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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 2,930 100.0
      enrolled in school 964 100.0   Native 2,904 99.1
Nursery school, preschool 24 2.5       Born in United States 2,900 99.0
Kindergarten 61 6.3           State of residence 2,520 86.0
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 465 48.2           Different state 380 13.0
High school (grades 9-12) 277 28.7       Born outside United States 4 0.1
College or graduate school 137 14.2   Foreign born 26 0.9
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 9 0.3
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 12 0.4
  Population 25 years and over 1,662 100.0       Not a citizen 14 0.5
Less than 9th grade 101 6.1        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 186 11.2   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 570 34.3     Total (excluding born at sea) 26 100.0
Some college, no degree 444 26.7   Europe 2 7.7
Associate degree 91 5.5   Asia 10 38.5
Bachelor's degree 211 12.7   Africa 12 46.2
Graduate or professional degree 59 3.5   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 2 7.7
Percent high school graduate or higher 82.7 (X)   Northern America 0 0.0
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 16.2 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 2,673 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 2,070 100.0   English only 2,314 86.6
Never married 694 33.5   Language other than English 359 13.4
Now married, except separated 1,018 49.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 64 2.4
Separated 9 0.4   Spanish 3 0.1
Widowed 187 9.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1 0.0
 Female 136 6.6   Other Indo-European languages 7 0.3
Divorced 162 7.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 0 0.0
 Female 76 3.7   Asian and Pacific Island languages 0 0.0
                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 2,930 100.0
           under 18 years 95 100.0     Total ancestries reported 3,003 102.5
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 62 65.3   Arab 0 0.0
        Czech¹ 50 1.7
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 40 1.4
          Civilian population 18 years and over 1,870 100.0   Dutch 116 4.0
Civilian veterans 284 15.2   English 215 7.3
        French (except Basque)¹ 45 1.5
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 17 0.6
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 538 18.4
     Population 5 to 20 years 917 100.0   Greek 0 0.0
With a disability 85 9.3   Hungarian 2 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 1,404 100.0   Irish¹ 217 7.4
With a disability 330 23.5   Italian 13 0.4
 Percent employed 52.1 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 1,074 76.5   Norwegian 97 3.3
 Percent employed 62.3 (X)   Polish 26 0.9
     Population 65 years and over 329 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 144 43.8   Russian 5 0.2
        Scotch-Irish 26 0.9
        Scottish 19 0.6
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 2,673 100.0   Subsaharan African 12 0.4
Same house in 1995 1,820 68.1   Swedish 44 1.5
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 846 31.6   Swiss 0 0.0
 Same county 404 15.1   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 442 16.5   United States or American 101 3.4
  Same state 316 11.8   Welsh 16 0.5
  Different state 126 4.7   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 7 0.3   Other ancestries 1,404 47.9
 
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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