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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Oklahoma 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 660,448 100.0
      enrolled in school 177,872 100.0   Native 612,619 92.8
Nursery school, preschool 12,134 6.8       Born in United States 606,494 91.8
Kindergarten 10,081 5.7           State of residence 397,935 60.3
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 76,069 42.8           Different state 208,559 31.6
High school (grades 9-12) 36,351 20.4       Born outside United States 6,125 0.9
College or graduate school 43,237 24.3   Foreign born 47,829 7.2
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 26,894 4.1
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 15,175 2.3
  Population 25 years and over 420,823 100.0       Not a citizen 32,654 4.9
Less than 9th grade 23,814 5.7        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 49,734 11.8   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 109,475 26.0     Total (excluding born at sea) 47,829 100.0
Some college, no degree 109,298 26.0   Europe 3,498 7.3
Associate degree 21,724 5.2   Asia 16,509 34.5
Bachelor's degree 70,118 16.7   Africa 1,944 4.1
Graduate or professional degree 36,660 8.7   Oceania 148 0.3
        Latin America 24,886 52.0
Percent high school graduate or higher 82.5 (X)   Northern America 844 1.8
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 25.4 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 612,796 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 519,952 100.0   English only 541,657 88.4
Never married 135,872 26.1   Language other than English 71,139 11.6
Now married, except separated 268,605 51.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 34,178 5.6
Separated 11,338 2.2   Spanish 44,062 7.2
Widowed 34,807 6.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 22,461 3.7
 Female 28,777 5.5   Other Indo-European languages 8,970 1.5
Divorced 69,330 13.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 2,399 0.4
 Female 40,315 7.8   Asian and Pacific Island languages 14,379 2.3
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 8,408 1.4
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 660,448 100.0
           under 18 years 12,852 100.0     Total ancestries reported 612,416 92.7
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 6,805 52.9   Arab 2,934 0.4
        Czech¹ 3,948 0.6
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 1,851 0.3
          Civilian population 18 years and over 486,796 100.0   Dutch 11,151 1.7
Civilian veterans 71,717 14.7   English 60,563 9.2
        French (except Basque)¹ 16,104 2.4
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 2,252 0.3
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 82,617 12.5
     Population 5 to 20 years 149,794 100.0   Greek 1,176 0.2
With a disability 13,680 9.1   Hungarian 693 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 370,783 100.0   Irish¹ 63,405 9.6
With a disability 80,526 21.7   Italian 10,521 1.6
 Percent employed 58.7 (X)   Lithuanian 227 0.0
No disability 290,257 78.3   Norwegian 4,715 0.7
 Percent employed 77.2 (X)   Polish 6,534 1.0
     Population 65 years and over 76,742 100.0   Portuguese 500 0.1
With a disability 34,243 44.6   Russian 1,739 0.3
        Scotch-Irish 12,739 1.9
        Scottish 11,507 1.7
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 192 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 612,796 100.0   Subsaharan African 4,992 0.8
Same house in 1995 292,347 47.7   Swedish 5,255 0.8
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 303,067 49.5   Swiss 992 0.2
 Same county 190,779 31.1   Ukrainian 553 0.1
 Different county 112,288 18.3   United States or American 60,172 9.1
  Same state 50,925 8.3   Welsh 3,542 0.5
  Different state 61,363 10.0   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 1,844 0.3
Elsewhere in 1995 17,382 2.8   Other ancestries 239,698 36.3
 
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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