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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Henry 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 16,310 100.0
      enrolled in school 3,715 100.0   Native 16,126 98.9
Nursery school, preschool 201 5.4       Born in United States 16,013 98.2
Kindergarten 255 6.9           State of residence 12,077 74.0
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 1,779 47.9           Different state 3,936 24.1
High school (grades 9-12) 992 26.7       Born outside United States 113 0.7
College or graduate school 488 13.1   Foreign born 184 1.1
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 97 0.6
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 64 0.4
  Population 25 years and over 10,967 100.0       Not a citizen 120 0.7
Less than 9th grade 1,337 12.2        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 2,317 21.1   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 3,192 29.1     Total (excluding born at sea) 184 100.0
Some college, no degree 2,016 18.4   Europe 12 6.5
Associate degree 560 5.1   Asia 0 0.0
Bachelor's degree 1,017 9.3   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 528 4.8   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 172 93.5
Percent high school graduate or higher 66.7 (X)   Northern America 0 0.0
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 14.1 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 15,238 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 13,083 100.0   English only 14,804 97.2
Never married 2,657 20.3   Language other than English 434 2.8
Now married, except separated 7,426 56.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 199 1.3
Separated 331 2.5   Spanish 277 1.8
Widowed 1,434 11.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 130 0.9
 Female 1,190 9.1   Other Indo-European languages 88 0.6
Divorced 1,235 9.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 21 0.1
 Female 618 4.7   Asian and Pacific Island languages 36 0.2
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 15 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 16,310 100.0
           under 18 years 479 100.0     Total ancestries reported 11,919 73.1
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 222 46.3   Arab 0 0.0
        Czech¹ 8 0.0
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 0 0.0
          Civilian population 18 years and over 12,362 100.0   Dutch 157 1.0
Civilian veterans 1,849 15.0   English 1,189 7.3
        French (except Basque)¹ 156 1.0
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 31 0.2
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 585 3.6
     Population 5 to 20 years 3,559 100.0   Greek 0 0.0
With a disability 376 10.6   Hungarian 8 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 8,995 100.0   Irish¹ 1,066 6.5
With a disability 2,674 29.7   Italian 138 0.8
 Percent employed 57.0 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 6,321 70.3   Norwegian 57 0.3
 Percent employed 73.7 (X)   Polish 18 0.1
     Population 65 years and over 2,520 100.0   Portuguese 8 0.0
With a disability 1,365 54.2   Russian 31 0.2
        Scotch-Irish 372 2.3
        Scottish 144 0.9
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 15,238 100.0   Subsaharan African 66 0.4
Same house in 1995 10,064 66.0   Swedish 34 0.2
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 5,048 33.1   Swiss 0 0.0
 Same county 2,370 15.6   Ukrainian 21 0.1
 Different county 2,678 17.6   United States or American 2,326 14.3
  Same state 1,840 12.1   Welsh 17 0.1
  Different state 838 5.5   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 2 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 126 0.8   Other ancestries 5,485 33.6
 
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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