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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Clay 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 17,609 100.0
      enrolled in school 3,670 100.0   Native 17,553 99.7
Nursery school, preschool 308 8.4       Born in United States 17,494 99.3
Kindergarten 228 6.2           State of residence 10,581 60.1
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 1,923 52.4           Different state 6,913 39.3
High school (grades 9-12) 809 22.0       Born outside United States 59 0.3
College or graduate school 402 11.0   Foreign born 56 0.3
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 31 0.2
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 35 0.2
  Population 25 years and over 12,175 100.0       Not a citizen 21 0.1
Less than 9th grade 2,503 20.6        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 2,293 18.8   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 4,603 37.8     Total (excluding born at sea) 56 100.0
Some college, no degree 1,565 12.9   Europe 11 19.6
Associate degree 311 2.6   Asia 33 58.9
Bachelor's degree 611 5.0   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 289 2.4   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 9 16.1
Percent high school graduate or higher 60.6 (X)   Northern America 3 5.4
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 7.4 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 16,553 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 14,233 100.0   English only 16,258 98.2
Never married 2,196 15.4   Language other than English 295 1.8
Now married, except separated 8,857 62.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 123 0.7
Separated 216 1.5   Spanish 176 1.1
Widowed 1,507 10.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 52 0.3
 Female 1,298 9.1   Other Indo-European languages 94 0.6
Divorced 1,457 10.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 51 0.3
 Female 717 5.0   Asian and Pacific Island languages 24 0.1
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 19 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 17,609 100.0
           under 18 years 263 100.0     Total ancestries reported 11,760 66.8
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 125 47.5   Arab 5 0.0
        Czech¹ 13 0.1
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 9 0.1
          Civilian population 18 years and over 13,550 100.0   Dutch 326 1.9
Civilian veterans 1,878 13.9   English 1,289 7.3
        French (except Basque)¹ 203 1.2
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 29 0.2
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 1,342 7.6
     Population 5 to 20 years 3,612 100.0   Greek 14 0.1
With a disability 349 9.7   Hungarian 5 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 9,465 100.0   Irish¹ 2,180 12.4
With a disability 2,377 25.1   Italian 60 0.3
 Percent employed 43.6 (X)   Lithuanian 5 0.0
No disability 7,088 74.9   Norwegian 93 0.5
 Percent employed 79.2 (X)   Polish 71 0.4
     Population 65 years and over 3,300 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 1,825 55.3   Russian 0 0.0
        Scotch-Irish 149 0.8
        Scottish 96 0.5
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 16,553 100.0   Subsaharan African 0 0.0
Same house in 1995 9,862 59.6   Swedish 63 0.4
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 6,634 40.1   Swiss 8 0.0
 Same county 4,350 26.3   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 2,284 13.8   United States or American 3,578 20.3
  Same state 936 5.7   Welsh 24 0.1
  Different state 1,348 8.1   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 57 0.3   Other ancestries 2,198 12.5
 
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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