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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Cowley 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 36,291 100.0
      enrolled in school 10,397 100.0   Native 35,389 97.5
Nursery school, preschool 608 5.8       Born in United States 35,229 97.1
Kindergarten 612 5.9           State of residence 24,931 68.7
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 4,381 42.1           Different state 10,298 28.4
High school (grades 9-12) 2,212 21.3       Born outside United States 160 0.4
College or graduate school 2,584 24.9   Foreign born 902 2.5
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 425 1.2
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 279 0.8
  Population 25 years and over 22,982 100.0       Not a citizen 623 1.7
Less than 9th grade 1,027 4.5        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 2,320 10.1   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 7,143 31.1     Total (excluding born at sea) 902 100.0
Some college, no degree 6,346 27.6   Europe 70 7.8
Associate degree 1,948 8.5   Asia 365 40.5
Bachelor's degree 2,907 12.6   Africa 224 24.8
Graduate or professional degree 1,291 5.6   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 223 24.7
Percent high school graduate or higher 85.4 (X)   Northern America 20 2.2
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 18.3 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 33,962 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 28,657 100.0   English only 32,356 95.3
Never married 5,974 20.8   Language other than English 1,606 4.7
Now married, except separated 17,057 59.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 629 1.9
Separated 322 1.1   Spanish 793 2.3
Widowed 2,349 8.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 277 0.8
 Female 1,933 6.7   Other Indo-European languages 215 0.6
Divorced 2,955 10.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 33 0.1
 Female 1,539 5.4   Asian and Pacific Island languages 403 1.2
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 243 0.7
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 36,291 100.0
           under 18 years 421 100.0     Total ancestries reported 32,984 90.9
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 216 51.3   Arab 0 0.0
        Czech¹ 232 0.6
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 71 0.2
          Civilian population 18 years and over 26,865 100.0   Dutch 1,226 3.4
Civilian veterans 3,545 13.2   English 4,416 12.2
        French (except Basque)¹ 1,038 2.9
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 151 0.4
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 7,645 21.1
     Population 5 to 20 years 9,133 100.0   Greek 3 0.0
With a disability 854 9.4   Hungarian 25 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 18,972 100.0   Irish¹ 3,806 10.5
With a disability 3,691 19.5   Italian 343 0.9
 Percent employed 53.4 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 15,281 80.5   Norwegian 327 0.9
 Percent employed 81.0 (X)   Polish 211 0.6
     Population 65 years and over 5,419 100.0   Portuguese 34 0.1
With a disability 2,386 44.0   Russian 121 0.3
        Scotch-Irish 898 2.5
        Scottish 799 2.2
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 33,962 100.0   Subsaharan African 201 0.6
Same house in 1995 18,768 55.3   Swedish 630 1.7
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 14,652 43.1   Swiss 91 0.3
 Same county 8,445 24.9   Ukrainian 3 0.0
 Different county 6,207 18.3   United States or American 4,523 12.5
  Same state 3,237 9.5   Welsh 170 0.5
  Different state 2,970 8.7   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 13 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 542 1.6   Other ancestries 6,007 16.6
 
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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