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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Clay 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 17,372 100.0
      enrolled in school 4,161 100.0   Native 17,055 98.2
Nursery school, preschool 429 10.3       Born in United States 17,009 97.9
Kindergarten 255 6.1           State of residence 13,269 76.4
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 1,938 46.6           Different state 3,740 21.5
High school (grades 9-12) 1,037 24.9       Born outside United States 46 0.3
College or graduate school 502 12.1   Foreign born 317 1.8
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 167 1.0
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 118 0.7
  Population 25 years and over 11,692 100.0       Not a citizen 199 1.1
Less than 9th grade 536 4.6        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 868 7.4   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 4,306 36.8     Total (excluding born at sea) 317 100.0
Some college, no degree 3,079 26.3   Europe 58 18.3
Associate degree 1,000 8.6   Asia 113 35.6
Bachelor's degree 1,569 13.4   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 334 2.9   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 134 42.3
Percent high school graduate or higher 88.0 (X)   Northern America 12 3.8
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 16.3 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 16,288 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 13,874 100.0   English only 15,717 96.5
Never married 2,910 21.0   Language other than English 571 3.5
Now married, except separated 8,389 60.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 240 1.5
Separated 120 0.9   Spanish 315 1.9
Widowed 1,114 8.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 169 1.0
 Female 945 6.8   Other Indo-European languages 154 0.9
Divorced 1,341 9.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 27 0.2
 Female 763 5.5   Asian and Pacific Island languages 102 0.6
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 44 0.3
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 17,372 100.0
           under 18 years 90 100.0     Total ancestries reported 19,508 112.3
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 25 27.8   Arab 0 0.0
        Czech¹ 213 1.2
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 1,098 6.3
          Civilian population 18 years and over 13,073 100.0   Dutch 1,246 7.2
Civilian veterans 1,843 14.1   English 1,332 7.7
        French (except Basque)¹ 540 3.1
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 107 0.6
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 7,376 42.5
     Population 5 to 20 years 3,723 100.0   Greek 51 0.3
With a disability 268 7.2   Hungarian 8 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 9,407 100.0   Irish¹ 1,777 10.2
With a disability 1,394 14.8   Italian 254 1.5
 Percent employed 70.9 (X)   Lithuanian 25 0.1
No disability 8,013 85.2   Norwegian 1,727 9.9
 Percent employed 87.2 (X)   Polish 58 0.3
     Population 65 years and over 2,857 100.0   Portuguese 2 0.0
With a disability 1,047 36.6   Russian 24 0.1
        Scotch-Irish 197 1.1
        Scottish 226 1.3
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 16,288 100.0   Subsaharan African 0 0.0
Same house in 1995 9,814 60.3   Swedish 1,039 6.0
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 6,376 39.1   Swiss 123 0.7
 Same county 3,477 21.3   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 2,899 17.8   United States or American 876 5.0
  Same state 1,767 10.8   Welsh 141 0.8
  Different state 1,132 6.9   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 4 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 98 0.6   Other ancestries 1,064 6.1
 
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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