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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Faulkner 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 86,014 100.0
      enrolled in school 26,908 100.0   Native 84,586 98.3
Nursery school, preschool 1,434 5.3       Born in United States 84,005 97.7
Kindergarten 1,121 4.2           State of residence 57,439 66.8
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 10,348 38.5           Different state 26,566 30.9
High school (grades 9-12) 4,823 17.9       Born outside United States 581 0.7
College or graduate school 9,182 34.1   Foreign born 1,428 1.7
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 791 0.9
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 523 0.6
  Population 25 years and over 50,849 100.0       Not a citizen 905 1.1
Less than 9th grade 2,418 4.8        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 6,050 11.9   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 15,914 31.3     Total (excluding born at sea) 1,428 100.0
Some college, no degree 11,539 22.7   Europe 247 17.3
Associate degree 2,108 4.1   Asia 392 27.5
Bachelor's degree 8,484 16.7   Africa 126 8.8
Graduate or professional degree 4,336 8.5   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 609 42.6
Percent high school graduate or higher 83.3 (X)   Northern America 54 3.8
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 25.2 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 80,153 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 67,687 100.0   English only 76,937 96.0
Never married 16,900 25.0   Language other than English 3,216 4.0
Now married, except separated 39,609 58.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,055 1.3
Separated 1,116 1.6   Spanish 2,033 2.5
Widowed 3,159 4.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 761 0.9
 Female 2,659 3.9   Other Indo-European languages 613 0.8
Divorced 6,903 10.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 71 0.1
 Female 3,829 5.7   Asian and Pacific Island languages 374 0.5
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 166 0.2
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 86,014 100.0
           under 18 years 1,297 100.0     Total ancestries reported 73,074 85.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 719 55.4   Arab 98 0.1
        Czech¹ 255 0.3
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 156 0.2
          Civilian population 18 years and over 63,904 100.0   Dutch 1,198 1.4
Civilian veterans 8,020 12.6   English 8,468 9.8
        French (except Basque)¹ 1,761 2.0
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 399 0.5
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 10,363 12.0
     Population 5 to 20 years 22,249 100.0   Greek 66 0.1
With a disability 2,023 9.1   Hungarian 94 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 49,498 100.0   Irish¹ 9,335 10.9
With a disability 9,716 19.6   Italian 1,359 1.6
 Percent employed 58.0 (X)   Lithuanian 23 0.0
No disability 39,782 80.4   Norwegian 613 0.7
 Percent employed 80.2 (X)   Polish 567 0.7
     Population 65 years and over 7,818 100.0   Portuguese 78 0.1
With a disability 3,879 49.6   Russian 94 0.1
        Scotch-Irish 1,615 1.9
        Scottish 1,471 1.7
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 55 0.1
  Population 5 years and over 80,153 100.0   Subsaharan African 398 0.5
Same house in 1995 36,550 45.6   Swedish 513 0.6
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 42,829 53.4   Swiss 588 0.7
 Same county 19,186 23.9   Ukrainian 58 0.1
 Different county 23,643 29.5   United States or American 14,743 17.1
  Same state 15,840 19.8   Welsh 456 0.5
  Different state 7,803 9.7   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 48 0.1
Elsewhere in 1995 774 1.0   Other ancestries 18,202 21.2
 
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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