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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Nowata 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 10,569 100.0
      enrolled in school 2,578 100.0   Native 10,548 99.8
Nursery school, preschool 194 7.5       Born in United States 10,525 99.6
Kindergarten 122 4.7           State of residence 6,643 62.9
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 1,365 52.9           Different state 3,882 36.7
High school (grades 9-12) 627 24.3       Born outside United States 23 0.2
College or graduate school 270 10.5   Foreign born 21 0.2
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 7 0.1
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 0 0.0
  Population 25 years and over 7,092 100.0       Not a citizen 21 0.2
Less than 9th grade 548 7.7        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 1,138 16.0   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 3,030 42.7     Total (excluding born at sea) 21 100.0
Some college, no degree 1,312 18.5   Europe 7 33.3
Associate degree 387 5.5   Asia 0 0.0
Bachelor's degree 522 7.4   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 155 2.2   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 1 4.8
Percent high school graduate or higher 76.2 (X)   Northern America 13 61.9
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 9.5 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 9,897 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 8,317 100.0   English only 9,674 97.7
Never married 1,395 16.8   Language other than English 223 2.3
Now married, except separated 5,266 63.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 103 1.0
Separated 115 1.4   Spanish 130 1.3
Widowed 661 7.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 78 0.8
 Female 541 6.5   Other Indo-European languages 57 0.6
Divorced 880 10.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 25 0.3
 Female 444 5.3   Asian and Pacific Island languages 7 0.1
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 0 0.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 10,569 100.0
           under 18 years 194 100.0     Total ancestries reported 8,389 79.4
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 140 72.2   Arab 0 0.0
        Czech¹ 11 0.1
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 27 0.3
          Civilian population 18 years and over 7,803 100.0   Dutch 277 2.6
Civilian veterans 1,194 15.3   English 663 6.3
        French (except Basque)¹ 160 1.5
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 20 0.2
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 1,403 13.3
     Population 5 to 20 years 2,457 100.0   Greek 7 0.1
With a disability 235 9.6   Hungarian 11 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 5,493 100.0   Irish¹ 1,029 9.7
With a disability 1,467 26.7   Italian 40 0.4
 Percent employed 56.1 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 4,026 73.3   Norwegian 53 0.5
 Percent employed 77.1 (X)   Polish 41 0.4
     Population 65 years and over 1,749 100.0   Portuguese 5 0.0
With a disability 842 48.1   Russian 11 0.1
        Scotch-Irish 90 0.9
        Scottish 103 1.0
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 9,897 100.0   Subsaharan African 3 0.0
Same house in 1995 5,865 59.3   Swedish 17 0.2
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 3,981 40.2   Swiss 5 0.0
 Same county 1,783 18.0   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 2,198 22.2   United States or American 1,378 13.0
  Same state 1,188 12.0   Welsh 22 0.2
  Different state 1,010 10.2   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 16 0.2
Elsewhere in 1995 51 0.5   Other ancestries 2,997 28.4
 
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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