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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: St. Charles 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 283,883 100.0
      enrolled in school 82,278 100.0   Native 278,042 97.9
Nursery school, preschool 6,301 7.7       Born in United States 276,234 97.3
Kindergarten 4,424 5.4           State of residence 199,854 70.4
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 38,327 46.6           Different state 76,380 26.9
High school (grades 9-12) 17,481 21.2       Born outside United States 1,808 0.6
College or graduate school 15,745 19.1   Foreign born 5,841 2.1
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 2,240 0.8
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 2,921 1.0
  Population 25 years and over 178,498 100.0       Not a citizen 2,920 1.0
Less than 9th grade 6,412 3.6        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 12,979 7.3   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 52,862 29.6     Total (excluding born at sea) 5,841 100.0
Some college, no degree 46,476 26.0   Europe 2,190 37.5
Associate degree 12,763 7.2   Asia 1,943 33.3
Bachelor's degree 33,022 18.5   Africa 154 2.6
Graduate or professional degree 13,984 7.8   Oceania 85 1.5
        Latin America 1,146 19.6
Percent high school graduate or higher 89.1 (X)   Northern America 323 5.5
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 26.3 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 262,259 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 215,084 100.0   English only 251,800 96.0
Never married 47,594 22.1   Language other than English 10,459 4.0
Now married, except separated 135,752 63.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 3,444 1.3
Separated 2,356 1.1   Spanish 4,600 1.8
Widowed 9,987 4.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,652 0.6
 Female 8,299 3.9   Other Indo-European languages 4,320 1.6
Divorced 19,395 9.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,145 0.4
 Female 10,944 5.1   Asian and Pacific Island languages 1,284 0.5
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 596 0.2
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 283,883 100.0
           under 18 years 3,731 100.0     Total ancestries reported 319,227 112.5
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 1,510 40.5   Arab 603 0.2
        Czech¹ 1,985 0.7
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 926 0.3
          Civilian population 18 years and over 201,575 100.0   Dutch 5,687 2.0
Civilian veterans 28,278 14.0   English 29,552 10.4
        French (except Basque)¹ 14,477 5.1
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 1,493 0.5
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 109,945 38.7
     Population 5 to 20 years 70,729 100.0   Greek 967 0.3
With a disability 5,031 7.1   Hungarian 944 0.3
     Population 21 to 64 years 166,077 100.0   Irish¹ 49,688 17.5
With a disability 19,351 11.7   Italian 17,011 6.0
 Percent employed 66.7 (X)   Lithuanian 512 0.2
No disability 146,726 88.3   Norwegian 2,778 1.0
 Percent employed 83.7 (X)   Polish 9,365 3.3
     Population 65 years and over 23,846 100.0   Portuguese 191 0.1
With a disability 8,819 37.0   Russian 1,102 0.4
        Scotch-Irish 4,544 1.6
        Scottish 4,326 1.5
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 376 0.1
  Population 5 years and over 262,259 100.0   Subsaharan African 387 0.1
Same house in 1995 133,516 50.9   Swedish 3,086 1.1
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 126,439 48.2   Swiss 1,171 0.4
 Same county 59,468 22.7   Ukrainian 300 0.1
 Different county 66,971 25.5   United States or American 19,829 7.0
  Same state 44,281 16.9   Welsh 1,898 0.7
  Different state 22,690 8.7   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 88 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 2,304 0.9   Other ancestries 35,996 12.7
 
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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