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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Dubois 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 39,674 100.0
      enrolled in school 10,124 100.0   Native 38,846 97.9
Nursery school, preschool 1,000 9.9       Born in United States 38,776 97.7
Kindergarten 543 5.4           State of residence 34,413 86.7
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 5,014 49.5           Different state 4,363 11.0
High school (grades 9-12) 2,455 24.2       Born outside United States 70 0.2
College or graduate school 1,112 11.0   Foreign born 828 2.1
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 589 1.5
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 196 0.5
  Population 25 years and over 25,733 100.0       Not a citizen 632 1.6
Less than 9th grade 2,347 9.1        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 2,758 10.7   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 11,431 44.4     Total (excluding born at sea) 828 100.0
Some college, no degree 3,557 13.8   Europe 74 8.9
Associate degree 1,912 7.4   Asia 30 3.6
Bachelor's degree 2,437 9.5   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 1,291 5.0   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 713 86.1
Percent high school graduate or higher 80.2 (X)   Northern America 11 1.3
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 14.5 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 36,842 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 30,703 100.0   English only 35,040 95.1
Never married 6,909 22.5   Language other than English 1,802 4.9
Now married, except separated 19,059 62.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 950 2.6
Separated 136 0.4   Spanish 998 2.7
Widowed 2,010 6.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 680 1.8
 Female 1,740 5.7   Other Indo-European languages 765 2.1
Divorced 2,589 8.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 257 0.7
 Female 1,368 4.5   Asian and Pacific Island languages 34 0.1
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 8 0.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 39,674 100.0
           under 18 years 341 100.0     Total ancestries reported 36,080 90.9
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 147 43.1   Arab 8 0.0
        Czech¹ 29 0.1
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 14 0.0
          Civilian population 18 years and over 28,804 100.0   Dutch 289 0.7
Civilian veterans 3,523 12.2   English 1,972 5.0
        French (except Basque)¹ 860 2.2
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 36 0.1
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 21,327 53.8
     Population 5 to 20 years 9,411 100.0   Greek 20 0.1
With a disability 509 5.4   Hungarian 40 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 22,133 100.0   Irish¹ 2,545 6.4
With a disability 3,394 15.3   Italian 307 0.8
 Percent employed 69.2 (X)   Lithuanian 8 0.0
No disability 18,739 84.7   Norwegian 64 0.2
 Percent employed 85.6 (X)   Polish 193 0.5
     Population 65 years and over 4,752 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 2,000 42.1   Russian 13 0.0
        Scotch-Irish 317 0.8
        Scottish 297 0.7
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 26 0.1
  Population 5 years and over 36,842 100.0   Subsaharan African 0 0.0
Same house in 1995 24,330 66.0   Swedish 109 0.3
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 12,140 33.0   Swiss 110 0.3
 Same county 8,245 22.4   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 3,895 10.6   United States or American 4,925 12.4
  Same state 2,349 6.4   Welsh 115 0.3
  Different state 1,546 4.2   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 372 1.0   Other ancestries 2,456 6.2
 
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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