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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 117,493 100.0
      enrolled in school 30,427 100.0   Native 115,303 98.1
Nursery school, preschool 2,191 7.2       Born in United States 114,941 97.8
Kindergarten 1,737 5.7           State of residence 99,452 84.6
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 14,548 47.8           Different state 15,489 13.2
High school (grades 9-12) 7,451 24.5       Born outside United States 362 0.3
College or graduate school 4,500 14.8   Foreign born 2,190 1.9
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 862 0.7
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 1,167 1.0
  Population 25 years and over 77,709 100.0       Not a citizen 1,023 0.9
Less than 9th grade 3,382 4.4        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 5,356 6.9   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 27,308 35.1     Total (excluding born at sea) 2,190 100.0
Some college, no degree 17,794 22.9   Europe 1,019 46.5
Associate degree 6,812 8.8   Asia 536 24.5
Bachelor's degree 12,437 16.0   Africa 38 1.7
Graduate or professional degree 4,620 5.9   Oceania 6 0.3
        Latin America 452 20.6
Percent high school graduate or higher 88.8 (X)   Northern America 139 6.3
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 21.9 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 109,493 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 91,674 100.0   English only 104,005 95.0
Never married 20,683 22.6   Language other than English 5,488 5.0
Now married, except separated 58,846 64.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,814 1.7
Separated 676 0.7   Spanish 1,874 1.7
Widowed 4,505 4.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 771 0.7
 Female 3,769 4.1   Other Indo-European languages 3,211 2.9
Divorced 6,964 7.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 922 0.8
 Female 3,668 4.0   Asian and Pacific Island languages 240 0.2
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 86 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 117,493 100.0
           under 18 years 834 100.0     Total ancestries reported 140,558 119.6
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 240 28.8   Arab 181 0.2
        Czech¹ 1,654 1.4
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 873 0.7
          Civilian population 18 years and over 86,189 100.0   Dutch 2,294 2.0
Civilian veterans 10,085 11.7   English 5,710 4.9
        French (except Basque)¹ 4,116 3.5
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 1,308 1.1
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 70,161 59.7
     Population 5 to 20 years 27,471 100.0   Greek 382 0.3
With a disability 1,574 5.7   Hungarian 936 0.8
     Population 21 to 64 years 68,610 100.0   Irish¹ 12,553 10.7
With a disability 7,383 10.8   Italian 4,100 3.5
 Percent employed 70.1 (X)   Lithuanian 219 0.2
No disability 61,227 89.2   Norwegian 4,667 4.0
 Percent employed 85.5 (X)   Polish 11,364 9.7
     Population 65 years and over 12,446 100.0   Portuguese 23 0.0
With a disability 3,952 31.8   Russian 838 0.7
        Scotch-Irish 691 0.6
        Scottish 947 0.8
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 462 0.4
  Population 5 years and over 109,493 100.0   Subsaharan African 5 0.0
Same house in 1995 65,585 59.9   Swedish 2,004 1.7
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 43,246 39.5   Swiss 904 0.8
 Same county 22,029 20.1   Ukrainian 90 0.1
 Different county 21,217 19.4   United States or American 4,417 3.8
  Same state 17,443 15.9   Welsh 495 0.4
  Different state 3,774 3.4   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 13 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 662 0.6   Other ancestries 9,151 7.8
 
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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