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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Macoupin 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 49,019 100.0
      enrolled in school 12,504 100.0   Native 48,770 99.5
Nursery school, preschool 887 7.1       Born in United States 48,631 99.2
Kindergarten 539 4.3           State of residence 41,055 83.8
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 5,789 46.3           Different state 7,576 15.5
High school (grades 9-12) 2,977 23.8       Born outside United States 139 0.3
College or graduate school 2,312 18.5   Foreign born 249 0.5
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 43 0.1
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 168 0.3
  Population 25 years and over 32,878 100.0       Not a citizen 81 0.2
Less than 9th grade 2,273 6.9        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 3,611 11.0   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 13,664 41.6     Total (excluding born at sea) 249 100.0
Some college, no degree 7,396 22.5   Europe 108 43.4
Associate degree 2,040 6.2   Asia 99 39.8
Bachelor's degree 2,656 8.1   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 1,238 3.8   Oceania 2 0.8
        Latin America 10 4.0
Percent high school graduate or higher 82.1 (X)   Northern America 30 12.0
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 11.8 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 46,195 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 39,310 100.0   English only 45,146 97.7
Never married 7,880 20.0   Language other than English 1,049 2.3
Now married, except separated 24,011 61.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 269 0.6
Separated 381 1.0   Spanish 408 0.9
Widowed 3,199 8.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 115 0.2
 Female 2,669 6.8   Other Indo-European languages 543 1.2
Divorced 3,839 9.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 121 0.3
 Female 2,064 5.3   Asian and Pacific Island languages 69 0.1
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 33 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 49,019 100.0
           under 18 years 670 100.0     Total ancestries reported 47,450 96.8
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 390 58.2   Arab 7 0.0
        Czech¹ 303 0.6
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 146 0.3
          Civilian population 18 years and over 36,869 100.0   Dutch 1,039 2.1
Civilian veterans 5,789 15.7   English 6,277 12.8
        French (except Basque)¹ 1,379 2.8
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 164 0.3
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 14,634 29.9
     Population 5 to 20 years 11,173 100.0   Greek 32 0.1
With a disability 750 6.7   Hungarian 167 0.3
     Population 21 to 64 years 26,220 100.0   Irish¹ 6,080 12.4
With a disability 4,688 17.9   Italian 3,525 7.2
 Percent employed 57.5 (X)   Lithuanian 308 0.6
No disability 21,532 82.1   Norwegian 124 0.3
 Percent employed 80.0 (X)   Polish 785 1.6
     Population 65 years and over 7,933 100.0   Portuguese 81 0.2
With a disability 3,079 38.8   Russian 97 0.2
        Scotch-Irish 665 1.4
        Scottish 1,315 2.7
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 419 0.9
  Population 5 years and over 46,195 100.0   Subsaharan African 2 0.0
Same house in 1995 28,979 62.7   Swedish 279 0.6
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 17,044 36.9   Swiss 90 0.2
 Same county 10,190 22.1   Ukrainian 15 0.0
 Different county 6,854 14.8   United States or American 4,391 9.0
  Same state 5,089 11.0   Welsh 282 0.6
  Different state 1,765 3.8   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 3 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 172 0.4   Other ancestries 4,841 9.9
 
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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