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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Catoosa 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 53,282 100.0
      enrolled in school 13,012 100.0   Native 52,385 98.3
Nursery school, preschool 958 7.4       Born in United States 52,172 97.9
Kindergarten 862 6.6           State of residence 19,860 37.3
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 6,380 49.0           Different state 32,312 60.6
High school (grades 9-12) 2,798 21.5       Born outside United States 213 0.4
College or graduate school 2,014 15.5   Foreign born 897 1.7
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 327 0.6
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 301 0.6
  Population 25 years and over 35,231 100.0       Not a citizen 596 1.1
Less than 9th grade 2,667 7.6        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 5,778 16.4   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 12,267 34.8     Total (excluding born at sea) 897 100.0
Some college, no degree 7,729 21.9   Europe 220 24.5
Associate degree 1,933 5.5   Asia 275 30.7
Bachelor's degree 3,371 9.6   Africa 6 0.7
Graduate or professional degree 1,486 4.2   Oceania 11 1.2
        Latin America 286 31.9
Percent high school graduate or higher 76.0 (X)   Northern America 99 11.0
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 13.8 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 49,654 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 41,725 100.0   English only 47,926 96.5
Never married 7,525 18.0   Language other than English 1,728 3.5
Now married, except separated 26,074 62.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 676 1.4
Separated 488 1.2   Spanish 807 1.6
Widowed 2,805 6.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 262 0.5
 Female 2,380 5.7   Other Indo-European languages 616 1.2
Divorced 4,833 11.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 259 0.5
 Female 2,810 6.7   Asian and Pacific Island languages 273 0.5
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 130 0.3
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 53,282 100.0
           under 18 years 1,042 100.0     Total ancestries reported 39,007 73.2
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 535 51.3   Arab 39 0.1
        Czech¹ 29 0.1
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 93 0.2
          Civilian population 18 years and over 39,492 100.0   Dutch 1,196 2.2
Civilian veterans 5,218 13.2   English 4,531 8.5
        French (except Basque)¹ 652 1.2
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 138 0.3
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 3,985 7.5
     Population 5 to 20 years 11,929 100.0   Greek 76 0.1
With a disability 955 8.0   Hungarian 55 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 31,281 100.0   Irish¹ 5,931 11.1
With a disability 6,195 19.8   Italian 746 1.4
 Percent employed 62.9 (X)   Lithuanian 9 0.0
No disability 25,086 80.2   Norwegian 59 0.1
 Percent employed 81.0 (X)   Polish 228 0.4
     Population 65 years and over 6,091 100.0   Portuguese 29 0.1
With a disability 2,979 48.9   Russian 110 0.2
        Scotch-Irish 865 1.6
        Scottish 933 1.8
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 12 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 49,654 100.0   Subsaharan African 6 0.0
Same house in 1995 26,961 54.3   Swedish 168 0.3
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 22,535 45.4   Swiss 35 0.1
 Same county 9,005 18.1   Ukrainian 45 0.1
 Different county 13,530 27.2   United States or American 11,747 22.0
  Same state 5,143 10.4   Welsh 172 0.3
  Different state 8,387 16.9   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 21 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 158 0.3   Other ancestries 7,097 13.3
 
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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