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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Kiowa 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 3,278 100.0
      enrolled in school 826 100.0   Native 3,217 98.1
Nursery school, preschool 55 6.7       Born in United States 3,206 97.8
Kindergarten 33 4.0           State of residence 2,405 73.4
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 364 44.1           Different state 801 24.4
High school (grades 9-12) 224 27.1       Born outside United States 11 0.3
College or graduate school 150 18.2   Foreign born 61 1.9
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 24 0.7
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 12 0.4
  Population 25 years and over 2,227 100.0       Not a citizen 49 1.5
Less than 9th grade 134 6.0        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 196 8.8   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 668 30.0     Total (excluding born at sea) 61 100.0
Some college, no degree 673 30.2   Europe 14 23.0
Associate degree 136 6.1   Asia 10 16.4
Bachelor's degree 307 13.8   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 113 5.1   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 27 44.3
Percent high school graduate or higher 85.2 (X)   Northern America 10 16.4
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 18.9 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 3,094 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 2,653 100.0   English only 2,969 96.0
Never married 482 18.2   Language other than English 125 4.0
Now married, except separated 1,748 65.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 33 1.1
Separated 22 0.8   Spanish 50 1.6
Widowed 222 8.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 12 0.4
 Female 174 6.6   Other Indo-European languages 56 1.8
Divorced 179 6.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 15 0.5
 Female 97 3.7   Asian and Pacific Island languages 17 0.5
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 6 0.2
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 3,278 100.0
           under 18 years 23 100.0     Total ancestries reported 2,908 88.7
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 22 95.7   Arab 4 0.1
        Czech¹ 17 0.5
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 7 0.2
          Civilian population 18 years and over 2,498 100.0   Dutch 120 3.7
Civilian veterans 347 13.9   English 368 11.2
        French (except Basque)¹ 79 2.4
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 2 0.1
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 944 28.8
     Population 5 to 20 years 732 100.0   Greek 0 0.0
With a disability 52 7.1   Hungarian 0 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 1,631 100.0   Irish¹ 283 8.6
With a disability 286 17.5   Italian 33 1.0
 Percent employed 60.1 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 1,345 82.5   Norwegian 42 1.3
 Percent employed 83.9 (X)   Polish 64 2.0
     Population 65 years and over 663 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 300 45.2   Russian 19 0.6
        Scotch-Irish 50 1.5
        Scottish 49 1.5
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 3,094 100.0   Subsaharan African 0 0.0
Same house in 1995 1,779 57.5   Swedish 80 2.4
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 1,280 41.4   Swiss 26 0.8
 Same county 540 17.5   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 740 23.9   United States or American 358 10.9
  Same state 475 15.4   Welsh 31 0.9
  Different state 265 8.6   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 3 0.1
Elsewhere in 1995 35 1.1   Other ancestries 329 10.0
 
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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