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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Monroe 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 38,961 100.0
      enrolled in school 8,665 100.0   Native 38,507 98.8
Nursery school, preschool 352 4.1       Born in United States 38,422 98.6
Kindergarten 504 5.8           State of residence 29,166 74.9
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 4,568 52.7           Different state 9,256 23.8
High school (grades 9-12) 2,045 23.6       Born outside United States 85 0.2
College or graduate school 1,196 13.8   Foreign born 454 1.2
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 283 0.7
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 128 0.3
  Population 25 years and over 25,955 100.0       Not a citizen 326 0.8
Less than 9th grade 4,606 17.7        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 4,028 15.5   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 9,655 37.2     Total (excluding born at sea) 454 100.0
Some college, no degree 3,902 15.0   Europe 79 17.4
Associate degree 1,151 4.4   Asia 120 26.4
Bachelor's degree 1,630 6.3   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 983 3.8   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 226 49.8
Percent high school graduate or higher 66.7 (X)   Northern America 29 6.4
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 10.1 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 36,528 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 30,893 100.0   English only 35,516 97.2
Never married 5,323 17.2   Language other than English 1,012 2.8
Now married, except separated 19,328 62.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 331 0.9
Separated 514 1.7   Spanish 587 1.6
Widowed 2,030 6.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 230 0.6
 Female 1,743 5.6   Other Indo-European languages 244 0.7
Divorced 3,698 12.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 45 0.1
 Female 1,857 6.0   Asian and Pacific Island languages 181 0.5
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 56 0.2
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 38,961 100.0
           under 18 years 874 100.0     Total ancestries reported 27,296 70.1
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 511 58.5   Arab 0 0.0
        Czech¹ 32 0.1
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 28 0.1
          Civilian population 18 years and over 29,270 100.0   Dutch 512 1.3
Civilian veterans 3,486 11.9   English 2,409 6.2
        French (except Basque)¹ 511 1.3
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 48 0.1
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 2,946 7.6
     Population 5 to 20 years 8,702 100.0   Greek 39 0.1
With a disability 924 10.6   Hungarian 39 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 22,538 100.0   Irish¹ 3,570 9.2
With a disability 5,787 25.7   Italian 343 0.9
 Percent employed 40.4 (X)   Lithuanian 13 0.0
No disability 16,751 74.3   Norwegian 100 0.3
 Percent employed 74.4 (X)   Polish 304 0.8
     Population 65 years and over 4,859 100.0   Portuguese 14 0.0
With a disability 2,603 53.6   Russian 41 0.1
        Scotch-Irish 791 2.0
        Scottish 430 1.1
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 36,528 100.0   Subsaharan African 23 0.1
Same house in 1995 21,170 58.0   Swedish 51 0.1
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 15,112 41.4   Swiss 102 0.3
 Same county 7,816 21.4   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 7,296 20.0   United States or American 9,949 25.5
  Same state 3,847 10.5   Welsh 120 0.3
  Different state 3,449 9.4   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 14 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 246 0.7   Other ancestries 4,867 12.5
 
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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