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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Kendall 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 54,544 100.0
      enrolled in school 15,369 100.0   Native 51,645 94.7
Nursery school, preschool 1,207 7.9       Born in United States 51,362 94.2
Kindergarten 1,052 6.8           State of residence 41,339 75.8
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 7,147 46.5           Different state 10,023 18.4
High school (grades 9-12) 3,408 22.2       Born outside United States 283 0.5
College or graduate school 2,555 16.6   Foreign born 2,899 5.3
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 967 1.8
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 1,451 2.7
  Population 25 years and over 34,362 100.0       Not a citizen 1,448 2.7
Less than 9th grade 1,148 3.3        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 2,332 6.8   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 10,335 30.1     Total (excluding born at sea) 2,899 100.0
Some college, no degree 8,996 26.2   Europe 690 23.8
Associate degree 2,873 8.4   Asia 432 14.9
Bachelor's degree 6,191 18.0   Africa 2 0.1
Graduate or professional degree 2,487 7.2   Oceania 7 0.2
        Latin America 1,627 56.1
Percent high school graduate or higher 89.9 (X)   Northern America 141 4.9
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 25.3 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 50,195 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 41,044 100.0   English only 45,461 90.6
Never married 8,770 21.4   Language other than English 4,734 9.4
Now married, except separated 27,066 65.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,603 3.2
Separated 357 0.9   Spanish 3,239 6.5
Widowed 1,927 4.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,214 2.4
 Female 1,663 4.1   Other Indo-European languages 1,106 2.2
Divorced 2,924 7.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 315 0.6
 Female 1,549 3.8   Asian and Pacific Island languages 235 0.5
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 47 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 54,544 100.0
           under 18 years 692 100.0     Total ancestries reported 67,525 123.8
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 235 34.0   Arab 84 0.2
        Czech¹ 1,221 2.2
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 597 1.1
          Civilian population 18 years and over 38,452 100.0   Dutch 1,290 2.4
Civilian veterans 4,735 12.3   English 5,809 10.7
        French (except Basque)¹ 1,862 3.4
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 299 0.5
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 17,727 32.5
     Population 5 to 20 years 13,676 100.0   Greek 253 0.5
With a disability 1,015 7.4   Hungarian 442 0.8
     Population 21 to 64 years 31,875 100.0   Irish¹ 9,185 16.8
With a disability 3,524 11.1   Italian 3,309 6.1
 Percent employed 71.4 (X)   Lithuanian 512 0.9
No disability 28,351 88.9   Norwegian 3,674 6.7
 Percent employed 82.9 (X)   Polish 4,083 7.5
     Population 65 years and over 4,455 100.0   Portuguese 69 0.1
With a disability 1,581 35.5   Russian 296 0.5
        Scotch-Irish 784 1.4
        Scottish 858 1.6
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 202 0.4
  Population 5 years and over 50,195 100.0   Subsaharan African 61 0.1
Same house in 1995 27,277 54.3   Swedish 2,415 4.4
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 22,516 44.9   Swiss 231 0.4
 Same county 7,324 14.6   Ukrainian 88 0.2
 Different county 15,192 30.3   United States or American 2,346 4.3
  Same state 12,383 24.7   Welsh 266 0.5
  Different state 2,809 5.6   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 47 0.1
Elsewhere in 1995 402 0.8   Other ancestries 9,515 17.4
 
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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