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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Tulsa 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 563,299 100.0
      enrolled in school 152,977 100.0   Native 533,069 94.6
Nursery school, preschool 11,369 7.4       Born in United States 528,594 93.8
Kindergarten 8,608 5.6           State of residence 321,145 57.0
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 67,797 44.3           Different state 207,449 36.8
High school (grades 9-12) 31,154 20.4       Born outside United States 4,475 0.8
College or graduate school 34,049 22.3   Foreign born 30,230 5.4
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 17,449 3.1
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 9,454 1.7
  Population 25 years and over 359,386 100.0       Not a citizen 20,776 3.7
Less than 9th grade 15,755 4.4        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 37,954 10.6   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 95,321 26.5     Total (excluding born at sea) 30,230 100.0
Some college, no degree 88,683 24.7   Europe 3,812 12.6
Associate degree 24,977 6.9   Asia 7,897 26.1
Bachelor's degree 66,429 18.5   Africa 994 3.3
Graduate or professional degree 30,267 8.4   Oceania 126 0.4
        Latin America 16,405 54.3
Percent high school graduate or higher 85.1 (X)   Northern America 996 3.3
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 26.9 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 522,152 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 439,932 100.0   English only 478,283 91.6
Never married 108,464 24.7   Language other than English 43,869 8.4
Now married, except separated 241,009 54.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 20,260 3.9
Separated 7,858 1.8   Spanish 27,989 5.4
Widowed 27,294 6.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 14,622 2.8
 Female 22,745 5.2   Other Indo-European languages 7,426 1.4
Divorced 55,307 12.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,920 0.4
 Female 32,560 7.4   Asian and Pacific Island languages 5,493 1.1
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 2,954 0.6
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 563,299 100.0
           under 18 years 8,806 100.0     Total ancestries reported 530,557 94.2
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 4,742 53.8   Arab 2,413 0.4
        Czech¹ 2,172 0.4
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 1,594 0.3
          Civilian population 18 years and over 415,621 100.0   Dutch 12,001 2.1
Civilian veterans 56,658 13.6   English 57,537 10.2
        French (except Basque)¹ 15,505 2.8
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 1,909 0.3
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 80,197 14.2
     Population 5 to 20 years 129,964 100.0   Greek 1,079 0.2
With a disability 11,738 9.0   Hungarian 956 0.2
     Population 21 to 64 years 323,229 100.0   Irish¹ 62,652 11.1
With a disability 61,895 19.1   Italian 10,710 1.9
 Percent employed 60.4 (X)   Lithuanian 321 0.1
No disability 261,334 80.9   Norwegian 5,056 0.9
 Percent employed 79.6 (X)   Polish 5,478 1.0
     Population 65 years and over 62,606 100.0   Portuguese 460 0.1
With a disability 26,445 42.2   Russian 1,944 0.3
        Scotch-Irish 11,779 2.1
        Scottish 11,271 2.0
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 395 0.1
  Population 5 years and over 522,152 100.0   Subsaharan African 2,810 0.5
Same house in 1995 242,875 46.5   Swedish 5,760 1.0
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 266,726 51.1   Swiss 1,322 0.2
 Same county 162,027 31.0   Ukrainian 672 0.1
 Different county 104,699 20.1   United States or American 51,406 9.1
  Same state 42,498 8.1   Welsh 3,760 0.7
  Different state 62,201 11.9   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 2,331 0.4
Elsewhere in 1995 12,551 2.4   Other ancestries 177,067 31.4
 
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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