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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Platte 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 8,807 100.0
      enrolled in school 2,147 100.0   Native 8,671 98.5
Nursery school, preschool 133 6.2       Born in United States 8,602 97.7
Kindergarten 104 4.8           State of residence 4,249 48.2
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 1,160 54.0           Different state 4,353 49.4
High school (grades 9-12) 577 26.9       Born outside United States 69 0.8
College or graduate school 173 8.1   Foreign born 136 1.5
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 75 0.9
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 37 0.4
  Population 25 years and over 6,034 100.0       Not a citizen 99 1.1
Less than 9th grade 312 5.2        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 601 10.0   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 2,323 38.5     Total (excluding born at sea) 136 100.0
Some college, no degree 1,464 24.3   Europe 15 11.0
Associate degree 416 6.9   Asia 16 11.8
Bachelor's degree 643 10.7   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 275 4.6   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 103 75.7
Percent high school graduate or higher 84.9 (X)   Northern America 2 1.5
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 15.2 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 8,348 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 7,052 100.0   English only 7,956 95.3
Never married 1,183 16.8   Language other than English 392 4.7
Now married, except separated 4,535 64.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 144 1.7
Separated 44 0.6   Spanish 315 3.8
Widowed 563 8.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 115 1.4
 Female 471 6.7   Other Indo-European languages 69 0.8
Divorced 727 10.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 28 0.3
 Female 378 5.4   Asian and Pacific Island languages 7 0.1
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 0 0.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 8,807 100.0
           under 18 years 92 100.0     Total ancestries reported 10,540 119.7
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 53 57.6   Arab 5 0.1
        Czech¹ 75 0.9
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 96 1.1
          Civilian population 18 years and over 6,575 100.0   Dutch 361 4.1
Civilian veterans 1,299 19.8   English 1,370 15.6
        French (except Basque)¹ 291 3.3
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 28 0.3
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 2,986 33.9
     Population 5 to 20 years 2,058 100.0   Greek 26 0.3
With a disability 174 8.5   Hungarian 11 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 4,807 100.0   Irish¹ 1,623 18.4
With a disability 810 16.9   Italian 251 2.9
 Percent employed 50.5 (X)   Lithuanian 6 0.1
No disability 3,997 83.1   Norwegian 380 4.3
 Percent employed 84.2 (X)   Polish 45 0.5
     Population 65 years and over 1,384 100.0   Portuguese 28 0.3
With a disability 474 34.2   Russian 76 0.9
        Scotch-Irish 231 2.6
        Scottish 249 2.8
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 6 0.1
  Population 5 years and over 8,348 100.0   Subsaharan African 0 0.0
Same house in 1995 5,162 61.8   Swedish 371 4.2
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 3,104 37.2   Swiss 68 0.8
 Same county 1,402 16.8   Ukrainian 15 0.2
 Different county 1,702 20.4   United States or American 552 6.3
  Same state 768 9.2   Welsh 76 0.9
  Different state 934 11.2   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 82 1.0   Other ancestries 1,314 14.9
 
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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