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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Washington 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 107,198 100.0
      enrolled in school 26,774 100.0   Native 105,195 98.1
Nursery school, preschool 1,603 6.0       Born in United States 104,391 97.4
Kindergarten 1,247 4.7           State of residence 69,135 64.5
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 10,095 37.7           Different state 35,256 32.9
High school (grades 9-12) 5,202 19.4       Born outside United States 804 0.8
College or graduate school 8,627 32.2   Foreign born 2,003 1.9
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 1,070 1.0
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 734 0.7
  Population 25 years and over 72,947 100.0       Not a citizen 1,269 1.2
Less than 9th grade 6,937 9.5        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 9,688 13.3   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 21,174 29.0     Total (excluding born at sea) 2,003 100.0
Some college, no degree 14,950 20.5   Europe 395 19.7
Associate degree 3,512 4.8   Asia 597 29.8
Bachelor's degree 10,727 14.7   Africa 148 7.4
Graduate or professional degree 5,959 8.2   Oceania 8 0.4
        Latin America 675 33.7
Percent high school graduate or higher 77.2 (X)   Northern America 180 9.0
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 22.9 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 100,816 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 88,253 100.0   English only 97,393 96.6
Never married 20,429 23.1   Language other than English 3,423 3.4
Now married, except separated 50,374 57.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 994 1.0
Separated 1,179 1.3   Spanish 1,715 1.7
Widowed 6,091 6.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 591 0.6
 Female 5,118 5.8   Other Indo-European languages 1,126 1.1
Divorced 10,180 11.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 279 0.3
 Female 5,802 6.6   Asian and Pacific Island languages 433 0.4
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 90 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 107,198 100.0
           under 18 years 1,862 100.0     Total ancestries reported 88,634 82.7
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 923 49.6   Arab 128 0.1
        Czech¹ 122 0.1
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 110 0.1
          Civilian population 18 years and over 84,318 100.0   Dutch 2,191 2.0
Civilian veterans 12,290 14.6   English 11,548 10.8
        French (except Basque)¹ 1,617 1.5
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 374 0.3
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 11,151 10.4
     Population 5 to 20 years 21,386 100.0   Greek 163 0.2
With a disability 2,261 10.6   Hungarian 216 0.2
     Population 21 to 64 years 63,623 100.0   Irish¹ 10,733 10.0
With a disability 14,147 22.2   Italian 1,898 1.8
 Percent employed 52.1 (X)   Lithuanian 92 0.1
No disability 49,476 77.8   Norwegian 544 0.5
 Percent employed 77.1 (X)   Polish 892 0.8
     Population 65 years and over 13,919 100.0   Portuguese 79 0.1
With a disability 6,852 49.2   Russian 231 0.2
        Scotch-Irish 3,694 3.4
        Scottish 2,432 2.3
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 72 0.1
  Population 5 years and over 100,816 100.0   Subsaharan African 308 0.3
Same house in 1995 54,888 54.4   Swedish 491 0.5
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 44,869 44.5   Swiss 158 0.1
 Same county 21,843 21.7   Ukrainian 32 0.0
 Different county 23,026 22.8   United States or American 23,467 21.9
  Same state 12,322 12.2   Welsh 572 0.5
  Different state 10,704 10.6   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 73 0.1
Elsewhere in 1995 1,059 1.1   Other ancestries 15,246 14.2
 
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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