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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Boone 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 33,948 100.0
      enrolled in school 7,417 100.0   Native 33,621 99.0
Nursery school, preschool 413 5.6       Born in United States 33,522 98.7
Kindergarten 361 4.9           State of residence 19,133 56.4
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 3,803 51.3           Different state 14,389 42.4
High school (grades 9-12) 1,852 25.0       Born outside United States 99 0.3
College or graduate school 988 13.3   Foreign born 327 1.0
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 124 0.4
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 173 0.5
  Population 25 years and over 23,070 100.0       Not a citizen 154 0.5
Less than 9th grade 2,189 9.5        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 3,155 13.7   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 8,075 35.0     Total (excluding born at sea) 327 100.0
Some college, no degree 5,533 24.0   Europe 104 31.8
Associate degree 1,194 5.2   Asia 70 21.4
Bachelor's degree 2,015 8.7   Africa 2 0.6
Graduate or professional degree 909 3.9   Oceania 2 0.6
        Latin America 93 28.4
Percent high school graduate or higher 76.8 (X)   Northern America 56 17.1
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 12.7 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 31,824 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 27,289 100.0   English only 30,837 96.9
Never married 4,310 15.8   Language other than English 987 3.1
Now married, except separated 17,498 64.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 200 0.6
Separated 384 1.4   Spanish 494 1.6
Widowed 2,066 7.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 149 0.5
 Female 1,807 6.6   Other Indo-European languages 432 1.4
Divorced 3,031 11.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 35 0.1
 Female 1,700 6.2   Asian and Pacific Island languages 35 0.1
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 10 0.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 33,948 100.0
           under 18 years 599 100.0     Total ancestries reported 27,323 80.5
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 324 54.1   Arab 41 0.1
        Czech¹ 120 0.4
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 107 0.3
          Civilian population 18 years and over 25,807 100.0   Dutch 704 2.1
Civilian veterans 3,959 15.3   English 3,539 10.4
        French (except Basque)¹ 767 2.3
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 163 0.5
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 3,743 11.0
     Population 5 to 20 years 7,315 100.0   Greek 41 0.1
With a disability 690 9.4   Hungarian 38 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 18,782 100.0   Irish¹ 3,340 9.8
With a disability 4,734 25.2   Italian 391 1.2
 Percent employed 50.7 (X)   Lithuanian 11 0.0
No disability 14,048 74.8   Norwegian 189 0.6
 Percent employed 77.4 (X)   Polish 182 0.5
     Population 65 years and over 5,291 100.0   Portuguese 8 0.0
With a disability 2,351 44.4   Russian 30 0.1
        Scotch-Irish 727 2.1
        Scottish 376 1.1
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 2 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 31,824 100.0   Subsaharan African 7 0.0
Same house in 1995 17,034 53.5   Swedish 173 0.5
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 14,583 45.8   Swiss 84 0.2
 Same county 7,251 22.8   Ukrainian 5 0.0
 Different county 7,332 23.0   United States or American 7,973 23.5
  Same state 2,962 9.3   Welsh 178 0.5
  Different state 4,370 13.7   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 8 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 207 0.7   Other ancestries 4,376 12.9
 
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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