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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Kay 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 48,080 100.0
      enrolled in school 12,077 100.0   Native 46,958 97.7
Nursery school, preschool 820 6.8       Born in United States 46,719 97.2
Kindergarten 744 6.2           State of residence 31,950 66.5
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 5,877 48.7           Different state 14,769 30.7
High school (grades 9-12) 2,862 23.7       Born outside United States 239 0.5
College or graduate school 1,774 14.7   Foreign born 1,122 2.3
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 621 1.3
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 391 0.8
  Population 25 years and over 31,106 100.0       Not a citizen 731 1.5
Less than 9th grade 1,536 4.9        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 4,401 14.1   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 10,330 33.2     Total (excluding born at sea) 1,122 100.0
Some college, no degree 6,893 22.2   Europe 138 12.3
Associate degree 2,268 7.3   Asia 242 21.6
Bachelor's degree 4,086 13.1   Africa 10 0.9
Graduate or professional degree 1,592 5.1   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 705 62.8
Percent high school graduate or higher 80.9 (X)   Northern America 27 2.4
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 18.3 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 44,704 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 37,675 100.0   English only 42,557 95.2
Never married 7,021 18.6   Language other than English 2,147 4.8
Now married, except separated 22,605 60.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 915 2.0
Separated 494 1.3   Spanish 1,504 3.4
Widowed 3,360 8.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 723 1.6
 Female 2,838 7.5   Other Indo-European languages 271 0.6
Divorced 4,195 11.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 72 0.2
 Female 2,247 6.0   Asian and Pacific Island languages 190 0.4
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 92 0.2
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 48,080 100.0
           under 18 years 901 100.0     Total ancestries reported 43,477 90.4
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 592 65.7   Arab 37 0.1
        Czech¹ 424 0.9
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 119 0.2
          Civilian population 18 years and over 35,394 100.0   Dutch 1,237 2.6
Civilian veterans 5,422 15.3   English 5,320 11.1
        French (except Basque)¹ 1,453 3.0
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 157 0.3
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 7,946 16.5
     Population 5 to 20 years 11,326 100.0   Greek 48 0.1
With a disability 873 7.7   Hungarian 43 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 25,039 100.0   Irish¹ 4,977 10.4
With a disability 5,463 21.8   Italian 684 1.4
 Percent employed 55.3 (X)   Lithuanian 27 0.1
No disability 19,576 78.2   Norwegian 315 0.7
 Percent employed 75.4 (X)   Polish 461 1.0
     Population 65 years and over 7,777 100.0   Portuguese 46 0.1
With a disability 3,577 46.0   Russian 65 0.1
        Scotch-Irish 1,150 2.4
        Scottish 806 1.7
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 13 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 44,704 100.0   Subsaharan African 30 0.1
Same house in 1995 24,893 55.7   Swedish 497 1.0
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 19,332 43.2   Swiss 112 0.2
 Same county 11,042 24.7   Ukrainian 22 0.0
 Different county 8,290 18.5   United States or American 6,034 12.5
  Same state 3,947 8.8   Welsh 266 0.6
  Different state 4,343 9.7   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 108 0.2
Elsewhere in 1995 479 1.1   Other ancestries 11,080 23.0
 
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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