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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Clay 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 26,556 100.0
      enrolled in school 6,549 100.0   Native 26,406 99.4
Nursery school, preschool 354 5.4       Born in United States 26,321 99.1
Kindergarten 382 5.8           State of residence 22,703 85.5
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 3,294 50.3           Different state 3,618 13.6
High school (grades 9-12) 1,647 25.1       Born outside United States 85 0.3
College or graduate school 872 13.3   Foreign born 150 0.6
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 75 0.3
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 43 0.2
  Population 25 years and over 17,304 100.0       Not a citizen 107 0.4
Less than 9th grade 871 5.0        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 2,198 12.7   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 7,887 45.6     Total (excluding born at sea) 150 100.0
Some college, no degree 3,221 18.6   Europe 55 36.7
Associate degree 918 5.3   Asia 30 20.0
Bachelor's degree 1,283 7.4   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 926 5.4   Oceania 5 3.3
        Latin America 30 20.0
Percent high school graduate or higher 82.3 (X)   Northern America 30 20.0
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 12.8 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 24,826 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 20,923 100.0   English only 24,417 98.4
Never married 4,114 19.7   Language other than English 409 1.6
Now married, except separated 12,639 60.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 115 0.5
Separated 285 1.4   Spanish 186 0.7
Widowed 1,757 8.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 79 0.3
 Female 1,472 7.0   Other Indo-European languages 180 0.7
Divorced 2,128 10.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 34 0.1
 Female 1,086 5.2   Asian and Pacific Island languages 29 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 26,556 100.0
           under 18 years 484 100.0     Total ancestries reported 21,615 81.4
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 306 63.2   Arab 2 0.0
        Czech¹ 25 0.1
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 54 0.2
          Civilian population 18 years and over 19,558 100.0   Dutch 654 2.5
Civilian veterans 2,681 13.7   English 2,598 9.8
        French (except Basque)¹ 630 2.4
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 43 0.2
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 5,528 20.8
     Population 5 to 20 years 6,247 100.0   Greek 27 0.1
With a disability 551 8.8   Hungarian 61 0.2
     Population 21 to 64 years 14,478 100.0   Irish¹ 2,384 9.0
With a disability 2,792 19.3   Italian 465 1.8
 Percent employed 55.3 (X)   Lithuanian 8 0.0
No disability 11,686 80.7   Norwegian 111 0.4
 Percent employed 79.7 (X)   Polish 257 1.0
     Population 65 years and over 3,767 100.0   Portuguese 37 0.1
With a disability 1,697 45.0   Russian 12 0.0
        Scotch-Irish 337 1.3
        Scottish 516 1.9
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 77 0.3
  Population 5 years and over 24,826 100.0   Subsaharan African 12 0.0
Same house in 1995 15,299 61.6   Swedish 96 0.4
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 9,414 37.9   Swiss 38 0.1
 Same county 5,699 23.0   Ukrainian 6 0.0
 Different county 3,715 15.0   United States or American 5,177 19.5
  Same state 2,649 10.7   Welsh 291 1.1
  Different state 1,066 4.3   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 4 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 113 0.5   Other ancestries 2,165 8.2
 
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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