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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Boone 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 46,107 100.0
      enrolled in school 11,649 100.0   Native 45,424 98.5
Nursery school, preschool 1,004 8.6       Born in United States 45,297 98.2
Kindergarten 768 6.6           State of residence 34,282 74.4
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 5,877 50.5           Different state 11,015 23.9
High school (grades 9-12) 2,724 23.4       Born outside United States 127 0.3
College or graduate school 1,276 11.0   Foreign born 683 1.5
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 354 0.8
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 269 0.6
  Population 25 years and over 30,048 100.0       Not a citizen 414 0.9
Less than 9th grade 907 3.0        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 2,622 8.7   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 11,362 37.8     Total (excluding born at sea) 683 100.0
Some college, no degree 5,108 17.0   Europe 366 53.6
Associate degree 1,743 5.8   Asia 214 31.3
Bachelor's degree 5,293 17.6   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 3,013 10.0   Oceania 4 0.6
        Latin America 82 12.0
Percent high school graduate or higher 88.3 (X)   Northern America 17 2.5
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 27.6 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 42,722 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 35,232 100.0   English only 41,541 97.2
Never married 6,536 18.6   Language other than English 1,181 2.8
Now married, except separated 22,828 64.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 243 0.6
Separated 281 0.8   Spanish 466 1.1
Widowed 2,209 6.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 98 0.2
 Female 1,796 5.1   Other Indo-European languages 555 1.3
Divorced 3,378 9.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 81 0.2
 Female 1,805 5.1   Asian and Pacific Island languages 147 0.3
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 57 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 46,107 100.0
           under 18 years 431 100.0     Total ancestries reported 42,908 93.1
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 223 51.7   Arab 39 0.1
        Czech¹ 121 0.3
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 123 0.3
          Civilian population 18 years and over 33,028 100.0   Dutch 1,306 2.8
Civilian veterans 4,087 12.4   English 5,768 12.5
        French (except Basque)¹ 1,323 2.9
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 44 0.1
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 11,419 24.8
     Population 5 to 20 years 11,054 100.0   Greek 111 0.2
With a disability 838 7.6   Hungarian 95 0.2
     Population 21 to 64 years 26,080 100.0   Irish¹ 5,376 11.7
With a disability 6,030 23.1   Italian 1,057 2.3
 Percent employed 81.8 (X)   Lithuanian 89 0.2
No disability 20,050 76.9   Norwegian 164 0.4
 Percent employed 79.5 (X)   Polish 847 1.8
     Population 65 years and over 4,846 100.0   Portuguese 9 0.0
With a disability 1,800 37.1   Russian 142 0.3
        Scotch-Irish 975 2.1
        Scottish 1,389 3.0
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 115 0.2
  Population 5 years and over 42,722 100.0   Subsaharan African 23 0.0
Same house in 1995 24,411 57.1   Swedish 514 1.1
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 18,055 42.3   Swiss 200 0.4
 Same county 8,064 18.9   Ukrainian 44 0.1
 Different county 9,991 23.4   United States or American 6,458 14.0
  Same state 6,775 15.9   Welsh 456 1.0
  Different state 3,216 7.5   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 15 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 256 0.6   Other ancestries 4,686 10.2
 
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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