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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Adair 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 17,244 100.0
      enrolled in school 4,198 100.0   Native 17,142 99.4
Nursery school, preschool 142 3.4       Born in United States 17,090 99.1
Kindergarten 205 4.9           State of residence 13,955 80.9
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 1,811 43.1           Different state 3,135 18.2
High school (grades 9-12) 918 21.9       Born outside United States 52 0.3
College or graduate school 1,122 26.7   Foreign born 102 0.6
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 95 0.6
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 13 0.1
  Population 25 years and over 11,270 100.0       Not a citizen 89 0.5
Less than 9th grade 2,658 23.6        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 1,844 16.4   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 3,509 31.1     Total (excluding born at sea) 102 100.0
Some college, no degree 1,624 14.4   Europe 24 23.5
Associate degree 402 3.6   Asia 23 22.5
Bachelor's degree 611 5.4   Africa 55 53.9
Graduate or professional degree 622 5.5   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 0 0.0
Percent high school graduate or higher 60.1 (X)   Northern America 0 0.0
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 10.9 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 16,159 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 13,927 100.0   English only 15,355 95.0
Never married 2,565 18.4   Language other than English 804 5.0
Now married, except separated 8,472 60.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 297 1.8
Separated 178 1.3   Spanish 147 0.9
Widowed 1,321 9.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 55 0.3
 Female 1,056 7.6   Other Indo-European languages 559 3.5
Divorced 1,391 10.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 169 1.0
 Female 669 4.8   Asian and Pacific Island languages 23 0.1
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 23 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 17,244 100.0
           under 18 years 246 100.0     Total ancestries reported 10,912 63.3
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 180 73.2   Arab 11 0.1
        Czech¹ 0 0.0
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 8 0.0
          Civilian population 18 years and over 13,184 100.0   Dutch 108 0.6
Civilian veterans 1,269 9.6   English 1,277 7.4
        French (except Basque)¹ 74 0.4
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 12 0.1
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 883 5.1
     Population 5 to 20 years 3,847 100.0   Greek 0 0.0
With a disability 365 9.5   Hungarian 9 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 9,719 100.0   Irish¹ 1,290 7.5
With a disability 2,674 27.5   Italian 132 0.8
 Percent employed 39.5 (X)   Lithuanian 9 0.1
No disability 7,045 72.5   Norwegian 0 0.0
 Percent employed 74.2 (X)   Polish 67 0.4
     Population 65 years and over 2,428 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 1,293 53.3   Russian 24 0.1
        Scotch-Irish 149 0.9
        Scottish 95 0.6
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 14 0.1
  Population 5 years and over 16,159 100.0   Subsaharan African 56 0.3
Same house in 1995 9,445 58.5   Swedish 63 0.4
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 6,560 40.6   Swiss 9 0.1
 Same county 3,869 23.9   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 2,691 16.7   United States or American 5,191 30.1
  Same state 1,527 9.4   Welsh 41 0.2
  Different state 1,164 7.2   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 7 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 154 1.0   Other ancestries 1,383 8.0
 
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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