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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 41,786 100.0
      enrolled in school 11,539 100.0   Native 38,672 92.5
Nursery school, preschool 830 7.2       Born in United States 38,399 91.9
Kindergarten 772 6.7           State of residence 29,591 70.8
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 5,968 51.7           Different state 8,808 21.1
High school (grades 9-12) 2,577 22.3       Born outside United States 273 0.7
College or graduate school 1,392 12.1   Foreign born 3,114 7.5
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 1,469 3.5
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 908 2.2
  Population 25 years and over 26,061 100.0       Not a citizen 2,206 5.3
Less than 9th grade 1,808 6.9        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 3,205 12.3   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 9,968 38.2     Total (excluding born at sea) 3,114 100.0
Some college, no degree 5,742 22.0   Europe 438 14.1
Associate degree 1,567 6.0   Asia 117 3.8
Bachelor's degree 2,488 9.5   Africa 12 0.4
Graduate or professional degree 1,283 4.9   Oceania 8 0.3
        Latin America 2,500 80.3
Percent high school graduate or higher 80.8 (X)   Northern America 39 1.3
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 14.5 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 38,686 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 31,291 100.0   English only 33,770 87.3
Never married 6,639 21.2   Language other than English 4,916 12.7
Now married, except separated 19,889 63.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 2,350 6.1
Separated 342 1.1   Spanish 4,244 11.0
Widowed 1,687 5.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 2,191 5.7
 Female 1,384 4.4   Other Indo-European languages 604 1.6
Divorced 2,734 8.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 141 0.4
 Female 1,484 4.7   Asian and Pacific Island languages 68 0.2
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 18 0.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 41,786 100.0
           under 18 years 584 100.0     Total ancestries reported 49,754 119.1
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 273 46.7   Arab 0 0.0
        Czech¹ 542 1.3
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 283 0.7
          Civilian population 18 years and over 29,326 100.0   Dutch 825 2.0
Civilian veterans 3,641 12.4   English 4,418 10.6
        French (except Basque)¹ 1,183 2.8
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 188 0.4
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 13,320 31.9
     Population 5 to 20 years 10,838 100.0   Greek 266 0.6
With a disability 732 6.8   Hungarian 150 0.4
     Population 21 to 64 years 23,309 100.0   Irish¹ 5,814 13.9
With a disability 3,550 15.2   Italian 2,524 6.0
 Percent employed 69.4 (X)   Lithuanian 203 0.5
No disability 19,759 84.8   Norwegian 1,990 4.8
 Percent employed 78.8 (X)   Polish 2,756 6.6
     Population 65 years and over 4,223 100.0   Portuguese 2 0.0
With a disability 1,581 37.4   Russian 161 0.4
        Scotch-Irish 414 1.0
        Scottish 728 1.7
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 38 0.1
  Population 5 years and over 38,686 100.0   Subsaharan African 7 0.0
Same house in 1995 20,787 53.7   Swedish 3,361 8.0
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 17,084 44.2   Swiss 234 0.6
 Same county 7,274 18.8   Ukrainian 124 0.3
 Different county 9,810 25.4   United States or American 2,085 5.0
  Same state 7,895 20.4   Welsh 251 0.6
  Different state 1,915 5.0   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 34 0.1
Elsewhere in 1995 815 2.1   Other ancestries 7,853 18.8
 
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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