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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Nome Census Area
[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 9,196 100.0
      enrolled in school 3,129 100.0   Native 9,057 98.5
Nursery school, preschool 192 6.1       Born in United States 9,028 98.2
Kindergarten 206 6.6           State of residence 7,485 81.4
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 1,696 54.2           Different state 1,543 16.8
High school (grades 9-12) 757 24.2       Born outside United States 29 0.3
College or graduate school 278 8.9   Foreign born 139 1.5
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 69 0.8
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 84 0.9
  Population 25 years and over 4,916 100.0       Not a citizen 55 0.6
Less than 9th grade 714 14.5        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 525 10.7   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 1,871 38.1     Total (excluding born at sea) 139 100.0
Some college, no degree 950 19.3   Europe 43 30.9
Associate degree 132 2.7   Asia 53 38.1
Bachelor's degree 484 9.8   Africa 6 4.3
Graduate or professional degree 240 4.9   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 15 10.8
Percent high school graduate or higher 74.8 (X)   Northern America 22 15.8
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 14.7 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 8,395 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 6,380 100.0   English only 5,974 71.2
Never married 2,846 44.6   Language other than English 2,421 28.8
Now married, except separated 2,539 39.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 514 6.1
Separated 122 1.9   Spanish 44 0.5
Widowed 405 6.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 16 0.2
 Female 288 4.5   Other Indo-European languages 63 0.8
Divorced 468 7.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 15 0.2
 Female 225 3.5   Asian and Pacific Island languages 46 0.5
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 24 0.3
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 9,196 100.0
           under 18 years 350 100.0     Total ancestries reported 8,805 95.7
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 256 73.1   Arab 7 0.1
        Czech¹ 10 0.1
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 29 0.3
          Civilian population 18 years and over 5,765 100.0   Dutch 25 0.3
Civilian veterans 781 13.5   English 272 3.0
        French (except Basque)¹ 95 1.0
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 5 0.1
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 381 4.1
     Population 5 to 20 years 2,944 100.0   Greek 48 0.5
With a disability 165 5.6   Hungarian 7 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 4,762 100.0   Irish¹ 271 2.9
With a disability 934 19.6   Italian 77 0.8
 Percent employed 60.8 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 3,828 80.4   Norwegian 184 2.0
 Percent employed 61.4 (X)   Polish 76 0.8
     Population 65 years and over 532 100.0   Portuguese 4 0.0
With a disability 331 62.2   Russian 26 0.3
        Scotch-Irish 31 0.3
        Scottish 75 0.8
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 7 0.1
  Population 5 years and over 8,395 100.0   Subsaharan African 2 0.0
Same house in 1995 5,230 62.3   Swedish 113 1.2
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 3,113 37.1   Swiss 15 0.2
 Same county 2,040 24.3   Ukrainian 20 0.2
 Different county 1,073 12.8   United States or American 111 1.2
  Same state 563 6.7   Welsh 11 0.1
  Different state 510 6.1   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 8 0.1
Elsewhere in 1995 52 0.6   Other ancestries 6,895 75.0
 
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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