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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Pocahontas 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 8,662 100.0
      enrolled in school 2,189 100.0   Native 8,584 99.1
Nursery school, preschool 154 7.0       Born in United States 8,543 98.6
Kindergarten 91 4.2           State of residence 7,232 83.5
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 1,150 52.5           Different state 1,311 15.1
High school (grades 9-12) 585 26.7       Born outside United States 41 0.5
College or graduate school 209 9.5   Foreign born 78 0.9
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 44 0.5
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 36 0.4
  Population 25 years and over 6,002 100.0       Not a citizen 42 0.5
Less than 9th grade 386 6.4        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 416 6.9   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 2,394 39.9     Total (excluding born at sea) 78 100.0
Some college, no degree 1,382 23.0   Europe 27 34.6
Associate degree 524 8.7   Asia 12 15.4
Bachelor's degree 726 12.1   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 174 2.9   Oceania 2 2.6
        Latin America 21 26.9
Percent high school graduate or higher 86.6 (X)   Northern America 16 20.5
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 15.0 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 8,236 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 6,915 100.0   English only 8,010 97.3
Never married 1,171 16.9   Language other than English 226 2.7
Now married, except separated 4,395 63.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 78 0.9
Separated 49 0.7   Spanish 136 1.7
Widowed 776 11.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 54 0.7
 Female 650 9.4   Other Indo-European languages 78 0.9
Divorced 524 7.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 18 0.2
 Female 236 3.4   Asian and Pacific Island languages 12 0.1
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 6 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 8,662 100.0
           under 18 years 33 100.0     Total ancestries reported 9,462 109.2
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 8 24.2   Arab 3 0.0
        Czech¹ 308 3.6
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 345 4.0
          Civilian population 18 years and over 6,444 100.0   Dutch 298 3.4
Civilian veterans 1,146 17.8   English 807 9.3
        French (except Basque)¹ 230 2.7
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 22 0.3
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 3,699 42.7
     Population 5 to 20 years 1,996 100.0   Greek 0 0.0
With a disability 103 5.2   Hungarian 0 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 4,342 100.0   Irish¹ 1,060 12.2
With a disability 638 14.7   Italian 103 1.2
 Percent employed 51.4 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 3,704 85.3   Norwegian 637 7.4
 Percent employed 83.3 (X)   Polish 55 0.6
     Population 65 years and over 1,729 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 595 34.4   Russian 21 0.2
        Scotch-Irish 122 1.4
        Scottish 120 1.4
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 5 0.1
  Population 5 years and over 8,236 100.0   Subsaharan African 0 0.0
Same house in 1995 5,774 70.1   Swedish 654 7.6
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 2,446 29.7   Swiss 49 0.6
 Same county 1,107 13.4   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 1,339 16.3   United States or American 480 5.5
  Same state 935 11.4   Welsh 30 0.3
  Different state 404 4.9   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 16 0.2   Other ancestries 414 4.8
 
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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