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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Drew 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 18,723 100.0
      enrolled in school 5,425 100.0   Native 18,445 98.5
Nursery school, preschool 308 5.7       Born in United States 18,394 98.2
Kindergarten 231 4.3           State of residence 14,755 78.8
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 2,259 41.6           Different state 3,639 19.4
High school (grades 9-12) 1,143 21.1       Born outside United States 51 0.3
College or graduate school 1,484 27.4   Foreign born 278 1.5
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 138 0.7
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 59 0.3
  Population 25 years and over 11,553 100.0       Not a citizen 219 1.2
Less than 9th grade 1,155 10.0        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 1,958 16.9   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 3,966 34.3     Total (excluding born at sea) 278 100.0
Some college, no degree 2,152 18.6   Europe 56 20.1
Associate degree 328 2.8   Asia 38 13.7
Bachelor's degree 1,436 12.4   Africa 5 1.8
Graduate or professional degree 558 4.8   Oceania 5 1.8
        Latin America 157 56.5
Percent high school graduate or higher 73.1 (X)   Northern America 17 6.1
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 17.3 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 17,467 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 14,780 100.0   English only 16,905 96.8
Never married 3,646 24.7   Language other than English 562 3.2
Now married, except separated 8,076 54.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 253 1.4
Separated 280 1.9   Spanish 433 2.5
Widowed 1,236 8.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 205 1.2
 Female 982 6.6   Other Indo-European languages 52 0.3
Divorced 1,542 10.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 22 0.1
 Female 815 5.5   Asian and Pacific Island languages 35 0.2
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 14 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 18,723 100.0
           under 18 years 402 100.0     Total ancestries reported 15,184 81.1
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 246 61.2   Arab 9 0.0
        Czech¹ 4 0.0
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 0 0.0
          Civilian population 18 years and over 13,899 100.0   Dutch 183 1.0
Civilian veterans 1,742 12.5   English 1,290 6.9
        French (except Basque)¹ 347 1.9
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 72 0.4
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 953 5.1
     Population 5 to 20 years 4,582 100.0   Greek 0 0.0
With a disability 347 7.6   Hungarian 0 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 10,329 100.0   Irish¹ 1,639 8.8
With a disability 2,208 21.4   Italian 291 1.6
 Percent employed 45.9 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 8,121 78.6   Norwegian 14 0.1
 Percent employed 75.2 (X)   Polish 19 0.1
     Population 65 years and over 2,401 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 1,304 54.3   Russian 10 0.1
        Scotch-Irish 375 2.0
        Scottish 222 1.2
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 18 0.1
  Population 5 years and over 17,467 100.0   Subsaharan African 132 0.7
Same house in 1995 9,752 55.8   Swedish 95 0.5
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 7,630 43.7   Swiss 0 0.0
 Same county 3,922 22.5   Ukrainian 38 0.2
 Different county 3,708 21.2   United States or American 2,926 15.6
  Same state 2,455 14.1   Welsh 23 0.1
  Different state 1,253 7.2   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 19 0.1
Elsewhere in 1995 85 0.5   Other ancestries 6,505 34.7
 
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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