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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Jones 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 20,785 100.0
      enrolled in school 5,352 100.0   Native 20,459 98.4
Nursery school, preschool 192 3.6       Born in United States 20,399 98.1
Kindergarten 260 4.9           State of residence 15,193 73.1
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 2,132 39.8           Different state 5,206 25.0
High school (grades 9-12) 2,330 43.5       Born outside United States 60 0.3
College or graduate school 438 8.2   Foreign born 326 1.6
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 65 0.3
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 208 1.0
  Population 25 years and over 13,780 100.0       Not a citizen 118 0.6
Less than 9th grade 1,649 12.0        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 3,264 23.7   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 4,770 34.6     Total (excluding born at sea) 326 100.0
Some college, no degree 2,409 17.5   Europe 21 6.4
Associate degree 555 4.0   Asia 34 10.4
Bachelor's degree 802 5.8   Africa 3 0.9
Graduate or professional degree 331 2.4   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 268 82.2
Percent high school graduate or higher 64.3 (X)   Northern America 0 0.0
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 8.2 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 19,747 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 17,250 100.0   English only 16,511 83.6
Never married 4,917 28.5   Language other than English 3,236 16.4
Now married, except separated 8,334 48.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 670 3.4
Separated 243 1.4   Spanish 3,150 16.0
Widowed 1,177 6.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 641 3.2
 Female 981 5.7   Other Indo-European languages 64 0.3
Divorced 2,579 15.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 24 0.1
 Female 572 3.3   Asian and Pacific Island languages 20 0.1
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 5 0.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 20,785 100.0
           under 18 years 395 100.0     Total ancestries reported 13,536 65.1
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 266 67.3   Arab 20 0.1
        Czech¹ 51 0.2
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 30 0.1
          Civilian population 18 years and over 16,083 100.0   Dutch 319 1.5
Civilian veterans 1,890 11.8   English 1,320 6.4
        French (except Basque)¹ 197 0.9
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 43 0.2
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 1,359 6.5
     Population 5 to 20 years 3,894 100.0   Greek 0 0.0
With a disability 273 7.0   Hungarian 0 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 8,294 100.0   Irish¹ 1,482 7.1
With a disability 1,848 22.3   Italian 170 0.8
 Percent employed 51.8 (X)   Lithuanian 16 0.1
No disability 6,446 77.7   Norwegian 62 0.3
 Percent employed 79.4 (X)   Polish 44 0.2
     Population 65 years and over 2,559 100.0   Portuguese 66 0.3
With a disability 1,333 52.1   Russian 5 0.0
        Scotch-Irish 257 1.2
        Scottish 160 0.8
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 19,747 100.0   Subsaharan African 0 0.0
Same house in 1995 9,465 47.9   Swedish 169 0.8
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 10,175 51.5   Swiss 0 0.0
 Same county 2,560 13.0   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 7,615 38.6   United States or American 2,915 14.0
  Same state 7,052 35.7   Welsh 62 0.3
  Different state 563 2.9   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 92 0.4
Elsewhere in 1995 107 0.5   Other ancestries 4,697 22.6
 
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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