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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Pawnee 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 16,612 100.0
      enrolled in school 4,117 100.0   Native 16,505 99.4
Nursery school, preschool 220 5.3       Born in United States 16,452 99.0
Kindergarten 262 6.4           State of residence 12,153 73.2
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 2,128 51.7           Different state 4,299 25.9
High school (grades 9-12) 1,047 25.4       Born outside United States 53 0.3
College or graduate school 460 11.2   Foreign born 107 0.6
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 56 0.3
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 55 0.3
  Population 25 years and over 10,997 100.0       Not a citizen 52 0.3
Less than 9th grade 616 5.6        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 1,714 15.6   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 4,424 40.2     Total (excluding born at sea) 107 100.0
Some college, no degree 2,359 21.5   Europe 36 33.6
Associate degree 556 5.1   Asia 31 29.0
Bachelor's degree 868 7.9   Africa 12 11.2
Graduate or professional degree 460 4.2   Oceania 4 3.7
        Latin America 21 19.6
Percent high school graduate or higher 78.8 (X)   Northern America 3 2.8
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 12.1 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 15,587 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 13,030 100.0   English only 15,165 97.3
Never married 2,255 17.3   Language other than English 422 2.7
Now married, except separated 8,232 63.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 125 0.8
Separated 171 1.3   Spanish 211 1.4
Widowed 1,035 7.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 83 0.5
 Female 857 6.6   Other Indo-European languages 80 0.5
Divorced 1,337 10.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 10 0.1
 Female 694 5.3   Asian and Pacific Island languages 28 0.2
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 13 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 16,612 100.0
           under 18 years 327 100.0     Total ancestries reported 13,995 84.2
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 204 62.4   Arab 20 0.1
        Czech¹ 57 0.3
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 60 0.4
          Civilian population 18 years and over 12,199 100.0   Dutch 519 3.1
Civilian veterans 1,915 15.7   English 1,384 8.3
        French (except Basque)¹ 371 2.2
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 58 0.3
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 2,224 13.4
     Population 5 to 20 years 3,976 100.0   Greek 2 0.0
With a disability 302 7.6   Hungarian 8 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 9,101 100.0   Irish¹ 2,042 12.3
With a disability 2,104 23.1   Italian 170 1.0
 Percent employed 51.1 (X)   Lithuanian 2 0.0
No disability 6,997 76.9   Norwegian 97 0.6
 Percent employed 76.9 (X)   Polish 80 0.5
     Population 65 years and over 2,348 100.0   Portuguese 7 0.0
With a disability 1,137 48.4   Russian 26 0.2
        Scotch-Irish 280 1.7
        Scottish 229 1.4
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 4 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 15,587 100.0   Subsaharan African 3 0.0
Same house in 1995 8,950 57.4   Swedish 113 0.7
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 6,581 42.2   Swiss 33 0.2
 Same county 2,707 17.4   Ukrainian 2 0.0
 Different county 3,874 24.9   United States or American 2,526 15.2
  Same state 2,781 17.8   Welsh 93 0.6
  Different state 1,093 7.0   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 55 0.3
Elsewhere in 1995 56 0.4   Other ancestries 3,530 21.2
 
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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