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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Kiowa 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 10,227 100.0
      enrolled in school 2,390 100.0   Native 10,126 99.0
Nursery school, preschool 142 5.9       Born in United States 10,081 98.6
Kindergarten 145 6.1           State of residence 7,701 75.3
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 1,115 46.7           Different state 2,380 23.3
High school (grades 9-12) 674 28.2       Born outside United States 45 0.4
College or graduate school 314 13.1   Foreign born 101 1.0
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 34 0.3
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 33 0.3
  Population 25 years and over 6,963 100.0       Not a citizen 68 0.7
Less than 9th grade 610 8.8        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 966 13.9   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 2,524 36.2     Total (excluding born at sea) 101 100.0
Some college, no degree 1,511 21.7   Europe 25 24.8
Associate degree 320 4.6   Asia 0 0.0
Bachelor's degree 690 9.9   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 342 4.9   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 71 70.3
Percent high school graduate or higher 77.4 (X)   Northern America 5 5.0
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 14.8 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 9,633 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 8,280 100.0   English only 8,968 93.1
Never married 1,465 17.7   Language other than English 665 6.9
Now married, except separated 4,817 58.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 187 1.9
Separated 158 1.9   Spanish 467 4.8
Widowed 882 10.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 146 1.5
 Female 739 8.9   Other Indo-European languages 70 0.7
Divorced 958 11.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 6 0.1
 Female 496 6.0   Asian and Pacific Island languages 0 0.0
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 0 0.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 10,227 100.0
           under 18 years 226 100.0     Total ancestries reported 8,441 82.5
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 174 77.0   Arab 24 0.2
        Czech¹ 20 0.2
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 11 0.1
          Civilian population 18 years and over 7,759 100.0   Dutch 252 2.5
Civilian veterans 1,225 15.8   English 746 7.3
        French (except Basque)¹ 164 1.6
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 12 0.1
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 1,429 14.0
     Population 5 to 20 years 2,229 100.0   Greek 0 0.0
With a disability 201 9.0   Hungarian 2 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 5,187 100.0   Irish¹ 1,368 13.4
With a disability 1,090 21.0   Italian 53 0.5
 Percent employed 46.7 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 4,097 79.0   Norwegian 79 0.8
 Percent employed 77.0 (X)   Polish 16 0.2
     Population 65 years and over 1,876 100.0   Portuguese 26 0.3
With a disability 947 50.5   Russian 27 0.3
        Scotch-Irish 141 1.4
        Scottish 101 1.0
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 7 0.1
  Population 5 years and over 9,633 100.0   Subsaharan African 20 0.2
Same house in 1995 5,794 60.1   Swedish 40 0.4
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 3,741 38.8   Swiss 10 0.1
 Same county 1,795 18.6   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 1,946 20.2   United States or American 1,155 11.3
  Same state 1,347 14.0   Welsh 91 0.9
  Different state 599 6.2   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 44 0.4
Elsewhere in 1995 98 1.0   Other ancestries 2,603 25.5
 
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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