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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Scott 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 28,423 100.0
      enrolled in school 7,148 100.0   Native 27,219 95.8
Nursery school, preschool 467 6.5       Born in United States 27,153 95.5
Kindergarten 596 8.3           State of residence 23,436 82.5
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 3,781 52.9           Different state 3,717 13.1
High school (grades 9-12) 1,635 22.9       Born outside United States 66 0.2
College or graduate school 669 9.4   Foreign born 1,204 4.2
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 764 2.7
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 183 0.6
  Population 25 years and over 17,496 100.0       Not a citizen 1,021 3.6
Less than 9th grade 2,632 15.0        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 4,012 22.9   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 5,605 32.0     Total (excluding born at sea) 1,204 100.0
Some college, no degree 3,037 17.4   Europe 46 3.8
Associate degree 703 4.0   Asia 48 4.0
Bachelor's degree 993 5.7   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 514 2.9   Oceania 3 0.2
        Latin America 1,107 91.9
Percent high school graduate or higher 62.0 (X)   Northern America 0 0.0
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 8.6 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 26,284 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 21,663 100.0   English only 24,412 92.9
Never married 5,680 26.2   Language other than English 1,872 7.1
Now married, except separated 11,302 52.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,124 4.3
Separated 655 3.0   Spanish 1,528 5.8
Widowed 1,884 8.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,019 3.9
 Female 1,591 7.3   Other Indo-European languages 115 0.4
Divorced 2,142 9.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 14 0.1
 Female 1,262 5.8   Asian and Pacific Island languages 63 0.2
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 4 0.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 28,423 100.0
           under 18 years 1,121 100.0     Total ancestries reported 20,375 71.7
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 652 58.2   Arab 10 0.0
        Czech¹ 6 0.0
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 7 0.0
          Civilian population 18 years and over 20,283 100.0   Dutch 363 1.3
Civilian veterans 1,860 9.2   English 819 2.9
        French (except Basque)¹ 221 0.8
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 34 0.1
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 483 1.7
     Population 5 to 20 years 7,202 100.0   Greek 12 0.0
With a disability 769 10.7   Hungarian 26 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 15,463 100.0   Irish¹ 1,548 5.4
With a disability 4,410 28.5   Italian 138 0.5
 Percent employed 51.5 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 11,053 71.5   Norwegian 16 0.1
 Percent employed 72.8 (X)   Polish 28 0.1
     Population 65 years and over 3,302 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 1,871 56.7   Russian 4 0.0
        Scotch-Irish 340 1.2
        Scottish 129 0.5
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 26,284 100.0   Subsaharan African 103 0.4
Same house in 1995 16,470 62.7   Swedish 22 0.1
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 9,352 35.6   Swiss 8 0.0
 Same county 5,852 22.3   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 3,500 13.3   United States or American 4,092 14.4
  Same state 1,911 7.3   Welsh 63 0.2
  Different state 1,589 6.0   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 3 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 462 1.8   Other ancestries 11,900 41.9
 
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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