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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Sequoyah 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 38,972 100.0
      enrolled in school 9,537 100.0   Native 38,680 99.3
Nursery school, preschool 656 6.9       Born in United States 38,502 98.8
Kindergarten 595 6.2           State of residence 19,002 48.8
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 4,888 51.3           Different state 19,500 50.0
High school (grades 9-12) 2,391 25.1       Born outside United States 178 0.5
College or graduate school 1,007 10.6   Foreign born 292 0.7
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 141 0.4
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 100 0.3
  Population 25 years and over 24,980 100.0       Not a citizen 192 0.5
Less than 9th grade 2,664 10.7        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 4,778 19.1   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 8,721 34.9     Total (excluding born at sea) 292 100.0
Some college, no degree 4,867 19.5   Europe 45 15.4
Associate degree 1,225 4.9   Asia 60 20.5
Bachelor's degree 1,657 6.6   Africa 7 2.4
Graduate or professional degree 1,068 4.3   Oceania 2 0.7
        Latin America 170 58.2
Percent high school graduate or higher 70.2 (X)   Northern America 8 2.7
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 10.9 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 36,179 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 30,157 100.0   English only 34,519 95.4
Never married 5,353 17.8   Language other than English 1,660 4.6
Now married, except separated 18,953 62.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 498 1.4
Separated 452 1.5   Spanish 614 1.7
Widowed 2,067 6.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 233 0.6
 Female 1,710 5.7   Other Indo-European languages 169 0.5
Divorced 3,332 11.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 20 0.1
 Female 1,791 5.9   Asian and Pacific Island languages 45 0.1
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 16 0.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 38,972 100.0
           under 18 years 1,044 100.0     Total ancestries reported 28,611 73.4
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 591 56.6   Arab 15 0.0
        Czech¹ 40 0.1
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 23 0.1
          Civilian population 18 years and over 28,256 100.0   Dutch 683 1.8
Civilian veterans 4,379 15.5   English 2,019 5.2
        French (except Basque)¹ 569 1.5
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 87 0.2
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 2,948 7.6
     Population 5 to 20 years 9,455 100.0   Greek 15 0.0
With a disability 879 9.3   Hungarian 34 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 21,371 100.0   Irish¹ 3,800 9.8
With a disability 5,944 27.8   Italian 355 0.9
 Percent employed 45.0 (X)   Lithuanian 12 0.0
No disability 15,427 72.2   Norwegian 124 0.3
 Percent employed 73.9 (X)   Polish 221 0.6
     Population 65 years and over 4,977 100.0   Portuguese 36 0.1
With a disability 2,731 54.9   Russian 18 0.0
        Scotch-Irish 241 0.6
        Scottish 302 0.8
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 3 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 36,179 100.0   Subsaharan African 15 0.0
Same house in 1995 20,153 55.7   Swedish 120 0.3
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 15,849 43.8   Swiss 40 0.1
 Same county 8,929 24.7   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 6,920 19.1   United States or American 3,685 9.5
  Same state 2,863 7.9   Welsh 56 0.1
  Different state 4,057 11.2   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 253 0.6
Elsewhere in 1995 177 0.5   Other ancestries 12,897 33.1
 
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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