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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Edgar 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 19,704 100.0
      enrolled in school 4,346 100.0   Native 19,593 99.4
Nursery school, preschool 289 6.6       Born in United States 19,545 99.2
Kindergarten 215 4.9           State of residence 13,479 68.4
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 2,298 52.9           Different state 6,066 30.8
High school (grades 9-12) 1,067 24.6       Born outside United States 48 0.2
College or graduate school 477 11.0   Foreign born 111 0.6
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 22 0.1
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 76 0.4
  Population 25 years and over 13,395 100.0       Not a citizen 35 0.2
Less than 9th grade 709 5.3        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 1,789 13.4   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 5,600 41.8     Total (excluding born at sea) 111 100.0
Some college, no degree 2,656 19.8   Europe 56 50.5
Associate degree 862 6.4   Asia 4 3.6
Bachelor's degree 1,232 9.2   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 547 4.1   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 35 31.5
Percent high school graduate or higher 81.4 (X)   Northern America 16 14.4
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 13.3 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 18,570 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 15,867 100.0   English only 18,225 98.1
Never married 2,945 18.6   Language other than English 345 1.9
Now married, except separated 9,411 59.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 118 0.6
Separated 259 1.6   Spanish 211 1.1
Widowed 1,568 9.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 74 0.4
 Female 1,363 8.6   Other Indo-European languages 115 0.6
Divorced 1,684 10.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 37 0.2
 Female 829 5.2   Asian and Pacific Island languages 12 0.1
                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 19,704 100.0
           under 18 years 261 100.0     Total ancestries reported 16,449 83.5
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 115 44.1   Arab 0 0.0
        Czech¹ 58 0.3
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 25 0.1
          Civilian population 18 years and over 14,997 100.0   Dutch 596 3.0
Civilian veterans 1,901 12.7   English 2,230 11.3
        French (except Basque)¹ 299 1.5
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 23 0.1
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 3,499 17.8
     Population 5 to 20 years 4,295 100.0   Greek 12 0.1
With a disability 490 11.4   Hungarian 28 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 10,307 100.0   Irish¹ 2,229 11.3
With a disability 2,319 22.5   Italian 414 2.1
 Percent employed 64.5 (X)   Lithuanian 9 0.0
No disability 7,988 77.5   Norwegian 66 0.3
 Percent employed 79.1 (X)   Polish 247 1.3
     Population 65 years and over 3,193 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 1,408 44.1   Russian 0 0.0
        Scotch-Irish 328 1.7
        Scottish 232 1.2
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 8 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 18,570 100.0   Subsaharan African 0 0.0
Same house in 1995 11,807 63.6   Swedish 210 1.1
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 6,730 36.2   Swiss 71 0.4
 Same county 4,502 24.2   Ukrainian 5 0.0
 Different county 2,228 12.0   United States or American 4,203 21.3
  Same state 1,175 6.3   Welsh 111 0.6
  Different state 1,053 5.7   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 33 0.2   Other ancestries 1,546 7.8
 
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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