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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Leavenworth 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 68,691 100.0
      enrolled in school 18,935 100.0   Native 66,861 97.3
Nursery school, preschool 1,444 7.6       Born in United States 65,253 95.0
Kindergarten 1,098 5.8           State of residence 33,779 49.2
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 8,389 44.3           Different state 31,474 45.8
High school (grades 9-12) 4,284 22.6       Born outside United States 1,608 2.3
College or graduate school 3,720 19.6   Foreign born 1,830 2.7
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 630 0.9
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 1,020 1.5
  Population 25 years and over 44,792 100.0       Not a citizen 810 1.2
Less than 9th grade 1,788 4.0        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 4,253 9.5   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 15,188 33.9     Total (excluding born at sea) 1,830 100.0
Some college, no degree 10,397 23.2   Europe 717 39.2
Associate degree 2,828 6.3   Asia 610 33.3
Bachelor's degree 5,892 13.2   Africa 31 1.7
Graduate or professional degree 4,446 9.9   Oceania 7 0.4
        Latin America 408 22.3
Percent high school graduate or higher 86.5 (X)   Northern America 57 3.1
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 23.1 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 63,875 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 53,439 100.0   English only 59,846 93.7
Never married 11,327 21.2   Language other than English 4,029 6.3
Now married, except separated 31,034 58.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,275 2.0
Separated 1,105 2.1   Spanish 1,879 2.9
Widowed 2,680 5.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 556 0.9
 Female 2,027 3.8   Other Indo-European languages 1,401 2.2
Divorced 7,293 13.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 410 0.6
 Female 2,841 5.3   Asian and Pacific Island languages 615 1.0
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 275 0.4
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 68,691 100.0
           under 18 years 1,069 100.0     Total ancestries reported 68,467 99.7
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 571 53.4   Arab 72 0.1
        Czech¹ 345 0.5
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 241 0.4
          Civilian population 18 years and over 47,980 100.0   Dutch 1,500 2.2
Civilian veterans 10,315 21.5   English 6,933 10.1
        French (except Basque)¹ 1,906 2.8
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 400 0.6
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 16,731 24.4
     Population 5 to 20 years 15,808 100.0   Greek 93 0.1
With a disability 1,213 7.7   Hungarian 136 0.2
     Population 21 to 64 years 33,408 100.0   Irish¹ 9,940 14.5
With a disability 6,873 20.6   Italian 1,754 2.6
 Percent employed 68.3 (X)   Lithuanian 82 0.1
No disability 26,535 79.4   Norwegian 829 1.2
 Percent employed 80.1 (X)   Polish 2,087 3.0
     Population 65 years and over 6,306 100.0   Portuguese 39 0.1
With a disability 2,964 47.0   Russian 164 0.2
        Scotch-Irish 1,392 2.0
        Scottish 1,266 1.8
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 125 0.2
  Population 5 years and over 63,875 100.0   Subsaharan African 354 0.5
Same house in 1995 29,822 46.7   Swedish 1,130 1.6
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 32,077 50.2   Swiss 212 0.3
 Same county 12,432 19.5   Ukrainian 88 0.1
 Different county 19,645 30.8   United States or American 5,728 8.3
  Same state 7,505 11.7   Welsh 451 0.7
  Different state 12,140 19.0   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 95 0.1
Elsewhere in 1995 1,976 3.1   Other ancestries 14,374 20.9
 
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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