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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Johnson 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 17,499 100.0
      enrolled in school 3,316 100.0   Native 17,391 99.4
Nursery school, preschool 156 4.7       Born in United States 17,343 99.1
Kindergarten 187 5.6           State of residence 8,555 48.9
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 1,675 50.5           Different state 8,788 50.2
High school (grades 9-12) 906 27.3       Born outside United States 48 0.3
College or graduate school 392 11.8   Foreign born 108 0.6
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 21 0.1
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 51 0.3
  Population 25 years and over 12,755 100.0       Not a citizen 57 0.3
Less than 9th grade 2,625 20.6        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 2,685 21.1   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 4,401 34.5     Total (excluding born at sea) 108 100.0
Some college, no degree 1,679 13.2   Europe 16 14.8
Associate degree 485 3.8   Asia 43 39.8
Bachelor's degree 607 4.8   Africa 14 13.0
Graduate or professional degree 273 2.1   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 28 25.9
Percent high school graduate or higher 58.4 (X)   Northern America 7 6.5
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 6.9 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 16,634 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 14,656 100.0   English only 16,314 98.1
Never married 3,026 20.6   Language other than English 320 1.9
Now married, except separated 8,285 56.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 120 0.7
Separated 238 1.6   Spanish 175 1.1
Widowed 1,089 7.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 73 0.4
 Female 896 6.1   Other Indo-European languages 106 0.6
Divorced 2,018 13.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 23 0.1
 Female 882 6.0   Asian and Pacific Island languages 32 0.2
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 24 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 17,499 100.0
           under 18 years 487 100.0     Total ancestries reported 11,331 64.8
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 263 54.0   Arab 0 0.0
        Czech¹ 18 0.1
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 0 0.0
          Civilian population 18 years and over 14,054 100.0   Dutch 318 1.8
Civilian veterans 1,992 14.2   English 1,463 8.4
        French (except Basque)¹ 149 0.9
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 15 0.1
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 1,304 7.5
     Population 5 to 20 years 2,997 100.0   Greek 0 0.0
With a disability 256 8.5   Hungarian 0 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 9,570 100.0   Irish¹ 1,159 6.6
With a disability 3,247 33.9   Italian 171 1.0
 Percent employed 40.7 (X)   Lithuanian 8 0.0
No disability 6,323 66.1   Norwegian 30 0.2
 Percent employed 69.8 (X)   Polish 50 0.3
     Population 65 years and over 2,616 100.0   Portuguese 15 0.1
With a disability 1,388 53.1   Russian 18 0.1
        Scotch-Irish 424 2.4
        Scottish 367 2.1
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 17 0.1
  Population 5 years and over 16,634 100.0   Subsaharan African 21 0.1
Same house in 1995 10,522 63.3   Swedish 65 0.4
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 6,034 36.3   Swiss 6 0.0
 Same county 3,356 20.2   Ukrainian 10 0.1
 Different county 2,678 16.1   United States or American 4,296 24.5
  Same state 1,122 6.7   Welsh 37 0.2
  Different state 1,556 9.4   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 78 0.5   Other ancestries 1,370 7.8
 
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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