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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 90,354 100.0
      enrolled in school 26,270 100.0   Native 86,640 95.9
Nursery school, preschool 1,712 6.5       Born in United States 86,083 95.3
Kindergarten 1,277 4.9           State of residence 53,130 58.8
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 12,019 45.8           Different state 32,953 36.5
High school (grades 9-12) 6,243 23.8       Born outside United States 557 0.6
College or graduate school 5,019 19.1   Foreign born 3,714 4.1
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 1,616 1.8
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 1,398 1.5
  Population 25 years and over 51,842 100.0       Not a citizen 2,316 2.6
Less than 9th grade 1,447 2.8        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 4,995 9.6   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 13,847 26.7     Total (excluding born at sea) 3,714 100.0
Some college, no degree 16,540 31.9   Europe 697 18.8
Associate degree 4,145 8.0   Asia 377 10.2
Bachelor's degree 7,222 13.9   Africa 6 0.2
Graduate or professional degree 3,646 7.0   Oceania 73 2.0
        Latin America 2,142 57.7
Percent high school graduate or higher 87.6 (X)   Northern America 419 11.3
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 21.0 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 82,121 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 67,074 100.0   English only 75,858 92.4
Never married 14,184 21.1   Language other than English 6,263 7.6
Now married, except separated 43,537 64.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 2,199 2.7
Separated 666 1.0   Spanish 4,129 5.0
Widowed 3,527 5.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,763 2.1
 Female 2,938 4.4   Other Indo-European languages 1,013 1.2
Divorced 5,160 7.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 178 0.2
 Female 2,721 4.1   Asian and Pacific Island languages 668 0.8
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 175 0.2
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 90,354 100.0
           under 18 years 1,150 100.0     Total ancestries reported 97,737 108.2
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 556 48.3   Arab 51 0.1
        Czech¹ 288 0.3
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 4,995 5.5
          Civilian population 18 years and over 62,263 100.0   Dutch 1,961 2.2
Civilian veterans 9,404 15.1   English 29,305 32.4
        French (except Basque)¹ 2,342 2.6
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 311 0.3
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 10,804 12.0
     Population 5 to 20 years 25,085 100.0   Greek 165 0.2
With a disability 1,597 6.4   Hungarian 146 0.2
     Population 21 to 64 years 41,243 100.0   Irish¹ 5,594 6.2
With a disability 6,656 16.1   Italian 2,047 2.3
 Percent employed 59.4 (X)   Lithuanian 104 0.1
No disability 34,587 83.9   Norwegian 2,093 2.3
 Percent employed 73.3 (X)   Polish 675 0.7
     Population 65 years and over 15,036 100.0   Portuguese 166 0.2
With a disability 5,435 36.1   Russian 208 0.2
        Scotch-Irish 1,267 1.4
        Scottish 4,314 4.8
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 11 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 82,121 100.0   Subsaharan African 31 0.0
Same house in 1995 34,909 42.5   Swedish 3,342 3.7
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 45,927 55.9   Swiss 2,285 2.5
 Same county 19,271 23.5   Ukrainian 113 0.1
 Different county 26,656 32.5   United States or American 8,214 9.1
  Same state 12,880 15.7   Welsh 1,660 1.8
  Different state 13,776 16.8   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 15 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 1,285 1.6   Other ancestries 15,230 16.9
 
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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