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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Canadian 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 87,697 100.0
      enrolled in school 24,386 100.0   Native 84,856 96.8
Nursery school, preschool 1,616 6.6       Born in United States 84,231 96.0
Kindergarten 1,132 4.6           State of residence 57,967 66.1
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 11,663 47.8           Different state 26,264 29.9
High school (grades 9-12) 6,092 25.0       Born outside United States 625 0.7
College or graduate school 3,883 15.9   Foreign born 2,841 3.2
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 1,070 1.2
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 1,474 1.7
  Population 25 years and over 56,207 100.0       Not a citizen 1,367 1.6
Less than 9th grade 1,760 3.1        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 5,387 9.6   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 17,961 32.0     Total (excluding born at sea) 2,833 100.0
Some college, no degree 15,941 28.4   Europe 483 17.0
Associate degree 3,420 6.1   Asia 1,562 55.1
Bachelor's degree 8,521 15.2   Africa 55 1.9
Graduate or professional degree 3,217 5.7   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 627 22.1
Percent high school graduate or higher 87.3 (X)   Northern America 106 3.7
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 20.9 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 81,771 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 67,894 100.0   English only 76,575 93.6
Never married 12,647 18.6   Language other than English 5,196 6.4
Now married, except separated 43,333 63.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,894 2.3
Separated 776 1.1   Spanish 2,554 3.1
Widowed 3,554 5.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 955 1.2
 Female 2,915 4.3   Other Indo-European languages 877 1.1
Divorced 7,584 11.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 199 0.2
 Female 4,182 6.2   Asian and Pacific Island languages 1,620 2.0
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 723 0.9
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 87,697 100.0
           under 18 years 1,475 100.0     Total ancestries reported 78,463 89.5
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 728 49.4   Arab 86 0.1
        Czech¹ 1,205 1.4
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 289 0.3
          Civilian population 18 years and over 63,099 100.0   Dutch 2,175 2.5
Civilian veterans 9,072 14.4   English 8,706 9.9
        French (except Basque)¹ 2,061 2.4
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 427 0.5
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 16,155 18.4
     Population 5 to 20 years 21,911 100.0   Greek 121 0.1
With a disability 1,561 7.1   Hungarian 73 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 49,565 100.0   Irish¹ 9,876 11.3
With a disability 7,752 15.6   Italian 1,398 1.6
 Percent employed 64.5 (X)   Lithuanian 41 0.0
No disability 41,813 84.4   Norwegian 665 0.8
 Percent employed 81.5 (X)   Polish 837 1.0
     Population 65 years and over 7,800 100.0   Portuguese 34 0.0
With a disability 3,525 45.2   Russian 129 0.1
        Scotch-Irish 1,831 2.1
        Scottish 1,693 1.9
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 68 0.1
  Population 5 years and over 81,771 100.0   Subsaharan African 112 0.1
Same house in 1995 43,437 53.1   Swedish 653 0.7
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 37,502 45.9   Swiss 181 0.2
 Same county 16,664 20.4   Ukrainian 47 0.1
 Different county 20,838 25.5   United States or American 10,502 12.0
  Same state 14,280 17.5   Welsh 599 0.7
  Different state 6,558 8.0   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 253 0.3
Elsewhere in 1995 832 1.0   Other ancestries 18,246 20.8
 
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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