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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Jefferson 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 74,021 100.0
      enrolled in school 18,482 100.0   Native 71,957 97.2
Nursery school, preschool 1,314 7.1       Born in United States 71,591 96.7
Kindergarten 946 5.1           State of residence 57,551 77.7
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 8,584 46.4           Different state 14,040 19.0
High school (grades 9-12) 4,464 24.2       Born outside United States 366 0.5
College or graduate school 3,174 17.2   Foreign born 2,064 2.8
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 1,145 1.5
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 664 0.9
  Population 25 years and over 49,057 100.0       Not a citizen 1,400 1.9
Less than 9th grade 2,971 6.1        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 4,538 9.3   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 18,892 38.5     Total (excluding born at sea) 2,064 100.0
Some college, no degree 10,444 21.3   Europe 616 29.8
Associate degree 3,691 7.5   Asia 200 9.7
Bachelor's degree 6,014 12.3   Africa 22 1.1
Graduate or professional degree 2,507 5.1   Oceania 18 0.9
        Latin America 1,144 55.4
Percent high school graduate or higher 84.7 (X)   Northern America 64 3.1
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 17.4 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 69,342 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 58,774 100.0   English only 65,123 93.9
Never married 14,161 24.1   Language other than English 4,219 6.1
Now married, except separated 35,067 59.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,757 2.5
Separated 678 1.2   Spanish 2,709 3.9
Widowed 3,688 6.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,313 1.9
 Female 3,077 5.2   Other Indo-European languages 1,297 1.9
Divorced 5,180 8.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 364 0.5
 Female 2,706 4.6   Asian and Pacific Island languages 170 0.2
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 70 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 74,021 100.0
           under 18 years 673 100.0     Total ancestries reported 86,778 117.2
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 191 28.4   Arab 71 0.1
        Czech¹ 1,038 1.4
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 621 0.8
          Civilian population 18 years and over 55,289 100.0   Dutch 1,290 1.7
Civilian veterans 7,246 13.1   English 5,537 7.5
        French (except Basque)¹ 2,116 2.9
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 499 0.7
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 40,675 55.0
     Population 5 to 20 years 16,630 100.0   Greek 215 0.3
With a disability 1,262 7.6   Hungarian 183 0.2
     Population 21 to 64 years 42,696 100.0   Irish¹ 7,704 10.4
With a disability 6,014 14.1   Italian 1,712 2.3
 Percent employed 65.8 (X)   Lithuanian 112 0.2
No disability 36,682 85.9   Norwegian 6,030 8.1
 Percent employed 85.4 (X)   Polish 4,335 5.9
     Population 65 years and over 8,979 100.0   Portuguese 4 0.0
With a disability 3,070 34.2   Russian 255 0.3
        Scotch-Irish 502 0.7
        Scottish 721 1.0
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 98 0.1
  Population 5 years and over 69,342 100.0   Subsaharan African 43 0.1
Same house in 1995 39,844 57.5   Swedish 1,487 2.0
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 28,861 41.6   Swiss 953 1.3
 Same county 14,231 20.5   Ukrainian 64 0.1
 Different county 14,630 21.1   United States or American 3,128 4.2
  Same state 11,071 16.0   Welsh 618 0.8
  Different state 3,559 5.1   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 637 0.9   Other ancestries 6,767 9.1
 
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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