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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Benton 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 34,226 100.0
      enrolled in school 9,595 100.0   Native 33,494 97.9
Nursery school, preschool 500 5.2       Born in United States 33,396 97.6
Kindergarten 496 5.2           State of residence 28,858 84.3
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 4,193 43.7           Different state 4,538 13.3
High school (grades 9-12) 2,338 24.4       Born outside United States 98 0.3
College or graduate school 2,068 21.6   Foreign born 732 2.1
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 375 1.1
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 272 0.8
  Population 25 years and over 20,789 100.0       Not a citizen 460 1.3
Less than 9th grade 1,577 7.6        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 1,560 7.5   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 7,231 34.8     Total (excluding born at sea) 732 100.0
Some college, no degree 5,263 25.3   Europe 135 18.4
Associate degree 1,585 7.6   Asia 391 53.4
Bachelor's degree 2,629 12.6   Africa 34 4.6
Graduate or professional degree 944 4.5   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 128 17.5
Percent high school graduate or higher 84.9 (X)   Northern America 44 6.0
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 17.2 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 31,756 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 26,635 100.0   English only 30,168 95.0
Never married 8,065 30.3   Language other than English 1,588 5.0
Now married, except separated 14,568 54.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 628 2.0
Separated 270 1.0   Spanish 614 1.9
Widowed 1,612 6.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 275 0.9
 Female 1,374 5.2   Other Indo-European languages 601 1.9
Divorced 2,120 8.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 206 0.6
 Female 1,127 4.2   Asian and Pacific Island languages 322 1.0
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 138 0.4
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 34,226 100.0
           under 18 years 233 100.0     Total ancestries reported 42,954 125.5
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 47 20.2   Arab 13 0.0
        Czech¹ 499 1.5
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 431 1.3
          Civilian population 18 years and over 24,950 100.0   Dutch 539 1.6
Civilian veterans 3,192 12.8   English 1,422 4.2
        French (except Basque)¹ 1,496 4.4
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 404 1.2
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 18,088 52.8
     Population 5 to 20 years 8,307 100.0   Greek 81 0.2
With a disability 674 8.1   Hungarian 62 0.2
     Population 21 to 64 years 19,531 100.0   Irish¹ 2,885 8.4
With a disability 2,740 14.0   Italian 307 0.9
 Percent employed 66.8 (X)   Lithuanian 14 0.0
No disability 16,791 86.0   Norwegian 3,748 11.0
 Percent employed 87.7 (X)   Polish 5,761 16.8
     Population 65 years and over 3,377 100.0   Portuguese 4 0.0
With a disability 1,480 43.8   Russian 81 0.2
        Scotch-Irish 191 0.6
        Scottish 263 0.8
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 69 0.2
  Population 5 years and over 31,756 100.0   Subsaharan African 58 0.2
Same house in 1995 17,699 55.7   Swedish 2,353 6.9
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 13,804 43.5   Swiss 155 0.5
 Same county 4,780 15.1   Ukrainian 55 0.2
 Different county 9,024 28.4   United States or American 1,185 3.5
  Same state 7,782 24.5   Welsh 55 0.2
  Different state 1,242 3.9   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 16 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 253 0.8   Other ancestries 2,719 7.9
 
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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