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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Sumter 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 104,646 100.0
      enrolled in school 30,345 100.0   Native 102,497 97.9
Nursery school, preschool 2,266 7.5       Born in United States 100,489 96.0
Kindergarten 1,753 5.8           State of residence 69,335 66.3
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 13,813 45.5           Different state 31,154 29.8
High school (grades 9-12) 6,789 22.4       Born outside United States 2,008 1.9
College or graduate school 5,724 18.9   Foreign born 2,149 2.1
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 863 0.8
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 990 0.9
  Population 25 years and over 64,144 100.0       Not a citizen 1,159 1.1
Less than 9th grade 6,137 9.6        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 10,364 16.2   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 19,004 29.6     Total (excluding born at sea) 2,149 100.0
Some college, no degree 13,897 21.7   Europe 555 25.8
Associate degree 4,595 7.2   Asia 788 36.7
Bachelor's degree 6,858 10.7   Africa 32 1.5
Graduate or professional degree 3,289 5.1   Oceania 13 0.6
        Latin America 677 31.5
Percent high school graduate or higher 74.3 (X)   Northern America 84 3.9
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 15.8 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 96,890 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 80,089 100.0   English only 92,467 95.4
Never married 21,339 26.6   Language other than English 4,423 4.6
Now married, except separated 41,721 52.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,744 1.8
Separated 3,328 4.2   Spanish 2,324 2.4
Widowed 6,254 7.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,015 1.0
 Female 5,160 6.4   Other Indo-European languages 1,208 1.2
Divorced 7,447 9.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 352 0.4
 Female 4,091 5.1   Asian and Pacific Island languages 838 0.9
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 346 0.4
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 104,646 100.0
           under 18 years 3,343 100.0     Total ancestries reported 91,716 87.6
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 1,600 47.9   Arab 112 0.1
        Czech¹ 166 0.2
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 147 0.1
          Civilian population 18 years and over 71,292 100.0   Dutch 883 0.8
Civilian veterans 12,049 16.9   English 6,538 6.2
        French (except Basque)¹ 1,580 1.5
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 421 0.4
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 6,117 5.8
     Population 5 to 20 years 25,911 100.0   Greek 79 0.1
With a disability 2,221 8.6   Hungarian 153 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 54,142 100.0   Irish¹ 6,099 5.8
With a disability 13,102 24.2   Italian 1,636 1.6
 Percent employed 51.1 (X)   Lithuanian 54 0.1
No disability 41,040 75.8   Norwegian 357 0.3
 Percent employed 74.1 (X)   Polish 877 0.8
     Population 65 years and over 11,448 100.0   Portuguese 64 0.1
With a disability 5,987 52.3   Russian 84 0.1
        Scotch-Irish 1,881 1.8
        Scottish 1,535 1.5
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 54 0.1
  Population 5 years and over 96,890 100.0   Subsaharan African 1,255 1.2
Same house in 1995 53,251 55.0   Swedish 277 0.3
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 40,902 42.2   Swiss 119 0.1
 Same county 22,779 23.5   Ukrainian 69 0.1
 Different county 18,123 18.7   United States or American 13,350 12.8
  Same state 5,590 5.8   Welsh 464 0.4
  Different state 12,533 12.9   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 261 0.2
Elsewhere in 1995 2,737 2.8   Other ancestries 47,084 45.0
 
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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