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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Coffey 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 8,865 100.0
      enrolled in school 2,325 100.0   Native 8,795 99.2
Nursery school, preschool 165 7.1       Born in United States 8,758 98.8
Kindergarten 139 6.0           State of residence 6,579 74.2
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 1,081 46.5           Different state 2,179 24.6
High school (grades 9-12) 660 28.4       Born outside United States 37 0.4
College or graduate school 280 12.0   Foreign born 70 0.8
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 33 0.4
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 28 0.3
  Population 25 years and over 5,932 100.0       Not a citizen 42 0.5
Less than 9th grade 306 5.2        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 469 7.9   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 2,409 40.6     Total (excluding born at sea) 70 100.0
Some college, no degree 1,278 21.5   Europe 14 20.0
Associate degree 277 4.7   Asia 28 40.0
Bachelor's degree 833 14.0   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 360 6.1   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 25 35.7
Percent high school graduate or higher 86.9 (X)   Northern America 3 4.3
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 20.1 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 8,352 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 7,031 100.0   English only 8,059 96.5
Never married 1,297 18.4   Language other than English 293 3.5
Now married, except separated 4,514 64.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 62 0.7
Separated 44 0.6   Spanish 160 1.9
Widowed 548 7.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 39 0.5
 Female 468 6.7   Other Indo-European languages 96 1.1
Divorced 628 8.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 18 0.2
 Female 332 4.7   Asian and Pacific Island languages 23 0.3
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 5 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 8,865 100.0
           under 18 years 73 100.0     Total ancestries reported 7,943 89.6
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 36 49.3   Arab 0 0.0
        Czech¹ 42 0.5
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 37 0.4
          Civilian population 18 years and over 6,491 100.0   Dutch 257 2.9
Civilian veterans 961 14.8   English 953 10.8
        French (except Basque)¹ 199 2.2
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 68 0.8
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 2,453 27.7
     Population 5 to 20 years 2,102 100.0   Greek 1 0.0
With a disability 158 7.5   Hungarian 10 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 4,796 100.0   Irish¹ 1,062 12.0
With a disability 738 15.4   Italian 123 1.4
 Percent employed 56.4 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 4,058 84.6   Norwegian 47 0.5
 Percent employed 85.0 (X)   Polish 63 0.7
     Population 65 years and over 1,325 100.0   Portuguese 10 0.1
With a disability 572 43.2   Russian 21 0.2
        Scotch-Irish 134 1.5
        Scottish 207 2.3
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 8,352 100.0   Subsaharan African 0 0.0
Same house in 1995 5,164 61.8   Swedish 151 1.7
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 3,163 37.9   Swiss 24 0.3
 Same county 1,612 19.3   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 1,551 18.6   United States or American 997 11.2
  Same state 1,084 13.0   Welsh 205 2.3
  Different state 467 5.6   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 25 0.3   Other ancestries 879 9.9
 
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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