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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Scott 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 158,668 100.0
      enrolled in school 44,556 100.0   Native 153,812 96.9
Nursery school, preschool 2,897 6.5       Born in United States 152,929 96.4
Kindergarten 1,934 4.3           State of residence 99,329 62.6
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 19,483 43.7           Different state 53,600 33.8
High school (grades 9-12) 9,418 21.1       Born outside United States 883 0.6
College or graduate school 10,824 24.3   Foreign born 4,856 3.1
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 2,535 1.6
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 2,064 1.3
  Population 25 years and over 102,149 100.0       Not a citizen 2,792 1.8
Less than 9th grade 4,440 4.3        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 9,539 9.3   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 31,372 30.7     Total (excluding born at sea) 4,856 100.0
Some college, no degree 23,780 23.3   Europe 1,335 27.5
Associate degree 7,610 7.4   Asia 1,863 38.4
Bachelor's degree 17,069 16.7   Africa 113 2.3
Graduate or professional degree 8,339 8.2   Oceania 22 0.5
        Latin America 1,254 25.8
Percent high school graduate or higher 86.3 (X)   Northern America 269 5.5
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 24.9 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 147,593 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 124,019 100.0   English only 139,307 94.4
Never married 32,614 26.3   Language other than English 8,286 5.6
Now married, except separated 69,250 55.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 3,365 2.3
Separated 1,467 1.2   Spanish 3,980 2.7
Widowed 7,669 6.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,569 1.1
 Female 6,250 5.0   Other Indo-European languages 2,291 1.6
Divorced 13,019 10.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 710 0.5
 Female 7,275 5.9   Asian and Pacific Island languages 1,684 1.1
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,007 0.7
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 158,668 100.0
           under 18 years 2,398 100.0     Total ancestries reported 171,434 108.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 1,143 47.7   Arab 269 0.2
        Czech¹ 1,856 1.2
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 1,895 1.2
          Civilian population 18 years and over 116,753 100.0   Dutch 3,587 2.3
Civilian veterans 16,575 14.2   English 14,083 8.9
        French (except Basque)¹ 4,027 2.5
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 560 0.4
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 56,834 35.8
     Population 5 to 20 years 36,907 100.0   Greek 491 0.3
With a disability 2,585 7.0   Hungarian 395 0.2
     Population 21 to 64 years 91,243 100.0   Irish¹ 24,602 15.5
With a disability 14,361 15.7   Italian 3,396 2.1
 Percent employed 58.8 (X)   Lithuanian 285 0.2
No disability 76,882 84.3   Norwegian 4,107 2.6
 Percent employed 81.0 (X)   Polish 2,812 1.8
     Population 65 years and over 17,825 100.0   Portuguese 127 0.1
With a disability 6,827 38.3   Russian 357 0.2
        Scotch-Irish 2,394 1.5
        Scottish 2,653 1.7
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 108 0.1
  Population 5 years and over 147,593 100.0   Subsaharan African 485 0.3
Same house in 1995 79,696 54.0   Swedish 5,486 3.5
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 66,128 44.8   Swiss 707 0.4
 Same county 41,086 27.8   Ukrainian 120 0.1
 Different county 25,042 17.0   United States or American 9,709 6.1
  Same state 7,867 5.3   Welsh 1,036 0.7
  Different state 17,175 11.6   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 52 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 1,769 1.2   Other ancestries 29,001 18.3
 
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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