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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Baxter 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 38,386 100.0
      enrolled in school 7,019 100.0   Native 37,765 98.4
Nursery school, preschool 575 8.2       Born in United States 37,581 97.9
Kindergarten 496 7.1           State of residence 13,804 36.0
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 3,250 46.3           Different state 23,777 61.9
High school (grades 9-12) 1,787 25.5       Born outside United States 184 0.5
College or graduate school 911 13.0   Foreign born 621 1.6
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 56 0.1
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 493 1.3
  Population 25 years and over 28,861 100.0       Not a citizen 128 0.3
Less than 9th grade 2,217 7.7        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 4,265 14.8   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 10,832 37.5     Total (excluding born at sea) 621 100.0
Some college, no degree 6,504 22.5   Europe 376 60.5
Associate degree 1,355 4.7   Asia 107 17.2
Bachelor's degree 2,479 8.6   Africa 1 0.2
Graduate or professional degree 1,209 4.2   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 102 16.4
Percent high school graduate or higher 77.5 (X)   Northern America 35 5.6
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 12.8 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 36,699 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 32,537 100.0   English only 35,553 96.9
Never married 4,250 13.1   Language other than English 1,146 3.1
Now married, except separated 21,245 65.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 337 0.9
Separated 344 1.1   Spanish 431 1.2
Widowed 3,257 10.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 119 0.3
 Female 2,628 8.1   Other Indo-European languages 628 1.7
Divorced 3,441 10.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 176 0.5
 Female 1,676 5.2   Asian and Pacific Island languages 70 0.2
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 42 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 38,386 100.0
           under 18 years 453 100.0     Total ancestries reported 36,403 94.8
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 276 60.9   Arab 23 0.1
        Czech¹ 601 1.6
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 212 0.6
          Civilian population 18 years and over 31,100 100.0   Dutch 1,114 2.9
Civilian veterans 6,479 20.8   English 4,740 12.3
        French (except Basque)¹ 1,210 3.2
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 275 0.7
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 7,120 18.5
     Population 5 to 20 years 6,636 100.0   Greek 32 0.1
With a disability 670 10.1   Hungarian 54 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 19,726 100.0   Irish¹ 4,890 12.7
With a disability 4,768 24.2   Italian 900 2.3
 Percent employed 43.4 (X)   Lithuanian 165 0.4
No disability 14,958 75.8   Norwegian 481 1.3
 Percent employed 74.8 (X)   Polish 1,380 3.6
     Population 65 years and over 9,716 100.0   Portuguese 21 0.1
With a disability 3,926 40.4   Russian 66 0.2
        Scotch-Irish 976 2.5
        Scottish 840 2.2
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 80 0.2
  Population 5 years and over 36,699 100.0   Subsaharan African 13 0.0
Same house in 1995 20,199 55.0   Swedish 685 1.8
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 16,439 44.8   Swiss 150 0.4
 Same county 7,142 19.5   Ukrainian 62 0.2
 Different county 9,297 25.3   United States or American 5,103 13.3
  Same state 2,742 7.5   Welsh 321 0.8
  Different state 6,555 17.9   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 8 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 61 0.2   Other ancestries 4,881 12.7
 
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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