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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Saline 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 53,597 100.0
      enrolled in school 14,039 100.0   Native 51,436 96.0
Nursery school, preschool 1,048 7.5       Born in United States 51,061 95.3
Kindergarten 729 5.2           State of residence 38,170 71.2
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 6,382 45.5           Different state 12,891 24.1
High school (grades 9-12) 3,620 25.8       Born outside United States 375 0.7
College or graduate school 2,260 16.1   Foreign born 2,161 4.0
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 991 1.8
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 900 1.7
  Population 25 years and over 34,680 100.0       Not a citizen 1,261 2.4
Less than 9th grade 1,475 4.3        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 3,033 8.7   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 11,979 34.5     Total (excluding born at sea) 2,161 100.0
Some college, no degree 9,110 26.3   Europe 175 8.1
Associate degree 2,025 5.8   Asia 654 30.3
Bachelor's degree 4,931 14.2   Africa 4 0.2
Graduate or professional degree 2,127 6.1   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 1,299 60.1
Percent high school graduate or higher 87.0 (X)   Northern America 29 1.3
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 20.4 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 49,949 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 42,134 100.0   English only 46,450 93.0
Never married 9,694 23.0   Language other than English 3,499 7.0
Now married, except separated 24,410 57.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,698 3.4
Separated 449 1.1   Spanish 2,287 4.6
Widowed 2,760 6.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,062 2.1
 Female 2,337 5.5   Other Indo-European languages 469 0.9
Divorced 4,821 11.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 147 0.3
 Female 2,743 6.5   Asian and Pacific Island languages 724 1.4
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 489 1.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 53,597 100.0
           under 18 years 542 100.0     Total ancestries reported 55,038 102.7
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 368 67.9   Arab 53 0.1
        Czech¹ 674 1.3
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 377 0.7
          Civilian population 18 years and over 39,503 100.0   Dutch 1,390 2.6
Civilian veterans 5,928 15.0   English 5,771 10.8
        French (except Basque)¹ 2,089 3.9
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 384 0.7
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 15,514 28.9
     Population 5 to 20 years 12,540 100.0   Greek 91 0.2
With a disability 967 7.7   Hungarian 25 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 29,631 100.0   Irish¹ 6,422 12.0
With a disability 5,092 17.2   Italian 759 1.4
 Percent employed 62.4 (X)   Lithuanian 18 0.0
No disability 24,539 82.8   Norwegian 503 0.9
 Percent employed 85.0 (X)   Polish 542 1.0
     Population 65 years and over 6,980 100.0   Portuguese 26 0.0
With a disability 2,733 39.2   Russian 283 0.5
        Scotch-Irish 979 1.8
        Scottish 843 1.6
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 15 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 49,949 100.0   Subsaharan African 55 0.1
Same house in 1995 25,773 51.6   Swedish 2,965 5.5
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 23,675 47.4   Swiss 334 0.6
 Same county 13,667 27.4   Ukrainian 19 0.0
 Different county 10,008 20.0   United States or American 5,163 9.6
  Same state 5,747 11.5   Welsh 267 0.5
  Different state 4,261 8.5   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 28 0.1
Elsewhere in 1995 501 1.0   Other ancestries 9,449 17.6
 
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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