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Douglas county kansas dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school42,645100.0
Nursery school, preschool1,9424.6
Kindergarten1,0112.4
Elementary school (grades 1-8)9,42422.1
High school (grades 9-12)4,62810.9
College or graduate school25,64060.1
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over53,257100.0
Less than 9th grade1,1982.2
9th to 12th grade, no diploma2,8715.4
High school graduate (includes equivalency)11,85922.3
Some college, no degree12,02922.6
Associate degree2,5684.8
Bachelor's degree13,00724.4
Graduate or professional degree9,72518.3
Percent high school graduate or higher92.4(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher42.7(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over83,005100.0
Never married35,86943.2
Now married, except separated36,82544.4
Separated6050.7
Widowed2,8463.4
Female
2,3492.8
Divorced6,8608.3
Female
4,1295.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years672100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren31947.5
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over79,446100.0
Civilian veterans6,9178.7
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years26,868100.0
With a disability1,8927.0
Population 21 to 64 years59,360100.0
With a disability7,33112.4
Percent employed
63.6(X)
No disability52,02987.6
Percent employed
81.0(X)
Population 65 years and over7,500100.0
With a disability3,01940.3
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over94,411100.0
Same house in 199534,93937.0
Different house in the U.S. in 199556,59559.9
Same county
21,85523.1
Different county
34,74036.8
Same state
19,76020.9
Different state
14,98015.9
Elsewhere in 19952,8773.0
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population99,962100.0
Native94,79494.8
Born in United States
93,75993.8
State of residence
52,99253.0
Different state
40,76740.8
Born outside United States
1,0351.0
Foreign born5,1685.2
Entered 1990 to March 2000
3,1943.2
Naturalized citizen
1,4521.5
Not a citizen
3,7163.7
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)5,168100.0
Europe94318.2
Asia2,91356.4
Africa3286.3
Oceania571.1
Latin America74014.3
Northern America1873.6
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over94,411100.0
English only86,42491.5
Language other than English7,9878.5
Speak English less than 'very well
2,6062.8
Spanish
2,4362.6
Speak English less than "very well"
7170.8
Other Indo-European languages
2,3332.5
Speak English less than "very well"
4220.4
Asian and Pacific Island languages
2,3572.5
Speak English less than "very well"
1,1801.2
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population99,962100.0

Total ancestries reported

107,424107.5
Arab3690.4
Czech18960.9
Danish6070.6
Dutch2,0752.1
English13,17613.2
French (except Basque)13,6453.6
French Canadian14420.4
German27,11627.1
Greek3750.4
Hungarian2930.3
Irish113,07513.1
Italian2,6412.6
Lithuanian1720.2
Norwegian1,5011.5
Polish1,7971.8
Portuguese1030.1
Russian8020.8
Scotch-Irish2,1852.2
Scottish2,8942.9
Slovak490.0
Subsaharan African5630.6
Swedish2,5652.6
Swiss5520.6
Ukrainian930.1
United States or American6,5326.5
Welsh1,1871.2
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)1280.1
Other ancestries21,59121.6
(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. Census Bureau, Census 2000 Summary File 3, Matrices P18, P19, P21, P22, P24, P36, P37, P39, P42, PCT8, PCT16, PCT17, and PCT19


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