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Cherokee county kansas dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school5,494100.0
Nursery school, preschool2534.6
Kindergarten3887.1
Elementary school (grades 1-8)2,78350.7
High school (grades 9-12)1,28923.5
College or graduate school78114.2
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over14,704100.0
Less than 9th grade9776.6
9th to 12th grade, no diploma1,91313.0
High school graduate (includes equivalency)5,71738.9
Some college, no degree3,55724.2
Associate degree8806.0
Bachelor's degree1,1247.6
Graduate or professional degree5363.6
Percent high school graduate or higher80.3(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher11.3(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over17,667100.0
Never married3,21018.2
Now married, except separated10,58659.9
Separated2841.6
Widowed1,5618.8
Female
1,3137.4
Divorced2,02611.5
Female
1,0806.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years429100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren24456.9
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over16,613100.0
Civilian veterans2,25113.5
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years5,344100.0
With a disability4488.4
Population 21 to 64 years12,219100.0
With a disability2,70822.2
Percent employed
48.3(X)
No disability9,51177.8
Percent employed
80.8(X)
Population 65 years and over3,228100.0
With a disability1,59649.4
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over21,058100.0
Same house in 199512,30358.4
Different house in the U.S. in 19958,67541.2
Same county
4,96123.6
Different county
3,71417.6
Same state
1,2055.7
Different state
2,50911.9
Elsewhere in 1995800.4
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population22,605100.0
Native22,41799.2
Born in United States
22,33698.8
State of residence
9,90943.8
Different state
12,42755.0
Born outside United States
810.4
Foreign born1880.8
Entered 1990 to March 2000
740.3
Naturalized citizen
1000.4
Not a citizen
880.4
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)188100.0
Europe7439.4
Asia3116.5
Africa00.0
Oceania3217.0
Latin America4121.8
Northern America105.3
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over21,058100.0
English only20,60497.8
Language other than English4542.2
Speak English less than 'very well
1680.8
Spanish
2511.2
Speak English less than "very well"
1090.5
Other Indo-European languages
1000.5
Speak English less than "very well"
160.1
Asian and Pacific Island languages
930.4
Speak English less than "very well"
430.2
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population22,605100.0

Total ancestries reported

19,52886.4
Arab370.2
Czech1220.1
Danish00.0
Dutch6863.0
English2,31210.2
French (except Basque)17803.5
French Canadian1840.4
German3,49515.5
Greek110.0
Hungarian00.0
Irish12,46910.9
Italian6222.8
Lithuanian20.0
Norwegian630.3
Polish2000.9
Portuguese270.1
Russian510.2
Scotch-Irish3251.4
Scottish3341.5
Slovak00.0
Subsaharan African00.0
Swedish3231.4
Swiss460.2
Ukrainian00.0
United States or American3,65416.2
Welsh1610.7
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)140.1
Other ancestries3,81016.9
(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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