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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Sedgwick 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 2,747 100.0
      enrolled in school 601 100.0   Native 2,672 97.3
Nursery school, preschool 44 7.3       Born in United States 2,666 97.1
Kindergarten 51 8.5           State of residence 1,386 50.5
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 274 45.6           Different state 1,280 46.6
High school (grades 9-12) 163 27.1       Born outside United States 6 0.2
College or graduate school 69 11.5   Foreign born 75 2.7
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 32 1.2
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 16 0.6
  Population 25 years and over 1,938 100.0       Not a citizen 59 2.1
Less than 9th grade 210 10.8        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 191 9.9   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 688 35.5     Total (excluding born at sea) 75 100.0
Some college, no degree 469 24.2   Europe 4 5.3
Associate degree 120 6.2   Asia 0 0.0
Bachelor's degree 187 9.6   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 73 3.8   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 69 92.0
Percent high school graduate or higher 79.3 (X)   Northern America 2 2.7
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 13.4 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 2,594 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 2,243 100.0   English only 2,352 90.7
Never married 398 17.7   Language other than English 242 9.3
Now married, except separated 1,465 65.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 87 3.4
Separated 23 1.0   Spanish 225 8.7
Widowed 173 7.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 83 3.2
 Female 144 6.4   Other Indo-European languages 17 0.7
Divorced 184 8.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 4 0.2
 Female 73 3.3   Asian and Pacific Island languages 0 0.0
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 0 0.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 2,747 100.0
           under 18 years 40 100.0     Total ancestries reported 2,790 101.6
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 31 77.5   Arab 0 0.0
        Czech¹ 16 0.6
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 57 2.1
          Civilian population 18 years and over 2,130 100.0   Dutch 74 2.7
Civilian veterans 346 16.2   English 259 9.4
        French (except Basque)¹ 48 1.7
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 9 0.3
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 971 35.3
     Population 5 to 20 years 545 100.0   Greek 1 0.0
With a disability 44 8.1   Hungarian 0 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 1,433 100.0   Irish¹ 224 8.2
With a disability 287 20.0   Italian 50 1.8
 Percent employed 57.8 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 1,146 80.0   Norwegian 52 1.9
 Percent employed 84.6 (X)   Polish 20 0.7
     Population 65 years and over 567 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 187 33.0   Russian 47 1.7
        Scotch-Irish 69 2.5
        Scottish 49 1.8
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 2 0.1
  Population 5 years and over 2,594 100.0   Subsaharan African 1 0.0
Same house in 1995 1,664 64.1   Swedish 146 5.3
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 907 35.0   Swiss 6 0.2
 Same county 343 13.2   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 564 21.7   United States or American 161 5.9
  Same state 340 13.1   Welsh 26 0.9
  Different state 224 8.6   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 23 0.9   Other ancestries 502 18.3
 
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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