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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Wichita 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 2,531 100.0
      enrolled in school 617 100.0   Native 2,328 92.0
Nursery school, preschool 34 5.5       Born in United States 2,316 91.5
Kindergarten 40 6.5           State of residence 1,762 69.6
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 330 53.5           Different state 554 21.9
High school (grades 9-12) 176 28.5       Born outside United States 12 0.5
College or graduate school 37 6.0   Foreign born 203 8.0
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 93 3.7
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 52 2.1
  Population 25 years and over 1,625 100.0       Not a citizen 151 6.0
Less than 9th grade 203 12.5        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 159 9.8   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 534 32.9     Total (excluding born at sea) 203 100.0
Some college, no degree 376 23.1   Europe 6 3.0
Associate degree 101 6.2   Asia 3 1.5
Bachelor's degree 190 11.7   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 62 3.8   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 191 94.1
Percent high school graduate or higher 77.7 (X)   Northern America 3 1.5
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 15.5 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 2,325 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 1,943 100.0   English only 1,947 83.7
Never married 352 18.1   Language other than English 378 16.3
Now married, except separated 1,322 68.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 185 8.0
Separated 22 1.1   Spanish 342 14.7
Widowed 113 5.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 172 7.4
 Female 91 4.7   Other Indo-European languages 32 1.4
Divorced 134 6.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 13 0.6
 Female 62 3.2   Asian and Pacific Island languages 0 0.0
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 0 0.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 2,531 100.0
           under 18 years 22 100.0     Total ancestries reported 2,372 93.7
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 8 36.4   Arab 0 0.0
        Czech¹ 22 0.9
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 13 0.5
          Civilian population 18 years and over 1,809 100.0   Dutch 49 1.9
Civilian veterans 220 12.2   English 153 6.0
        French (except Basque)¹ 75 3.0
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 2 0.1
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 893 35.3
     Population 5 to 20 years 573 100.0   Greek 0 0.0
With a disability 12 2.1   Hungarian 0 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 1,342 100.0   Irish¹ 183 7.2
With a disability 235 17.5   Italian 15 0.6
 Percent employed 61.3 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 1,107 82.5   Norwegian 15 0.6
 Percent employed 79.2 (X)   Polish 16 0.6
     Population 65 years and over 385 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 168 43.6   Russian 64 2.5
        Scotch-Irish 26 1.0
        Scottish 29 1.1
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 2,325 100.0   Subsaharan African 0 0.0
Same house in 1995 1,412 60.7   Swedish 57 2.3
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 876 37.7   Swiss 0 0.0
 Same county 480 20.6   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 396 17.0   United States or American 205 8.1
  Same state 234 10.1   Welsh 19 0.8
  Different state 162 7.0   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 37 1.6   Other ancestries 536 21.2
 
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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