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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Doniphan 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 8,249 100.0
      enrolled in school 2,377 100.0   Native 8,186 99.2
Nursery school, preschool 135 5.7       Born in United States 8,155 98.9
Kindergarten 118 5.0           State of residence 3,566 43.2
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 959 40.3           Different state 4,589 55.6
High school (grades 9-12) 522 22.0       Born outside United States 31 0.4
College or graduate school 643 27.1   Foreign born 63 0.8
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 36 0.4
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 34 0.4
  Population 25 years and over 5,176 100.0       Not a citizen 29 0.4
Less than 9th grade 386 7.5        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 640 12.4   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 1,902 36.7     Total (excluding born at sea) 63 100.0
Some college, no degree 1,155 22.3   Europe 26 41.3
Associate degree 327 6.3   Asia 23 36.5
Bachelor's degree 559 10.8   Africa 12 19.0
Graduate or professional degree 207 4.0   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 0 0.0
Percent high school graduate or higher 80.2 (X)   Northern America 2 3.2
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 14.8 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 7,726 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 6,556 100.0   English only 7,548 97.7
Never married 1,506 23.0   Language other than English 178 2.3
Now married, except separated 3,877 59.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 61 0.8
Separated 50 0.8   Spanish 76 1.0
Widowed 539 8.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 26 0.3
 Female 420 6.4   Other Indo-European languages 83 1.1
Divorced 584 8.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 26 0.3
 Female 276 4.2   Asian and Pacific Island languages 15 0.2
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 9 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 8,249 100.0
           under 18 years 134 100.0     Total ancestries reported 6,952 84.3
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 58 43.3   Arab 6 0.1
        Czech¹ 18 0.2
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 76 0.9
          Civilian population 18 years and over 6,152 100.0   Dutch 154 1.9
Civilian veterans 811 13.2   English 666 8.1
        French (except Basque)¹ 211 2.6
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 17 0.2
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 2,293 27.8
     Population 5 to 20 years 2,226 100.0   Greek 21 0.3
With a disability 112 5.0   Hungarian 2 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 4,152 100.0   Irish¹ 1,019 12.4
With a disability 573 13.8   Italian 45 0.5
 Percent employed 56.2 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 3,579 86.2   Norwegian 136 1.6
 Percent employed 81.3 (X)   Polish 67 0.8
     Population 65 years and over 1,252 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 576 46.0   Russian 21 0.3
        Scotch-Irish 121 1.5
        Scottish 110 1.3
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 2 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 7,726 100.0   Subsaharan African 11 0.1
Same house in 1995 4,887 63.3   Swedish 87 1.1
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 2,799 36.2   Swiss 115 1.4
 Same county 1,296 16.8   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 1,503 19.5   United States or American 864 10.5
  Same state 592 7.7   Welsh 95 1.2
  Different state 911 11.8   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 40 0.5   Other ancestries 795 9.6
 
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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