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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Ste. Genevieve 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 17,842 100.0
      enrolled in school 4,398 100.0   Native 17,731 99.4
Nursery school, preschool 266 6.0       Born in United States 17,677 99.1
Kindergarten 239 5.4           State of residence 15,270 85.6
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 2,249 51.1           Different state 2,407 13.5
High school (grades 9-12) 1,148 26.1       Born outside United States 54 0.3
College or graduate school 496 11.3   Foreign born 111 0.6
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 14 0.1
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 65 0.4
  Population 25 years and over 11,743 100.0       Not a citizen 46 0.3
Less than 9th grade 1,429 12.2        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 1,646 14.0   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 5,033 42.9     Total (excluding born at sea) 111 100.0
Some college, no degree 2,035 17.3   Europe 65 58.6
Associate degree 643 5.5   Asia 7 6.3
Bachelor's degree 652 5.6   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 305 2.6   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 39 35.1
Percent high school graduate or higher 73.8 (X)   Northern America 0 0.0
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 8.1 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 16,780 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 14,030 100.0   English only 16,427 97.9
Never married 3,021 21.5   Language other than English 353 2.1
Now married, except separated 8,657 61.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 132 0.8
Separated 129 0.9   Spanish 138 0.8
Widowed 1,005 7.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 51 0.3
 Female 784 5.6   Other Indo-European languages 201 1.2
Divorced 1,218 8.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 74 0.4
 Female 608 4.3   Asian and Pacific Island languages 0 0.0
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 0 0.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 17,842 100.0
           under 18 years 265 100.0     Total ancestries reported 16,838 94.4
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 113 42.6   Arab 16 0.1
        Czech¹ 29 0.2
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 6 0.0
          Civilian population 18 years and over 13,116 100.0   Dutch 160 0.9
Civilian veterans 2,037 15.5   English 931 5.2
        French (except Basque)¹ 2,302 12.9
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 37 0.2
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 6,919 38.8
     Population 5 to 20 years 4,339 100.0   Greek 22 0.1
With a disability 323 7.4   Hungarian 26 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 9,667 100.0   Irish¹ 1,887 10.6
With a disability 1,813 18.8   Italian 392 2.2
 Percent employed 52.8 (X)   Lithuanian 4 0.0
No disability 7,854 81.2   Norwegian 61 0.3
 Percent employed 81.7 (X)   Polish 58 0.3
     Population 65 years and over 2,469 100.0   Portuguese 15 0.1
With a disability 946 38.3   Russian 68 0.4
        Scotch-Irish 154 0.9
        Scottish 123 0.7
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 16,780 100.0   Subsaharan African 28 0.2
Same house in 1995 11,171 66.6   Swedish 120 0.7
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 5,603 33.4   Swiss 29 0.2
 Same county 2,822 16.8   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 2,781 16.6   United States or American 2,293 12.9
  Same state 2,055 12.2   Welsh 22 0.1
  Different state 726 4.3   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 6 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 6 0.0   Other ancestries 1,130 6.3
 
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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