Skip directly to search Skip directly to A to Z list Skip directly to navigation Skip directly to site content Skip directly to page options
CDC Home

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 135,454 100.0
      enrolled in school 49,784 100.0   Native 129,312 95.5
Nursery school, preschool 2,332 4.7       Born in United States 128,155 94.6
Kindergarten 1,745 3.5           State of residence 84,645 62.5
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 14,338 28.8           Different state 43,510 32.1
High school (grades 9-12) 6,542 13.1       Born outside United States 1,157 0.9
College or graduate school 24,827 49.9   Foreign born 6,142 4.5
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 3,658 2.7
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 1,829 1.4
  Population 25 years and over 77,919 100.0       Not a citizen 4,313 3.2
Less than 9th grade 2,570 3.3        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 5,853 7.5   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 18,180 23.3     Total (excluding born at sea) 6,142 100.0
Some college, no degree 15,161 19.5   Europe 1,009 16.4
Associate degree 3,638 4.7   Asia 3,352 54.6
Bachelor's degree 18,038 23.1   Africa 534 8.7
Graduate or professional degree 14,479 18.6   Oceania 8 0.1
        Latin America 962 15.7
Percent high school graduate or higher 89.2 (X)   Northern America 277 4.5
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 41.7 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 127,143 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 109,356 100.0   English only 118,117 92.9
Never married 39,592 36.2   Language other than English 9,026 7.1
Now married, except separated 53,085 48.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 3,115 2.4
Separated 1,424 1.3   Spanish 2,692 2.1
Widowed 4,759 4.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 919 0.7
 Female 3,857 3.5   Other Indo-European languages 2,995 2.4
Divorced 10,496 9.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 676 0.5
 Female 6,028 5.5   Asian and Pacific Island languages 2,472 1.9
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,331 1.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 135,454 100.0
           under 18 years 1,141 100.0     Total ancestries reported 137,474 101.5
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 584 51.2   Arab 847 0.6
        Czech¹ 792 0.6
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 726 0.5
          Civilian population 18 years and over 104,518 100.0   Dutch 2,401 1.8
Civilian veterans 10,971 10.5   English 16,813 12.4
        French (except Basque)¹ 3,868 2.9
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 448 0.3
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 33,240 24.5
     Population 5 to 20 years 35,262 100.0   Greek 259 0.2
With a disability 2,620 7.4   Hungarian 402 0.3
     Population 21 to 64 years 79,804 100.0   Irish¹ 17,236 12.7
With a disability 11,183 14.0   Italian 3,398 2.5
 Percent employed 61.0 (X)   Lithuanian 107 0.1
No disability 68,621 86.0   Norwegian 1,512 1.1
 Percent employed 82.4 (X)   Polish 1,886 1.4
     Population 65 years and over 10,922 100.0   Portuguese 123 0.1
With a disability 4,470 40.9   Russian 874 0.6
        Scotch-Irish 3,129 2.3
        Scottish 3,256 2.4
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 71 0.1
  Population 5 years and over 127,143 100.0   Subsaharan African 1,008 0.7
Same house in 1995 50,522 39.7   Swedish 1,901 1.4
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 73,737 58.0   Swiss 429 0.3
 Same county 35,408 27.8   Ukrainian 188 0.1
 Different county 38,329 30.1   United States or American 12,680 9.4
  Same state 24,041 18.9   Welsh 1,224 0.9
  Different state 14,288 11.2   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 227 0.2
Elsewhere in 1995 2,884 2.3   Other ancestries 28,429 21.0
 
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.

USA.gov: The U.S. Government's Official Web PortalDepartment of Health and Human Services
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention   1600 Clifton Rd. Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
800-CDC-INFO (800-232-4636) TTY: (888) 232-6348 - Contact CDC-INFO

A-Z Index

  1. A
  2. B
  3. C
  4. D
  5. E
  6. F
  7. G
  8. H
  9. I
  10. J
  11. K
  12. L
  13. M
  14. N
  15. O
  16. P
  17. Q
  18. R
  19. S
  20. T
  21. U
  22. V
  23. W
  24. X
  25. Y
  26. Z
  27. #