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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Muscatine 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 41,722 100.0
      enrolled in school 10,777 100.0   Native 39,266 94.1
Nursery school, preschool 698 6.5       Born in United States 39,106 93.7
Kindergarten 557 5.2           State of residence 30,862 74.0
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 5,290 49.1           Different state 8,244 19.8
High school (grades 9-12) 2,544 23.6       Born outside United States 160 0.4
College or graduate school 1,688 15.7   Foreign born 2,456 5.9
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 910 2.2
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 991 2.4
  Population 25 years and over 26,877 100.0       Not a citizen 1,465 3.5
Less than 9th grade 2,273 8.5        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 3,020 11.2   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 9,282 34.5     Total (excluding born at sea) 2,456 100.0
Some college, no degree 5,489 20.4   Europe 224 9.1
Associate degree 2,201 8.2   Asia 235 9.6
Bachelor's degree 3,322 12.4   Africa 31 1.3
Graduate or professional degree 1,290 4.8   Oceania 13 0.5
        Latin America 1,880 76.5
Percent high school graduate or higher 80.3 (X)   Northern America 73 3.0
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 17.2 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 38,801 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 32,406 100.0   English only 34,270 88.3
Never married 7,151 22.1   Language other than English 4,531 11.7
Now married, except separated 19,247 59.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 2,062 5.3
Separated 311 1.0   Spanish 3,810 9.8
Widowed 2,185 6.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,852 4.8
 Female 1,826 5.6   Other Indo-European languages 442 1.1
Divorced 3,512 10.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 96 0.2
 Female 1,930 6.0   Asian and Pacific Island languages 225 0.6
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 98 0.3
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 41,722 100.0
           under 18 years 650 100.0     Total ancestries reported 41,711 100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 205 31.5   Arab 32 0.1
        Czech¹ 492 1.2
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 518 1.2
          Civilian population 18 years and over 30,485 100.0   Dutch 1,377 3.3
Civilian veterans 3,855 12.6   English 4,062 9.7
        French (except Basque)¹ 1,030 2.5
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 140 0.3
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 13,862 33.2
     Population 5 to 20 years 9,959 100.0   Greek 17 0.0
With a disability 933 9.4   Hungarian 59 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 23,361 100.0   Irish¹ 4,521 10.8
With a disability 4,398 18.8   Italian 459 1.1
 Percent employed 64.2 (X)   Lithuanian 18 0.0
No disability 18,963 81.2   Norwegian 632 1.5
 Percent employed 81.6 (X)   Polish 430 1.0
     Population 65 years and over 4,938 100.0   Portuguese 37 0.1
With a disability 2,006 40.6   Russian 60 0.1
        Scotch-Irish 468 1.1
        Scottish 628 1.5
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 7 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 38,801 100.0   Subsaharan African 17 0.0
Same house in 1995 22,669 58.4   Swedish 856 2.1
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 15,635 40.3   Swiss 210 0.5
 Same county 10,497 27.1   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 5,138 13.2   United States or American 3,119 7.5
  Same state 2,834 7.3   Welsh 353 0.8
  Different state 2,304 5.9   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 6 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 497 1.3   Other ancestries 8,301 19.9
 
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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