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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Calloway 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 34,177 100.0
      enrolled in school 11,875 100.0   Native 33,259 97.3
Nursery school, preschool 342 2.9       Born in United States 33,113 96.9
Kindergarten 419 3.5           State of residence 20,812 60.9
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 2,988 25.2           Different state 12,301 36.0
High school (grades 9-12) 1,606 13.5       Born outside United States 146 0.4
College or graduate school 6,520 54.9   Foreign born 918 2.7
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 617 1.8
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 199 0.6
  Population 25 years and over 21,032 100.0       Not a citizen 719 2.1
Less than 9th grade 2,086 9.9        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 2,560 12.2   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 6,365 30.3     Total (excluding born at sea) 918 100.0
Some college, no degree 4,362 20.7   Europe 213 23.2
Associate degree 602 2.9   Asia 458 49.9
Bachelor's degree 2,725 13.0   Africa 50 5.4
Graduate or professional degree 2,332 11.1   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 159 17.3
Percent high school graduate or higher 77.9 (X)   Northern America 38 4.1
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 24.0 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 32,511 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 28,912 100.0   English only 30,833 94.8
Never married 8,087 28.0   Language other than English 1,678 5.2
Now married, except separated 16,068 55.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 698 2.1
Separated 441 1.5   Spanish 780 2.4
Widowed 1,905 6.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 282 0.9
 Female 1,576 5.5   Other Indo-European languages 512 1.6
Divorced 2,411 8.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 188 0.6
 Female 1,462 5.1   Asian and Pacific Island languages 301 0.9
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 205 0.6
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 34,177 100.0
           under 18 years 272 100.0     Total ancestries reported 28,035 82.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 165 60.7   Arab 76 0.2
        Czech¹ 26 0.1
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 62 0.2
          Civilian population 18 years and over 27,756 100.0   Dutch 617 1.8
Civilian veterans 3,204 11.5   English 4,371 12.8
        French (except Basque)¹ 594 1.7
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 93 0.3
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 3,663 10.7
     Population 5 to 20 years 7,889 100.0   Greek 25 0.1
With a disability 722 9.2   Hungarian 12 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 19,362 100.0   Irish¹ 3,922 11.5
With a disability 3,951 20.4   Italian 597 1.7
 Percent employed 55.7 (X)   Lithuanian 17 0.0
No disability 15,411 79.6   Norwegian 162 0.5
 Percent employed 75.1 (X)   Polish 245 0.7
     Population 65 years and over 4,705 100.0   Portuguese 26 0.1
With a disability 2,209 47.0   Russian 50 0.1
        Scotch-Irish 1,146 3.4
        Scottish 866 2.5
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 22 0.1
  Population 5 years and over 32,511 100.0   Subsaharan African 85 0.2
Same house in 1995 16,745 51.5   Swedish 247 0.7
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 14,984 46.1   Swiss 117 0.3
 Same county 6,643 20.4   Ukrainian 44 0.1
 Different county 8,341 25.7   United States or American 5,628 16.5
  Same state 4,274 13.1   Welsh 195 0.6
  Different state 4,067 12.5   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 34 0.1
Elsewhere in 1995 782 2.4   Other ancestries 5,093 14.9
 
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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