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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Harrison 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 62,110 100.0
      enrolled in school 17,187 100.0   Native 60,050 96.7
Nursery school, preschool 948 5.5       Born in United States 59,783 96.3
Kindergarten 903 5.3           State of residence 43,246 69.6
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 8,050 46.8           Different state 16,537 26.6
High school (grades 9-12) 4,034 23.5       Born outside United States 267 0.4
College or graduate school 3,252 18.9   Foreign born 2,060 3.3
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 1,214 2.0
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 541 0.9
  Population 25 years and over 39,130 100.0       Not a citizen 1,519 2.4
Less than 9th grade 2,788 7.1        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 5,714 14.6   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 13,343 34.1     Total (excluding born at sea) 2,060 100.0
Some college, no degree 9,034 23.1   Europe 165 8.0
Associate degree 2,232 5.7   Asia 194 9.4
Bachelor's degree 4,209 10.8   Africa 35 1.7
Graduate or professional degree 1,810 4.6   Oceania 8 0.4
        Latin America 1,644 79.8
Percent high school graduate or higher 78.3 (X)   Northern America 14 0.7
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 15.4 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 58,047 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 48,634 100.0   English only 54,299 93.5
Never married 10,404 21.4   Language other than English 3,748 6.5
Now married, except separated 28,334 58.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,575 2.7
Separated 1,176 2.4   Spanish 3,201 5.5
Widowed 3,894 8.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,446 2.5
 Female 3,175 6.5   Other Indo-European languages 314 0.5
Divorced 4,826 9.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 73 0.1
 Female 2,746 5.6   Asian and Pacific Island languages 134 0.2
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 56 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 62,110 100.0
           under 18 years 1,610 100.0     Total ancestries reported 50,881 81.9
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 783 48.6   Arab 77 0.1
        Czech¹ 120 0.2
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 89 0.1
          Civilian population 18 years and over 45,363 100.0   Dutch 732 1.2
Civilian veterans 5,911 13.0   English 4,694 7.6
        French (except Basque)¹ 1,526 2.5
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 214 0.3
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 4,222 6.8
     Population 5 to 20 years 15,795 100.0   Greek 61 0.1
With a disability 1,477 9.4   Hungarian 86 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 33,930 100.0   Irish¹ 5,346 8.6
With a disability 7,624 22.5   Italian 653 1.1
 Percent employed 52.5 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 26,306 77.5   Norwegian 205 0.3
 Percent employed 73.9 (X)   Polish 211 0.3
     Population 65 years and over 7,786 100.0   Portuguese 34 0.1
With a disability 3,676 47.2   Russian 22 0.0
        Scotch-Irish 1,038 1.7
        Scottish 998 1.6
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 29 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 58,047 100.0   Subsaharan African 405 0.7
Same house in 1995 33,574 57.8   Swedish 280 0.5
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 23,746 40.9   Swiss 28 0.0
 Same county 11,831 20.4   Ukrainian 23 0.0
 Different county 11,915 20.5   United States or American 8,779 14.1
  Same state 8,858 15.3   Welsh 184 0.3
  Different state 3,057 5.3   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 40 0.1
Elsewhere in 1995 727 1.3   Other ancestries 20,785 33.5
 
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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