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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Jasper 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 35,604 100.0
      enrolled in school 8,698 100.0   Native 34,829 97.8
Nursery school, preschool 618 7.1       Born in United States 34,718 97.5
Kindergarten 429 4.9           State of residence 28,853 81.0
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 4,484 51.6           Different state 5,865 16.5
High school (grades 9-12) 2,416 27.8       Born outside United States 111 0.3
College or graduate school 751 8.6   Foreign born 775 2.2
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 445 1.2
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 197 0.6
  Population 25 years and over 23,420 100.0       Not a citizen 578 1.6
Less than 9th grade 2,220 9.5        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 4,105 17.5   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 9,269 39.6     Total (excluding born at sea) 775 100.0
Some college, no degree 4,486 19.2   Europe 56 7.2
Associate degree 891 3.8   Asia 91 11.7
Bachelor's degree 1,638 7.0   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 811 3.5   Oceania 14 1.8
        Latin America 600 77.4
Percent high school graduate or higher 73.0 (X)   Northern America 14 1.8
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 10.5 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 33,176 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 27,898 100.0   English only 31,515 95.0
Never married 5,035 18.0   Language other than English 1,661 5.0
Now married, except separated 16,976 60.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 822 2.5
Separated 538 1.9   Spanish 1,354 4.1
Widowed 2,635 9.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 700 2.1
 Female 2,187 7.8   Other Indo-European languages 238 0.7
Divorced 2,714 9.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 98 0.3
 Female 1,532 5.5   Asian and Pacific Island languages 69 0.2
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 24 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 35,604 100.0
           under 18 years 948 100.0     Total ancestries reported 28,909 81.2
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 560 59.1   Arab 17 0.0
        Czech¹ 113 0.3
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 32 0.1
          Civilian population 18 years and over 26,162 100.0   Dutch 446 1.3
Civilian veterans 3,493 13.4   English 2,877 8.1
        French (except Basque)¹ 1,249 3.5
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 577 1.6
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 2,328 6.5
     Population 5 to 20 years 8,256 100.0   Greek 26 0.1
With a disability 711 8.6   Hungarian 4 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 18,682 100.0   Irish¹ 3,268 9.2
With a disability 4,215 22.6   Italian 393 1.1
 Percent employed 47.4 (X)   Lithuanian 5 0.0
No disability 14,467 77.4   Norwegian 104 0.3
 Percent employed 68.6 (X)   Polish 136 0.4
     Population 65 years and over 5,291 100.0   Portuguese 24 0.1
With a disability 2,767 52.3   Russian 6 0.0
        Scotch-Irish 582 1.6
        Scottish 320 0.9
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 33,176 100.0   Subsaharan African 104 0.3
Same house in 1995 20,582 62.0   Swedish 129 0.4
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 12,360 37.3   Swiss 10 0.0
 Same county 6,078 18.3   Ukrainian 7 0.0
 Different county 6,282 18.9   United States or American 6,335 17.8
  Same state 5,081 15.3   Welsh 45 0.1
  Different state 1,201 3.6   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 69 0.2
Elsewhere in 1995 234 0.7   Other ancestries 9,703 27.3
 
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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