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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Gibson 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 48,152 100.0
      enrolled in school 10,813 100.0   Native 47,753 99.2
Nursery school, preschool 686 6.3       Born in United States 47,612 98.9
Kindergarten 672 6.2           State of residence 38,712 80.4
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 5,327 49.3           Different state 8,900 18.5
High school (grades 9-12) 2,733 25.3       Born outside United States 141 0.3
College or graduate school 1,395 12.9   Foreign born 399 0.8
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 182 0.4
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 127 0.3
  Population 25 years and over 32,751 100.0       Not a citizen 272 0.6
Less than 9th grade 3,843 11.7        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 5,703 17.4   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 12,870 39.3     Total (excluding born at sea) 399 100.0
Some college, no degree 6,058 18.5   Europe 52 13.0
Associate degree 958 2.9   Asia 99 24.8
Bachelor's degree 2,302 7.0   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 1,017 3.1   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 207 51.9
Percent high school graduate or higher 70.9 (X)   Northern America 41 10.3
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 10.1 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 45,206 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 38,580 100.0   English only 44,178 97.7
Never married 7,521 19.5   Language other than English 1,028 2.3
Now married, except separated 22,055 57.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 427 0.9
Separated 788 2.0   Spanish 605 1.3
Widowed 3,902 10.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 264 0.6
 Female 3,347 8.7   Other Indo-European languages 322 0.7
Divorced 4,314 11.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 130 0.3
 Female 2,390 6.2   Asian and Pacific Island languages 88 0.2
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 33 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 48,152 100.0
           under 18 years 1,027 100.0     Total ancestries reported 35,996 74.8
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 584 56.9   Arab 69 0.1
        Czech¹ 25 0.1
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 50 0.1
          Civilian population 18 years and over 36,603 100.0   Dutch 300 0.6
Civilian veterans 4,788 13.1   English 3,043 6.3
        French (except Basque)¹ 453 0.9
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 26 0.1
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 2,467 5.1
     Population 5 to 20 years 10,406 100.0   Greek 29 0.1
With a disability 1,001 9.6   Hungarian 58 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 26,081 100.0   Irish¹ 4,178 8.7
With a disability 6,396 24.5   Italian 410 0.9
 Percent employed 57.0 (X)   Lithuanian 6 0.0
No disability 19,685 75.5   Norwegian 102 0.2
 Percent employed 78.2 (X)   Polish 240 0.5
     Population 65 years and over 7,669 100.0   Portuguese 7 0.0
With a disability 3,835 50.0   Russian 45 0.1
        Scotch-Irish 862 1.8
        Scottish 429 0.9
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 11 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 45,206 100.0   Subsaharan African 470 1.0
Same house in 1995 26,642 58.9   Swedish 45 0.1
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 18,314 40.5   Swiss 6 0.0
 Same county 11,794 26.1   Ukrainian 5 0.0
 Different county 6,520 14.4   United States or American 10,657 22.1
  Same state 4,060 9.0   Welsh 49 0.1
  Different state 2,460 5.4   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 250 0.6   Other ancestries 11,954 24.8
 
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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