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Elk county kansas dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school730100.0
Nursery school, preschool354.8
Kindergarten364.9
Elementary school (grades 1-8)36750.3
High school (grades 9-12)20027.4
College or graduate school9212.6
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over2,354100.0
Less than 9th grade1787.6
9th to 12th grade, no diploma29312.4
High school graduate (includes equivalency)97841.5
Some college, no degree54223.0
Associate degree1144.8
Bachelor's degree1606.8
Graduate or professional degree893.8
Percent high school graduate or higher80.0(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher10.6(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over2,685100.0
Never married42315.8
Now married, except separated1,69263.0
Separated431.6
Widowed28810.7
Female
2348.7
Divorced2398.9
Female
903.4
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years41100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren3175.6
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over2,527100.0
Civilian veterans39915.8
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years684100.0
With a disability395.7
Population 21 to 64 years1,614100.0
With a disability35321.9
Percent employed
46.5(X)
No disability1,26178.1
Percent employed
76.7(X)
Population 65 years and over746100.0
With a disability32844.0
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over3,132100.0
Same house in 19952,09867.0
Different house in the U.S. in 19951,02332.7
Same county
39412.6
Different county
62920.1
Same state
42113.4
Different state
2086.6
Elsewhere in 1995110.4
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population3,261100.0
Native3,23899.3
Born in United States
3,22899.0
State of residence
2,39373.4
Different state
83525.6
Born outside United States
100.3
Foreign born230.7
Entered 1990 to March 2000
120.4
Naturalized citizen
40.1
Not a citizen
190.6
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)23100.0
Europe939.1
Asia28.7
Africa00.0
Oceania00.0
Latin America1252.2
Northern America00.0
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over3,132100.0
English only3,04797.3
Language other than English852.7
Speak English less than 'very well
311.0
Spanish
742.4
Speak English less than "very well"
260.8
Other Indo-European languages
100.3
Speak English less than "very well"
40.1
Asian and Pacific Island languages
10.0
Speak English less than "very well"
10.0
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population3,261100.0

Total ancestries reported

2,53577.7
Arab00.0
Czech180.2
Danish150.5
Dutch772.4
English40712.5
French (except Basque)1932.9
French Canadian150.2
German58918.1
Greek50.2
Hungarian00.0
Irish136411.2
Italian300.9
Lithuanian00.0
Norwegian100.3
Polish80.2
Portuguese00.0
Russian00.0
Scotch-Irish551.7
Scottish591.8
Slovak00.0
Subsaharan African00.0
Swedish280.9
Swiss20.1
Ukrainian00.0
United States or American39712.2
Welsh70.2
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)00.0
Other ancestries37611.5
(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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