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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 58,039 100.0
      enrolled in school 15,111 100.0   Native 55,924 96.4
Nursery school, preschool 790 5.2       Born in United States 55,337 95.3
Kindergarten 606 4.0           State of residence 33,942 58.5
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 6,729 44.5           Different state 21,395 36.9
High school (grades 9-12) 3,393 22.5       Born outside United States 587 1.0
College or graduate school 3,593 23.8   Foreign born 2,115 3.6
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 708 1.2
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 1,117 1.9
  Population 25 years and over 39,167 100.0       Not a citizen 998 1.7
Less than 9th grade 1,757 4.5        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 2,783 7.1   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 12,353 31.5     Total (excluding born at sea) 2,115 100.0
Some college, no degree 6,503 16.6   Europe 909 43.0
Associate degree 3,157 8.1   Asia 280 13.2
Bachelor's degree 7,789 19.9   Africa 25 1.2
Graduate or professional degree 4,825 12.3   Oceania 31 1.5
        Latin America 90 4.3
Percent high school graduate or higher 88.4 (X)   Northern America 780 36.9
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 32.2 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 54,914 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 46,945 100.0   English only 51,559 93.9
Never married 12,425 26.5   Language other than English 3,355 6.1
Now married, except separated 25,473 54.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,001 1.8
Separated 604 1.3   Spanish 615 1.1
Widowed 3,112 6.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 120 0.2
 Female 2,542 5.4   Other Indo-European languages 2,503 4.6
Divorced 5,331 11.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 773 1.4
 Female 3,009 6.4   Asian and Pacific Island languages 174 0.3
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 82 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 58,039 100.0
           under 18 years 353 100.0     Total ancestries reported 67,662 116.6
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 131 37.1   Arab 277 0.5
        Czech¹ 162 0.3
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 379 0.7
          Civilian population 18 years and over 44,267 100.0   Dutch 783 1.3
Civilian veterans 6,157 13.9   English 11,575 19.9
        French (except Basque)¹ 8,137 14.0
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 5,010 8.6
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 5,236 9.0
     Population 5 to 20 years 12,965 100.0   Greek 280 0.5
With a disability 1,165 9.0   Hungarian 308 0.5
     Population 21 to 64 years 34,279 100.0   Irish¹ 9,159 15.8
With a disability 6,042 17.6   Italian 4,713 8.1
 Percent employed 64.1 (X)   Lithuanian 136 0.2
No disability 28,237 82.4   Norwegian 367 0.6
 Percent employed 85.7 (X)   Polish 1,443 2.5
     Population 65 years and over 6,915 100.0   Portuguese 286 0.5
With a disability 2,718 39.3   Russian 805 1.4
        Scotch-Irish 1,581 2.7
        Scottish 3,728 6.4
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 30 0.1
  Population 5 years and over 54,914 100.0   Subsaharan African 35 0.1
Same house in 1995 32,677 59.5   Swedish 968 1.7
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 21,517 39.2   Swiss 148 0.3
 Same county 11,894 21.7   Ukrainian 155 0.3
 Different county 9,623 17.5   United States or American 4,137 7.1
  Same state 3,623 6.6   Welsh 464 0.8
  Different state 6,000 10.9   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 23 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 720 1.3   Other ancestries 7,337 12.6
 
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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