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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 21,979 100.0
      enrolled in school 6,257 100.0   Native 21,875 99.5
Nursery school, preschool 401 6.4       Born in United States 21,826 99.3
Kindergarten 415 6.6           State of residence 18,767 85.4
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 3,018 48.2           Different state 3,059 13.9
High school (grades 9-12) 1,410 22.5       Born outside United States 49 0.2
College or graduate school 1,013 16.2   Foreign born 104 0.5
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 55 0.3
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 57 0.3
  Population 25 years and over 13,441 100.0       Not a citizen 47 0.2
Less than 9th grade 1,450 10.8        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 2,775 20.6   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 4,262 31.7     Total (excluding born at sea) 104 100.0
Some college, no degree 2,414 18.0   Europe 32 30.8
Associate degree 578 4.3   Asia 22 21.2
Bachelor's degree 1,474 11.0   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 488 3.6   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 44 42.3
Percent high school graduate or higher 68.6 (X)   Northern America 6 5.8
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 14.6 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 20,386 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 16,755 100.0   English only 19,929 97.8
Never married 4,896 29.2   Language other than English 457 2.2
Now married, except separated 8,048 48.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 156 0.8
Separated 604 3.6   Spanish 185 0.9
Widowed 1,566 9.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 107 0.5
 Female 1,361 8.1   Other Indo-European languages 236 1.2
Divorced 1,641 9.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 38 0.2
 Female 924 5.5   Asian and Pacific Island languages 27 0.1
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 11 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 21,979 100.0
           under 18 years 867 100.0     Total ancestries reported 17,421 79.3
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 565 65.2   Arab 0 0.0
        Czech¹ 8 0.0
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 0 0.0
          Civilian population 18 years and over 15,587 100.0   Dutch 103 0.5
Civilian veterans 1,657 10.6   English 941 4.3
        French (except Basque)¹ 257 1.2
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 52 0.2
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 691 3.1
     Population 5 to 20 years 5,721 100.0   Greek 0 0.0
With a disability 446 7.8   Hungarian 9 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 11,578 100.0   Irish¹ 1,033 4.7
With a disability 2,965 25.6   Italian 94 0.4
 Percent employed 49.9 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 8,613 74.4   Norwegian 18 0.1
 Percent employed 73.2 (X)   Polish 23 0.1
     Population 65 years and over 2,770 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 1,341 48.4   Russian 28 0.1
        Scotch-Irish 316 1.4
        Scottish 148 0.7
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 20,386 100.0   Subsaharan African 68 0.3
Same house in 1995 12,971 63.6   Swedish 15 0.1
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 7,301 35.8   Swiss 9 0.0
 Same county 4,806 23.6   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 2,495 12.2   United States or American 1,593 7.2
  Same state 1,463 7.2   Welsh 35 0.2
  Different state 1,032 5.1   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 48 0.2
Elsewhere in 1995 114 0.6   Other ancestries 11,932 54.3
 
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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