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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Boyd 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 49,752 100.0
      enrolled in school 11,748 100.0   Native 49,180 98.9
Nursery school, preschool 710 6.0       Born in United States 48,925 98.3
Kindergarten 598 5.1           State of residence 34,031 68.4
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 5,118 43.6           Different state 14,894 29.9
High school (grades 9-12) 3,004 25.6       Born outside United States 255 0.5
College or graduate school 2,318 19.7   Foreign born 572 1.1
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 227 0.5
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 140 0.3
  Population 25 years and over 34,697 100.0       Not a citizen 432 0.9
Less than 9th grade 2,852 8.2        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 4,789 13.8   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 12,255 35.3     Total (excluding born at sea) 572 100.0
Some college, no degree 7,738 22.3   Europe 116 20.3
Associate degree 2,173 6.3   Asia 117 20.5
Bachelor's degree 2,799 8.1   Africa 28 4.9
Graduate or professional degree 2,091 6.0   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 278 48.6
Percent high school graduate or higher 78.0 (X)   Northern America 33 5.8
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 14.1 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 47,033 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 40,983 100.0   English only 45,692 97.1
Never married 8,115 19.8   Language other than English 1,341 2.9
Now married, except separated 24,123 58.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 440 0.9
Separated 631 1.5   Spanish 801 1.7
Widowed 3,411 8.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 283 0.6
 Female 2,967 7.2   Other Indo-European languages 371 0.8
Divorced 4,703 11.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 95 0.2
 Female 2,619 6.4   Asian and Pacific Island languages 112 0.2
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 57 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 49,752 100.0
           under 18 years 854 100.0     Total ancestries reported 36,575 73.5
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 416 48.7   Arab 32 0.1
        Czech¹ 77 0.2
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 25 0.1
          Civilian population 18 years and over 38,849 100.0   Dutch 1,066 2.1
Civilian veterans 6,026 15.5   English 5,342 10.7
        French (except Basque)¹ 730 1.5
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 107 0.2
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 5,068 10.2
     Population 5 to 20 years 10,093 100.0   Greek 134 0.3
With a disability 1,075 10.7   Hungarian 38 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 27,650 100.0   Irish¹ 5,375 10.8
With a disability 7,271 26.3   Italian 475 1.0
 Percent employed 40.9 (X)   Lithuanian 38 0.1
No disability 20,379 73.7   Norwegian 98 0.2
 Percent employed 71.7 (X)   Polish 164 0.3
     Population 65 years and over 7,486 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 3,611 48.2   Russian 20 0.0
        Scotch-Irish 981 2.0
        Scottish 848 1.7
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 44 0.1
  Population 5 years and over 47,033 100.0   Subsaharan African 109 0.2
Same house in 1995 27,690 58.9   Swedish 109 0.2
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 18,961 40.3   Swiss 15 0.0
 Same county 11,058 23.5   Ukrainian 8 0.0
 Different county 7,903 16.8   United States or American 9,527 19.1
  Same state 3,277 7.0   Welsh 422 0.8
  Different state 4,626 9.8   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 22 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 382 0.8   Other ancestries 5,701 11.5
 
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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