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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Sedgwick 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 452,869 100.0
      enrolled in school 129,180 100.0   Native 422,798 93.4
Nursery school, preschool 9,199 7.1       Born in United States 418,888 92.5
Kindergarten 7,029 5.4           State of residence 277,946 61.4
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 58,358 45.2           Different state 140,942 31.1
High school (grades 9-12) 27,091 21.0       Born outside United States 3,910 0.9
College or graduate school 27,503 21.3   Foreign born 30,071 6.6
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 16,105 3.6
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 11,250 2.5
  Population 25 years and over 282,585 100.0       Not a citizen 18,821 4.2
Less than 9th grade 13,572 4.8        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 28,575 10.1   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 82,723 29.3     Total (excluding born at sea) 30,071 100.0
Some college, no degree 71,705 25.4   Europe 2,467 8.2
Associate degree 14,192 5.0   Asia 11,884 39.5
Bachelor's degree 49,230 17.4   Africa 956 3.2
Graduate or professional degree 22,588 8.0   Oceania 189 0.6
        Latin America 13,903 46.2
Percent high school graduate or higher 85.1 (X)   Northern America 672 2.2
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 25.4 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 417,591 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 345,800 100.0   English only 372,640 89.2
Never married 83,760 24.2   Language other than English 44,951 10.8
Now married, except separated 195,074 56.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 21,437 5.1
Separated 5,195 1.5   Spanish 26,105 6.3
Widowed 20,708 6.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 12,728 3.0
 Female 16,995 4.9   Other Indo-European languages 5,727 1.4
Divorced 41,063 11.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,468 0.4
 Female 22,651 6.6   Asian and Pacific Island languages 11,120 2.7
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 6,510 1.6
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 452,869 100.0
           under 18 years 7,543 100.0     Total ancestries reported 446,191 98.5
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 4,066 53.9   Arab 2,443 0.5
        Czech¹ 3,120 0.7
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 2,364 0.5
          Civilian population 18 years and over 322,935 100.0   Dutch 9,527 2.1
Civilian veterans 45,389 14.1   English 46,415 10.2
        French (except Basque)¹ 13,109 2.9
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 2,004 0.4
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 102,036 22.5
     Population 5 to 20 years 109,614 100.0   Greek 725 0.2
With a disability 7,923 7.2   Hungarian 626 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 251,864 100.0   Irish¹ 46,042 10.2
With a disability 45,245 18.0   Italian 7,720 1.7
 Percent employed 62.2 (X)   Lithuanian 352 0.1
No disability 206,619 82.0   Norwegian 4,344 1.0
 Percent employed 80.8 (X)   Polish 4,921 1.1
     Population 65 years and over 49,457 100.0   Portuguese 351 0.1
With a disability 20,290 41.0   Russian 1,842 0.4
        Scotch-Irish 8,522 1.9
        Scottish 8,051 1.8
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 199 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 417,591 100.0   Subsaharan African 2,434 0.5
Same house in 1995 206,002 49.3   Swedish 7,709 1.7
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 201,453 48.2   Swiss 1,561 0.3
 Same county 134,856 32.3   Ukrainian 373 0.1
 Different county 66,597 15.9   United States or American 40,889 9.0
  Same state 25,070 6.0   Welsh 3,363 0.7
  Different state 41,527 9.9   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 315 0.1
Elsewhere in 1995 10,136 2.4   Other ancestries 124,834 27.6
 
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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