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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Boone 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 26,224 100.0
      enrolled in school 6,393 100.0   Native 26,024 99.2
Nursery school, preschool 419 6.6       Born in United States 25,941 98.9
Kindergarten 395 6.2           State of residence 21,657 82.6
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 2,949 46.1           Different state 4,284 16.3
High school (grades 9-12) 1,636 25.6       Born outside United States 83 0.3
College or graduate school 994 15.5   Foreign born 200 0.8
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 90 0.3
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 105 0.4
  Population 25 years and over 17,529 100.0       Not a citizen 95 0.4
Less than 9th grade 736 4.2        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 1,192 6.8   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 6,697 38.2     Total (excluding born at sea) 200 100.0
Some college, no degree 4,162 23.7   Europe 125 62.5
Associate degree 1,449 8.3   Asia 20 10.0
Bachelor's degree 2,440 13.9   Africa 2 1.0
Graduate or professional degree 853 4.9   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 28 14.0
Percent high school graduate or higher 89.0 (X)   Northern America 25 12.5
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 18.8 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 24,631 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 20,958 100.0   English only 23,979 97.4
Never married 4,672 22.3   Language other than English 652 2.6
Now married, except separated 12,518 59.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 246 1.0
Separated 150 0.7   Spanish 371 1.5
Widowed 1,676 8.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 153 0.6
 Female 1,416 6.8   Other Indo-European languages 247 1.0
Divorced 1,942 9.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 81 0.3
 Female 1,057 5.0   Asian and Pacific Island languages 27 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 26,224 100.0
           under 18 years 252 100.0     Total ancestries reported 27,037 103.1
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 102 40.5   Arab 7 0.0
        Czech¹ 293 1.1
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 618 2.4
          Civilian population 18 years and over 19,673 100.0   Dutch 792 3.0
Civilian veterans 2,708 13.8   English 2,716 10.4
        French (except Basque)¹ 700 2.7
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 104 0.4
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 8,737 33.3
     Population 5 to 20 years 5,774 100.0   Greek 19 0.1
With a disability 353 6.1   Hungarian 56 0.2
     Population 21 to 64 years 14,382 100.0   Irish¹ 3,159 12.0
With a disability 1,989 13.8   Italian 470 1.8
 Percent employed 53.4 (X)   Lithuanian 7 0.0
No disability 12,393 86.2   Norwegian 2,031 7.7
 Percent employed 86.9 (X)   Polish 215 0.8
     Population 65 years and over 3,802 100.0   Portuguese 2 0.0
With a disability 1,378 36.2   Russian 41 0.2
        Scotch-Irish 408 1.6
        Scottish 448 1.7
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 8 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 24,631 100.0   Subsaharan African 16 0.1
Same house in 1995 14,927 60.6   Swedish 2,486 9.5
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 9,637 39.1   Swiss 102 0.4
 Same county 4,987 20.2   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 4,650 18.9   United States or American 1,527 5.8
  Same state 3,526 14.3   Welsh 159 0.6
  Different state 1,124 4.6   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 67 0.3   Other ancestries 1,916 7.3
 
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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