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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Owen 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 10,547 100.0
      enrolled in school 2,396 100.0   Native 10,477 99.3
Nursery school, preschool 93 3.9       Born in United States 10,452 99.1
Kindergarten 140 5.8           State of residence 8,469 80.3
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 1,230 51.3           Different state 1,983 18.8
High school (grades 9-12) 706 29.5       Born outside United States 25 0.2
College or graduate school 227 9.5   Foreign born 70 0.7
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 53 0.5
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 21 0.2
  Population 25 years and over 6,999 100.0       Not a citizen 49 0.5
Less than 9th grade 985 14.1        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 1,259 18.0   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 2,886 41.2     Total (excluding born at sea) 70 100.0
Some college, no degree 1,016 14.5   Europe 38 54.3
Associate degree 215 3.1   Asia 12 17.1
Bachelor's degree 368 5.3   Africa 6 8.6
Graduate or professional degree 270 3.9   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 14 20.0
Percent high school graduate or higher 67.9 (X)   Northern America 0 0.0
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 9.1 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 9,917 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 8,360 100.0   English only 9,735 98.2
Never married 1,554 18.6   Language other than English 182 1.8
Now married, except separated 5,341 63.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 91 0.9
Separated 128 1.5   Spanish 117 1.2
Widowed 540 6.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 64 0.6
 Female 414 5.0   Other Indo-European languages 38 0.4
Divorced 797 9.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 14 0.1
 Female 393 4.7   Asian and Pacific Island languages 21 0.2
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 11 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 10,547 100.0
           under 18 years 208 100.0     Total ancestries reported 8,066 76.5
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 96 46.2   Arab 4 0.0
        Czech¹ 0 0.0
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 4 0.0
          Civilian population 18 years and over 7,848 100.0   Dutch 99 0.9
Civilian veterans 979 12.5   English 1,249 11.8
        French (except Basque)¹ 146 1.4
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 13 0.1
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 845 8.0
     Population 5 to 20 years 2,459 100.0   Greek 10 0.1
With a disability 271 11.0   Hungarian 3 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 5,950 100.0   Irish¹ 1,024 9.7
With a disability 1,598 26.9   Italian 72 0.7
 Percent employed 47.7 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 4,352 73.1   Norwegian 40 0.4
 Percent employed 74.6 (X)   Polish 12 0.1
     Population 65 years and over 1,378 100.0   Portuguese 4 0.0
With a disability 653 47.4   Russian 0 0.0
        Scotch-Irish 187 1.8
        Scottish 137 1.3
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 9,917 100.0   Subsaharan African 7 0.1
Same house in 1995 5,678 57.3   Swedish 22 0.2
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 4,196 42.3   Swiss 31 0.3
 Same county 1,918 19.3   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 2,278 23.0   United States or American 3,194 30.3
  Same state 1,723 17.4   Welsh 68 0.6
  Different state 555 5.6   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 43 0.4   Other ancestries 895 8.5
 
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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