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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Gentry 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 6,861 100.0
      enrolled in school 1,682 100.0   Native 6,817 99.4
Nursery school, preschool 151 9.0       Born in United States 6,796 99.1
Kindergarten 81 4.8           State of residence 5,520 80.5
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 834 49.6           Different state 1,276 18.6
High school (grades 9-12) 487 29.0       Born outside United States 21 0.3
College or graduate school 129 7.7   Foreign born 44 0.6
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 26 0.4
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 9 0.1
  Population 25 years and over 4,599 100.0       Not a citizen 35 0.5
Less than 9th grade 259 5.6        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 580 12.6   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 2,097 45.6     Total (excluding born at sea) 44 100.0
Some college, no degree 829 18.0   Europe 32 72.7
Associate degree 165 3.6   Asia 7 15.9
Bachelor's degree 452 9.8   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 217 4.7   Oceania 3 6.8
        Latin America 0 0.0
Percent high school graduate or higher 81.8 (X)   Northern America 2 4.5
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 14.5 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 6,428 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 5,415 100.0   English only 6,259 97.4
Never married 947 17.5   Language other than English 169 2.6
Now married, except separated 3,438 63.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 40 0.6
Separated 57 1.1   Spanish 106 1.6
Widowed 588 10.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 25 0.4
 Female 498 9.2   Other Indo-European languages 46 0.7
Divorced 385 7.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 11 0.2
 Female 181 3.3   Asian and Pacific Island languages 6 0.1
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 4 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 6,861 100.0
           under 18 years 67 100.0     Total ancestries reported 5,290 77.1
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 35 52.2   Arab 2 0.0
        Czech¹ 6 0.1
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 31 0.5
          Civilian population 18 years and over 5,074 100.0   Dutch 129 1.9
Civilian veterans 743 14.6   English 742 10.8
        French (except Basque)¹ 110 1.6
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 11 0.2
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 1,299 18.9
     Population 5 to 20 years 1,584 100.0   Greek 0 0.0
With a disability 113 7.1   Hungarian 0 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 3,331 100.0   Irish¹ 721 10.5
With a disability 689 20.7   Italian 69 1.0
 Percent employed 62.1 (X)   Lithuanian 2 0.0
No disability 2,642 79.3   Norwegian 26 0.4
 Percent employed 80.8 (X)   Polish 23 0.3
     Population 65 years and over 1,373 100.0   Portuguese 3 0.0
With a disability 635 46.2   Russian 3 0.0
        Scotch-Irish 165 2.4
        Scottish 132 1.9
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 6,428 100.0   Subsaharan African 0 0.0
Same house in 1995 3,889 60.5   Swedish 96 1.4
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 2,514 39.1   Swiss 18 0.3
 Same county 1,391 21.6   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 1,123 17.5   United States or American 1,091 15.9
  Same state 735 11.4   Welsh 28 0.4
  Different state 388 6.0   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 7 0.1
Elsewhere in 1995 25 0.4   Other ancestries 576 8.4
 
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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