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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Jackson 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 14,391 100.0
      enrolled in school 3,738 100.0   Native 13,701 95.2
Nursery school, preschool 298 8.0       Born in United States 13,663 94.9
Kindergarten 183 4.9           State of residence 12,139 84.4
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 1,766 47.2           Different state 1,524 10.6
High school (grades 9-12) 1,094 29.3       Born outside United States 38 0.3
College or graduate school 397 10.6   Foreign born 690 4.8
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 353 2.5
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 126 0.9
  Population 25 years and over 9,278 100.0       Not a citizen 564 3.9
Less than 9th grade 1,176 12.7        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 1,355 14.6   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 3,188 34.4     Total (excluding born at sea) 690 100.0
Some college, no degree 1,915 20.6   Europe 30 4.3
Associate degree 459 4.9   Asia 24 3.5
Bachelor's degree 881 9.5   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 304 3.3   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 631 91.4
Percent high school graduate or higher 72.7 (X)   Northern America 5 0.7
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 12.8 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 13,356 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 11,213 100.0   English only 10,812 81.0
Never married 2,255 20.1   Language other than English 2,544 19.0
Now married, except separated 6,777 60.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,032 7.7
Separated 267 2.4   Spanish 2,301 17.2
Widowed 1,025 9.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 965 7.2
 Female 796 7.1   Other Indo-European languages 211 1.6
Divorced 889 7.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 64 0.5
 Female 476 4.2   Asian and Pacific Island languages 32 0.2
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 3 0.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 14,391 100.0
           under 18 years 377 100.0     Total ancestries reported 13,538 94.1
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 239 63.4   Arab 0 0.0
        Czech¹ 1,398 9.7
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 31 0.2
          Civilian population 18 years and over 10,430 100.0   Dutch 161 1.1
Civilian veterans 1,470 14.1   English 870 6.0
        French (except Basque)¹ 255 1.8
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 13 0.1
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 2,439 16.9
     Population 5 to 20 years 3,501 100.0   Greek 2 0.0
With a disability 352 10.1   Hungarian 9 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 7,495 100.0   Irish¹ 1,164 8.1
With a disability 1,831 24.4   Italian 138 1.0
 Percent employed 59.4 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 5,664 75.6   Norwegian 21 0.1
 Percent employed 74.8 (X)   Polish 196 1.4
     Population 65 years and over 2,109 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 1,006 47.7   Russian 13 0.1
        Scotch-Irish 182 1.3
        Scottish 52 0.4
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 4 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 13,356 100.0   Subsaharan African 15 0.1
Same house in 1995 8,227 61.6   Swedish 185 1.3
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 4,958 37.1   Swiss 13 0.1
 Same county 2,859 21.4   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 2,099 15.7   United States or American 1,192 8.3
  Same state 1,731 13.0   Welsh 41 0.3
  Different state 368 2.8   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 5 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 171 1.3   Other ancestries 5,139 35.7
 
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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