6,306 7.0   Oceania 4 0.0
        Latin America 2,547 31.6
Percent high school graduate or higher 83.8 (X)   Northern America 282 3.5
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 20.5 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 130,412 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 108,098 100.0   English only 117,415 90.0
Never married 26,269 24.3   Language other than English 12,997 10.0
Now married, except separated 64,207 59.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 3,285 2.5
Separated 2,508 2.3   Spanish 6,235 4.8
Widowed 6,805 6.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,266 1.0
 Female 5,341 4.9   Other Indo-European languages 5,567 4.3
Divorced 8,309 7.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,580 1.2
 Female 4,497 4.2   Asian and Pacific Island languages 579 0.4
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 299 0.2
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 138,687 100.0
           under 18 years 2,752 100.0     Total ancestries reported 165,827 119.6
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 1,019 37.0   Arab 658 0.5
        Czech¹ 1,208 0.9
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 315 0.2
          Civilian population 18 years and over 101,687 100.0   Dutch 4,566 3.3
Civilian veterans 15,167 14.9   English 10,827 7.8
        French (except Basque)¹ 3,289 2.4
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 613 0.4
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 34,281 24.7
     Population 5 to 20 years 34,432 100.0   Greek 874 0.6
With a disability 2,897 8.4   Hungarian 1,822 1.3
     Population 21 to 64 years 78,467 100.0   Irish¹ 26,613 19.2
With a disability 16,332 20.8   Italian 24,294 17.5
 Percent employed 59.4 (X)   Lithuanian 765 0.6
No disability 62,135 79.2   Norwegian 1,073 0.8
 Percent employed 76.6 (X)   Polish 9,483 6.8
     Population 65 years and over 16,555 100.0   Portuguese 377 0.3
With a disability 6,408 38.7   Russian 2,048 1.5
        Scotch-Irish 1,457 1.1
        Scottish 2,173 1.6
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 956 0.7
  Population 5 years and over 130,412 100.0   Subsaharan African 533 0.4
Same house in 1995 74,618 57.2   Swedish 1,317 0.9
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 54,414 41.7   Swiss 438 0.3
 Same county 20,344 15.6   Ukrainian 862 0.6
 Different county 34,070 26.1   United States or American 6,012 4.3
  Same state 9,092 7.0   Welsh 2,190 1.6
  Different state 24,978 19.2   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 1,148 0.8
Elsewhere in 1995 1,380 1.1   Other ancestries 25,635 18.5
 
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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