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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Hancock 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 10,076 100.0
      enrolled in school 2,704 100.0   Native 10,045 99.7
Nursery school, preschool 219 8.1       Born in United States 10,023 99.5
Kindergarten 171 6.3           State of residence 8,530 84.7
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 1,206 44.6           Different state 1,493 14.8
High school (grades 9-12) 778 28.8       Born outside United States 22 0.2
College or graduate school 330 12.2   Foreign born 31 0.3
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 4 0.0
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 18 0.2
  Population 25 years and over 6,618 100.0       Not a citizen 13 0.1
Less than 9th grade 960 14.5        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 1,539 23.3   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 2,281 34.5     Total (excluding born at sea) 31 100.0
Some college, no degree 1,037 15.7   Europe 14 45.2
Associate degree 155 2.3   Asia 11 35.5
Bachelor's degree 411 6.2   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 235 3.6   Oceania 4 12.9
        Latin America 0 0.0
Percent high school graduate or higher 62.2 (X)   Northern America 2 6.5
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 9.8 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 9,505 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 8,094 100.0   English only 9,368 98.6
Never married 2,513 31.0   Language other than English 137 1.4
Now married, except separated 4,002 49.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 29 0.3
Separated 300 3.7   Spanish 101 1.1
Widowed 786 9.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 19 0.2
 Female 667 8.2   Other Indo-European languages 25 0.3
Divorced 493 6.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 10 0.1
 Female 238 2.9   Asian and Pacific Island languages 0 0.0
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 0 0.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 10,076 100.0
           under 18 years 365 100.0     Total ancestries reported 7,450 73.9
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 147 40.3   Arab 11 0.1
        Czech¹ 0 0.0
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 0 0.0
          Civilian population 18 years and over 7,623 100.0   Dutch 4 0.0
Civilian veterans 759 10.0   English 143 1.4
        French (except Basque)¹ 20 0.2
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 0 0.0
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 241 2.4
     Population 5 to 20 years 2,219 100.0   Greek 0 0.0
With a disability 201 9.1   Hungarian 0 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 4,646 100.0   Irish¹ 307 3.0
With a disability 1,769 38.1   Italian 23 0.2
 Percent employed 59.8 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 2,877 61.9   Norwegian 5 0.0
 Percent employed 59.7 (X)   Polish 10 0.1
     Population 65 years and over 1,215 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 633 52.1   Russian 0 0.0
        Scotch-Irish 41 0.4
        Scottish 12 0.1
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 9,505 100.0   Subsaharan African 99 1.0
Same house in 1995 6,742 70.9   Swedish 5 0.0
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 2,735 28.8   Swiss 0 0.0
 Same county 1,055 11.1   Ukrainian 19 0.2
 Different county 1,680 17.7   United States or American 436 4.3
  Same state 1,420 14.9   Welsh 13 0.1
  Different state 260 2.7   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 9 0.1
Elsewhere in 1995 28 0.3   Other ancestries 6,052 60.1
 
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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