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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 54,285 100.0
      enrolled in school 14,178 100.0   Native 53,820 99.1
Nursery school, preschool 1,156 8.2       Born in United States 53,387 98.3
Kindergarten 777 5.5           State of residence 33,822 62.3
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 6,873 48.5           Different state 19,565 36.0
High school (grades 9-12) 3,054 21.5       Born outside United States 433 0.8
College or graduate school 2,318 16.3   Foreign born 465 0.9
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 105 0.2
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 279 0.5
  Population 25 years and over 34,790 100.0       Not a citizen 186 0.3
Less than 9th grade 1,341 3.9        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 3,572 10.3   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 11,876 34.1     Total (excluding born at sea) 465 100.0
Some college, no degree 8,759 25.2   Europe 148 31.8
Associate degree 1,965 5.6   Asia 112 24.1
Bachelor's degree 5,322 15.3   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 1,955 5.6   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 132 28.4
Percent high school graduate or higher 85.9 (X)   Northern America 73 15.7
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 20.9 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 50,144 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 41,669 100.0   English only 48,954 97.6
Never married 7,160 17.2   Language other than English 1,190 2.4
Now married, except separated 27,573 66.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 344 0.7
Separated 562 1.3   Spanish 566 1.1
Widowed 2,122 5.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 221 0.4
 Female 1,732 4.2   Other Indo-European languages 580 1.2
Divorced 4,252 10.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 91 0.2
 Female 2,473 5.9   Asian and Pacific Island languages 36 0.1
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 24 0.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 54,285 100.0
           under 18 years 575 100.0     Total ancestries reported 48,491 89.3
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 249 43.3   Arab 47 0.1
        Czech¹ 235 0.4
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 170 0.3
          Civilian population 18 years and over 39,118 100.0   Dutch 1,163 2.1
Civilian veterans 5,734 14.7   English 6,183 11.4
        French (except Basque)¹ 1,742 3.2
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 136 0.3
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 10,507 19.4
     Population 5 to 20 years 12,805 100.0   Greek 117 0.2
With a disability 989 7.7   Hungarian 122 0.2
     Population 21 to 64 years 31,486 100.0   Irish¹ 6,708 12.4
With a disability 4,636 14.7   Italian 1,127 2.1
 Percent employed 61.9 (X)   Lithuanian 24 0.0
No disability 26,850 85.3   Norwegian 732 1.3
 Percent employed 82.7 (X)   Polish 669 1.2
     Population 65 years and over 5,342 100.0   Portuguese 75 0.1
With a disability 2,453 45.9   Russian 109 0.2
        Scotch-Irish 819 1.5
        Scottish 919 1.7
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 2 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 50,144 100.0   Subsaharan African 8 0.0
Same house in 1995 21,316 42.5   Swedish 720 1.3
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 28,502 56.8   Swiss 137 0.3
 Same county 9,626 19.2   Ukrainian 4 0.0
 Different county 18,876 37.6   United States or American 8,698 16.0
  Same state 12,084 24.1   Welsh 364 0.7
  Different state 6,792 13.5   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 2 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 326 0.7   Other ancestries 6,952 12.8
 
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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