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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Marion 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 27,776 100.0
      enrolled in school 6,125 100.0   Native 27,637 99.5
Nursery school, preschool 251 4.1       Born in United States 27,530 99.1
Kindergarten 411 6.7           State of residence 20,769 74.8
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 3,207 52.4           Different state 6,761 24.3
High school (grades 9-12) 1,493 24.4       Born outside United States 107 0.4
College or graduate school 763 12.5   Foreign born 139 0.5
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 79 0.3
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 44 0.2
  Population 25 years and over 18,815 100.0       Not a citizen 95 0.3
Less than 9th grade 2,904 15.4        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 3,764 20.0   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 6,459 34.3     Total (excluding born at sea) 139 100.0
Some college, no degree 2,993 15.9   Europe 23 16.5
Associate degree 910 4.8   Asia 66 47.5
Bachelor's degree 1,035 5.5   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 750 4.0   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 39 28.1
Percent high school graduate or higher 64.6 (X)   Northern America 11 7.9
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 9.5 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 26,129 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 22,303 100.0   English only 25,569 97.9
Never married 4,092 18.3   Language other than English 560 2.1
Now married, except separated 13,632 61.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 180 0.7
Separated 361 1.6   Spanish 287 1.1
Widowed 1,613 7.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 90 0.3
 Female 1,374 6.2   Other Indo-European languages 184 0.7
Divorced 2,605 11.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 46 0.2
 Female 1,407 6.3   Asian and Pacific Island languages 65 0.2
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 42 0.2
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 27,776 100.0
           under 18 years 705 100.0     Total ancestries reported 19,307 69.5
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 419 59.4   Arab 0 0.0
        Czech¹ 9 0.0
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 21 0.1
          Civilian population 18 years and over 21,187 100.0   Dutch 324 1.2
Civilian veterans 2,586 12.2   English 2,770 10.0
        French (except Basque)¹ 283 1.0
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 77 0.3
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 1,596 5.7
     Population 5 to 20 years 5,974 100.0   Greek 3 0.0
With a disability 621 10.4   Hungarian 2 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 16,511 100.0   Irish¹ 2,425 8.7
With a disability 4,739 28.7   Italian 296 1.1
 Percent employed 51.0 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 11,772 71.3   Norwegian 25 0.1
 Percent employed 71.0 (X)   Polish 27 0.1
     Population 65 years and over 3,419 100.0   Portuguese 25 0.1
With a disability 1,772 51.8   Russian 0 0.0
        Scotch-Irish 531 1.9
        Scottish 353 1.3
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 10 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 26,129 100.0   Subsaharan African 9 0.0
Same house in 1995 16,894 64.7   Swedish 84 0.3
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 9,133 35.0   Swiss 22 0.1
 Same county 5,572 21.3   Ukrainian 6 0.0
 Different county 3,561 13.6   United States or American 6,509 23.4
  Same state 1,791 6.9   Welsh 141 0.5
  Different state 1,770 6.8   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 102 0.4   Other ancestries 3,759 13.5
 
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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