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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Saline 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 83,529 100.0
      enrolled in school 20,335 100.0   Native 82,410 98.7
Nursery school, preschool 1,563 7.7       Born in United States 81,949 98.1
Kindergarten 1,196 5.9           State of residence 58,292 69.8
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 9,666 47.5           Different state 23,657 28.3
High school (grades 9-12) 4,880 24.0       Born outside United States 461 0.6
College or graduate school 3,030 14.9   Foreign born 1,119 1.3
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 354 0.4
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 475 0.6
  Population 25 years and over 55,796 100.0       Not a citizen 644 0.8
Less than 9th grade 2,866 5.1        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 6,992 12.5   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 21,027 37.7     Total (excluding born at sea) 1,119 100.0
Some college, no degree 12,950 23.2   Europe 310 27.7
Associate degree 2,831 5.1   Asia 400 35.7
Bachelor's degree 6,352 11.4   Africa 22 2.0
Graduate or professional degree 2,778 5.0   Oceania 24 2.1
        Latin America 315 28.2
Percent high school graduate or higher 82.3 (X)   Northern America 48 4.3
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 16.4 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 78,144 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 66,046 100.0   English only 75,749 96.9
Never married 11,003 16.7   Language other than English 2,395 3.1
Now married, except separated 42,956 65.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 847 1.1
Separated 707 1.1   Spanish 1,162 1.5
Widowed 3,944 6.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 544 0.7
 Female 3,121 4.7   Other Indo-European languages 751 1.0
Divorced 7,436 11.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 147 0.2
 Female 4,034 6.1   Asian and Pacific Island languages 390 0.5
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 132 0.2
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 83,529 100.0
           under 18 years 1,493 100.0     Total ancestries reported 68,249 81.7
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 807 54.1   Arab 138 0.2
        Czech¹ 181 0.2
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 166 0.2
          Civilian population 18 years and over 62,210 100.0   Dutch 1,071 1.3
Civilian veterans 9,836 15.8   English 6,959 8.3
        French (except Basque)¹ 2,060 2.5
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 463 0.6
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 9,302 11.1
     Population 5 to 20 years 18,363 100.0   Greek 105 0.1
With a disability 1,648 9.0   Hungarian 80 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 48,696 100.0   Irish¹ 9,732 11.7
With a disability 10,967 22.5   Italian 1,175 1.4
 Percent employed 60.3 (X)   Lithuanian 28 0.0
No disability 37,729 77.5   Norwegian 347 0.4
 Percent employed 79.1 (X)   Polish 624 0.7
     Population 65 years and over 9,727 100.0   Portuguese 101 0.1
With a disability 4,330 44.5   Russian 94 0.1
        Scotch-Irish 1,655 2.0
        Scottish 1,274 1.5
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 40 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 78,144 100.0   Subsaharan African 47 0.1
Same house in 1995 42,747 54.7   Swedish 483 0.6
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 34,915 44.7   Swiss 66 0.1
 Same county 15,085 19.3   Ukrainian 22 0.0
 Different county 19,830 25.4   United States or American 16,019 19.2
  Same state 13,110 16.8   Welsh 448 0.5
  Different state 6,720 8.6   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 66 0.1
Elsewhere in 1995 482 0.6   Other ancestries 15,503 18.6
 
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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