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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 6,259 100.0
      enrolled in school 1,676 100.0   Native 6,201 99.1
Nursery school, preschool 86 5.1       Born in United States 6,188 98.9
Kindergarten 85 5.1           State of residence 5,657 90.4
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 902 53.8           Different state 531 8.5
High school (grades 9-12) 472 28.2       Born outside United States 13 0.2
College or graduate school 131 7.8   Foreign born 58 0.9
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 23 0.4
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 42 0.7
  Population 25 years and over 4,134 100.0       Not a citizen 16 0.3
Less than 9th grade 366 8.9        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 278 6.7   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 1,729 41.8     Total (excluding born at sea) 58 100.0
Some college, no degree 903 21.8   Europe 24 41.4
Associate degree 317 7.7   Asia 10 17.2
Bachelor's degree 404 9.8   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 137 3.3   Oceania 2 3.4
        Latin America 17 29.3
Percent high school graduate or higher 84.4 (X)   Northern America 5 8.6
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 13.1 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 5,889 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 4,804 100.0   English only 5,708 96.9
Never married 925 19.3   Language other than English 181 3.1
Now married, except separated 3,077 64.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 39 0.7
Separated 35 0.7   Spanish 103 1.7
Widowed 527 11.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 19 0.3
 Female 432 9.0   Other Indo-European languages 55 0.9
Divorced 240 5.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 9 0.2
 Female 105 2.2   Asian and Pacific Island languages 19 0.3
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 11 0.2
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 6,259 100.0
           under 18 years 16 100.0     Total ancestries reported 7,137 114.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 4 25.0   Arab 0 0.0
        Czech¹ 230 3.7
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 186 3.0
          Civilian population 18 years and over 4,440 100.0   Dutch 150 2.4
Civilian veterans 720 16.2   English 493 7.9
        French (except Basque)¹ 88 1.4
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 14 0.2
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 3,331 53.2
     Population 5 to 20 years 1,601 100.0   Greek 7 0.1
With a disability 96 6.0   Hungarian 3 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 2,990 100.0   Irish¹ 826 13.2
With a disability 378 12.6   Italian 24 0.4
 Percent employed 65.1 (X)   Lithuanian 2 0.0
No disability 2,612 87.4   Norwegian 368 5.9
 Percent employed 87.7 (X)   Polish 429 6.9
     Population 65 years and over 1,188 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 392 33.0   Russian 16 0.3
        Scotch-Irish 33 0.5
        Scottish 34 0.5
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 5,889 100.0   Subsaharan African 0 0.0
Same house in 1995 4,016 68.2   Swedish 386 6.2
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 1,861 31.6   Swiss 31 0.5
 Same county 1,117 19.0   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 744 12.6   United States or American 245 3.9
  Same state 608 10.3   Welsh 13 0.2
  Different state 136 2.3   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 1 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 12 0.2   Other ancestries 227 3.6
 
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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