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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Mayes 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 38,369 100.0
      enrolled in school 9,429 100.0   Native 37,984 99.0
Nursery school, preschool 570 6.0       Born in United States 37,840 98.6
Kindergarten 601 6.4           State of residence 26,532 69.1
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 4,874 51.7           Different state 11,308 29.5
High school (grades 9-12) 2,322 24.6       Born outside United States 144 0.4
College or graduate school 1,062 11.3   Foreign born 385 1.0
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 154 0.4
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 150 0.4
  Population 25 years and over 24,849 100.0       Not a citizen 235 0.6
Less than 9th grade 1,854 7.5        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 4,090 16.5   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 9,458 38.1     Total (excluding born at sea) 385 100.0
Some college, no degree 5,214 21.0   Europe 96 24.9
Associate degree 1,214 4.9   Asia 116 30.1
Bachelor's degree 2,050 8.2   Africa 12 3.1
Graduate or professional degree 969 3.9   Oceania 3 0.8
        Latin America 135 35.1
Percent high school graduate or higher 76.1 (X)   Northern America 23 6.0
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 12.1 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 35,754 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 29,938 100.0   English only 33,690 94.2
Never married 5,116 17.1   Language other than English 2,064 5.8
Now married, except separated 18,725 62.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 605 1.7
Separated 396 1.3   Spanish 512 1.4
Widowed 2,490 8.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 230 0.6
 Female 1,984 6.6   Other Indo-European languages 617 1.7
Divorced 3,211 10.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 97 0.3
 Female 1,597 5.3   Asian and Pacific Island languages 164 0.5
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 66 0.2
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 38,369 100.0
           under 18 years 751 100.0     Total ancestries reported 31,450 82.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 481 64.0   Arab 35 0.1
        Czech¹ 142 0.4
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 58 0.2
          Civilian population 18 years and over 28,146 100.0   Dutch 901 2.3
Civilian veterans 4,213 15.0   English 2,606 6.8
        French (except Basque)¹ 716 1.9
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 121 0.3
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 4,409 11.5
     Population 5 to 20 years 9,020 100.0   Greek 12 0.0
With a disability 718 8.0   Hungarian 5 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 20,892 100.0   Irish¹ 3,714 9.7
With a disability 5,039 24.1   Italian 490 1.3
 Percent employed 53.6 (X)   Lithuanian 8 0.0
No disability 15,853 75.9   Norwegian 208 0.5
 Percent employed 75.7 (X)   Polish 210 0.5
     Population 65 years and over 5,363 100.0   Portuguese 9 0.0
With a disability 2,493 46.5   Russian 45 0.1
        Scotch-Irish 448 1.2
        Scottish 465 1.2
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 35,754 100.0   Subsaharan African 15 0.0
Same house in 1995 19,579 54.8   Swedish 222 0.6
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 16,072 45.0   Swiss 94 0.2
 Same county 7,781 21.8   Ukrainian 11 0.0
 Different county 8,291 23.2   United States or American 4,201 10.9
  Same state 5,330 14.9   Welsh 221 0.6
  Different state 2,961 8.3   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 148 0.4
Elsewhere in 1995 103 0.3   Other ancestries 11,936 31.1
 
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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