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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Daviess 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 29,820 100.0
      enrolled in school 7,094 100.0   Native 29,249 98.1
Nursery school, preschool 494 7.0       Born in United States 29,100 97.6
Kindergarten 457 6.4           State of residence 25,521 85.6
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 3,994 56.3           Different state 3,579 12.0
High school (grades 9-12) 1,496 21.1       Born outside United States 149 0.5
College or graduate school 653 9.2   Foreign born 571 1.9
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 388 1.3
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 146 0.5
  Population 25 years and over 18,655 100.0       Not a citizen 425 1.4
Less than 9th grade 2,189 11.7        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 3,072 16.5   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 7,447 39.9     Total (excluding born at sea) 571 100.0
Some college, no degree 2,899 15.5   Europe 91 15.9
Associate degree 1,241 6.7   Asia 55 9.6
Bachelor's degree 984 5.3   Africa 12 2.1
Graduate or professional degree 823 4.4   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 378 66.2
Percent high school graduate or higher 71.8 (X)   Northern America 35 6.1
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 9.7 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 27,556 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 22,665 100.0   English only 23,774 86.3
Never married 4,503 19.9   Language other than English 3,782 13.7
Now married, except separated 14,157 62.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,334 4.8
Separated 225 1.0   Spanish 638 2.3
Widowed 1,678 7.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 448 1.6
 Female 1,414 6.2   Other Indo-European languages 3,082 11.2
Divorced 2,102 9.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 873 3.2
 Female 1,087 4.8   Asian and Pacific Island languages 33 0.1
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 7 0.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 29,820 100.0
           under 18 years 425 100.0     Total ancestries reported 23,201 77.8
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 181 42.6   Arab 0 0.0
        Czech¹ 0 0.0
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 27 0.1
          Civilian population 18 years and over 21,162 100.0   Dutch 339 1.1
Civilian veterans 2,661 12.6   English 1,935 6.5
        French (except Basque)¹ 963 3.2
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 61 0.2
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 6,112 20.5
     Population 5 to 20 years 7,476 100.0   Greek 39 0.1
With a disability 665 8.9   Hungarian 77 0.3
     Population 21 to 64 years 15,639 100.0   Irish¹ 3,035 10.2
With a disability 3,303 21.1   Italian 303 1.0
 Percent employed 61.5 (X)   Lithuanian 25 0.1
No disability 12,336 78.9   Norwegian 59 0.2
 Percent employed 78.5 (X)   Polish 162 0.5
     Population 65 years and over 3,938 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 1,656 42.1   Russian 2 0.0
        Scotch-Irish 337 1.1
        Scottish 349 1.2
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 27,556 100.0   Subsaharan African 11 0.0
Same house in 1995 18,501 67.1   Swedish 131 0.4
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 8,789 31.9   Swiss 223 0.7
 Same county 5,870 21.3   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 2,919 10.6   United States or American 6,248 21.0
  Same state 1,806 6.6   Welsh 117 0.4
  Different state 1,113 4.0   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 7 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 266 1.0   Other ancestries 2,639 8.8
 
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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