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Alachua county florida dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school90,184100.0
Nursery school, preschool4,0214.5
Kindergarten2,1682.4
Elementary school (grades 1-8)20,74723.0
High school (grades 9-12)9,87711.0
College or graduate school53,37159.2
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over123,524100.0
Less than 9th grade4,5923.7
9th to 12th grade, no diploma10,1668.2
High school graduate (includes equivalency)25,03320.3
Some college, no degree24,05219.5
Associate degree11,8789.6
Bachelor's degree24,36219.7
Graduate or professional degree23,44119.0
Percent high school graduate or higher88.1(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher38.7(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over181,759100.0
Never married77,09042.4
Now married, except separated75,55941.6
Separated3,3251.8
Widowed8,7404.8
Female
7,2864.0
Divorced17,0459.4
Female
10,2505.6
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years3,143100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren1,65452.6
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over174,042100.0
Civilian veterans19,58411.3
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years56,476100.0
With a disability4,5978.1
Population 21 to 64 years127,614100.0
With a disability19,72415.5
Percent employed
55.1(X)
No disability107,89084.5
Percent employed
74.7(X)
Population 65 years and over20,262100.0
With a disability8,50142.0
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over206,860100.0
Same house in 199582,52939.9
Different house in the U.S. in 1995117,28556.7
Same county
48,31823.4
Different county
68,96733.3
Same state
46,43622.4
Different state
22,53110.9
Elsewhere in 19957,0463.4
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population217,955100.0
Native202,06092.7
Born in United States
197,45990.6
State of residence
104,74248.1
Different state
92,71742.5
Born outside United States
4,6012.1
Foreign born15,8957.3
Entered 1990 to March 2000
8,1503.7
Naturalized citizen
5,9562.7
Not a citizen
9,9394.6
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)15,895100.0
Europe3,07519.3
Asia6,31939.8
Africa7724.9
Oceania710.4
Latin America4,84230.5
Northern America8165.1
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over206,860100.0
English only183,04988.5
Language other than English23,81111.5
Speak English less than 'very well
6,3613.1
Spanish
11,4385.5
Speak English less than "very well"
2,7051.3
Other Indo-European languages
6,2783.0
Speak English less than "very well"
1,3280.6
Asian and Pacific Island languages
5,1592.5
Speak English less than "very well"
2,1131.0
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population217,955100.0

Total ancestries reported

219,998100.9
Arab1,0420.5
Czech11,0300.5
Danish5610.3
Dutch3,1461.4
English23,43610.8
French (except Basque)16,6203.0
French Canadian11,8600.9
German28,90713.3
Greek9750.4
Hungarian1,1180.5
Irish124,44211.2
Italian10,6534.9
Lithuanian4310.2
Norwegian2,0170.9
Polish5,5012.5
Portuguese4400.2
Russian2,5071.2
Scotch-Irish5,0542.3
Scottish4,9892.3
Slovak2670.1
Subsaharan African2,4581.1
Swedish2,5301.2
Swiss5490.3
Ukrainian6300.3
United States or American15,9037.3
Welsh1,7510.8
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)1,9840.9
Other ancestries69,19731.7
(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. Census Bureau, Census 2000 Summary File 3, Matrices P18, P19, P21, P22, P24, P36, P37, P39, P42, PCT8, PCT16, PCT17, and PCT19


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