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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Scott 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 89,498 100.0
      enrolled in school 25,390 100.0   Native 85,878 96.0
Nursery school, preschool 1,988 7.8       Born in United States 85,495 95.5
Kindergarten 1,900 7.5           State of residence 65,178 72.8
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 12,493 49.2           Different state 20,317 22.7
High school (grades 9-12) 5,509 21.7       Born outside United States 383 0.4
College or graduate school 3,500 13.8   Foreign born 3,620 4.0
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 1,767 2.0
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 1,496 1.7
  Population 25 years and over 55,564 100.0       Not a citizen 2,124 2.4
Less than 9th grade 1,857 3.3        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 3,120 5.6   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 15,800 28.4     Total (excluding born at sea) 3,620 100.0
Some college, no degree 13,588 24.5   Europe 531 14.7
Associate degree 4,865 8.8   Asia 1,452 40.1
Bachelor's degree 12,817 23.1   Africa 125 3.5
Graduate or professional degree 3,517 6.3   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 1,258 34.8
Percent high school graduate or higher 91.0 (X)   Northern America 254 7.0
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 29.4 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 81,314 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 65,471 100.0   English only 75,736 93.1
Never married 14,784 22.6   Language other than English 5,578 6.9
Now married, except separated 42,874 65.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 2,365 2.9
Separated 593 0.9   Spanish 2,435 3.0
Widowed 2,118 3.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,234 1.5
 Female 1,800 2.7   Other Indo-European languages 1,609 2.0
Divorced 5,102 7.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 464 0.6
 Female 2,645 4.0   Asian and Pacific Island languages 1,357 1.7
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 610 0.8
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 89,498 100.0
           under 18 years 803 100.0     Total ancestries reported 115,290 128.8
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 235 29.3   Arab 182 0.2
        Czech¹ 4,681 5.2
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 1,456 1.6
          Civilian population 18 years and over 61,527 100.0   Dutch 1,577 1.8
Civilian veterans 7,050 11.5   English 5,212 5.8
        French (except Basque)¹ 3,280 3.7
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 895 1.0
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 40,497 45.2
     Population 5 to 20 years 22,490 100.0   Greek 174 0.2
With a disability 1,484 6.6   Hungarian 142 0.2
     Population 21 to 64 years 52,887 100.0   Irish¹ 12,666 14.2
With a disability 5,987 11.3   Italian 1,628 1.8
 Percent employed 76.0 (X)   Lithuanian 42 0.0
No disability 46,900 88.7   Norwegian 13,862 15.5
 Percent employed 86.9 (X)   Polish 3,402 3.8
     Population 65 years and over 5,046 100.0   Portuguese 84 0.1
With a disability 1,714 34.0   Russian 520 0.6
        Scotch-Irish 806 0.9
        Scottish 1,337 1.5
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 108 0.1
  Population 5 years and over 81,314 100.0   Subsaharan African 95 0.1
Same house in 1995 42,916 52.8   Swedish 7,495 8.4
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 37,472 46.1   Swiss 323 0.4
 Same county 11,796 14.5   Ukrainian 139 0.2
 Different county 25,676 31.6   United States or American 2,648 3.0
  Same state 18,990 23.4   Welsh 359 0.4
  Different state 6,686 8.2   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 15 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 926 1.1   Other ancestries 11,665 13.0
 
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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