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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Scott 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 23,403 100.0
      enrolled in school 4,540 100.0   Native 23,332 99.7
Nursery school, preschool 252 5.6       Born in United States 23,286 99.5
Kindergarten 269 5.9           State of residence 10,478 44.8
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 2,303 50.7           Different state 12,808 54.7
High school (grades 9-12) 1,082 23.8       Born outside United States 46 0.2
College or graduate school 634 14.0   Foreign born 71 0.3
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 26 0.1
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 28 0.1
  Population 25 years and over 16,846 100.0       Not a citizen 43 0.2
Less than 9th grade 3,566 21.2        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 2,434 14.4   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 6,108 36.3     Total (excluding born at sea) 71 100.0
Some college, no degree 2,605 15.5   Europe 55 77.5
Associate degree 729 4.3   Asia 11 15.5
Bachelor's degree 1,003 6.0   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 401 2.4   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 5 7.0
Percent high school graduate or higher 64.4 (X)   Northern America 0 0.0
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 8.3 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 22,219 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 19,417 100.0   English only 21,953 98.8
Never married 3,288 16.9   Language other than English 266 1.2
Now married, except separated 12,154 62.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 54 0.2
Separated 449 2.3   Spanish 128 0.6
Widowed 2,032 10.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 39 0.2
 Female 1,683 8.7   Other Indo-European languages 127 0.6
Divorced 1,494 7.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 10 0.0
 Female 810 4.2   Asian and Pacific Island languages 11 0.0
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 5 0.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 23,403 100.0
           under 18 years 389 100.0     Total ancestries reported 15,290 65.3
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 201 51.7   Arab 0 0.0
        Czech¹ 3 0.0
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 0 0.0
          Civilian population 18 years and over 18,568 100.0   Dutch 295 1.3
Civilian veterans 2,387 12.9   English 1,771 7.6
        French (except Basque)¹ 118 0.5
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 40 0.2
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 1,303 5.6
     Population 5 to 20 years 4,422 100.0   Greek 0 0.0
With a disability 357 8.1   Hungarian 10 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 13,601 100.0   Irish¹ 1,792 7.7
With a disability 3,887 28.6   Italian 153 0.7
 Percent employed 34.0 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 9,714 71.4   Norwegian 28 0.1
 Percent employed 72.9 (X)   Polish 57 0.2
     Population 65 years and over 3,988 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 2,169 54.4   Russian 26 0.1
        Scotch-Irish 699 3.0
        Scottish 330 1.4
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 22,219 100.0   Subsaharan African 2 0.0
Same house in 1995 15,436 69.5   Swedish 43 0.2
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 6,742 30.3   Swiss 5 0.0
 Same county 3,885 17.5   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 2,857 12.9   United States or American 6,953 29.7
  Same state 1,271 5.7   Welsh 45 0.2
  Different state 1,586 7.1   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 41 0.2   Other ancestries 1,617 6.9
 
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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