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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Washington 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 202,897 100.0
      enrolled in school 46,477 100.0   Native 200,493 98.8
Nursery school, preschool 3,088 6.6       Born in United States 199,785 98.5
Kindergarten 2,726 5.9           State of residence 173,495 85.5
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 20,963 45.1           Different state 26,290 13.0
High school (grades 9-12) 10,798 23.2       Born outside United States 708 0.3
College or graduate school 8,902 19.2   Foreign born 2,404 1.2
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 647 0.3
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 1,630 0.8
  Population 25 years and over 142,118 100.0       Not a citizen 774 0.4
Less than 9th grade 7,927 5.6        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 16,734 11.8   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 60,590 42.6     Total (excluding born at sea) 2,404 100.0
Some college, no degree 20,812 14.6   Europe 1,416 58.9
Associate degree 9,329 6.6   Asia 546 22.7
Bachelor's degree 18,168 12.8   Africa 39 1.6
Graduate or professional degree 8,558 6.0   Oceania 6 0.2
        Latin America 227 9.4
Percent high school graduate or higher 82.6 (X)   Northern America 170 7.1
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 18.8 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 191,658 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 165,629 100.0   English only 184,746 96.4
Never married 37,158 22.4   Language other than English 6,912 3.6
Now married, except separated 96,481 58.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,917 1.0
Separated 2,693 1.6   Spanish 1,689 0.9
Widowed 15,607 9.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 465 0.2
 Female 12,843 7.8   Other Indo-European languages 4,486 2.3
Divorced 13,690 8.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,233 0.6
 Female 7,725 4.7   Asian and Pacific Island languages 438 0.2
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 164 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 202,897 100.0
           under 18 years 2,991 100.0     Total ancestries reported 241,080 118.8
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 1,110 37.1   Arab 1,104 0.5
        Czech¹ 2,625 1.3
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 197 0.1
          Civilian population 18 years and over 157,686 100.0   Dutch 3,101 1.5
Civilian veterans 23,986 15.2   English 22,928 11.3
        French (except Basque)¹ 4,987 2.5
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 359 0.2
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 46,011 22.7
     Population 5 to 20 years 41,190 100.0   Greek 1,414 0.7
With a disability 2,922 7.1   Hungarian 4,516 2.2
     Population 21 to 64 years 113,495 100.0   Irish¹ 31,993 15.8
With a disability 20,405 18.0   Italian 33,736 16.6
 Percent employed 52.4 (X)   Lithuanian 1,325 0.7
No disability 93,090 82.0   Norwegian 345 0.2
 Percent employed 76.8 (X)   Polish 18,640 9.2
     Population 65 years and over 34,801 100.0   Portuguese 175 0.1
With a disability 14,111 40.5   Russian 4,177 2.1
        Scotch-Irish 10,486 5.2
        Scottish 4,199 2.1
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 8,629 4.3
  Population 5 years and over 191,658 100.0   Subsaharan African 255 0.1
Same house in 1995 131,960 68.9   Swedish 1,349 0.7
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 58,800 30.7   Swiss 431 0.2
 Same county 36,102 18.8   Ukrainian 1,507 0.7
 Different county 22,698 11.8   United States or American 10,197 5.0
  Same state 15,222 7.9   Welsh 2,669 1.3
  Different state 7,476 3.9   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 56 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 898 0.5   Other ancestries 23,669 11.7
 
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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