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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Wabaunsee 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 6,885 100.0
      enrolled in school 1,699 100.0   Native 6,834 99.3
Nursery school, preschool 97 5.7       Born in United States 6,810 98.9
Kindergarten 58 3.4           State of residence 5,533 80.4
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 823 48.4           Different state 1,277 18.5
High school (grades 9-12) 526 31.0       Born outside United States 24 0.3
College or graduate school 195 11.5   Foreign born 51 0.7
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 11 0.2
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 25 0.4
  Population 25 years and over 4,623 100.0       Not a citizen 26 0.4
Less than 9th grade 223 4.8        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 242 5.2   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 2,104 45.5     Total (excluding born at sea) 51 100.0
Some college, no degree 1,061 23.0   Europe 14 27.5
Associate degree 192 4.2   Asia 7 13.7
Bachelor's degree 554 12.0   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 247 5.3   Oceania 3 5.9
        Latin America 27 52.9
Percent high school graduate or higher 89.9 (X)   Northern America 0 0.0
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 17.3 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 6,465 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 5,427 100.0   English only 6,282 97.2
Never married 1,010 18.6   Language other than English 183 2.8
Now married, except separated 3,558 65.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 48 0.7
Separated 55 1.0   Spanish 97 1.5
Widowed 332 6.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 25 0.4
 Female 269 5.0   Other Indo-European languages 81 1.3
Divorced 472 8.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 18 0.3
 Female 210 3.9   Asian and Pacific Island languages 5 0.1
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 5 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 6,885 100.0
           under 18 years 99 100.0     Total ancestries reported 6,551 95.1
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 63 63.6   Arab 12 0.2
        Czech¹ 60 0.9
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 38 0.6
          Civilian population 18 years and over 5,042 100.0   Dutch 166 2.4
Civilian veterans 785 15.6   English 861 12.5
        French (except Basque)¹ 209 3.0
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 21 0.3
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 2,562 37.2
     Population 5 to 20 years 1,620 100.0   Greek 1 0.0
With a disability 64 4.0   Hungarian 2 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 3,731 100.0   Irish¹ 745 10.8
With a disability 460 12.3   Italian 84 1.2
 Percent employed 60.9 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 3,271 87.7   Norwegian 32 0.5
 Percent employed 85.7 (X)   Polish 44 0.6
     Population 65 years and over 993 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 434 43.7   Russian 21 0.3
        Scotch-Irish 167 2.4
        Scottish 77 1.1
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 6,465 100.0   Subsaharan African 0 0.0
Same house in 1995 4,174 64.6   Swedish 278 4.0
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 2,279 35.3   Swiss 37 0.5
 Same county 830 12.8   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 1,449 22.4   United States or American 632 9.2
  Same state 1,115 17.2   Welsh 65 0.9
  Different state 334 5.2   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 12 0.2   Other ancestries 437 6.3
 
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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