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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Hendricks 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 104,093 100.0
      enrolled in school 27,181 100.0   Native 102,430 98.4
Nursery school, preschool 2,105 7.7       Born in United States 101,901 97.9
Kindergarten 1,700 6.3           State of residence 75,706 72.7
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 13,328 49.0           Different state 26,195 25.2
High school (grades 9-12) 6,393 23.5       Born outside United States 529 0.5
College or graduate school 3,655 13.4   Foreign born 1,663 1.6
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 813 0.8
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 856 0.8
  Population 25 years and over 67,683 100.0       Not a citizen 807 0.8
Less than 9th grade 1,885 2.8        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 5,895 8.7   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 25,173 37.2     Total (excluding born at sea) 1,663 100.0
Some college, no degree 13,680 20.2   Europe 543 32.7
Associate degree 5,406 8.0   Asia 621 37.3
Bachelor's degree 11,193 16.5   Africa 51 3.1
Graduate or professional degree 4,451 6.6   Oceania 24 1.4
        Latin America 283 17.0
Percent high school graduate or higher 88.5 (X)   Northern America 141 8.5
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 23.1 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 96,527 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 79,969 100.0   English only 93,702 97.1
Never married 14,976 18.7   Language other than English 2,825 2.9
Now married, except separated 52,770 66.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 844 0.9
Separated 838 1.0   Spanish 1,225 1.3
Widowed 3,929 4.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 391 0.4
 Female 3,121 3.9   Other Indo-European languages 938 1.0
Divorced 7,456 9.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 209 0.2
 Female 3,942 4.9   Asian and Pacific Island languages 527 0.5
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 205 0.2
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 104,093 100.0
           under 18 years 1,341 100.0     Total ancestries reported 97,453 93.6
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 630 47.0   Arab 136 0.1
        Czech¹ 270 0.3
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 183 0.2
          Civilian population 18 years and over 74,927 100.0   Dutch 2,400 2.3
Civilian veterans 10,902 14.6   English 13,201 12.7
        French (except Basque)¹ 2,546 2.4
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 125 0.1
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 24,290 23.3
     Population 5 to 20 years 24,173 100.0   Greek 352 0.3
With a disability 1,425 5.9   Hungarian 444 0.4
     Population 21 to 64 years 59,844 100.0   Irish¹ 13,522 13.0
With a disability 10,820 18.1   Italian 1,885 1.8
 Percent employed 78.3 (X)   Lithuanian 48 0.0
No disability 49,024 81.9   Norwegian 548 0.5
 Percent employed 83.5 (X)   Polish 1,820 1.7
     Population 65 years and over 9,391 100.0   Portuguese 75 0.1
With a disability 3,626 38.6   Russian 283 0.3
        Scotch-Irish 1,378 1.3
        Scottish 1,848 1.8
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 67 0.1
  Population 5 years and over 96,527 100.0   Subsaharan African 225 0.2
Same house in 1995 51,916 53.8   Swedish 878 0.8
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 43,825 45.4   Swiss 257 0.2
 Same county 15,620 16.2   Ukrainian 62 0.1
 Different county 28,205 29.2   United States or American 17,972 17.3
  Same state 20,558 21.3   Welsh 555 0.5
  Different state 7,647 7.9   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 786 0.8   Other ancestries 12,083 11.6
 
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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