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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Conway 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 20,336 100.0
      enrolled in school 4,962 100.0   Native 20,082 98.8
Nursery school, preschool 373 7.5       Born in United States 20,014 98.4
Kindergarten 257 5.2           State of residence 15,613 76.8
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 2,397 48.3           Different state 4,401 21.6
High school (grades 9-12) 1,223 24.6       Born outside United States 68 0.3
College or graduate school 712 14.3   Foreign born 254 1.2
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 168 0.8
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 69 0.3
  Population 25 years and over 13,480 100.0       Not a citizen 185 0.9
Less than 9th grade 1,419 10.5        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 2,198 16.3   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 5,579 41.4     Total (excluding born at sea) 254 100.0
Some college, no degree 2,336 17.3   Europe 14 5.5
Associate degree 393 2.9   Asia 44 17.3
Bachelor's degree 939 7.0   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 616 4.6   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 196 77.2
Percent high school graduate or higher 73.2 (X)   Northern America 0 0.0
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 11.5 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 19,055 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 16,143 100.0   English only 18,495 97.1
Never married 3,165 19.6   Language other than English 560 2.9
Now married, except separated 9,709 60.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 218 1.1
Separated 256 1.6   Spanish 443 2.3
Widowed 1,406 8.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 175 0.9
 Female 1,133 7.0   Other Indo-European languages 65 0.3
Divorced 1,607 10.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 16 0.1
 Female 885 5.5   Asian and Pacific Island languages 43 0.2
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 20 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 20,336 100.0
           under 18 years 435 100.0     Total ancestries reported 16,511 81.2
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 285 65.5   Arab 0 0.0
        Czech¹ 32 0.2
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 52 0.3
          Civilian population 18 years and over 15,137 100.0   Dutch 254 1.2
Civilian veterans 2,120 14.0   English 1,404 6.9
        French (except Basque)¹ 547 2.7
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 35 0.2
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 2,155 10.6
     Population 5 to 20 years 4,679 100.0   Greek 15 0.1
With a disability 426 9.1   Hungarian 0 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 11,083 100.0   Irish¹ 1,924 9.5
With a disability 2,900 26.2   Italian 439 2.2
 Percent employed 41.8 (X)   Lithuanian 11 0.1
No disability 8,183 73.8   Norwegian 59 0.3
 Percent employed 76.2 (X)   Polish 75 0.4
     Population 65 years and over 3,025 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 1,627 53.8   Russian 30 0.1
        Scotch-Irish 234 1.2
        Scottish 233 1.1
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 18 0.1
  Population 5 years and over 19,055 100.0   Subsaharan African 131 0.6
Same house in 1995 11,761 61.7   Swedish 63 0.3
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 7,149 37.5   Swiss 250 1.2
 Same county 3,611 19.0   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 3,538 18.6   United States or American 3,702 18.2
  Same state 2,411 12.7   Welsh 59 0.3
  Different state 1,127 5.9   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 11 0.1
Elsewhere in 1995 145 0.8   Other ancestries 4,778 23.5
 
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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