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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Harrison 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 68,652 100.0
      enrolled in school 15,737 100.0   Native 67,705 98.6
Nursery school, preschool 883 5.6       Born in United States 67,398 98.2
Kindergarten 950 6.0           State of residence 56,016 81.6
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 7,487 47.6           Different state 11,382 16.6
High school (grades 9-12) 3,679 23.4       Born outside United States 307 0.4
College or graduate school 2,738 17.4   Foreign born 947 1.4
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 418 0.6
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 503 0.7
  Population 25 years and over 46,870 100.0       Not a citizen 444 0.6
Less than 9th grade 3,144 6.7        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 6,957 14.8   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 18,956 40.4     Total (excluding born at sea) 947 100.0
Some college, no degree 8,116 17.3   Europe 342 36.1
Associate degree 2,067 4.4   Asia 446 47.1
Bachelor's degree 5,021 10.7   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 2,609 5.6   Oceania 5 0.5
        Latin America 124 13.1
Percent high school graduate or higher 78.4 (X)   Northern America 30 3.2
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 16.3 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 64,791 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 55,764 100.0   English only 62,816 97.0
Never married 12,387 22.2   Language other than English 1,975 3.0
Now married, except separated 31,618 56.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 579 0.9
Separated 1,008 1.8   Spanish 642 1.0
Widowed 5,251 9.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 211 0.3
 Female 4,342 7.8   Other Indo-European languages 998 1.5
Divorced 5,500 9.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 178 0.3
 Female 2,994 5.4   Asian and Pacific Island languages 282 0.4
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 179 0.3
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 68,652 100.0
           under 18 years 1,183 100.0     Total ancestries reported 64,014 93.2
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 552 46.7   Arab 335 0.5
        Czech¹ 234 0.3
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 19 0.0
          Civilian population 18 years and over 52,766 100.0   Dutch 1,868 2.7
Civilian veterans 8,293 15.7   English 7,491 10.9
        French (except Basque)¹ 1,143 1.7
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 141 0.2
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 11,551 16.8
     Population 5 to 20 years 14,697 100.0   Greek 96 0.1
With a disability 1,210 8.2   Hungarian 430 0.6
     Population 21 to 64 years 38,492 100.0   Irish¹ 9,354 13.6
With a disability 8,483 22.0   Italian 6,905 10.1
 Percent employed 43.6 (X)   Lithuanian 46 0.1
No disability 30,009 78.0   Norwegian 91 0.1
 Percent employed 73.0 (X)   Polish 987 1.4
     Population 65 years and over 10,835 100.0   Portuguese 7 0.0
With a disability 5,014 46.3   Russian 136 0.2
        Scotch-Irish 1,780 2.6
        Scottish 967 1.4
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 318 0.5
  Population 5 years and over 64,791 100.0   Subsaharan African 73 0.1
Same house in 1995 42,199 65.1   Swedish 199 0.3
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 22,178 34.2   Swiss 143 0.2
 Same county 14,815 22.9   Ukrainian 24 0.0
 Different county 7,363 11.4   United States or American 12,040 17.5
  Same state 3,498 5.4   Welsh 605 0.9
  Different state 3,865 6.0   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 23 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 414 0.6   Other ancestries 7,008 10.2
 
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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