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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Kiowa 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 1,622 100.0
      enrolled in school 425 100.0   Native 1,599 98.6
Nursery school, preschool 35 8.2       Born in United States 1,594 98.3
Kindergarten 24 5.6           State of residence 964 59.4
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 174 40.9           Different state 630 38.8
High school (grades 9-12) 143 33.6       Born outside United States 5 0.3
College or graduate school 49 11.5   Foreign born 23 1.4
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 3 0.2
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 8 0.5
  Population 25 years and over 1,085 100.0       Not a citizen 15 0.9
Less than 9th grade 60 5.5        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 89 8.2   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 385 35.5     Total (excluding born at sea) 23 100.0
Some college, no degree 300 27.6   Europe 2 8.7
Associate degree 76 7.0   Asia 0 0.0
Bachelor's degree 110 10.1   Africa 2 8.7
Graduate or professional degree 65 6.0   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 19 82.6
Percent high school graduate or higher 86.3 (X)   Northern America 0 0.0
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 16.1 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 1,527 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 1,305 100.0   English only 1,473 96.5
Never married 276 21.1   Language other than English 54 3.5
Now married, except separated 789 60.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 30 2.0
Separated 15 1.1   Spanish 45 2.9
Widowed 110 8.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 25 1.6
 Female 98 7.5   Other Indo-European languages 7 0.5
Divorced 115 8.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 5 0.3
 Female 53 4.1   Asian and Pacific Island languages 0 0.0
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 0 0.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 1,622 100.0
           under 18 years 23 100.0     Total ancestries reported 1,568 96.7
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 13 56.5   Arab 0 0.0
        Czech¹ 13 0.8
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 8 0.5
          Civilian population 18 years and over 1,202 100.0   Dutch 44 2.7
Civilian veterans 159 13.2   English 215 13.3
        French (except Basque)¹ 24 1.5
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 2 0.1
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 537 33.1
     Population 5 to 20 years 388 100.0   Greek 0 0.0
With a disability 41 10.6   Hungarian 3 0.2
     Population 21 to 64 years 856 100.0   Irish¹ 220 13.6
With a disability 154 18.0   Italian 22 1.4
 Percent employed 70.1 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 702 82.0   Norwegian 29 1.8
 Percent employed 77.5 (X)   Polish 6 0.4
     Population 65 years and over 260 100.0   Portuguese 3 0.2
With a disability 126 48.5   Russian 10 0.6
        Scotch-Irish 23 1.4
        Scottish 29 1.8
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 1 0.1
  Population 5 years and over 1,527 100.0   Subsaharan African 0 0.0
Same house in 1995 983 64.4   Swedish 25 1.5
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 540 35.4   Swiss 6 0.4
 Same county 282 18.5   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 258 16.9   United States or American 151 9.3
  Same state 142 9.3   Welsh 21 1.3
  Different state 116 7.6   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 4 0.3   Other ancestries 176 10.9
 
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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