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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Barber 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 5,307 100.0
      enrolled in school 1,355 100.0   Native 5,283 99.5
Nursery school, preschool 135 10.0       Born in United States 5,274 99.4
Kindergarten 81 6.0           State of residence 3,713 70.0
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 622 45.9           Different state 1,561 29.4
High school (grades 9-12) 405 29.9       Born outside United States 9 0.2
College or graduate school 112 8.3   Foreign born 24 0.5
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 7 0.1
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 10 0.2
  Population 25 years and over 3,646 100.0       Not a citizen 14 0.3
Less than 9th grade 174 4.8        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 344 9.4   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 1,196 32.8     Total (excluding born at sea) 24 100.0
Some college, no degree 971 26.6   Europe 8 33.3
Associate degree 194 5.3   Asia 2 8.3
Bachelor's degree 567 15.6   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 200 5.5   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 10 41.7
Percent high school graduate or higher 85.8 (X)   Northern America 4 16.7
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 21.0 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 5,039 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 4,262 100.0   English only 4,889 97.0
Never married 672 15.8   Language other than English 150 3.0
Now married, except separated 2,743 64.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 47 0.9
Separated 32 0.8   Spanish 119 2.4
Widowed 453 10.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 45 0.9
 Female 399 9.4   Other Indo-European languages 29 0.6
Divorced 362 8.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 2 0.0
 Female 152 3.6   Asian and Pacific Island languages 2 0.0
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 0 0.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 5,307 100.0
           under 18 years 35 100.0     Total ancestries reported 4,915 92.6
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 18 51.4   Arab 27 0.5
        Czech¹ 24 0.5
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 68 1.3
          Civilian population 18 years and over 3,988 100.0   Dutch 138 2.6
Civilian veterans 565 14.2   English 693 13.1
        French (except Basque)¹ 171 3.2
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 6 0.1
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 1,744 32.9
     Population 5 to 20 years 1,241 100.0   Greek 0 0.0
With a disability 54 4.4   Hungarian 4 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 2,658 100.0   Irish¹ 599 11.3
With a disability 519 19.5   Italian 32 0.6
 Percent employed 66.9 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 2,139 80.5   Norwegian 28 0.5
 Percent employed 83.2 (X)   Polish 37 0.7
     Population 65 years and over 1,073 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 403 37.6   Russian 9 0.2
        Scotch-Irish 89 1.7
        Scottish 53 1.0
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 5,039 100.0   Subsaharan African 0 0.0
Same house in 1995 3,309 65.7   Swedish 88 1.7
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 1,715 34.0   Swiss 40 0.8
 Same county 930 18.5   Ukrainian 5 0.1
 Different county 785 15.6   United States or American 575 10.8
  Same state 477 9.5   Welsh 23 0.4
  Different state 308 6.1   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 15 0.3   Other ancestries 462 8.7
 
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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