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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Muskogee 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 69,451 100.0
      enrolled in school 17,289 100.0   Native 68,225 98.2
Nursery school, preschool 1,172 6.8       Born in United States 67,914 97.8
Kindergarten 931 5.4           State of residence 50,360 72.5
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 8,189 47.4           Different state 17,554 25.3
High school (grades 9-12) 4,178 24.2       Born outside United States 311 0.4
College or graduate school 2,819 16.3   Foreign born 1,226 1.8
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 682 1.0
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 409 0.6
  Population 25 years and over 44,890 100.0       Not a citizen 817 1.2
Less than 9th grade 3,253 7.2        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 7,944 17.7   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 14,304 31.9     Total (excluding born at sea) 1,226 100.0
Some college, no degree 9,727 21.7   Europe 164 13.4
Associate degree 2,767 6.2   Asia 304 24.8
Bachelor's degree 4,664 10.4   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 2,231 5.0   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 694 56.6
Percent high school graduate or higher 75.1 (X)   Northern America 64 5.2
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 15.4 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 64,579 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 54,670 100.0   English only 61,547 95.3
Never married 11,248 20.6   Language other than English 3,032 4.7
Now married, except separated 30,895 56.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,072 1.7
Separated 1,082 2.0   Spanish 1,722 2.7
Widowed 4,677 8.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 729 1.1
 Female 3,925 7.2   Other Indo-European languages 432 0.7
Divorced 6,768 12.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 116 0.2
 Female 3,791 6.9   Asian and Pacific Island languages 328 0.5
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 110 0.2
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 69,451 100.0
           under 18 years 1,865 100.0     Total ancestries reported 55,148 79.4
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 1,087 58.3   Arab 11 0.0
        Czech¹ 87 0.1
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 40 0.1
          Civilian population 18 years and over 51,485 100.0   Dutch 1,024 1.5
Civilian veterans 7,867 15.3   English 3,938 5.7
        French (except Basque)¹ 1,425 2.1
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 145 0.2
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 5,876 8.5
     Population 5 to 20 years 15,899 100.0   Greek 42 0.1
With a disability 1,724 10.8   Hungarian 52 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 35,955 100.0   Irish¹ 5,979 8.6
With a disability 9,739 27.1   Italian 666 1.0
 Percent employed 49.9 (X)   Lithuanian 21 0.0
No disability 26,216 72.9   Norwegian 208 0.3
 Percent employed 73.0 (X)   Polish 224 0.3
     Population 65 years and over 10,081 100.0   Portuguese 77 0.1
With a disability 5,318 52.8   Russian 56 0.1
        Scotch-Irish 679 1.0
        Scottish 569 0.8
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 6 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 64,579 100.0   Subsaharan African 235 0.3
Same house in 1995 34,804 53.9   Swedish 213 0.3
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 29,239 45.3   Swiss 30 0.0
 Same county 17,713 27.4   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 11,526 17.8   United States or American 6,565 9.5
  Same state 7,078 11.0   Welsh 220 0.3
  Different state 4,448 6.9   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 338 0.5
Elsewhere in 1995 536 0.8   Other ancestries 26,422 38.0
 
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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