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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Boone 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 25,535 100.0
      enrolled in school 5,551 100.0   Native 25,440 99.6
Nursery school, preschool 285 5.1       Born in United States 25,357 99.3
Kindergarten 284 5.1           State of residence 22,049 86.3
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 2,792 50.3           Different state 3,308 13.0
High school (grades 9-12) 1,382 24.9       Born outside United States 83 0.3
College or graduate school 808 14.6   Foreign born 95 0.4
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 34 0.1
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 48 0.2
  Population 25 years and over 17,282 100.0       Not a citizen 47 0.2
Less than 9th grade 2,592 15.0        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 3,621 21.0   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 7,102 41.1     Total (excluding born at sea) 95 100.0
Some college, no degree 2,098 12.1   Europe 37 38.9
Associate degree 631 3.7   Asia 30 31.6
Bachelor's degree 839 4.9   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 399 2.3   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 18 18.9
Percent high school graduate or higher 64.0 (X)   Northern America 10 10.5
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 7.2 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 23,909 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 20,674 100.0   English only 23,581 98.6
Never married 3,978 19.2   Language other than English 328 1.4
Now married, except separated 12,327 59.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 80 0.3
Separated 301 1.5   Spanish 165 0.7
Widowed 1,743 8.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 44 0.2
 Female 1,462 7.1   Other Indo-European languages 124 0.5
Divorced 2,325 11.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 36 0.2
 Female 1,076 5.2   Asian and Pacific Island languages 18 0.1
                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 25,535 100.0
           under 18 years 517 100.0     Total ancestries reported 18,058 70.7
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 333 64.4   Arab 28 0.1
        Czech¹ 21 0.1
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 0 0.0
          Civilian population 18 years and over 19,589 100.0   Dutch 463 1.8
Civilian veterans 2,445 12.5   English 2,377 9.3
        French (except Basque)¹ 256 1.0
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 42 0.2
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 2,008 7.9
     Population 5 to 20 years 5,206 100.0   Greek 66 0.3
With a disability 500 9.6   Hungarian 52 0.2
     Population 21 to 64 years 15,227 100.0   Irish¹ 2,255 8.8
With a disability 4,864 31.9   Italian 392 1.5
 Percent employed 31.5 (X)   Lithuanian 3 0.0
No disability 10,363 68.1   Norwegian 17 0.1
 Percent employed 63.9 (X)   Polish 154 0.6
     Population 65 years and over 3,386 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 2,040 60.2   Russian 50 0.2
        Scotch-Irish 279 1.1
        Scottish 246 1.0
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 23,909 100.0   Subsaharan African 18 0.1
Same house in 1995 15,866 66.4   Swedish 22 0.1
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 7,989 33.4   Swiss 7 0.0
 Same county 5,032 21.0   Ukrainian 4 0.0
 Different county 2,957 12.4   United States or American 6,020 23.6
  Same state 1,935 8.1   Welsh 133 0.5
  Different state 1,022 4.3   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 54 0.2   Other ancestries 3,145 12.3
 
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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