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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Monroe 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 14,583 100.0
      enrolled in school 2,971 100.0   Native 14,514 99.5
Nursery school, preschool 110 3.7       Born in United States 14,462 99.2
Kindergarten 69 2.3           State of residence 8,936 61.3
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 1,500 50.5           Different state 5,526 37.9
High school (grades 9-12) 810 27.3       Born outside United States 52 0.4
College or graduate school 482 16.2   Foreign born 69 0.5
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 1 0.0
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 57 0.4
  Population 25 years and over 10,474 100.0       Not a citizen 12 0.1
Less than 9th grade 1,434 13.7        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 1,325 12.7   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 4,901 46.8     Total (excluding born at sea) 69 100.0
Some college, no degree 1,656 15.8   Europe 44 63.8
Associate degree 299 2.9   Asia 16 23.2
Bachelor's degree 556 5.3   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 303 2.9   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 9 13.0
Percent high school graduate or higher 73.7 (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 13,851 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 12,169 100.0   English only 13,614 98.3
Never married 2,376 19.5   Language other than English 237 1.7
Now married, except separated 6,921 56.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 73 0.5
Separated 147 1.2   Spanish 52 0.4
Widowed 1,220 10.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 18 0.1
 Female 1,091 9.0   Other Indo-European languages 146 1.1
Divorced 1,505 12.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 39 0.3
 Female 981 8.1   Asian and Pacific Island languages 18 0.1
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 14 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 14,583 100.0
           under 18 years 190 100.0     Total ancestries reported 10,183 69.8
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 77 40.5   Arab 0 0.0
        Czech¹ 2 0.0
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 0 0.0
          Civilian population 18 years and over 11,637 100.0   Dutch 143 1.0
Civilian veterans 1,506 12.9   English 1,076 7.4
        French (except Basque)¹ 170 1.2
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 2 0.0
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 1,641 11.3
     Population 5 to 20 years 2,740 100.0   Greek 0 0.0
With a disability 232 8.5   Hungarian 31 0.2
     Population 21 to 64 years 7,507 100.0   Irish¹ 1,337 9.2
With a disability 1,804 24.0   Italian 94 0.6
 Percent employed 32.8 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 5,703 76.0   Norwegian 15 0.1
 Percent employed 72.3 (X)   Polish 34 0.2
     Population 65 years and over 2,124 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 958 45.1   Russian 32 0.2
        Scotch-Irish 418 2.9
        Scottish 134 0.9
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 1 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 13,851 100.0   Subsaharan African 12 0.1
Same house in 1995 8,767 63.3   Swedish 11 0.1
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 5,041 36.4   Swiss 33 0.2
 Same county 1,838 13.3   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 3,203 23.1   United States or American 4,023 27.6
  Same state 1,038 7.5   Welsh 24 0.2
  Different state 2,165 15.6   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 43 0.3   Other ancestries 950 6.5
 
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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