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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 51,229 100.0
      enrolled in school 17,797 100.0   Native 49,890 97.4
Nursery school, preschool 772 4.3       Born in United States 49,604 96.8
Kindergarten 723 4.1           State of residence 22,521 44.0
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 6,049 34.0           Different state 27,083 52.9
High school (grades 9-12) 3,101 17.4       Born outside United States 286 0.6
College or graduate school 7,152 40.2   Foreign born 1,339 2.6
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 729 1.4
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 530 1.0
  Population 25 years and over 29,580 100.0       Not a citizen 809 1.6
Less than 9th grade 2,009 6.8        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 1,923 6.5   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 8,341 28.2     Total (excluding born at sea) 1,339 100.0
Some college, no degree 7,505 25.4   Europe 217 16.2
Associate degree 2,489 8.4   Asia 573 42.8
Bachelor's degree 5,136 17.4   Africa 83 6.2
Graduate or professional degree 2,177 7.4   Oceania 25 1.9
        Latin America 328 24.5
Percent high school graduate or higher 86.7 (X)   Northern America 113 8.4
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 24.7 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 48,078 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 40,651 100.0   English only 44,383 92.3
Never married 13,508 33.2   Language other than English 3,695 7.7
Now married, except separated 21,315 52.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,390 2.9
Separated 359 0.9   Spanish 1,736 3.6
Widowed 2,410 5.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 648 1.3
 Female 2,036 5.0   Other Indo-European languages 1,493 3.1
Divorced 3,059 7.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 595 1.2
 Female 1,694 4.2   Asian and Pacific Island languages 267 0.6
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 122 0.3
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 51,229 100.0
           under 18 years 371 100.0     Total ancestries reported 66,734 130.3
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 189 50.9   Arab 315 0.6
        Czech¹ 829 1.6
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 897 1.8
          Civilian population 18 years and over 38,366 100.0   Dutch 700 1.4
Civilian veterans 4,709 12.3   English 2,648 5.2
        French (except Basque)¹ 1,998 3.9
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 398 0.8
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 18,566 36.2
     Population 5 to 20 years 14,581 100.0   Greek 57 0.1
With a disability 1,042 7.1   Hungarian 108 0.2
     Population 21 to 64 years 26,632 100.0   Irish¹ 3,633 7.1
With a disability 4,009 15.1   Italian 652 1.3
 Percent employed 61.7 (X)   Lithuanian 14 0.0
No disability 22,623 84.9   Norwegian 21,605 42.2
 Percent employed 84.2 (X)   Polish 1,470 2.9
     Population 65 years and over 6,088 100.0   Portuguese 18 0.0
With a disability 2,168 35.6   Russian 396 0.8
        Scotch-Irish 483 0.9
        Scottish 512 1.0
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 28 0.1
  Population 5 years and over 48,078 100.0   Subsaharan African 73 0.1
Same house in 1995 26,112 54.3   Swedish 4,623 9.0
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 21,400 44.5   Swiss 155 0.3
 Same county 8,600 17.9   Ukrainian 129 0.3
 Different county 12,800 26.6   United States or American 798 1.6
  Same state 5,310 11.0   Welsh 144 0.3
  Different state 7,490 15.6   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 20 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 566 1.2   Other ancestries 5,465 10.7
 
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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