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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Lafayette 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 16,137 100.0
      enrolled in school 4,218 100.0   Native 16,014 99.2
Nursery school, preschool 214 5.1       Born in United States 15,969 99.0
Kindergarten 215 5.1           State of residence 12,254 75.9
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 2,063 48.9           Different state 3,715 23.0
High school (grades 9-12) 1,247 29.6       Born outside United States 45 0.3
College or graduate school 479 11.4   Foreign born 123 0.8
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 44 0.3
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 67 0.4
  Population 25 years and over 10,528 100.0       Not a citizen 56 0.3
Less than 9th grade 633 6.0        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 890 8.5   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 4,906 46.6     Total (excluding born at sea) 123 100.0
Some college, no degree 1,982 18.8   Europe 68 55.3
Associate degree 713 6.8   Asia 28 22.8
Bachelor's degree 986 9.4   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 418 4.0   Oceania 4 3.3
        Latin America 23 18.7
Percent high school graduate or higher 85.5 (X)   Northern America 0 0.0
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 13.3 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 15,180 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 12,678 100.0   English only 14,746 97.1
Never married 3,010 23.7   Language other than English 434 2.9
Now married, except separated 7,637 60.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 120 0.8
Separated 102 0.8   Spanish 216 1.4
Widowed 959 7.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 67 0.4
 Female 792 6.2   Other Indo-European languages 201 1.3
Divorced 970 7.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 51 0.3
 Female 505 4.0   Asian and Pacific Island languages 16 0.1
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 2 0.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 16,137 100.0
           under 18 years 127 100.0     Total ancestries reported 19,369 120.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 60 47.2   Arab 6 0.0
        Czech¹ 108 0.7
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 93 0.6
          Civilian population 18 years and over 11,736 100.0   Dutch 329 2.0
Civilian veterans 1,257 10.7   English 2,648 16.4
        French (except Basque)¹ 316 2.0
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 52 0.3
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 6,095 37.8
     Population 5 to 20 years 4,043 100.0   Greek 26 0.2
With a disability 299 7.4   Hungarian 22 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 8,541 100.0   Irish¹ 3,062 19.0
With a disability 1,140 13.3   Italian 154 1.0
 Percent employed 67.3 (X)   Lithuanian 12 0.1
No disability 7,401 86.7   Norwegian 2,882 17.9
 Percent employed 87.9 (X)   Polish 221 1.4
     Population 65 years and over 2,482 100.0   Portuguese 4 0.0
With a disability 894 36.0   Russian 17 0.1
        Scotch-Irish 85 0.5
        Scottish 132 0.8
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 2 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 15,180 100.0   Subsaharan African 2 0.0
Same house in 1995 10,127 66.7   Swedish 169 1.0
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 5,007 33.0   Swiss 1,504 9.3
 Same county 2,633 17.3   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 2,374 15.6   United States or American 789 4.9
  Same state 1,616 10.6   Welsh 84 0.5
  Different state 758 5.0   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 2 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 46 0.3   Other ancestries 553 3.4
 
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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