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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Wichita 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 131,664 100.0
      enrolled in school 35,683 100.0   Native 124,933 94.9
Nursery school, preschool 2,319 6.5       Born in United States 122,310 92.9
Kindergarten 2,046 5.7           State of residence 77,704 59.0
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 14,759 41.4           Different state 44,606 33.9
High school (grades 9-12) 7,823 21.9       Born outside United States 2,623 2.0
College or graduate school 8,736 24.5   Foreign born 6,731 5.1
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 2,755 2.1
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 2,924 2.2
  Population 25 years and over 80,740 100.0       Not a citizen 3,807 2.9
Less than 9th grade 5,674 7.0        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 10,566 13.1   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 24,086 29.8     Total (excluding born at sea) 6,731 100.0
Some college, no degree 19,558 24.2   Europe 1,292 19.2
Associate degree 4,734 5.9   Asia 1,949 29.0
Bachelor's degree 11,547 14.3   Africa 34 0.5
Graduate or professional degree 4,575 5.7   Oceania 52 0.8
        Latin America 3,288 48.8
Percent high school graduate or higher 79.9 (X)   Northern America 116 1.7
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 20.0 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 122,607 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 104,245 100.0   English only 107,556 87.7
Never married 23,717 22.8   Language other than English 15,051 12.3
Now married, except separated 60,077 57.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 5,201 4.2
Separated 1,918 1.8   Spanish 10,707 8.7
Widowed 7,082 6.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 3,550 2.9
 Female 5,880 5.6   Other Indo-European languages 2,074 1.7
Divorced 11,451 11.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 539 0.4
 Female 6,308 6.1   Asian and Pacific Island languages 2,135 1.7
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,088 0.9
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 131,664 100.0
           under 18 years 2,531 100.0     Total ancestries reported 116,589 88.6
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 1,427 56.4   Arab 230 0.2
        Czech¹ 767 0.6
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 303 0.2
          Civilian population 18 years and over 90,797 100.0   Dutch 2,115 1.6
Civilian veterans 15,274 16.8   English 11,131 8.5
        French (except Basque)¹ 3,410 2.6
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 461 0.4
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 16,405 12.5
     Population 5 to 20 years 29,122 100.0   Greek 183 0.1
With a disability 2,637 9.1   Hungarian 297 0.2
     Population 21 to 64 years 64,282 100.0   Irish¹ 13,061 9.9
With a disability 12,878 20.0   Italian 2,648 2.0
 Percent employed 56.9 (X)   Lithuanian 42 0.0
No disability 51,404 80.0   Norwegian 1,083 0.8
 Percent employed 77.8 (X)   Polish 1,352 1.0
     Population 65 years and over 15,768 100.0   Portuguese 140 0.1
With a disability 7,269 46.1   Russian 304 0.2
        Scotch-Irish 2,617 2.0
        Scottish 2,041 1.6
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 42 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 122,607 100.0   Subsaharan African 360 0.3
Same house in 1995 56,305 45.9   Swedish 820 0.6
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 63,169 51.5   Swiss 211 0.2
 Same county 32,644 26.6   Ukrainian 66 0.1
 Different county 30,525 24.9   United States or American 14,534 11.0
  Same state 14,053 11.5   Welsh 522 0.4
  Different state 16,472 13.4   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 524 0.4
Elsewhere in 1995 3,133 2.6   Other ancestries 40,920 31.1
 
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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