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Clay county missouri dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school47,240100.0
Nursery school, preschool3,8478.1
Kindergarten2,6945.7
Elementary school (grades 1-8)21,25045.0
High school (grades 9-12)10,00721.2
College or graduate school9,44220.0
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over120,500100.0
Less than 9th grade3,2472.7
9th to 12th grade, no diploma10,3408.6
High school graduate (includes equivalency)38,61032.0
Some college, no degree31,20025.9
Associate degree7,0565.9
Bachelor's degree21,04117.5
Graduate or professional degree9,0067.5
Percent high school graduate or higher88.7(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher24.9(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over144,384100.0
Never married32,92722.8
Now married, except separated84,73658.7
Separated2,2211.5
Widowed7,8445.4
Female
6,5864.6
Divorced16,65611.5
Female
9,5566.6
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years2,951100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren1,48750.4
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over136,359100.0
Civilian veterans20,33514.9
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years40,795100.0
With a disability2,6096.4
Population 21 to 64 years109,592100.0
With a disability16,67615.2
Percent employed
66.7(X)
No disability92,91684.8
Percent employed
83.4(X)
Population 65 years and over18,771100.0
With a disability7,32339.0
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over170,777100.0
Same house in 199584,53949.5
Different house in the U.S. in 199584,48249.5
Same county
40,50323.7
Different county
43,97925.8
Same state
24,00114.1
Different state
19,97811.7
Elsewhere in 19951,7561.0
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population184,006100.0
Native178,74597.1
Born in United States
177,74496.6
State of residence
112,05060.9
Different state
65,69435.7
Born outside United States
1,0010.5
Foreign born5,2612.9
Entered 1990 to March 2000
2,7181.5
Naturalized citizen
2,1631.2
Not a citizen
3,0981.7
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)5,261100.0
Europe1,17422.3
Asia2,11540.2
Africa3446.5
Oceania931.8
Latin America1,23223.4
Northern America3035.8
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over170,777100.0
English only161,92894.8
Language other than English8,8495.2
Speak English less than 'very well
3,0951.8
Spanish
3,6422.1
Speak English less than "very well"
1,2790.7
Other Indo-European languages
3,2391.9
Speak English less than "very well"
9650.6
Asian and Pacific Island languages
1,5820.9
Speak English less than "very well"
6470.4
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population184,006100.0

Total ancestries reported

189,086102.8
Arab6190.3
Czech11,2130.7
Danish1,0770.6
Dutch3,9402.1
English22,38912.2
French (except Basque)15,1932.8
French Canadian16650.4
German43,54523.7
Greek3950.2
Hungarian4010.2
Irish126,20014.2
Italian9,3475.1
Lithuanian1120.1
Norwegian2,2731.2
Polish2,9541.6
Portuguese960.1
Russian8190.4
Scotch-Irish4,4972.4
Scottish4,1702.3
Slovak1360.1
Subsaharan African4150.2
Swedish3,5691.9
Swiss7210.4
Ukrainian1680.1
United States or American19,99810.9
Welsh2,0131.1
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)2310.1
Other ancestries31,93017.4
(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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