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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Pittsburg 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 43,953 100.0
      enrolled in school 10,214 100.0   Native 43,478 98.9
Nursery school, preschool 617 6.0       Born in United States 43,257 98.4
Kindergarten 540 5.3           State of residence 30,135 68.6
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 5,090 49.8           Different state 13,122 29.9
High school (grades 9-12) 2,666 26.1       Born outside United States 221 0.5
College or graduate school 1,301 12.7   Foreign born 475 1.1
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 214 0.5
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 200 0.5
  Population 25 years and over 30,162 100.0       Not a citizen 275 0.6
Less than 9th grade 2,693 8.9        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 4,472 14.8   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 11,017 36.5     Total (excluding born at sea) 475 100.0
Some college, no degree 6,020 20.0   Europe 109 22.9
Associate degree 2,068 6.9   Asia 165 34.7
Bachelor's degree 2,550 8.5   Africa 30 6.3
Graduate or professional degree 1,342 4.4   Oceania 9 1.9
        Latin America 135 28.4
Percent high school graduate or higher 76.2 (X)   Northern America 27 5.7
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 12.9 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 41,512 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 35,516 100.0   English only 40,015 96.4
Never married 5,566 15.7   Language other than English 1,497 3.6
Now married, except separated 22,004 62.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 418 1.0
Separated 662 1.9   Spanish 727 1.8
Widowed 3,078 8.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 286 0.7
 Female 2,540 7.2   Other Indo-European languages 406 1.0
Divorced 4,206 11.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 52 0.1
 Female 2,262 6.4   Asian and Pacific Island languages 126 0.3
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 48 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 43,953 100.0
           under 18 years 1,223 100.0     Total ancestries reported 33,881 77.1
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 887 72.5   Arab 13 0.0
        Czech¹ 90 0.2
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 53 0.1
          Civilian population 18 years and over 33,594 100.0   Dutch 847 1.9
Civilian veterans 5,837 17.4   English 2,974 6.8
        French (except Basque)¹ 682 1.6
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 65 0.1
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 3,865 8.8
     Population 5 to 20 years 9,307 100.0   Greek 30 0.1
With a disability 1,233 13.2   Hungarian 30 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 22,320 100.0   Irish¹ 4,680 10.6
With a disability 6,016 27.0   Italian 1,733 3.9
 Percent employed 48.7 (X)   Lithuanian 106 0.2
No disability 16,304 73.0   Norwegian 200 0.5
 Percent employed 71.5 (X)   Polish 293 0.7
     Population 65 years and over 7,061 100.0   Portuguese 15 0.0
With a disability 3,602 51.0   Russian 85 0.2
        Scotch-Irish 512 1.2
        Scottish 433 1.0
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 17 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 41,512 100.0   Subsaharan African 50 0.1
Same house in 1995 23,003 55.4   Swedish 234 0.5
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 18,266 44.0   Swiss 28 0.1
 Same county 9,434 22.7   Ukrainian 19 0.0
 Different county 8,832 21.3   United States or American 4,523 10.3
  Same state 5,449 13.1   Welsh 145 0.3
  Different state 3,383 8.1   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 261 0.6
Elsewhere in 1995 243 0.6   Other ancestries 11,898 27.1
 
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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