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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 184,006 100.0
      enrolled in school 47,240 100.0   Native 178,745 97.1
Nursery school, preschool 3,847 8.1       Born in United States 177,744 96.6
Kindergarten 2,694 5.7           State of residence 112,050 60.9
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 21,250 45.0           Different state 65,694 35.7
High school (grades 9-12) 10,007 21.2       Born outside United States 1,001 0.5
College or graduate school 9,442 20.0   Foreign born 5,261 2.9
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 2,718 1.5
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 2,163 1.2
  Population 25 years and over 120,500 100.0       Not a citizen 3,098 1.7
Less than 9th grade 3,247 2.7        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 10,340 8.6   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 38,610 32.0     Total (excluding born at sea) 5,261 100.0
Some college, no degree 31,200 25.9   Europe 1,174 22.3
Associate degree 7,056 5.9   Asia 2,115 40.2
Bachelor's degree 21,041 17.5   Africa 344 6.5
Graduate or professional degree 9,006 7.5   Oceania 93 1.8
        Latin America 1,232 23.4
Percent high school graduate or higher 88.7 (X)   Northern America 303 5.8
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 24.9 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 170,777 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 144,384 100.0   English only 161,928 94.8
Never married 32,927 22.8   Language other than English 8,849 5.2
Now married, except separated 84,736 58.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 3,095 1.8
Separated 2,221 1.5   Spanish 3,642 2.1
Widowed 7,844 5.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,279 0.7
 Female 6,586 4.6   Other Indo-European languages 3,239 1.9
Divorced 16,656 11.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 965 0.6
 Female 9,556 6.6   Asian and Pacific Island languages 1,582 0.9
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 647 0.4
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 184,006 100.0
           under 18 years 2,951 100.0     Total ancestries reported 189,086 102.8
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 1,487 50.4   Arab 619 0.3
        Czech¹ 1,213 0.7
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 1,077 0.6
          Civilian population 18 years and over 136,359 100.0   Dutch 3,940 2.1
Civilian veterans 20,335 14.9   English 22,389 12.2
        French (except Basque)¹ 5,193 2.8
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 665 0.4
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 43,545 23.7
     Population 5 to 20 years 40,795 100.0   Greek 395 0.2
With a disability 2,609 6.4   Hungarian 401 0.2
     Population 21 to 64 years 109,592 100.0   Irish¹ 26,200 14.2
With a disability 16,676 15.2   Italian 9,347 5.1
 Percent employed 66.7 (X)   Lithuanian 112 0.1
No disability 92,916 84.8   Norwegian 2,273 1.2
 Percent employed 83.4 (X)   Polish 2,954 1.6
     Population 65 years and over 18,771 100.0   Portuguese 96 0.1
With a disability 7,323 39.0   Russian 819 0.4
        Scotch-Irish 4,497 2.4
        Scottish 4,170 2.3
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 136 0.1
  Population 5 years and over 170,777 100.0   Subsaharan African 415 0.2
Same house in 1995 84,539 49.5   Swedish 3,569 1.9
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 84,482 49.5   Swiss 721 0.4
 Same county 40,503 23.7   Ukrainian 168 0.1
 Different county 43,979 25.8   United States or American 19,998 10.9
  Same state 24,001 14.1   Welsh 2,013 1.1
  Different state 19,978 11.7   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 231 0.1
Elsewhere in 1995 1,756 1.0   Other ancestries 31,930 17.4
 
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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