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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Tippecanoe 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 148,955 100.0
      enrolled in school 60,819 100.0   Native 136,788 91.8
Nursery school, preschool 2,596 4.3       Born in United States 135,776 91.2
Kindergarten 1,806 3.0           State of residence 93,734 62.9
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 13,683 22.5           Different state 42,042 28.2
High school (grades 9-12) 6,572 10.8       Born outside United States 1,012 0.7
College or graduate school 36,162 59.5   Foreign born 12,167 8.2
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 8,461 5.7
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 2,430 1.6
  Population 25 years and over 79,911 100.0       Not a citizen 9,737 6.5
Less than 9th grade 3,202 4.0        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 6,549 8.2   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 24,386 30.5     Total (excluding born at sea) 12,167 100.0
Some college, no degree 14,972 18.7   Europe 1,556 12.8
Associate degree 4,306 5.4   Asia 5,715 47.0
Bachelor's degree 14,432 18.1   Africa 388 3.2
Graduate or professional degree 12,064 15.1   Oceania 77 0.6
        Latin America 4,236 34.8
Percent high school graduate or higher 87.8 (X)   Northern America 195 1.6
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 33.2 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 140,093 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 122,970 100.0   English only 124,060 88.6
Never married 46,863 38.1   Language other than English 16,033 11.4
Now married, except separated 59,563 48.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 7,058 5.0
Separated 1,066 0.9   Spanish 7,273 5.2
Widowed 5,374 4.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 3,562 2.5
 Female 4,396 3.6   Other Indo-European languages 3,701 2.6
Divorced 10,104 8.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 883 0.6
 Female 5,653 4.6   Asian and Pacific Island languages 4,457 3.2
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 2,397 1.7
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 148,955 100.0
           under 18 years 1,165 100.0     Total ancestries reported 146,777 98.5
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 462 39.7   Arab 511 0.3
        Czech¹ 723 0.5
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 400 0.3
          Civilian population 18 years and over 117,768 100.0   Dutch 4,948 3.3
Civilian veterans 11,891 10.1   English 15,024 10.1
        French (except Basque)¹ 4,282 2.9
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 701 0.5
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 36,560 24.5
     Population 5 to 20 years 41,024 100.0   Greek 409 0.3
With a disability 3,162 7.7   Hungarian 606 0.4
     Population 21 to 64 years 85,016 100.0   Irish¹ 17,645 11.8
With a disability 11,820 13.9   Italian 4,186 2.8
 Percent employed 64.1 (X)   Lithuanian 281 0.2
No disability 73,196 86.1   Norwegian 1,232 0.8
 Percent employed 76.7 (X)   Polish 4,422 3.0
     Population 65 years and over 12,344 100.0   Portuguese 90 0.1
With a disability 5,091 41.2   Russian 722 0.5
        Scotch-Irish 2,252 1.5
        Scottish 3,264 2.2
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 437 0.3
  Population 5 years and over 140,093 100.0   Subsaharan African 442 0.3
Same house in 1995 53,719 38.3   Swedish 2,088 1.4
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 79,652 56.9   Swiss 804 0.5
 Same county 34,497 24.6   Ukrainian 391 0.3
 Different county 45,155 32.2   United States or American 15,171 10.2
  Same state 26,621 19.0   Welsh 966 0.6
  Different state 18,534 13.2   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 111 0.1
Elsewhere in 1995 6,722 4.8   Other ancestries 28,109 18.9
 
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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