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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Woodson 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 3,788 100.0
      enrolled in school 862 100.0   Native 3,758 99.2
Nursery school, preschool 62 7.2       Born in United States 3,737 98.7
Kindergarten 10 1.2           State of residence 3,011 79.5
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 419 48.6           Different state 726 19.2
High school (grades 9-12) 251 29.1       Born outside United States 21 0.6
College or graduate school 120 13.9   Foreign born 30 0.8
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 0 0.0
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 30 0.8
  Population 25 years and over 2,667 100.0       Not a citizen 0 0.0
Less than 9th grade 163 6.1        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 280 10.5   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 1,072 40.2     Total (excluding born at sea) 30 100.0
Some college, no degree 682 25.6   Europe 7 23.3
Associate degree 166 6.2   Asia 20 66.7
Bachelor's degree 228 8.5   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 76 2.8   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 3 10.0
Percent high school graduate or higher 83.4 (X)   Northern America 0 0.0
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 11.4 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 3,596 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 3,141 100.0   English only 3,518 97.8
Never married 567 18.1   Language other than English 78 2.2
Now married, except separated 1,838 58.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 21 0.6
Separated 45 1.4   Spanish 49 1.4
Widowed 290 9.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 11 0.3
 Female 248 7.9   Other Indo-European languages 22 0.6
Divorced 401 12.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 3 0.1
 Female 180 5.7   Asian and Pacific Island languages 7 0.2
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 7 0.2
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 3,788 100.0
           under 18 years 43 100.0     Total ancestries reported 3,206 84.6
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 37 86.0   Arab 0 0.0
        Czech¹ 34 0.9
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 4 0.1
          Civilian population 18 years and over 2,962 100.0   Dutch 64 1.7
Civilian veterans 512 17.3   English 307 8.1
        French (except Basque)¹ 126 3.3
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 10 0.3
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 821 21.7
     Population 5 to 20 years 776 100.0   Greek 0 0.0
With a disability 57 7.3   Hungarian 2 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 1,809 100.0   Irish¹ 350 9.2
With a disability 460 25.4   Italian 27 0.7
 Percent employed 56.7 (X)   Lithuanian 1 0.0
No disability 1,349 74.6   Norwegian 29 0.8
 Percent employed 78.9 (X)   Polish 23 0.6
     Population 65 years and over 896 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 330 36.8   Russian 0 0.0
        Scotch-Irish 48 1.3
        Scottish 68 1.8
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 3,596 100.0   Subsaharan African 0 0.0
Same house in 1995 2,281 63.4   Swedish 128 3.4
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 1,312 36.5   Swiss 2 0.1
 Same county 547 15.2   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 765 21.3   United States or American 688 18.2
  Same state 632 17.6   Welsh 23 0.6
  Different state 133 3.7   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 3 0.1   Other ancestries 451 11.9
 
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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