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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Fall River 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 7,453 100.0
      enrolled in school 1,418 100.0   Native 7,412 99.4
Nursery school, preschool 84 5.9       Born in United States 7,377 99.0
Kindergarten 87 6.1           State of residence 3,814 51.2
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 734 51.8           Different state 3,563 47.8
High school (grades 9-12) 388 27.4       Born outside United States 35 0.5
College or graduate school 125 8.8   Foreign born 41 0.6
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 11 0.1
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 35 0.5
  Population 25 years and over 5,313 100.0       Not a citizen 6 0.1
Less than 9th grade 359 6.8        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 573 10.8   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 1,826 34.4     Total (excluding born at sea) 41 100.0
Some college, no degree 1,355 25.5   Europe 15 36.6
Associate degree 180 3.4   Asia 12 29.3
Bachelor's degree 648 12.2   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 372 7.0   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 5 12.2
Percent high school graduate or higher 82.5 (X)   Northern America 9 22.0
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 19.2 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 7,081 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 6,135 100.0   English only 6,771 95.6
Never married 1,181 19.3   Language other than English 310 4.4
Now married, except separated 3,553 57.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 59 0.8
Separated 116 1.9   Spanish 70 1.0
Widowed 419 6.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 16 0.2
 Female 351 5.7   Other Indo-European languages 104 1.5
Divorced 866 14.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 31 0.4
 Female 398 6.5   Asian and Pacific Island languages 9 0.1
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 0 0.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 7,453 100.0
           under 18 years 109 100.0     Total ancestries reported 8,404 112.8
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 60 55.0   Arab 17 0.2
        Czech¹ 125 1.7
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 166 2.2
          Civilian population 18 years and over 5,747 100.0   Dutch 231 3.1
Civilian veterans 1,484 25.8   English 992 13.3
        French (except Basque)¹ 266 3.6
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 74 1.0
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 2,646 35.5
     Population 5 to 20 years 1,389 100.0   Greek 2 0.0
With a disability 78 5.6   Hungarian 0 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 3,875 100.0   Irish¹ 827 11.1
With a disability 1,086 28.0   Italian 88 1.2
 Percent employed 40.3 (X)   Lithuanian 5 0.1
No disability 2,789 72.0   Norwegian 775 10.4
 Percent employed 81.2 (X)   Polish 189 2.5
     Population 65 years and over 1,409 100.0   Portuguese 10 0.1
With a disability 556 39.5   Russian 58 0.8
        Scotch-Irish 126 1.7
        Scottish 172 2.3
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 7,081 100.0   Subsaharan African 0 0.0
Same house in 1995 4,268 60.3   Swedish 311 4.2
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 2,790 39.4   Swiss 40 0.5
 Same county 1,124 15.9   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 1,666 23.5   United States or American 262 3.5
  Same state 562 7.9   Welsh 63 0.8
  Different state 1,104 15.6   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 23 0.3   Other ancestries 959 12.9
 
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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