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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Yell 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 21,139 100.0
      enrolled in school 4,761 100.0   Native 18,992 89.8
Nursery school, preschool 260 5.5       Born in United States 18,895 89.4
Kindergarten 360 7.6           State of residence 13,319 63.0
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 2,515 52.8           Different state 5,576 26.4
High school (grades 9-12) 1,187 24.9       Born outside United States 97 0.5
College or graduate school 439 9.2   Foreign born 2,147 10.2
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 1,340 6.3
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 332 1.6
  Population 25 years and over 13,659 100.0       Not a citizen 1,815 8.6
Less than 9th grade 2,162 15.8        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 2,741 20.1   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 4,874 35.7     Total (excluding born at sea) 2,147 100.0
Some college, no degree 2,146 15.7   Europe 121 5.6
Associate degree 246 1.8   Asia 118 5.5
Bachelor's degree 979 7.2   Africa 3 0.1
Graduate or professional degree 511 3.7   Oceania 11 0.5
        Latin America 1,883 87.7
Percent high school graduate or higher 64.1 (X)   Northern America 11 0.5
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 10.9 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 19,769 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 16,643 100.0   English only 17,115 86.6
Never married 2,968 17.8   Language other than English 2,654 13.4
Now married, except separated 10,154 61.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,878 9.5
Separated 416 2.5   Spanish 2,356 11.9
Widowed 1,287 7.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,707 8.6
 Female 1,118 6.7   Other Indo-European languages 101 0.5
Divorced 1,818 10.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 29 0.1
 Female 954 5.7   Asian and Pacific Island languages 129 0.7
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 78 0.4
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 21,139 100.0
           under 18 years 393 100.0     Total ancestries reported 16,628 78.7
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 199 50.6   Arab 0 0.0
        Czech¹ 45 0.2
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 10 0.0
          Civilian population 18 years and over 15,661 100.0   Dutch 416 2.0
Civilian veterans 1,966 12.6   English 1,125 5.3
        French (except Basque)¹ 401 1.9
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 88 0.4
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 1,464 6.9
     Population 5 to 20 years 5,007 100.0   Greek 0 0.0
With a disability 461 9.2   Hungarian 14 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 11,536 100.0   Irish¹ 1,862 8.8
With a disability 3,043 26.4   Italian 122 0.6
 Percent employed 50.8 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 8,493 73.6   Norwegian 29 0.1
 Percent employed 75.8 (X)   Polish 96 0.5
     Population 65 years and over 2,892 100.0   Portuguese 19 0.1
With a disability 1,661 57.4   Russian 6 0.0
        Scotch-Irish 289 1.4
        Scottish 231 1.1
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 19,769 100.0   Subsaharan African 9 0.0
Same house in 1995 10,206 51.6   Swedish 69 0.3
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 8,889 45.0   Swiss 51 0.2
 Same county 4,516 22.8   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 4,373 22.1   United States or American 4,714 22.3
  Same state 2,442 12.4   Welsh 46 0.2
  Different state 1,931 9.8   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 56 0.3
Elsewhere in 1995 674 3.4   Other ancestries 5,466 25.9
 
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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