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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Scott 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 21,127 100.0
      enrolled in school 4,995 100.0   Native 21,034 99.6
Nursery school, preschool 205 4.1       Born in United States 20,973 99.3
Kindergarten 361 7.2           State of residence 16,454 77.9
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 2,532 50.7           Different state 4,519 21.4
High school (grades 9-12) 1,289 25.8       Born outside United States 61 0.3
College or graduate school 608 12.2   Foreign born 93 0.4
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 37 0.2
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 43 0.2
  Population 25 years and over 13,480 100.0       Not a citizen 50 0.2
Less than 9th grade 2,571 19.1        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 2,732 20.3   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 5,133 38.1     Total (excluding born at sea) 93 100.0
Some college, no degree 1,650 12.2   Europe 19 20.4
Associate degree 385 2.9   Asia 53 57.0
Bachelor's degree 551 4.1   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 458 3.4   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 21 22.6
Percent high school graduate or higher 60.7 (X)   Northern America 0 0.0
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 7.5 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 19,660 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 16,605 100.0   English only 19,361 98.5
Never married 3,259 19.6   Language other than English 299 1.5
Now married, except separated 10,109 60.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 128 0.7
Separated 225 1.4   Spanish 215 1.1
Widowed 1,288 7.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 104 0.5
 Female 1,040 6.3   Other Indo-European languages 49 0.2
Divorced 1,724 10.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 12 0.1
 Female 927 5.6   Asian and Pacific Island languages 27 0.1
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 6 0.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 21,127 100.0
           under 18 years 360 100.0     Total ancestries reported 11,687 55.3
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 171 47.5   Arab 11 0.1
        Czech¹ 9 0.0
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 0 0.0
          Civilian population 18 years and over 15,625 100.0   Dutch 233 1.1
Civilian veterans 1,614 10.3   English 1,496 7.1
        French (except Basque)¹ 92 0.4
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 26 0.1
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 1,157 5.5
     Population 5 to 20 years 4,828 100.0   Greek 0 0.0
With a disability 495 10.3   Hungarian 10 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 12,348 100.0   Irish¹ 1,575 7.5
With a disability 4,042 32.7   Italian 99 0.5
 Percent employed 30.5 (X)   Lithuanian 1 0.0
No disability 8,306 67.3   Norwegian 30 0.1
 Percent employed 71.4 (X)   Polish 108 0.5
     Population 65 years and over 2,287 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 1,501 65.6   Russian 0 0.0
        Scotch-Irish 379 1.8
        Scottish 229 1.1
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 2 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 19,660 100.0   Subsaharan African 5 0.0
Same house in 1995 12,847 65.3   Swedish 49 0.2
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 6,743 34.3   Swiss 24 0.1
 Same county 4,670 23.8   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 2,073 10.5   United States or American 4,093 19.4
  Same state 600 3.1   Welsh 96 0.5
  Different state 1,473 7.5   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 70 0.4   Other ancestries 1,963 9.3
 
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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