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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Calhoun 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 137,985 100.0
      enrolled in school 36,415 100.0   Native 134,727 97.6
Nursery school, preschool 2,184 6.0       Born in United States 133,877 97.0
Kindergarten 2,017 5.5           State of residence 104,272 75.6
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 16,974 46.6           Different state 29,605 21.5
High school (grades 9-12) 8,024 22.0       Born outside United States 850 0.6
College or graduate school 7,216 19.8   Foreign born 3,258 2.4
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 1,541 1.1
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 1,320 1.0
  Population 25 years and over 90,137 100.0       Not a citizen 1,938 1.4
Less than 9th grade 3,935 4.4        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 11,177 12.4   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 32,083 35.6     Total (excluding born at sea) 3,258 100.0
Some college, no degree 21,514 23.9   Europe 787 24.2
Associate degree 6,989 7.8   Asia 1,228 37.7
Bachelor's degree 9,424 10.5   Africa 98 3.0
Graduate or professional degree 5,015 5.6   Oceania 25 0.8
        Latin America 828 25.4
Percent high school graduate or higher 83.2 (X)   Northern America 292 9.0
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 16.0 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 129,025 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 108,543 100.0   English only 122,810 95.2
Never married 27,078 24.9   Language other than English 6,215 4.8
Now married, except separated 58,377 53.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 2,434 1.9
Separated 1,895 1.7   Spanish 3,331 2.6
Widowed 7,922 7.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,415 1.1
 Female 6,449 5.9   Other Indo-European languages 1,723 1.3
Divorced 13,271 12.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 381 0.3
 Female 7,469 6.9   Asian and Pacific Island languages 978 0.8
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 537 0.4
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 137,985 100.0
           under 18 years 2,413 100.0     Total ancestries reported 127,668 92.5
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 977 40.5   Arab 146 0.1
        Czech¹ 351 0.3
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 535 0.4
          Civilian population 18 years and over 102,095 100.0   Dutch 5,697 4.1
Civilian veterans 15,197 14.9   English 17,945 13.0
        French (except Basque)¹ 4,828 3.5
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 1,335 1.0
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 26,344 19.1
     Population 5 to 20 years 31,993 100.0   Greek 348 0.3
With a disability 3,018 9.4   Hungarian 449 0.3
     Population 21 to 64 years 76,835 100.0   Irish¹ 13,576 9.8
With a disability 15,932 20.7   Italian 3,107 2.3
 Percent employed 53.3 (X)   Lithuanian 185 0.1
No disability 60,903 79.3   Norwegian 789 0.6
 Percent employed 78.5 (X)   Polish 4,118 3.0
     Population 65 years and over 18,206 100.0   Portuguese 73 0.1
With a disability 7,893 43.4   Russian 433 0.3
        Scotch-Irish 1,635 1.2
        Scottish 2,607 1.9
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 117 0.1
  Population 5 years and over 129,025 100.0   Subsaharan African 677 0.5
Same house in 1995 73,717 57.1   Swedish 1,312 1.0
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 54,079 41.9   Swiss 210 0.2
 Same county 35,306 27.4   Ukrainian 288 0.2
 Different county 18,773 14.5   United States or American 13,267 9.6
  Same state 11,438 8.9   Welsh 717 0.5
  Different state 7,335 5.7   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 151 0.1
Elsewhere in 1995 1,229 1.0   Other ancestries 26,428 19.2
 
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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