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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Story 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 79,981 100.0
      enrolled in school 35,450 100.0   Native 74,444 93.1
Nursery school, preschool 1,246 3.5       Born in United States 73,983 92.5
Kindergarten 819 2.3           State of residence 52,848 66.1
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 6,754 19.1           Different state 21,135 26.4
High school (grades 9-12) 3,574 10.1       Born outside United States 461 0.6
College or graduate school 23,057 65.0   Foreign born 5,537 6.9
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 4,149 5.2
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 935 1.2
  Population 25 years and over 42,148 100.0       Not a citizen 4,602 5.8
Less than 9th grade 1,006 2.4        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 1,719 4.1   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 8,995 21.3     Total (excluding born at sea) 5,537 100.0
Some college, no degree 8,693 20.6   Europe 910 16.4
Associate degree 2,979 7.1   Asia 3,356 60.6
Bachelor's degree 10,507 24.9   Africa 490 8.8
Graduate or professional degree 8,249 19.6   Oceania 46 0.8
        Latin America 611 11.0
Percent high school graduate or higher 93.5 (X)   Northern America 124 2.2
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 44.5 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 75,811 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 67,470 100.0   English only 68,719 90.6
Never married 28,944 42.9   Language other than English 7,092 9.4
Now married, except separated 31,226 46.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 2,821 3.7
Separated 407 0.6   Spanish 1,828 2.4
Widowed 2,827 4.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 591 0.8
 Female 2,414 3.6   Other Indo-European languages 2,058 2.7
Divorced 4,066 6.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 450 0.6
 Female 2,262 3.4   Asian and Pacific Island languages 2,718 3.6
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,630 2.2
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 79,981 100.0
           under 18 years 413 100.0     Total ancestries reported 88,766 111.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 143 34.6   Arab 317 0.4
        Czech¹ 1,384 1.7
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 1,778 2.2
          Civilian population 18 years and over 64,634 100.0   Dutch 2,744 3.4
Civilian veterans 5,950 9.2   English 8,386 10.5
        French (except Basque)¹ 1,729 2.2
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 241 0.3
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 26,876 33.6
     Population 5 to 20 years 21,717 100.0   Greek 217 0.3
With a disability 1,152 5.3   Hungarian 79 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 46,122 100.0   Irish¹ 9,076 11.3
With a disability 4,244 9.2   Italian 1,476 1.8
 Percent employed 68.7 (X)   Lithuanian 168 0.2
No disability 41,878 90.8   Norwegian 9,704 12.1
 Percent employed 81.6 (X)   Polish 1,319 1.6
     Population 65 years and over 7,233 100.0   Portuguese 54 0.1
With a disability 2,520 34.8   Russian 388 0.5
        Scotch-Irish 1,022 1.3
        Scottish 1,749 2.2
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 113 0.1
  Population 5 years and over 75,811 100.0   Subsaharan African 645 0.8
Same house in 1995 29,804 39.3   Swedish 3,236 4.0
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 42,691 56.3   Swiss 440 0.6
 Same county 14,787 19.5   Ukrainian 77 0.1
 Different county 27,904 36.8   United States or American 3,289 4.1
  Same state 18,334 24.2   Welsh 684 0.9
  Different state 9,570 12.6   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 71 0.1
Elsewhere in 1995 3,316 4.4   Other ancestries 11,504 14.4
 
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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