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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Jefferson 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 44,294 100.0
      enrolled in school 10,701 100.0   Native 43,617 98.5
Nursery school, preschool 481 4.5       Born in United States 43,388 98.0
Kindergarten 563 5.3           State of residence 30,813 69.6
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 4,817 45.0           Different state 12,575 28.4
High school (grades 9-12) 2,247 21.0       Born outside United States 229 0.5
College or graduate school 2,593 24.2   Foreign born 677 1.5
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 469 1.1
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 146 0.3
  Population 25 years and over 29,455 100.0       Not a citizen 531 1.2
Less than 9th grade 3,775 12.8        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 4,754 16.1   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 10,513 35.7     Total (excluding born at sea) 677 100.0
Some college, no degree 5,286 17.9   Europe 78 11.5
Associate degree 1,356 4.6   Asia 96 14.2
Bachelor's degree 2,423 8.2   Africa 19 2.8
Graduate or professional degree 1,348 4.6   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 377 55.7
Percent high school graduate or higher 71.0 (X)   Northern America 107 15.8
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 12.8 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 41,601 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 35,894 100.0   English only 40,357 97.0
Never married 6,923 19.3   Language other than English 1,244 3.0
Now married, except separated 22,243 62.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 549 1.3
Separated 540 1.5   Spanish 857 2.1
Widowed 2,322 6.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 425 1.0
 Female 1,953 5.4   Other Indo-European languages 279 0.7
Divorced 3,866 10.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 67 0.2
 Female 1,974 5.5   Asian and Pacific Island languages 69 0.2
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 36 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 44,294 100.0
           under 18 years 1,074 100.0     Total ancestries reported 34,165 77.1
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 590 54.9   Arab 48 0.1
        Czech¹ 58 0.1
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 84 0.2
          Civilian population 18 years and over 34,126 100.0   Dutch 648 1.5
Civilian veterans 4,613 13.5   English 4,155 9.4
        French (except Basque)¹ 696 1.6
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 129 0.3
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 3,901 8.8
     Population 5 to 20 years 9,317 100.0   Greek 41 0.1
With a disability 844 9.1   Hungarian 62 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 26,285 100.0   Irish¹ 4,634 10.5
With a disability 6,338 24.1   Italian 821 1.9
 Percent employed 51.6 (X)   Lithuanian 18 0.0
No disability 19,947 75.9   Norwegian 78 0.2
 Percent employed 76.3 (X)   Polish 290 0.7
     Population 65 years and over 5,354 100.0   Portuguese 14 0.0
With a disability 2,517 47.0   Russian 21 0.0
        Scotch-Irish 1,521 3.4
        Scottish 853 1.9
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 30 0.1
  Population 5 years and over 41,601 100.0   Subsaharan African 110 0.2
Same house in 1995 23,275 55.9   Swedish 208 0.5
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 17,848 42.9   Swiss 50 0.1
 Same county 6,706 16.1   Ukrainian 35 0.1
 Different county 11,142 26.8   United States or American 9,641 21.8
  Same state 6,805 16.4   Welsh 158 0.4
  Different state 4,337 10.4   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 52 0.1
Elsewhere in 1995 478 1.1   Other ancestries 5,809 13.1
 
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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