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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Ford 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 32,458 100.0
      enrolled in school 8,955 100.0   Native 25,141 77.5
Nursery school, preschool 632 7.1       Born in United States 25,040 77.1
Kindergarten 578 6.5           State of residence 18,420 56.8
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 4,460 49.8           Different state 6,620 20.4
High school (grades 9-12) 2,000 22.3       Born outside United States 101 0.3
College or graduate school 1,285 14.3   Foreign born 7,317 22.5
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 4,679 14.4
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 1,372 4.2
  Population 25 years and over 18,632 100.0       Not a citizen 5,945 18.3
Less than 9th grade 3,120 16.7        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 2,494 13.4   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 4,305 23.1     Total (excluding born at sea) 7,317 100.0
Some college, no degree 4,485 24.1   Europe 24 0.3
Associate degree 1,166 6.3   Asia 591 8.1
Bachelor's degree 2,016 10.8   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 1,046 5.6   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 6,686 91.4
Percent high school graduate or higher 69.9 (X)   Northern America 16 0.2
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 16.4 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 29,441 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 23,964 100.0   English only 19,099 64.9
Never married 6,396 26.7   Language other than English 10,342 35.1
Now married, except separated 13,982 58.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 6,041 20.5
Separated 404 1.7   Spanish 9,417 32.0
Widowed 1,396 5.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 5,486 18.6
 Female 1,075 4.5   Other Indo-European languages 186 0.6
Divorced 1,786 7.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 99 0.3
 Female 1,037 4.3   Asian and Pacific Island languages 723 2.5
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 449 1.5
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 32,458 100.0
           under 18 years 507 100.0     Total ancestries reported 31,133 95.9
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 211 41.6   Arab 60 0.2
        Czech¹ 112 0.3
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 127 0.4
          Civilian population 18 years and over 22,409 100.0   Dutch 508 1.6
Civilian veterans 2,139 9.5   English 1,911 5.9
        French (except Basque)¹ 589 1.8
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 64 0.2
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 7,148 22.0
     Population 5 to 20 years 8,599 100.0   Greek 8 0.0
With a disability 590 6.9   Hungarian 30 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 17,162 100.0   Irish¹ 2,079 6.4
With a disability 3,394 19.8   Italian 257 0.8
 Percent employed 66.4 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 13,768 80.2   Norwegian 217 0.7
 Percent employed 80.0 (X)   Polish 89 0.3
     Population 65 years and over 3,132 100.0   Portuguese 24 0.1
With a disability 1,415 45.2   Russian 164 0.5
        Scotch-Irish 520 1.6
        Scottish 304 0.9
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 29,441 100.0   Subsaharan African 22 0.1
Same house in 1995 14,597 49.6   Swedish 293 0.9
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 12,661 43.0   Swiss 84 0.3
 Same county 7,899 26.8   Ukrainian 16 0.0
 Different county 4,762 16.2   United States or American 2,657 8.2
  Same state 2,275 7.7   Welsh 155 0.5
  Different state 2,487 8.4   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 1 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 2,183 7.4   Other ancestries 13,694 42.2
 
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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