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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Phillips 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 4,480 100.0
      enrolled in school 1,133 100.0   Native 4,117 91.9
Nursery school, preschool 112 9.9       Born in United States 4,102 91.6
Kindergarten 87 7.7           State of residence 2,520 56.3
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 538 47.5           Different state 1,582 35.3
High school (grades 9-12) 280 24.7       Born outside United States 15 0.3
College or graduate school 116 10.2   Foreign born 363 8.1
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 234 5.2
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 65 1.5
  Population 25 years and over 2,999 100.0       Not a citizen 298 6.7
Less than 9th grade 289 9.6        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 264 8.8   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 964 32.1     Total (excluding born at sea) 363 100.0
Some college, no degree 702 23.4   Europe 19 5.2
Associate degree 184 6.1   Asia 11 3.0
Bachelor's degree 418 13.9   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 178 5.9   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 333 91.7
Percent high school graduate or higher 81.6 (X)   Northern America 0 0.0
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 19.9 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 4,170 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 3,479 100.0   English only 3,714 89.1
Never married 582 16.7   Language other than English 456 10.9
Now married, except separated 2,244 64.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 282 6.8
Separated 45 1.3   Spanish 420 10.1
Widowed 357 10.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 270 6.5
 Female 289 8.3   Other Indo-European languages 29 0.7
Divorced 251 7.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 10 0.2
 Female 151 4.3   Asian and Pacific Island languages 4 0.1
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 2 0.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 4,480 100.0
           under 18 years 19 100.0     Total ancestries reported 4,717 105.3
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 6 31.6   Arab 0 0.0
        Czech¹ 12 0.3
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 38 0.8
          Civilian population 18 years and over 3,268 100.0   Dutch 76 1.7
Civilian veterans 416 12.7   English 583 13.0
        French (except Basque)¹ 77 1.7
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 6 0.1
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 1,730 38.6
     Population 5 to 20 years 1,032 100.0   Greek 0 0.0
With a disability 45 4.4   Hungarian 0 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 2,272 100.0   Irish¹ 459 10.2
With a disability 398 17.5   Italian 84 1.9
 Percent employed 59.3 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 1,874 82.5   Norwegian 59 1.3
 Percent employed 77.9 (X)   Polish 13 0.3
     Population 65 years and over 783 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 255 32.6   Russian 44 1.0
        Scotch-Irish 84 1.9
        Scottish 83 1.9
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 4,170 100.0   Subsaharan African 0 0.0
Same house in 1995 2,280 54.7   Swedish 232 5.2
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 1,785 42.8   Swiss 15 0.3
 Same county 854 20.5   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 931 22.3   United States or American 298 6.7
  Same state 499 12.0   Welsh 54 1.2
  Different state 432 10.4   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 3 0.1
Elsewhere in 1995 105 2.5   Other ancestries 767 17.1
 
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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