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Plaquemines parish louisiana dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school7,807100.0
Nursery school, preschool4395.6
Kindergarten4345.6
Elementary school (grades 1-8)3,81948.9
High school (grades 9-12)1,88124.1
College or graduate school1,23415.8
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over16,448100.0
Less than 9th grade2,41414.7
9th to 12th grade, no diploma2,73816.6
High school graduate (includes equivalency)5,62834.2
Some college, no degree3,24719.7
Associate degree6463.9
Bachelor's degree1,4048.5
Graduate or professional degree3712.3
Percent high school graduate or higher68.7(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher10.8(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over20,337100.0
Never married5,14525.3
Now married, except separated11,59957.0
Separated4572.2
Widowed1,3006.4
Female
9704.8
Divorced1,8369.0
Female
1,0034.9
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years858100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren43650.8
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over18,626100.0
Civilian veterans2,10011.3
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years7,032100.0
With a disability6799.7
Population 21 to 64 years14,313100.0
With a disability2,70118.9
Percent employed
48.6(X)
No disability11,61281.1
Percent employed
67.0(X)
Population 65 years and over2,554100.0
With a disability1,17345.9
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over24,841100.0
Same house in 199516,28365.5
Different house in the U.S. in 19958,39933.8
Same county
4,07016.4
Different county
4,32917.4
Same state
3,00612.1
Different state
1,3235.3
Elsewhere in 19951590.6
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population26,757100.0
Native26,01497.2
Born in United States
25,90396.8
State of residence
21,63180.8
Different state
4,27216.0
Born outside United States
1110.4
Foreign born7432.8
Entered 1990 to March 2000
1100.4
Naturalized citizen
3451.3
Not a citizen
3981.5
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)743100.0
Europe15520.9
Asia48665.4
Africa00.0
Oceania91.2
Latin America8611.6
Northern America70.9
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over24,841100.0
English only22,84892.0
Language other than English1,9938.0
Speak English less than 'very well
6792.7
Spanish
3531.4
Speak English less than "very well"
900.4
Other Indo-European languages
1,0724.3
Speak English less than "very well"
2591.0
Asian and Pacific Island languages
5502.2
Speak English less than "very well"
3301.3
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population26,757100.0

Total ancestries reported

25,94096.9
Arab390.1
Czech1270.1
Danish60.0
Dutch2170.8
English1,0563.9
French (except Basque)15,24119.6
French Canadian17913.0
German2,4589.2
Greek160.1
Hungarian290.1
Irish11,8576.9
Italian1,9217.2
Lithuanian440.2
Norwegian890.3
Polish1320.5
Portuguese30.0
Russian130.0
Scotch-Irish1760.7
Scottish1580.6
Slovak100.0
Subsaharan African1630.6
Swedish1300.5
Swiss70.0
Ukrainian00.0
United States or American3,01511.3
Welsh200.1
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)60.0
Other ancestries8,31631.1
(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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