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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Clay 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 24,556 100.0
      enrolled in school 5,678 100.0   Native 24,392 99.3
Nursery school, preschool 345 6.1       Born in United States 24,350 99.2
Kindergarten 297 5.2           State of residence 20,659 84.1
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 3,009 53.0           Different state 3,691 15.0
High school (grades 9-12) 1,509 26.6       Born outside United States 42 0.2
College or graduate school 518 9.1   Foreign born 164 0.7
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 19 0.1
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 44 0.2
  Population 25 years and over 16,083 100.0       Not a citizen 120 0.5
Less than 9th grade 5,128 31.9        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 3,003 18.7   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 4,661 29.0     Total (excluding born at sea) 164 100.0
Some college, no degree 1,764 11.0   Europe 31 18.9
Associate degree 239 1.5   Asia 15 9.1
Bachelor's degree 573 3.6   Africa 9 5.5
Graduate or professional degree 715 4.4   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 109 66.5
Percent high school graduate or higher 49.4 (X)   Northern America 0 0.0
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 8.0 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 23,170 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 19,554 100.0   English only 22,640 97.7
Never married 3,940 20.1   Language other than English 530 2.3
Now married, except separated 11,796 60.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 150 0.6
Separated 496 2.5   Spanish 327 1.4
Widowed 1,324 6.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 123 0.5
 Female 1,018 5.2   Other Indo-European languages 139 0.6
Divorced 1,998 10.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 27 0.1
 Female 964 4.9   Asian and Pacific Island languages 7 0.0
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 0 0.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 24,556 100.0
           under 18 years 552 100.0     Total ancestries reported 16,413 66.8
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 338 61.2   Arab 6 0.0
        Czech¹ 10 0.0
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 0 0.0
          Civilian population 18 years and over 18,307 100.0   Dutch 70 0.3
Civilian veterans 1,457 8.0   English 1,405 5.7
        French (except Basque)¹ 101 0.4
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 45 0.2
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 590 2.4
     Population 5 to 20 years 5,566 100.0   Greek 23 0.1
With a disability 756 13.6   Hungarian 0 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 13,055 100.0   Irish¹ 828 3.4
With a disability 5,097 39.0   Italian 78 0.3
 Percent employed 23.9 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 7,958 61.0   Norwegian 10 0.0
 Percent employed 58.7 (X)   Polish 42 0.2
     Population 65 years and over 2,384 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 1,618 67.9   Russian 5 0.0
        Scotch-Irish 76 0.3
        Scottish 126 0.5
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 23,170 100.0   Subsaharan African 112 0.5
Same house in 1995 15,306 66.1   Swedish 3 0.0
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 7,719 33.3   Swiss 11 0.0
 Same county 4,701 20.3   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 3,018 13.0   United States or American 10,544 42.9
  Same state 1,805 7.8   Welsh 40 0.2
  Different state 1,213 5.2   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 21 0.1
Elsewhere in 1995 145 0.6   Other ancestries 2,267 9.2
 
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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