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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Pottawatomie 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 65,521 100.0
      enrolled in school 17,776 100.0   Native 64,806 98.9
Nursery school, preschool 1,039 5.8       Born in United States 64,295 98.1
Kindergarten 988 5.6           State of residence 47,591 72.6
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 7,548 42.5           Different state 16,704 25.5
High school (grades 9-12) 3,886 21.9       Born outside United States 511 0.8
College or graduate school 4,315 24.3   Foreign born 715 1.1
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 362 0.6
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 275 0.4
  Population 25 years and over 41,142 100.0       Not a citizen 440 0.7
Less than 9th grade 2,358 5.7        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 6,176 15.0   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 14,653 35.6     Total (excluding born at sea) 715 100.0
Some college, no degree 9,517 23.1   Europe 110 15.4
Associate degree 2,071 5.0   Asia 229 32.0
Bachelor's degree 4,060 9.9   Africa 60 8.4
Graduate or professional degree 2,307 5.6   Oceania 20 2.8
        Latin America 277 38.7
Percent high school graduate or higher 79.3 (X)   Northern America 19 2.7
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 15.5 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 61,001 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 51,671 100.0   English only 58,517 95.9
Never married 10,188 19.7   Language other than English 2,484 4.1
Now married, except separated 30,553 59.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 744 1.2
Separated 649 1.3   Spanish 997 1.6
Widowed 3,924 7.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 327 0.5
 Female 3,241 6.3   Other Indo-European languages 442 0.7
Divorced 6,357 12.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 74 0.1
 Female 3,601 7.0   Asian and Pacific Island languages 273 0.4
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 120 0.2
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 65,521 100.0
           under 18 years 1,641 100.0     Total ancestries reported 52,901 80.7
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 1,010 61.5   Arab 96 0.1
        Czech¹ 371 0.6
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 42 0.1
          Civilian population 18 years and over 48,513 100.0   Dutch 1,500 2.3
Civilian veterans 7,538 15.5   English 5,107 7.8
        French (except Basque)¹ 1,605 2.4
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 224 0.3
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 6,994 10.7
     Population 5 to 20 years 16,010 100.0   Greek 42 0.1
With a disability 1,417 8.9   Hungarian 75 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 34,729 100.0   Irish¹ 7,239 11.0
With a disability 8,107 23.3   Italian 714 1.1
 Percent employed 56.3 (X)   Lithuanian 20 0.0
No disability 26,622 76.7   Norwegian 388 0.6
 Percent employed 75.3 (X)   Polish 485 0.7
     Population 65 years and over 8,668 100.0   Portuguese 71 0.1
With a disability 4,219 48.7   Russian 86 0.1
        Scotch-Irish 1,148 1.8
        Scottish 977 1.5
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 6 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 61,001 100.0   Subsaharan African 146 0.2
Same house in 1995 33,165 54.4   Swedish 349 0.5
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 27,395 44.9   Swiss 46 0.1
 Same county 13,460 22.1   Ukrainian 47 0.1
 Different county 13,935 22.8   United States or American 8,203 12.5
  Same state 9,536 15.6   Welsh 256 0.4
  Different state 4,399 7.2   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 413 0.6
Elsewhere in 1995 441 0.7   Other ancestries 16,251 24.8
 
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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