Skip directly to search Skip directly to A to Z list Skip directly to navigation Skip directly to site content Skip directly to page options
CDC Home

DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: McPherson 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 29,554 100.0
      enrolled in school 8,098 100.0   Native 29,388 99.4
Nursery school, preschool 392 4.8       Born in United States 29,217 98.9
Kindergarten 341 4.2           State of residence 22,084 74.7
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 3,541 43.7           Different state 7,133 24.1
High school (grades 9-12) 1,927 23.8       Born outside United States 171 0.6
College or graduate school 1,897 23.4   Foreign born 166 0.6
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 46 0.2
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 64 0.2
  Population 25 years and over 19,078 100.0       Not a citizen 102 0.3
Less than 9th grade 1,307 6.9        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 1,374 7.2   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 6,131 32.1     Total (excluding born at sea) 166 100.0
Some college, no degree 4,830 25.3   Europe 68 41.0
Associate degree 1,203 6.3   Asia 26 15.7
Bachelor's degree 3,127 16.4   Africa 25 15.1
Graduate or professional degree 1,106 5.8   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 20 12.0
Percent high school graduate or higher 85.9 (X)   Northern America 27 16.3
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 22.2 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 27,838 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 23,578 100.0   English only 26,754 96.1
Never married 5,383 22.8   Language other than English 1,084 3.9
Now married, except separated 14,767 62.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 245 0.9
Separated 126 0.5   Spanish 261 0.9
Widowed 1,781 7.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 97 0.3
 Female 1,444 6.1   Other Indo-European languages 771 2.8
Divorced 1,521 6.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 138 0.5
 Female 834 3.5   Asian and Pacific Island languages 25 0.1
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 10 0.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 29,554 100.0
           under 18 years 215 100.0     Total ancestries reported 29,018 98.2
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 85 39.5   Arab 9 0.0
        Czech¹ 348 1.2
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 199 0.7
          Civilian population 18 years and over 22,056 100.0   Dutch 1,241 4.2
Civilian veterans 2,692 12.2   English 2,440 8.3
        French (except Basque)¹ 846 2.9
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 77 0.3
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 9,852 33.3
     Population 5 to 20 years 7,340 100.0   Greek 21 0.1
With a disability 427 5.8   Hungarian 70 0.2
     Population 21 to 64 years 15,357 100.0   Irish¹ 2,287 7.7
With a disability 2,336 15.2   Italian 340 1.2
 Percent employed 73.9 (X)   Lithuanian 7 0.0
No disability 13,021 84.8   Norwegian 367 1.2
 Percent employed 84.5 (X)   Polish 405 1.4
     Population 65 years and over 4,459 100.0   Portuguese 2 0.0
With a disability 1,592 35.7   Russian 327 1.1
        Scotch-Irish 473 1.6
        Scottish 488 1.7
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 27,838 100.0   Subsaharan African 38 0.1
Same house in 1995 15,725 56.5   Swedish 3,392 11.5
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 11,776 42.3   Swiss 356 1.2
 Same county 6,279 22.6   Ukrainian 25 0.1
 Different county 5,497 19.7   United States or American 2,617 8.9
  Same state 3,850 13.8   Welsh 223 0.8
  Different state 1,647 5.9   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 337 1.2   Other ancestries 2,568 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.

USA.gov: The U.S. Government's Official Web PortalDepartment of Health and Human Services
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention   1600 Clifton Rd. Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
800-CDC-INFO (800-232-4636) TTY: (888) 232-6348 - Contact CDC-INFO

A-Z Index

  1. A
  2. B
  3. C
  4. D
  5. E
  6. F
  7. G
  8. H
  9. I
  10. J
  11. K
  12. L
  13. M
  14. N
  15. O
  16. P
  17. Q
  18. R
  19. S
  20. T
  21. U
  22. V
  23. W
  24. X
  25. Y
  26. Z
  27. #