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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: McPherson 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 533 100.0
      enrolled in school 132 100.0   Native 533 100.0
Nursery school, preschool 1 0.8       Born in United States 533 100.0
Kindergarten 6 4.5           State of residence 471 88.4
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 72 54.5           Different state 62 11.6
High school (grades 9-12) 39 29.5       Born outside United States 0 0.0
College or graduate school 14 10.6   Foreign born 0 0.0
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 0 0.0
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 0 0.0
  Population 25 years and over 360 100.0       Not a citizen 0 0.0
Less than 9th grade 18 5.0        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 23 6.4   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 143 39.7     Total (excluding born at sea) 0 N/A
Some college, no degree 58 16.1   Europe 0 N/A
Associate degree 38 10.6   Asia 0 N/A
Bachelor's degree 76 21.1   Africa 0 N/A
Graduate or professional degree 4 1.1   Oceania 0 N/A
        Latin America 0 N/A
Percent high school graduate or higher 88.6 (X)   Northern America 0 N/A
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 22.2 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 497 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 417 100.0   English only 491 98.8
Never married 61 14.6   Language other than English 6 1.2
Now married, except separated 302 72.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 0 0.0
Separated 0 0.0   Spanish 2 0.4
Widowed 37 8.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 0 0.0
 Female 28 6.7   Other Indo-European languages 0 0.0
Divorced 17 4.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 0 0.0
 Female 4 1.0   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 533 100.0
           under 18 years 0 N/A     Total ancestries reported 642 120.5
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 0 N/A   Arab 0 0.0
        Czech¹ 9 1.7
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 18 3.4
          Civilian population 18 years and over 387 100.0   Dutch 6 1.1
Civilian veterans 46 11.9   English 60 11.3
        French (except Basque)¹ 21 3.9
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 3 0.6
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 229 43.0
     Population 5 to 20 years 122 100.0   Greek 0 0.0
With a disability 9 7.4   Hungarian 0 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 277 100.0   Irish¹ 93 17.4
With a disability 41 14.8   Italian 0 0.0
 Percent employed 90.2 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 236 85.2   Norwegian 13 2.4
 Percent employed 77.5 (X)   Polish 13 2.4
     Population 65 years and over 98 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 59 60.2   Russian 0 0.0
        Scotch-Irish 12 2.3
        Scottish 3 0.6
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 497 100.0   Subsaharan African 0 0.0
Same house in 1995 351 70.6   Swedish 61 11.4
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 146 29.4   Swiss 0 0.0
 Same county 43 8.7   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 103 20.7   United States or American 66 12.4
  Same state 85 17.1   Welsh 0 0.0
  Different state 18 3.6   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 0 0.0   Other ancestries 35 6.6
 
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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