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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Emporia city
[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 5,665 100.0
      enrolled in school 1,282 100.0   Native 5,482 96.8
Nursery school, preschool 63 4.9       Born in United States 5,469 96.5
Kindergarten 95 7.4           State of residence 4,230 74.7
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 713 55.6           Different state 1,239 21.9
High school (grades 9-12) 305 23.8       Born outside United States 13 0.2
College or graduate school 106 8.3   Foreign born 183 3.2
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 128 2.3
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 47 0.8
  Population 25 years and over 3,775 100.0       Not a citizen 136 2.4
Less than 9th grade 770 20.4        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 796 21.1   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 1,089 28.8     Total (excluding born at sea) 183 100.0
Some college, no degree 471 12.5   Europe 17 9.3
Associate degree 114 3.0   Asia 27 14.8
Bachelor's degree 373 9.9   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 162 4.3   Oceania 20 10.9
        Latin America 119 65.0
Percent high school graduate or higher 58.5 (X)   Northern America 0 0.0
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 14.2 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 5,346 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 4,435 100.0   English only 5,154 96.4
Never married 1,188 26.8   Language other than English 192 3.6
Now married, except separated 2,006 45.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 112 2.1
Separated 271 6.1   Spanish 149 2.8
Widowed 617 13.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 97 1.8
 Female 512 11.5   Other Indo-European languages 20 0.4
Divorced 353 8.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 10 0.2
 Female 215 4.8   Asian and Pacific Island languages 14 0.3
                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 5,665 100.0
           under 18 years 188 100.0     Total ancestries reported 4,799 84.7
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 138 73.4   Arab 12 0.2
        Czech¹ 5 0.1
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 0 0.0
          Civilian population 18 years and over 4,222 100.0   Dutch 23 0.4
Civilian veterans 430 10.2   English 480 8.5
        French (except Basque)¹ 45 0.8
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 8 0.1
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 111 2.0
     Population 5 to 20 years 1,302 100.0   Greek 6 0.1
With a disability 83 6.4   Hungarian 0 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 2,872 100.0   Irish¹ 163 2.9
With a disability 829 28.9   Italian 44 0.8
 Percent employed 54.2 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 2,043 71.1   Norwegian 0 0.0
 Percent employed 76.9 (X)   Polish 6 0.1
     Population 65 years and over 975 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 495 50.8   Russian 0 0.0
        Scotch-Irish 24 0.4
        Scottish 69 1.2
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 11 0.2
  Population 5 years and over 5,346 100.0   Subsaharan African 78 1.4
Same house in 1995 2,930 54.8   Swedish 16 0.3
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 2,373 44.4   Swiss 11 0.2
 Same county 315 5.9   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 2,058 38.5   United States or American 527 9.3
  Same state 1,560 29.2   Welsh 34 0.6
  Different state 498 9.3   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 7 0.1
Elsewhere in 1995 43 0.8   Other ancestries 3,119 55.1
 
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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