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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Pope 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 54,469 100.0
      enrolled in school 15,194 100.0   Native 53,522 98.3
Nursery school, preschool 823 5.4       Born in United States 53,267 97.8
Kindergarten 781 5.1           State of residence 34,361 63.1
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 6,553 43.1           Different state 18,906 34.7
High school (grades 9-12) 3,086 20.3       Born outside United States 255 0.5
College or graduate school 3,951 26.0   Foreign born 947 1.7
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 459 0.8
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 273 0.5
  Population 25 years and over 34,297 100.0       Not a citizen 674 1.2
Less than 9th grade 3,033 8.8        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 4,701 13.7   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 11,501 33.5     Total (excluding born at sea) 947 100.0
Some college, no degree 7,365 21.5   Europe 238 25.1
Associate degree 1,184 3.5   Asia 265 28.0
Bachelor's degree 4,379 12.8   Africa 10 1.1
Graduate or professional degree 2,134 6.2   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 389 41.1
Percent high school graduate or higher 77.4 (X)   Northern America 45 4.8
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 19.0 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 51,044 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 43,024 100.0   English only 49,202 96.4
Never married 8,959 20.8   Language other than English 1,842 3.6
Now married, except separated 26,011 60.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 716 1.4
Separated 575 1.3   Spanish 1,106 2.2
Widowed 2,764 6.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 436 0.9
 Female 2,260 5.3   Other Indo-European languages 346 0.7
Divorced 4,715 11.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 58 0.1
 Female 2,633 6.1   Asian and Pacific Island languages 327 0.6
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 200 0.4
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 54,469 100.0
           under 18 years 1,052 100.0     Total ancestries reported 43,338 79.6
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 572 54.4   Arab 3 0.0
        Czech¹ 167 0.3
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 110 0.2
          Civilian population 18 years and over 40,511 100.0   Dutch 1,052 1.9
Civilian veterans 5,801 14.3   English 4,904 9.0
        French (except Basque)¹ 1,365 2.5
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 222 0.4
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 6,127 11.2
     Population 5 to 20 years 13,436 100.0   Greek 135 0.2
With a disability 1,298 9.7   Hungarian 20 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 30,507 100.0   Irish¹ 5,961 10.9
With a disability 6,705 22.0   Italian 739 1.4
 Percent employed 46.5 (X)   Lithuanian 2 0.0
No disability 23,802 78.0   Norwegian 418 0.8
 Percent employed 78.4 (X)   Polish 441 0.8
     Population 65 years and over 6,482 100.0   Portuguese 40 0.1
With a disability 3,412 52.6   Russian 30 0.1
        Scotch-Irish 1,044 1.9
        Scottish 825 1.5
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 69 0.1
  Population 5 years and over 51,044 100.0   Subsaharan African 41 0.1
Same house in 1995 25,908 50.8   Swedish 406 0.7
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 24,813 48.6   Swiss 62 0.1
 Same county 13,811 27.1   Ukrainian 19 0.0
 Different county 11,002 21.6   United States or American 9,958 18.3
  Same state 6,016 11.8   Welsh 314 0.6
  Different state 4,986 9.8   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 116 0.2
Elsewhere in 1995 323 0.6   Other ancestries 8,748 16.1
 
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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