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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Christian 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 72,265 100.0
      enrolled in school 18,278 100.0   Native 70,475 97.5
Nursery school, preschool 1,400 7.7       Born in United States 68,667 95.0
Kindergarten 1,178 6.4           State of residence 36,949 51.1
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 8,603 47.1           Different state 31,718 43.9
High school (grades 9-12) 3,733 20.4       Born outside United States 1,808 2.5
College or graduate school 3,364 18.4   Foreign born 1,790 2.5
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 737 1.0
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 856 1.2
  Population 25 years and over 40,344 100.0       Not a citizen 934 1.3
Less than 9th grade 4,096 10.2        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 5,089 12.6   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 13,462 33.4     Total (excluding born at sea) 1,790 100.0
Some college, no degree 9,821 24.3   Europe 435 24.3
Associate degree 2,848 7.1   Asia 466 26.0
Bachelor's degree 3,111 7.7   Africa 90 5.0
Graduate or professional degree 1,917 4.8   Oceania 26 1.5
        Latin America 693 38.7
Percent high school graduate or higher 77.2 (X)   Northern America 80 4.5
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 12.5 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 65,108 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 54,370 100.0   English only 60,273 92.6
Never married 13,099 24.1   Language other than English 4,835 7.4
Now married, except separated 31,964 58.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,655 2.5
Separated 1,238 2.3   Spanish 2,333 3.6
Widowed 3,077 5.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 813 1.2
 Female 2,478 4.6   Other Indo-European languages 1,863 2.9
Divorced 4,992 9.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 597 0.9
 Female 2,667 4.9   Asian and Pacific Island languages 481 0.7
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 204 0.3
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 72,265 100.0
           under 18 years 951 100.0     Total ancestries reported 62,466 86.4
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 485 51.0   Arab 73 0.1
        Czech¹ 78 0.1
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 85 0.1
          Civilian population 18 years and over 42,158 100.0   Dutch 658 0.9
Civilian veterans 7,074 16.8   English 4,649 6.4
        French (except Basque)¹ 1,040 1.4
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 383 0.5
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 6,074 8.4
     Population 5 to 20 years 15,771 100.0   Greek 65 0.1
With a disability 1,399 8.9   Hungarian 57 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 32,007 100.0   Irish¹ 5,905 8.2
With a disability 8,322 26.0   Italian 1,280 1.8
 Percent employed 57.6 (X)   Lithuanian 25 0.0
No disability 23,685 74.0   Norwegian 346 0.5
 Percent employed 69.8 (X)   Polish 603 0.8
     Population 65 years and over 6,383 100.0   Portuguese 84 0.1
With a disability 3,266 51.2   Russian 113 0.2
        Scotch-Irish 1,013 1.4
        Scottish 959 1.3
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 8 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 65,108 100.0   Subsaharan African 645 0.9
Same house in 1995 26,741 41.1   Swedish 303 0.4
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 35,892 55.1   Swiss 175 0.2
 Same county 13,515 20.8   Ukrainian 40 0.1
 Different county 22,377 34.4   United States or American 12,207 16.9
  Same state 4,060 6.2   Welsh 164 0.2
  Different state 18,317 28.1   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 288 0.4
Elsewhere in 1995 2,475 3.8   Other ancestries 25,146 34.8
 
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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