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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Le Flore 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 48,109 100.0
      enrolled in school 11,821 100.0   Native 46,891 97.5
Nursery school, preschool 676 5.7       Born in United States 46,711 97.1
Kindergarten 787 6.7           State of residence 23,388 48.6
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 5,722 48.4           Different state 23,323 48.5
High school (grades 9-12) 2,978 25.2       Born outside United States 180 0.4
College or graduate school 1,658 14.0   Foreign born 1,218 2.5
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 860 1.8
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 205 0.4
  Population 25 years and over 30,966 100.0       Not a citizen 1,013 2.1
Less than 9th grade 3,408 11.0        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 5,773 18.6   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 10,857 35.1     Total (excluding born at sea) 1,218 100.0
Some college, no degree 5,607 18.1   Europe 87 7.1
Associate degree 1,809 5.8   Asia 89 7.3
Bachelor's degree 2,308 7.5   Africa 4 0.3
Graduate or professional degree 1,204 3.9   Oceania 1 0.1
        Latin America 1,032 84.7
Percent high school graduate or higher 70.4 (X)   Northern America 5 0.4
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 11.3 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 44,821 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 37,787 100.0   English only 42,275 94.3
Never married 6,838 18.1   Language other than English 2,546 5.7
Now married, except separated 22,710 60.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,172 2.6
Separated 711 1.9   Spanish 1,911 4.3
Widowed 3,039 8.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,042 2.3
 Female 2,533 6.7   Other Indo-European languages 286 0.6
Divorced 4,489 11.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 43 0.1
 Female 2,278 6.0   Asian and Pacific Island languages 89 0.2
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 17 0.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 48,109 100.0
           under 18 years 1,217 100.0     Total ancestries reported 36,455 75.8
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 774 63.6   Arab 18 0.0
        Czech¹ 65 0.1
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 57 0.1
          Civilian population 18 years and over 35,507 100.0   Dutch 1,003 2.1
Civilian veterans 5,095 14.3   English 2,931 6.1
        French (except Basque)¹ 711 1.5
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 71 0.1
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 3,998 8.3
     Population 5 to 20 years 11,438 100.0   Greek 61 0.1
With a disability 905 7.9   Hungarian 15 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 25,980 100.0   Irish¹ 4,671 9.7
With a disability 6,663 25.6   Italian 460 1.0
 Percent employed 44.5 (X)   Lithuanian 2 0.0
No disability 19,317 74.4   Norwegian 113 0.2
 Percent employed 72.4 (X)   Polish 193 0.4
     Population 65 years and over 6,114 100.0   Portuguese 64 0.1
With a disability 3,467 56.7   Russian 33 0.1
        Scotch-Irish 409 0.9
        Scottish 352 0.7
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 8 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 44,821 100.0   Subsaharan African 49 0.1
Same house in 1995 24,832 55.4   Swedish 103 0.2
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 19,298 43.1   Swiss 26 0.1
 Same county 11,240 25.1   Ukrainian 21 0.0
 Different county 8,058 18.0   United States or American 6,788 14.1
  Same state 3,667 8.2   Welsh 128 0.3
  Different state 4,391 9.8   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 260 0.5
Elsewhere in 1995 691 1.5   Other ancestries 13,845 28.8
 
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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