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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Riley 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 62,843 100.0
      enrolled in school 28,110 100.0   Native 58,989 93.9
Nursery school, preschool 889 3.2       Born in United States 57,289 91.2
Kindergarten 571 2.0           State of residence 31,539 50.2
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 5,119 18.2           Different state 25,750 41.0
High school (grades 9-12) 2,505 8.9       Born outside United States 1,700 2.7
College or graduate school 19,026 67.7   Foreign born 3,854 6.1
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 2,487 4.0
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 1,152 1.8
  Population 25 years and over 29,358 100.0       Not a citizen 2,702 4.3
Less than 9th grade 571 1.9        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 1,237 4.2   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 6,591 22.5     Total (excluding born at sea) 3,854 100.0
Some college, no degree 7,421 25.3   Europe 1,040 27.0
Associate degree 1,642 5.6   Asia 1,730 44.9
Bachelor's degree 6,350 21.6   Africa 207 5.4
Graduate or professional degree 5,546 18.9   Oceania 69 1.8
        Latin America 740 19.2
Percent high school graduate or higher 93.8 (X)   Northern America 68 1.8
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 40.5 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 59,348 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 53,000 100.0   English only 53,564 90.3
Never married 24,255 45.8   Language other than English 5,784 9.7
Now married, except separated 22,932 43.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,906 3.2
Separated 556 1.0   Spanish 2,221 3.7
Widowed 1,889 3.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 758 1.3
 Female 1,579 3.0   Other Indo-European languages 1,727 2.9
Divorced 3,368 6.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 273 0.5
 Female 2,023 3.8   Asian and Pacific Island languages 1,532 2.6
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 807 1.4
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 62,843 100.0
           under 18 years 453 100.0     Total ancestries reported 67,560 107.5
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 201 44.4   Arab 154 0.2
        Czech¹ 818 1.3
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 362 0.6
          Civilian population 18 years and over 45,589 100.0   Dutch 1,297 2.1
Civilian veterans 5,237 11.5   English 6,912 11.0
        French (except Basque)¹ 1,967 3.1
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 415 0.7
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 19,402 30.9
     Population 5 to 20 years 17,159 100.0   Greek 120 0.2
With a disability 951 5.5   Hungarian 137 0.2
     Population 21 to 64 years 31,937 100.0   Irish¹ 7,245 11.5
With a disability 3,108 9.7   Italian 1,588 2.5
 Percent employed 65.6 (X)   Lithuanian 47 0.1
No disability 28,829 90.3   Norwegian 1,152 1.8
 Percent employed 77.6 (X)   Polish 1,048 1.7
     Population 65 years and over 4,440 100.0   Portuguese 130 0.2
With a disability 1,651 37.2   Russian 357 0.6
        Scotch-Irish 1,058 1.7
        Scottish 1,227 2.0
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 9 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 59,348 100.0   Subsaharan African 320 0.5
Same house in 1995 18,336 30.9   Swedish 2,569 4.1
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 38,040 64.1   Swiss 458 0.7
 Same county 9,303 15.7   Ukrainian 30 0.0
 Different county 28,737 48.4   United States or American 3,812 6.1
  Same state 16,303 27.5   Welsh 744 1.2
  Different state 12,434 21.0   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 123 0.2
Elsewhere in 1995 2,972 5.0   Other ancestries 14,059 22.4
 
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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