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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Adair 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 8,243 100.0
      enrolled in school 1,856 100.0   Native 8,187 99.3
Nursery school, preschool 126 6.8       Born in United States 8,158 99.0
Kindergarten 88 4.7           State of residence 7,001 84.9
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 930 50.1           Different state 1,157 14.0
High school (grades 9-12) 506 27.3       Born outside United States 29 0.4
College or graduate school 206 11.1   Foreign born 56 0.7
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 13 0.2
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 28 0.3
  Population 25 years and over 5,695 100.0       Not a citizen 28 0.3
Less than 9th grade 213 3.7        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 482 8.5   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 2,754 48.4     Total (excluding born at sea) 56 100.0
Some college, no degree 1,145 20.1   Europe 26 46.4
Associate degree 463 8.1   Asia 13 23.2
Bachelor's degree 507 8.9   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 131 2.3   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 10 17.9
Percent high school graduate or higher 87.8 (X)   Northern America 7 12.5
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 11.2 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 7,790 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 6,663 100.0   English only 7,638 98.0
Never married 1,257 18.9   Language other than English 152 2.0
Now married, except separated 4,334 65.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 44 0.6
Separated 41 0.6   Spanish 94 1.2
Widowed 596 8.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 22 0.3
 Female 454 6.8   Other Indo-European languages 47 0.6
Divorced 435 6.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 17 0.2
 Female 247 3.7   Asian and Pacific Island languages 11 0.1
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 5 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 8,243 100.0
           under 18 years 72 100.0     Total ancestries reported 7,709 93.5
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 17 23.6   Arab 0 0.0
        Czech¹ 97 1.2
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 435 5.3
          Civilian population 18 years and over 6,266 100.0   Dutch 225 2.7
Civilian veterans 980 15.6   English 858 10.4
        French (except Basque)¹ 212 2.6
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 18 0.2
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 2,741 33.3
     Population 5 to 20 years 1,793 100.0   Greek 12 0.1
With a disability 102 5.7   Hungarian 0 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 4,158 100.0   Irish¹ 899 10.9
With a disability 554 13.3   Italian 98 1.2
 Percent employed 58.5 (X)   Lithuanian 2 0.0
No disability 3,604 86.7   Norwegian 145 1.8
 Percent employed 87.0 (X)   Polish 34 0.4
     Population 65 years and over 1,657 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 614 37.1   Russian 9 0.1
        Scotch-Irish 149 1.8
        Scottish 154 1.9
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 7,790 100.0   Subsaharan African 0 0.0
Same house in 1995 5,142 66.0   Swedish 204 2.5
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 2,630 33.8   Swiss 32 0.4
 Same county 1,310 16.8   Ukrainian 10 0.1
 Different county 1,320 16.9   United States or American 940 11.4
  Same state 824 10.6   Welsh 53 0.6
  Different state 496 6.4   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 18 0.2   Other ancestries 382 4.6
 
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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