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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Kendall 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 23,743 100.0
      enrolled in school 6,471 100.0   Native 22,418 94.4
Nursery school, preschool 589 9.1       Born in United States 22,200 93.5
Kindergarten 371 5.7           State of residence 15,896 67.0
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 3,170 49.0           Different state 6,304 26.6
High school (grades 9-12) 1,521 23.5       Born outside United States 218 0.9
College or graduate school 820 12.7   Foreign born 1,325 5.6
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 442 1.9
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 583 2.5
  Population 25 years and over 15,827 100.0       Not a citizen 742 3.1
Less than 9th grade 1,128 7.1        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 1,181 7.5   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 3,649 23.1     Total (excluding born at sea) 1,325 100.0
Some college, no degree 4,157 26.3   Europe 238 18.0
Associate degree 744 4.7   Asia 79 6.0
Bachelor's degree 3,262 20.6   Africa 33 2.5
Graduate or professional degree 1,706 10.8   Oceania 7 0.5
        Latin America 947 71.5
Percent high school graduate or higher 85.4 (X)   Northern America 21 1.6
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 31.4 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 22,263 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 18,426 100.0   English only 18,484 83.0
Never married 3,020 16.4   Language other than English 3,779 17.0
Now married, except separated 12,503 67.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,399 6.3
Separated 219 1.2   Spanish 3,116 14.0
Widowed 1,002 5.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,306 5.9
 Female 825 4.5   Other Indo-European languages 613 2.8
Divorced 1,682 9.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 87 0.4
 Female 944 5.1   Asian and Pacific Island languages 24 0.1
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 6 0.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 23,743 100.0
           under 18 years 322 100.0     Total ancestries reported 24,641 103.8
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 135 41.9   Arab 60 0.3
        Czech¹ 224 0.9
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 251 1.1
          Civilian population 18 years and over 17,218 100.0   Dutch 304 1.3
Civilian veterans 2,778 16.1   English 3,192 13.4
        French (except Basque)¹ 918 3.9
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 100 0.4
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 6,104 25.7
     Population 5 to 20 years 5,725 100.0   Greek 49 0.2
With a disability 339 5.9   Hungarian 45 0.2
     Population 21 to 64 years 13,165 100.0   Irish¹ 2,654 11.2
With a disability 2,070 15.7   Italian 435 1.8
 Percent employed 66.4 (X)   Lithuanian 53 0.2
No disability 11,095 84.3   Norwegian 197 0.8
 Percent employed 75.1 (X)   Polish 466 2.0
     Population 65 years and over 2,997 100.0   Portuguese 31 0.1
With a disability 1,178 39.3   Russian 84 0.4
        Scotch-Irish 702 3.0
        Scottish 552 2.3
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 22,263 100.0   Subsaharan African 62 0.3
Same house in 1995 11,200 50.3   Swedish 161 0.7
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 10,789 48.5   Swiss 37 0.2
 Same county 3,049 13.7   Ukrainian 74 0.3
 Different county 7,740 34.8   United States or American 2,026 8.5
  Same state 6,035 27.1   Welsh 120 0.5
  Different state 1,705 7.7   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 8 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 274 1.2   Other ancestries 5,732 24.1
 
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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