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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Adair 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 21,038 100.0
      enrolled in school 5,702 100.0   Native 20,739 98.6
Nursery school, preschool 430 7.5       Born in United States 20,693 98.4
Kindergarten 396 6.9           State of residence 13,690 65.1
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 3,053 53.5           Different state 7,003 33.3
High school (grades 9-12) 1,312 23.0       Born outside United States 46 0.2
College or graduate school 511 9.0   Foreign born 299 1.4
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 147 0.7
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 100 0.5
  Population 25 years and over 12,764 100.0       Not a citizen 199 0.9
Less than 9th grade 1,872 14.7        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 2,383 18.7   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 4,860 38.1     Total (excluding born at sea) 299 100.0
Some college, no degree 2,178 17.1   Europe 29 9.7
Associate degree 224 1.8   Asia 9 3.0
Bachelor's degree 795 6.2   Africa 1 0.3
Graduate or professional degree 452 3.5   Oceania 5 1.7
        Latin America 244 81.6
Percent high school graduate or higher 66.7 (X)   Northern America 11 3.7
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 9.8 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 19,439 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 15,726 100.0   English only 17,166 88.3
Never married 3,312 21.1   Language other than English 2,273 11.7
Now married, except separated 9,275 59.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 761 3.9
Separated 270 1.7   Spanish 480 2.5
Widowed 1,263 8.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 247 1.3
 Female 1,056 6.7   Other Indo-European languages 36 0.2
Divorced 1,606 10.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 9 0.0
 Female 810 5.2   Asian and Pacific Island languages 33 0.2
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 10 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 21,038 100.0
           under 18 years 711 100.0     Total ancestries reported 16,383 77.9
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 409 57.5   Arab 2 0.0
        Czech¹ 11 0.1
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 27 0.1
          Civilian population 18 years and over 14,619 100.0   Dutch 317 1.5
Civilian veterans 1,692 11.6   English 840 4.0
        French (except Basque)¹ 255 1.2
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 37 0.2
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 1,138 5.4
     Population 5 to 20 years 5,468 100.0   Greek 3 0.0
With a disability 359 6.6   Hungarian 9 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 11,217 100.0   Irish¹ 1,513 7.2
With a disability 2,980 26.6   Italian 148 0.7
 Percent employed 47.3 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 8,237 73.4   Norwegian 60 0.3
 Percent employed 75.2 (X)   Polish 62 0.3
     Population 65 years and over 2,414 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 1,312 54.3   Russian 14 0.1
        Scotch-Irish 126 0.6
        Scottish 156 0.7
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 19,439 100.0   Subsaharan African 1 0.0
Same house in 1995 11,693 60.2   Swedish 22 0.1
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 7,638 39.3   Swiss 6 0.0
 Same county 4,826 24.8   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 2,812 14.5   United States or American 1,820 8.7
  Same state 1,304 6.7   Welsh 42 0.2
  Different state 1,508 7.8   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 129 0.6
Elsewhere in 1995 108 0.6   Other ancestries 9,645 45.8
 
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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