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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Franklin 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 39,270 100.0
      enrolled in school 9,706 100.0   Native 38,714 98.6
Nursery school, preschool 632 6.5       Born in United States 38,505 98.1
Kindergarten 488 5.0           State of residence 26,329 67.0
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 4,195 43.2           Different state 12,176 31.0
High school (grades 9-12) 2,099 21.6       Born outside United States 209 0.5
College or graduate school 2,292 23.6   Foreign born 556 1.4
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 282 0.7
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 186 0.5
  Population 25 years and over 25,963 100.0       Not a citizen 370 0.9
Less than 9th grade 3,106 12.0        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 3,688 14.2   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 9,228 35.5     Total (excluding born at sea) 556 100.0
Some college, no degree 4,668 18.0   Europe 126 22.7
Associate degree 1,292 5.0   Asia 190 34.2
Bachelor's degree 2,088 8.0   Africa 9 1.6
Graduate or professional degree 1,893 7.3   Oceania 1 0.2
        Latin America 185 33.3
Percent high school graduate or higher 73.8 (X)   Northern America 45 8.1
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 15.3 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 36,923 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 31,815 100.0   English only 35,670 96.6
Never married 6,687 21.0   Language other than English 1,253 3.4
Now married, except separated 19,334 60.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 516 1.4
Separated 360 1.1   Spanish 602 1.6
Widowed 2,447 7.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 301 0.8
 Female 2,036 6.4   Other Indo-European languages 455 1.2
Divorced 2,987 9.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 117 0.3
 Female 1,504 4.7   Asian and Pacific Island languages 181 0.5
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 96 0.3
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 39,270 100.0
           under 18 years 823 100.0     Total ancestries reported 30,985 78.9
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 499 60.6   Arab 7 0.0
        Czech¹ 39 0.1
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 57 0.1
          Civilian population 18 years and over 30,186 100.0   Dutch 733 1.9
Civilian veterans 4,340 14.4   English 4,167 10.6
        French (except Basque)¹ 798 2.0
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 126 0.3
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 3,558 9.1
     Population 5 to 20 years 8,770 100.0   Greek 54 0.1
With a disability 694 7.9   Hungarian 36 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 22,022 100.0   Irish¹ 3,893 9.9
With a disability 5,139 23.3   Italian 495 1.3
 Percent employed 48.7 (X)   Lithuanian 37 0.1
No disability 16,883 76.7   Norwegian 129 0.3
 Percent employed 76.9 (X)   Polish 300 0.8
     Population 65 years and over 5,788 100.0   Portuguese 4 0.0
With a disability 2,677 46.3   Russian 64 0.2
        Scotch-Irish 1,188 3.0
        Scottish 677 1.7
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 18 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 36,923 100.0   Subsaharan African 50 0.1
Same house in 1995 21,331 57.8   Swedish 210 0.5
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 15,240 41.3   Swiss 302 0.8
 Same county 7,893 21.4   Ukrainian 26 0.1
 Different county 7,347 19.9   United States or American 7,783 19.8
  Same state 3,761 10.2   Welsh 156 0.4
  Different state 3,586 9.7   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 23 0.1
Elsewhere in 1995 352 1.0   Other ancestries 6,055 15.4
 
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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