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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Boone 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 85,991 100.0
      enrolled in school 23,160 100.0   Native 83,407 97.0
Nursery school, preschool 2,043 8.8       Born in United States 82,880 96.4
Kindergarten 1,269 5.5           State of residence 49,515 57.6
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 11,327 48.9           Different state 33,365 38.8
High school (grades 9-12) 4,929 21.3       Born outside United States 527 0.6
College or graduate school 3,592 15.5   Foreign born 2,584 3.0
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 1,470 1.7
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 780 0.9
  Population 25 years and over 54,166 100.0       Not a citizen 1,804 2.1
Less than 9th grade 2,606 4.8        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 5,466 10.1   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 17,771 32.8     Total (excluding born at sea) 2,584 100.0
Some college, no degree 12,882 23.8   Europe 610 23.6
Associate degree 3,077 5.7   Asia 976 37.8
Bachelor's degree 8,564 15.8   Africa 56 2.2
Graduate or professional degree 3,800 7.0   Oceania 30 1.2
        Latin America 707 27.4
Percent high school graduate or higher 85.1 (X)   Northern America 205 7.9
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 22.8 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 79,175 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 65,428 100.0   English only 75,062 94.8
Never married 14,114 21.6   Language other than English 4,113 5.2
Now married, except separated 40,917 62.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,567 2.0
Separated 934 1.4   Spanish 1,993 2.5
Widowed 3,140 4.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 773 1.0
 Female 2,594 4.0   Other Indo-European languages 1,048 1.3
Divorced 6,323 9.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 205 0.3
 Female 3,685 5.6   Asian and Pacific Island languages 881 1.1
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 510 0.6
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 85,991 100.0
           under 18 years 1,270 100.0     Total ancestries reported 86,682 100.8
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 481 37.9   Arab 317 0.4
        Czech¹ 213 0.2
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 173 0.2
          Civilian population 18 years and over 61,546 100.0   Dutch 1,784 2.1
Civilian veterans 8,007 13.0   English 10,024 11.7
        French (except Basque)¹ 2,353 2.7
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 233 0.3
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 25,980 30.2
     Population 5 to 20 years 20,839 100.0   Greek 117 0.1
With a disability 1,475 7.1   Hungarian 290 0.3
     Population 21 to 64 years 51,144 100.0   Irish¹ 14,249 16.6
With a disability 8,442 16.5   Italian 2,803 3.3
 Percent employed 61.7 (X)   Lithuanian 99 0.1
No disability 42,702 83.5   Norwegian 358 0.4
 Percent employed 83.0 (X)   Polish 1,142 1.3
     Population 65 years and over 6,624 100.0   Portuguese 93 0.1
With a disability 2,773 41.9   Russian 145 0.2
        Scotch-Irish 1,502 1.7
        Scottish 1,615 1.9
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 165 0.2
  Population 5 years and over 79,175 100.0   Subsaharan African 76 0.1
Same house in 1995 38,055 48.1   Swedish 321 0.4
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 39,816 50.3   Swiss 188 0.2
 Same county 14,584 18.4   Ukrainian 87 0.1
 Different county 25,232 31.9   United States or American 11,261 13.1
  Same state 12,936 16.3   Welsh 588 0.7
  Different state 12,296 15.5   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 46 0.1
Elsewhere in 1995 1,304 1.6   Other ancestries 10,460 12.2
 
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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