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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Chase 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 3,030 100.0
      enrolled in school 709 100.0   Native 2,997 98.9
Nursery school, preschool 24 3.4       Born in United States 2,987 98.6
Kindergarten 36 5.1           State of residence 2,294 75.7
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 356 50.2           Different state 693 22.9
High school (grades 9-12) 207 29.2       Born outside United States 10 0.3
College or graduate school 86 12.1   Foreign born 33 1.1
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 19 0.6
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 11 0.4
  Population 25 years and over 2,081 100.0       Not a citizen 22 0.7
Less than 9th grade 97 4.7        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 171 8.2   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 827 39.7     Total (excluding born at sea) 33 100.0
Some college, no degree 503 24.2   Europe 4 12.1
Associate degree 75 3.6   Asia 0 0.0
Bachelor's degree 303 14.6   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 105 5.0   Oceania 3 9.1
        Latin America 19 57.6
Percent high school graduate or higher 87.1 (X)   Northern America 7 21.2
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 19.6 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 2,855 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 2,444 100.0   English only 2,793 97.8
Never married 499 20.4   Language other than English 62 2.2
Now married, except separated 1,405 57.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 20 0.7
Separated 31 1.3   Spanish 42 1.5
Widowed 252 10.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 20 0.7
 Female 202 8.3   Other Indo-European languages 15 0.5
Divorced 257 10.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 0 0.0
 Female 120 4.9   Asian and Pacific Island languages 3 0.1
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 0 0.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 3,030 100.0
           under 18 years 42 100.0     Total ancestries reported 3,062 101.1
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 26 61.9   Arab 0 0.0
        Czech¹ 43 1.4
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 31 1.0
          Civilian population 18 years and over 2,301 100.0   Dutch 65 2.1
Civilian veterans 374 16.3   English 408 13.5
        French (except Basque)¹ 135 4.5
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 19 0.6
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 842 27.8
     Population 5 to 20 years 668 100.0   Greek 0 0.0
With a disability 43 6.4   Hungarian 4 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 1,566 100.0   Irish¹ 372 12.3
With a disability 244 15.6   Italian 38 1.3
 Percent employed 68.9 (X)   Lithuanian 3 0.1
No disability 1,322 84.4   Norwegian 42 1.4
 Percent employed 83.7 (X)   Polish 32 1.1
     Population 65 years and over 508 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 214 42.1   Russian 2 0.1
        Scotch-Irish 37 1.2
        Scottish 72 2.4
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 2,855 100.0   Subsaharan African 4 0.1
Same house in 1995 1,652 57.9   Swedish 69 2.3
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 1,184 41.5   Swiss 31 1.0
 Same county 544 19.1   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 640 22.4   United States or American 490 16.2
  Same state 405 14.2   Welsh 52 1.7
  Different state 235 8.2   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 19 0.7   Other ancestries 271 8.9
 
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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