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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Saline 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 23,756 100.0
      enrolled in school 6,338 100.0   Native 22,932 96.5
Nursery school, preschool 428 6.8       Born in United States 22,843 96.2
Kindergarten 297 4.7           State of residence 18,093 76.2
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 2,723 43.0           Different state 4,750 20.0
High school (grades 9-12) 1,247 19.7       Born outside United States 89 0.4
College or graduate school 1,643 25.9   Foreign born 824 3.5
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 463 1.9
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 172 0.7
  Population 25 years and over 15,185 100.0       Not a citizen 652 2.7
Less than 9th grade 1,812 11.9        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 2,129 14.0   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 5,815 38.3     Total (excluding born at sea) 824 100.0
Some college, no degree 2,577 17.0   Europe 58 7.0
Associate degree 455 3.0   Asia 97 11.8
Bachelor's degree 1,442 9.5   Africa 6 0.7
Graduate or professional degree 955 6.3   Oceania 6 0.7
        Latin America 643 78.0
Percent high school graduate or higher 74.0 (X)   Northern America 14 1.7
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 15.8 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 22,257 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 18,927 100.0   English only 20,809 93.5
Never married 4,740 25.0   Language other than English 1,448 6.5
Now married, except separated 10,263 54.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 763 3.4
Separated 327 1.7   Spanish 1,010 4.5
Widowed 1,645 8.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 590 2.7
 Female 1,365 7.2   Other Indo-European languages 300 1.3
Divorced 1,952 10.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 81 0.4
 Female 1,105 5.8   Asian and Pacific Island languages 94 0.4
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 48 0.2
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 23,756 100.0
           under 18 years 465 100.0     Total ancestries reported 20,756 87.4
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 241 51.8   Arab 8 0.0
        Czech¹ 51 0.2
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 41 0.2
          Civilian population 18 years and over 17,926 100.0   Dutch 415 1.7
Civilian veterans 2,193 12.2   English 2,143 9.0
        French (except Basque)¹ 521 2.2
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 59 0.2
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 5,733 24.1
     Population 5 to 20 years 5,697 100.0   Greek 0 0.0
With a disability 404 7.1   Hungarian 19 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 12,310 100.0   Irish¹ 2,608 11.0
With a disability 2,558 20.8   Italian 258 1.1
 Percent employed 62.9 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 9,752 79.2   Norwegian 163 0.7
 Percent employed 81.4 (X)   Polish 114 0.5
     Population 65 years and over 3,539 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 1,750 49.4   Russian 21 0.1
        Scotch-Irish 468 2.0
        Scottish 346 1.5
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 22,257 100.0   Subsaharan African 20 0.1
Same house in 1995 11,444 51.4   Swedish 214 0.9
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 10,491 47.1   Swiss 15 0.1
 Same county 6,028 27.1   Ukrainian 4 0.0
 Different county 4,463 20.1   United States or American 2,935 12.4
  Same state 2,563 11.5   Welsh 128 0.5
  Different state 1,900 8.5   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 31 0.1
Elsewhere in 1995 322 1.4   Other ancestries 4,441 18.7
 
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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