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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Little River County
[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 13,628 100.0
      enrolled in school 3,128 100.0   Native 13,394 98.3
Nursery school, preschool 262 8.4       Born in United States 13,324 97.8
Kindergarten 159 5.1           State of residence 6,645 48.8
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 1,590 50.8           Different state 6,679 49.0
High school (grades 9-12) 732 23.4       Born outside United States 70 0.5
College or graduate school 385 12.3   Foreign born 234 1.7
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 55 0.4
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 125 0.9
  Population 25 years and over 9,009 100.0       Not a citizen 109 0.8
Less than 9th grade 857 9.5        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 1,535 17.0   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 3,438 38.2     Total (excluding born at sea) 234 100.0
Some college, no degree 1,959 21.7   Europe 45 19.2
Associate degree 327 3.6   Asia 44 18.8
Bachelor's degree 674 7.5   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 219 2.4   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 139 59.4
Percent high school graduate or higher 73.4 (X)   Northern America 6 2.6
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 9.9 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 12,668 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 10,754 100.0   English only 12,231 96.6
Never married 1,992 18.5   Language other than English 437 3.4
Now married, except separated 6,366 59.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 144 1.1
Separated 180 1.7   Spanish 283 2.2
Widowed 928 8.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 77 0.6
 Female 738 6.9   Other Indo-European languages 98 0.8
Divorced 1,288 12.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 46 0.4
 Female 689 6.4   Asian and Pacific Island languages 39 0.3
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 21 0.2
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 13,628 100.0
           under 18 years 382 100.0     Total ancestries reported 10,429 76.5
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 205 53.7   Arab 2 0.0
        Czech¹ 2 0.0
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 3 0.0
          Civilian population 18 years and over 10,197 100.0   Dutch 176 1.3
Civilian veterans 1,372 13.5   English 1,022 7.5
        French (except Basque)¹ 154 1.1
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 50 0.4
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 789 5.8
     Population 5 to 20 years 3,017 100.0   Greek 0 0.0
With a disability 281 9.3   Hungarian 0 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 7,616 100.0   Irish¹ 1,209 8.9
With a disability 1,813 23.8   Italian 160 1.2
 Percent employed 47.2 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 5,803 76.2   Norwegian 29 0.2
 Percent employed 75.3 (X)   Polish 67 0.5
     Population 65 years and over 1,909 100.0   Portuguese 11 0.1
With a disability 972 50.9   Russian 7 0.1
        Scotch-Irish 169 1.2
        Scottish 135 1.0
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 12,668 100.0   Subsaharan African 31 0.2
Same house in 1995 7,528 59.4   Swedish 21 0.2
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 5,102 40.3   Swiss 0 0.0
 Same county 2,863 22.6   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 2,239 17.7   United States or American 2,020 14.8
  Same state 916 7.2   Welsh 55 0.4
  Different state 1,323 10.4   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 16 0.1
Elsewhere in 1995 38 0.3   Other ancestries 4,301 31.6
 
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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