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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Shawnee 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 169,871 100.0
      enrolled in school 43,314 100.0   Native 165,317 97.3
Nursery school, preschool 3,278 7.6       Born in United States 164,136 96.6
Kindergarten 2,310 5.3           State of residence 118,414 69.7
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 19,223 44.4           Different state 45,722 26.9
High school (grades 9-12) 9,688 22.4       Born outside United States 1,181 0.7
College or graduate school 8,815 20.4   Foreign born 4,554 2.7
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 2,275 1.3
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 1,711 1.0
  Population 25 years and over 111,709 100.0       Not a citizen 2,843 1.7
Less than 9th grade 4,255 3.8        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 9,012 8.1   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 37,589 33.6     Total (excluding born at sea) 4,554 100.0
Some college, no degree 27,161 24.3   Europe 493 10.8
Associate degree 4,598 4.1   Asia 1,132 24.9
Bachelor's degree 19,270 17.3   Africa 166 3.6
Graduate or professional degree 9,824 8.8   Oceania 47 1.0
        Latin America 2,521 55.4
Percent high school graduate or higher 88.1 (X)   Northern America 195 4.3
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 26.0 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 158,281 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 134,440 100.0   English only 148,702 93.9
Never married 32,585 24.2   Language other than English 9,579 6.1
Now married, except separated 74,065 55.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 3,741 2.4
Separated 1,390 1.0   Spanish 6,568 4.1
Widowed 9,402 7.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 2,781 1.8
 Female 7,625 5.7   Other Indo-European languages 1,753 1.1
Divorced 16,998 12.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 515 0.3
 Female 10,089 7.5   Asian and Pacific Island languages 937 0.6
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 383 0.2
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 169,871 100.0
           under 18 years 2,622 100.0     Total ancestries reported 171,362 100.9
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 1,351 51.5   Arab 291 0.2
        Czech¹ 1,417 0.8
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 873 0.5
          Civilian population 18 years and over 126,686 100.0   Dutch 3,438 2.0
Civilian veterans 20,190 15.9   English 19,696 11.6
        French (except Basque)¹ 5,506 3.2
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 859 0.5
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 44,583 26.2
     Population 5 to 20 years 37,635 100.0   Greek 123 0.1
With a disability 3,614 9.6   Hungarian 219 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 94,387 100.0   Irish¹ 20,117 11.8
With a disability 18,026 19.1   Italian 2,753 1.6
 Percent employed 59.3 (X)   Lithuanian 127 0.1
No disability 76,361 80.9   Norwegian 2,056 1.2
 Percent employed 84.2 (X)   Polish 1,649 1.0
     Population 65 years and over 21,779 100.0   Portuguese 60 0.0
With a disability 9,088 41.7   Russian 887 0.5
        Scotch-Irish 3,579 2.1
        Scottish 3,374 2.0
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 28 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 158,281 100.0   Subsaharan African 883 0.5
Same house in 1995 84,831 53.6   Swedish 4,518 2.7
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 71,751 45.3   Swiss 844 0.5
 Same county 48,053 30.4   Ukrainian 69 0.0
 Different county 23,698 15.0   United States or American 12,739 7.5
  Same state 12,453 7.9   Welsh 1,631 1.0
  Different state 11,245 7.1   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 87 0.1
Elsewhere in 1995 1,699 1.1   Other ancestries 38,956 22.9
 
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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