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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Grand Isle 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 6,901 100.0
      enrolled in school 1,629 100.0   Native 6,610 95.8
Nursery school, preschool 110 6.8       Born in United States 6,541 94.8
Kindergarten 102 6.3           State of residence 4,383 63.5
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 813 49.9           Different state 2,158 31.3
High school (grades 9-12) 412 25.3       Born outside United States 69 1.0
College or graduate school 192 11.8   Foreign born 291 4.2
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 55 0.8
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 152 2.2
  Population 25 years and over 4,796 100.0       Not a citizen 139 2.0
Less than 9th grade 307 6.4        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 449 9.4   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 1,622 33.8     Total (excluding born at sea) 291 100.0
Some college, no degree 841 17.5   Europe 77 26.5
Associate degree 379 7.9   Asia 15 5.2
Bachelor's degree 729 15.2   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 469 9.8   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 8 2.7
Percent high school graduate or higher 84.2 (X)   Northern America 191 65.6
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 25.0 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 6,515 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 5,499 100.0   English only 6,144 94.3
Never married 1,132 20.6   Language other than English 371 5.7
Now married, except separated 3,387 61.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 99 1.5
Separated 61 1.1   Spanish 39 0.6
Widowed 331 6.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 8 0.1
 Female 274 5.0   Other Indo-European languages 309 4.7
Divorced 588 10.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 86 1.3
 Female 312 5.7   Asian and Pacific Island languages 14 0.2
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 5 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 6,901 100.0
           under 18 years 100 100.0     Total ancestries reported 7,789 112.9
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 39 39.0   Arab 8 0.1
        Czech¹ 17 0.2
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 26 0.4
          Civilian population 18 years and over 5,173 100.0   Dutch 85 1.2
Civilian veterans 764 14.8   English 1,148 16.6
        French (except Basque)¹ 1,378 20.0
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 893 12.9
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 674 9.8
     Population 5 to 20 years 1,505 100.0   Greek 18 0.3
With a disability 133 8.8   Hungarian 18 0.3
     Population 21 to 64 years 4,155 100.0   Irish¹ 860 12.5
With a disability 588 14.2   Italian 306 4.4
 Percent employed 51.9 (X)   Lithuanian 4 0.1
No disability 3,567 85.8   Norwegian 34 0.5
 Percent employed 81.6 (X)   Polish 163 2.4
     Population 65 years and over 847 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 350 41.3   Russian 53 0.8
        Scotch-Irish 127 1.8
        Scottish 385 5.6
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 16 0.2
  Population 5 years and over 6,515 100.0   Subsaharan African 0 0.0
Same house in 1995 3,983 61.1   Swedish 70 1.0
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 2,439 37.4   Swiss 15 0.2
 Same county 802 12.3   Ukrainian 17 0.2
 Different county 1,637 25.1   United States or American 591 8.6
  Same state 1,102 16.9   Welsh 48 0.7
  Different state 535 8.2   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 2 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 93 1.4   Other ancestries 833 12.1
 
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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