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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: McClain 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 27,740 100.0
      enrolled in school 7,367 100.0   Native 27,032 97.4
Nursery school, preschool 452 6.1       Born in United States 26,918 97.0
Kindergarten 385 5.2           State of residence 20,066 72.3
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 3,512 47.7           Different state 6,852 24.7
High school (grades 9-12) 1,864 25.3       Born outside United States 114 0.4
College or graduate school 1,154 15.7   Foreign born 708 2.6
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 312 1.1
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 274 1.0
  Population 25 years and over 18,069 100.0       Not a citizen 434 1.6
Less than 9th grade 1,273 7.0        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 2,460 13.6   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 6,645 36.8     Total (excluding born at sea) 708 100.0
Some college, no degree 4,066 22.5   Europe 104 14.7
Associate degree 783 4.3   Asia 41 5.8
Bachelor's degree 2,111 11.7   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 731 4.0   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 545 77.0
Percent high school graduate or higher 79.3 (X)   Northern America 18 2.5
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 15.7 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 25,946 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 21,789 100.0   English only 24,590 94.8
Never married 3,869 17.8   Language other than English 1,356 5.2
Now married, except separated 14,347 65.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 750 2.9
Separated 256 1.2   Spanish 1,146 4.4
Widowed 1,266 5.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 659 2.5
 Female 1,016 4.7   Other Indo-European languages 143 0.6
Divorced 2,051 9.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 71 0.3
 Female 1,086 5.0   Asian and Pacific Island languages 32 0.1
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 17 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 27,740 100.0
           under 18 years 511 100.0     Total ancestries reported 22,904 82.6
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 270 52.8   Arab 13 0.0
        Czech¹ 69 0.2
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 43 0.2
          Civilian population 18 years and over 20,312 100.0   Dutch 655 2.4
Civilian veterans 2,838 14.0   English 2,100 7.6
        French (except Basque)¹ 635 2.3
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 47 0.2
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 2,901 10.5
     Population 5 to 20 years 6,788 100.0   Greek 8 0.0
With a disability 543 8.0   Hungarian 14 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 15,753 100.0   Irish¹ 2,919 10.5
With a disability 3,240 20.6   Italian 254 0.9
 Percent employed 57.7 (X)   Lithuanian 25 0.1
No disability 12,513 79.4   Norwegian 172 0.6
 Percent employed 77.8 (X)   Polish 242 0.9
     Population 65 years and over 3,162 100.0   Portuguese 20 0.1
With a disability 1,449 45.8   Russian 32 0.1
        Scotch-Irish 362 1.3
        Scottish 404 1.5
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 6 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 25,946 100.0   Subsaharan African 3 0.0
Same house in 1995 14,151 54.5   Swedish 143 0.5
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 11,595 44.7   Swiss 48 0.2
 Same county 4,415 17.0   Ukrainian 28 0.1
 Different county 7,180 27.7   United States or American 3,839 13.8
  Same state 5,460 21.0   Welsh 98 0.4
  Different state 1,720 6.6   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 138 0.5
Elsewhere in 1995 200 0.8   Other ancestries 7,686 27.7
 
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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