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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Kane 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 6,046 100.0
      enrolled in school 1,688 100.0   Native 5,868 97.1
Nursery school, preschool 74 4.4       Born in United States 5,862 97.0
Kindergarten 95 5.6           State of residence 3,285 54.3
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 785 46.5           Different state 2,577 42.6
High school (grades 9-12) 491 29.1       Born outside United States 6 0.1
College or graduate school 243 14.4   Foreign born 178 2.9
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 27 0.4
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 95 1.6
  Population 25 years and over 3,842 100.0       Not a citizen 83 1.4
Less than 9th grade 85 2.2        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 437 11.4   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 1,008 26.2     Total (excluding born at sea) 178 100.0
Some college, no degree 1,240 32.3   Europe 83 46.6
Associate degree 261 6.8   Asia 17 9.6
Bachelor's degree 536 14.0   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 275 7.2   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 41 23.0
Percent high school graduate or higher 86.4 (X)   Northern America 37 20.8
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 21.1 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 5,636 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 4,643 100.0   English only 5,290 93.9
Never married 850 18.3   Language other than English 346 6.1
Now married, except separated 3,083 66.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 71 1.3
Separated 30 0.6   Spanish 210 3.7
Widowed 297 6.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 40 0.7
 Female 240 5.2   Other Indo-European languages 86 1.5
Divorced 383 8.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 8 0.1
 Female 171 3.7   Asian and Pacific Island languages 11 0.2
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 0 0.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 6,046 100.0
           under 18 years 75 100.0     Total ancestries reported 6,259 103.5
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 47 62.7   Arab 7 0.1
        Czech¹ 6 0.1
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 331 5.5
          Civilian population 18 years and over 4,284 100.0   Dutch 152 2.5
Civilian veterans 767 17.9   English 1,854 30.7
        French (except Basque)¹ 240 4.0
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 64 1.1
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 629 10.4
     Population 5 to 20 years 1,584 100.0   Greek 0 0.0
With a disability 87 5.5   Hungarian 2 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 3,020 100.0   Irish¹ 552 9.1
With a disability 454 15.0   Italian 106 1.8
 Percent employed 54.2 (X)   Lithuanian 5 0.1
No disability 2,566 85.0   Norwegian 87 1.4
 Percent employed 78.8 (X)   Polish 37 0.6
     Population 65 years and over 997 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 413 41.4   Russian 7 0.1
        Scotch-Irish 60 1.0
        Scottish 258 4.3
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 5,636 100.0   Subsaharan African 0 0.0
Same house in 1995 3,237 57.4   Swedish 261 4.3
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 2,341 41.5   Swiss 66 1.1
 Same county 646 11.5   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 1,695 30.1   United States or American 608 10.1
  Same state 667 11.8   Welsh 119 2.0
  Different state 1,028 18.2   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 58 1.0   Other ancestries 808 13.4
 
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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