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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Black Hawk 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 128,012 100.0
      enrolled in school 40,461 100.0   Native 123,233 96.3
Nursery school, preschool 2,256 5.6       Born in United States 122,630 95.8
Kindergarten 1,639 4.1           State of residence 99,073 77.4
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 13,313 32.9           Different state 23,557 18.4
High school (grades 9-12) 7,320 18.1       Born outside United States 603 0.5
College or graduate school 15,933 39.4   Foreign born 4,779 3.7
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 3,307 2.6
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 1,499 1.2
  Population 25 years and over 78,401 100.0       Not a citizen 3,280 2.6
Less than 9th grade 3,950 5.0        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 6,671 8.5   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 27,534 35.1     Total (excluding born at sea) 4,779 100.0
Some college, no degree 16,508 21.1   Europe 2,546 53.3
Associate degree 5,720 7.3   Asia 1,166 24.4
Bachelor's degree 11,223 14.3   Africa 85 1.8
Graduate or professional degree 6,795 8.7   Oceania 20 0.4
        Latin America 826 17.3
Percent high school graduate or higher 86.5 (X)   Northern America 136 2.8
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 23.0 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 120,253 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 103,708 100.0   English only 112,431 93.5
Never married 32,312 31.2   Language other than English 7,822 6.5
Now married, except separated 54,052 52.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 3,461 2.9
Separated 1,080 1.0   Spanish 3,104 2.6
Widowed 7,068 6.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,328 1.1
 Female 5,915 5.7   Other Indo-European languages 3,623 3.0
Divorced 9,196 8.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,641 1.4
 Female 5,229 5.0   Asian and Pacific Island languages 822 0.7
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 422 0.4
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 128,012 100.0
           under 18 years 1,604 100.0     Total ancestries reported 136,165 106.4
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 679 42.3   Arab 137 0.1
        Czech¹ 1,879 1.5
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 3,908 3.1
          Civilian population 18 years and over 98,435 100.0   Dutch 3,106 2.4
Civilian veterans 13,076 13.3   English 11,268 8.8
        French (except Basque)¹ 3,375 2.6
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 412 0.3
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 49,090 38.3
     Population 5 to 20 years 30,275 100.0   Greek 222 0.2
With a disability 2,866 9.5   Hungarian 192 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 71,567 100.0   Irish¹ 16,405 12.8
With a disability 11,605 16.2   Italian 1,382 1.1
 Percent employed 55.9 (X)   Lithuanian 64 0.0
No disability 59,962 83.8   Norwegian 7,462 5.8
 Percent employed 81.2 (X)   Polish 880 0.7
     Population 65 years and over 16,985 100.0   Portuguese 5 0.0
With a disability 7,119 41.9   Russian 349 0.3
        Scotch-Irish 1,510 1.2
        Scottish 1,710 1.3
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 68 0.1
  Population 5 years and over 120,253 100.0   Subsaharan African 448 0.3
Same house in 1995 65,571 54.5   Swedish 2,570 2.0
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 51,468 42.8   Swiss 697 0.5
 Same county 29,557 24.6   Ukrainian 81 0.1
 Different county 21,911 18.2   United States or American 6,923 5.4
  Same state 14,724 12.2   Welsh 860 0.7
  Different state 7,187 6.0   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 45 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 3,214 2.7   Other ancestries 21,117 16.5
 
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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