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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Wyandotte 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 157,882 100.0
      enrolled in school 42,334 100.0   Native 142,928 90.5
Nursery school, preschool 3,036 7.2       Born in United States 142,076 90.0
Kindergarten 2,476 5.8           State of residence 87,484 55.4
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 20,383 48.1           Different state 54,592 34.6
High school (grades 9-12) 9,480 22.4       Born outside United States 852 0.5
College or graduate school 6,959 16.4   Foreign born 14,954 9.5
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 9,565 6.1
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 3,199 2.0
  Population 25 years and over 96,608 100.0       Not a citizen 11,755 7.4
Less than 9th grade 8,567 8.9        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 16,554 17.1   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 33,098 34.3     Total (excluding born at sea) 14,954 100.0
Some college, no degree 21,238 22.0   Europe 716 4.8
Associate degree 5,515 5.7   Asia 1,747 11.7
Bachelor's degree 7,420 7.7   Africa 283 1.9
Graduate or professional degree 4,216 4.4   Oceania 31 0.2
        Latin America 12,116 81.0
Percent high school graduate or higher 74.0 (X)   Northern America 61 0.4
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 12.0 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 145,220 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 120,091 100.0   English only 122,532 84.4
Never married 35,865 29.9   Language other than English 22,688 15.6
Now married, except separated 56,728 47.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 12,954 8.9
Separated 3,148 2.6   Spanish 18,456 12.7
Widowed 8,838 7.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 11,156 7.7
 Female 7,224 6.0   Other Indo-European languages 1,722 1.2
Divorced 15,512 12.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 548 0.4
 Female 8,818 7.3   Asian and Pacific Island languages 2,092 1.4
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,092 0.8
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 157,882 100.0
           under 18 years 4,789 100.0     Total ancestries reported 148,940 94.3
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 2,301 48.0   Arab 183 0.1
        Czech¹ 393 0.2
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 321 0.2
          Civilian population 18 years and over 112,932 100.0   Dutch 1,981 1.3
Civilian veterans 14,897 13.2   English 8,227 5.2
        French (except Basque)¹ 3,067 1.9
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 327 0.2
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 19,337 12.2
     Population 5 to 20 years 39,298 100.0   Greek 89 0.1
With a disability 3,854 9.8   Hungarian 182 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 87,013 100.0   Irish¹ 13,623 8.6
With a disability 22,453 25.8   Italian 2,016 1.3
 Percent employed 55.4 (X)   Lithuanian 171 0.1
No disability 64,560 74.2   Norwegian 744 0.5
 Percent employed 74.8 (X)   Polish 2,127 1.3
     Population 65 years and over 17,715 100.0   Portuguese 32 0.0
With a disability 9,077 51.2   Russian 340 0.2
        Scotch-Irish 1,859 1.2
        Scottish 1,521 1.0
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 213 0.1
  Population 5 years and over 145,220 100.0   Subsaharan African 1,455 0.9
Same house in 1995 78,283 53.9   Swedish 1,547 1.0
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 61,306 42.2   Swiss 226 0.1
 Same county 37,391 25.7   Ukrainian 137 0.1
 Different county 23,915 16.5   United States or American 10,141 6.4
  Same state 9,029 6.2   Welsh 625 0.4
  Different state 14,886 10.3   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 92 0.1
Elsewhere in 1995 5,631 3.9   Other ancestries 77,964 49.4
 
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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