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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Owen 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 21,786 100.0
      enrolled in school 5,037 100.0   Native 21,699 99.6
Nursery school, preschool 246 4.9       Born in United States 21,640 99.3
Kindergarten 224 4.4           State of residence 17,897 82.1
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 2,844 56.5           Different state 3,743 17.2
High school (grades 9-12) 1,228 24.4       Born outside United States 59 0.3
College or graduate school 495 9.8   Foreign born 87 0.4
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 16 0.1
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 66 0.3
  Population 25 years and over 14,384 100.0       Not a citizen 21 0.1
Less than 9th grade 1,076 7.5        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 2,541 17.7   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 6,244 43.4     Total (excluding born at sea) 87 100.0
Some college, no degree 2,583 18.0   Europe 47 54.0
Associate degree 621 4.3   Asia 14 16.1
Bachelor's degree 800 5.6   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 519 3.6   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 3 3.4
Percent high school graduate or higher 74.9 (X)   Northern America 23 26.4
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 9.2 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 20,362 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 17,038 100.0   English only 19,867 97.6
Never married 3,188 18.7   Language other than English 495 2.4
Now married, except separated 10,544 61.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 81 0.4
Separated 185 1.1   Spanish 197 1.0
Widowed 1,078 6.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 35 0.2
 Female 861 5.1   Other Indo-European languages 275 1.4
Divorced 2,043 12.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 38 0.2
 Female 1,024 6.0   Asian and Pacific Island languages 11 0.1
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 8 0.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 21,786 100.0
           under 18 years 409 100.0     Total ancestries reported 16,911 77.6
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 204 49.9   Arab 0 0.0
        Czech¹ 21 0.1
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 30 0.1
          Civilian population 18 years and over 15,967 100.0   Dutch 375 1.7
Civilian veterans 2,646 16.6   English 1,639 7.5
        French (except Basque)¹ 554 2.5
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 27 0.1
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 3,772 17.3
     Population 5 to 20 years 5,167 100.0   Greek 8 0.0
With a disability 617 11.9   Hungarian 65 0.3
     Population 21 to 64 years 12,318 100.0   Irish¹ 2,064 9.5
With a disability 2,751 22.3   Italian 233 1.1
 Percent employed 59.5 (X)   Lithuanian 16 0.1
No disability 9,567 77.7   Norwegian 64 0.3
 Percent employed 79.3 (X)   Polish 108 0.5
     Population 65 years and over 2,620 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 1,291 49.3   Russian 5 0.0
        Scotch-Irish 219 1.0
        Scottish 367 1.7
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 14 0.1
  Population 5 years and over 20,362 100.0   Subsaharan African 0 0.0
Same house in 1995 12,020 59.0   Swedish 157 0.7
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 8,253 40.5   Swiss 38 0.2
 Same county 3,131 15.4   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 5,122 25.2   United States or American 4,934 22.6
  Same state 4,316 21.2   Welsh 142 0.7
  Different state 806 4.0   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 89 0.4   Other ancestries 2,059 9.5
 
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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