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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Henry 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 29,210 100.0
      enrolled in school 7,621 100.0   Native 28,823 98.7
Nursery school, preschool 596 7.8       Born in United States 28,707 98.3
Kindergarten 501 6.6           State of residence 25,264 86.5
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 3,739 49.1           Different state 3,443 11.8
High school (grades 9-12) 1,933 25.4       Born outside United States 116 0.4
College or graduate school 852 11.2   Foreign born 387 1.3
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 172 0.6
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 152 0.5
  Population 25 years and over 18,833 100.0       Not a citizen 235 0.8
Less than 9th grade 1,010 5.4        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 2,093 11.1   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 9,402 49.9     Total (excluding born at sea) 387 100.0
Some college, no degree 3,035 16.1   Europe 104 26.9
Associate degree 1,211 6.4   Asia 81 20.9
Bachelor's degree 1,537 8.2   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 545 2.9   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 186 48.1
Percent high school graduate or higher 83.5 (X)   Northern America 16 4.1
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 11.1 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 27,257 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 22,695 100.0   English only 25,608 94.0
Never married 4,596 20.3   Language other than English 1,649 6.0
Now married, except separated 14,305 63.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 469 1.7
Separated 259 1.1   Spanish 1,010 3.7
Widowed 1,548 6.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 329 1.2
 Female 1,309 5.8   Other Indo-European languages 570 2.1
Divorced 1,987 8.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 110 0.4
 Female 1,035 4.6   Asian and Pacific Island languages 51 0.2
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 23 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 29,210 100.0
           under 18 years 367 100.0     Total ancestries reported 28,841 98.7
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 172 46.9   Arab 17 0.1
        Czech¹ 27 0.1
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 21 0.1
          Civilian population 18 years and over 21,145 100.0   Dutch 669 2.3
Civilian veterans 2,823 13.4   English 1,709 5.9
        French (except Basque)¹ 1,053 3.6
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 65 0.2
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 14,967 51.2
     Population 5 to 20 years 7,084 100.0   Greek 0 0.0
With a disability 455 6.4   Hungarian 154 0.5
     Population 21 to 64 years 15,909 100.0   Irish¹ 2,359 8.1
With a disability 2,571 16.2   Italian 445 1.5
 Percent employed 68.2 (X)   Lithuanian 9 0.0
No disability 13,338 83.8   Norwegian 56 0.2
 Percent employed 81.2 (X)   Polish 567 1.9
     Population 65 years and over 3,802 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 1,443 38.0   Russian 53 0.2
        Scotch-Irish 250 0.9
        Scottish 353 1.2
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 91 0.3
  Population 5 years and over 27,257 100.0   Subsaharan African 16 0.1
Same house in 1995 18,177 66.7   Swedish 180 0.6
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 8,967 32.9   Swiss 156 0.5
 Same county 5,396 19.8   Ukrainian 12 0.0
 Different county 3,571 13.1   United States or American 2,224 7.6
  Same state 2,650 9.7   Welsh 168 0.6
  Different state 921 3.4   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 113 0.4   Other ancestries 3,220 11.0
 
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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