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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Dickinson 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 19,344 100.0
      enrolled in school 4,917 100.0   Native 19,023 98.3
Nursery school, preschool 291 5.9       Born in United States 18,746 96.9
Kindergarten 228 4.6           State of residence 13,862 71.7
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 2,442 49.7           Different state 4,884 25.2
High school (grades 9-12) 1,293 26.3       Born outside United States 277 1.4
College or graduate school 663 13.5   Foreign born 321 1.7
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 101 0.5
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 196 1.0
  Population 25 years and over 13,156 100.0       Not a citizen 125 0.6
Less than 9th grade 553 4.2        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 1,242 9.4   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 5,164 39.3     Total (excluding born at sea) 321 100.0
Some college, no degree 3,498 26.6   Europe 175 54.5
Associate degree 703 5.3   Asia 47 14.6
Bachelor's degree 1,420 10.8   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 576 4.4   Oceania 2 0.6
        Latin America 82 25.5
Percent high school graduate or higher 86.4 (X)   Northern America 15 4.7
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 15.2 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 18,244 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 15,353 100.0   English only 17,591 96.4
Never married 2,709 17.6   Language other than English 653 3.6
Now married, except separated 9,568 62.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 181 1.0
Separated 105 0.7   Spanish 300 1.6
Widowed 1,478 9.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 120 0.7
 Female 1,192 7.8   Other Indo-European languages 281 1.5
Divorced 1,493 9.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 54 0.3
 Female 807 5.3   Asian and Pacific Island languages 55 0.3
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 7 0.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 19,344 100.0
           under 18 years 221 100.0     Total ancestries reported 20,088 103.8
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 118 53.4   Arab 0 0.0
        Czech¹ 293 1.5
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 156 0.8
          Civilian population 18 years and over 14,212 100.0   Dutch 765 4.0
Civilian veterans 2,505 17.6   English 2,078 10.7
        French (except Basque)¹ 670 3.5
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 202 1.0
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 6,495 33.6
     Population 5 to 20 years 4,461 100.0   Greek 19 0.1
With a disability 355 8.0   Hungarian 23 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 10,032 100.0   Irish¹ 2,467 12.8
With a disability 1,745 17.4   Italian 336 1.7
 Percent employed 67.7 (X)   Lithuanian 6 0.0
No disability 8,287 82.6   Norwegian 268 1.4
 Percent employed 85.7 (X)   Polish 289 1.5
     Population 65 years and over 3,279 100.0   Portuguese 12 0.1
With a disability 1,406 42.9   Russian 175 0.9
        Scotch-Irish 350 1.8
        Scottish 440 2.3
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 18,244 100.0   Subsaharan African 0 0.0
Same house in 1995 11,095 60.8   Swedish 759 3.9
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 7,034 38.6   Swiss 333 1.7
 Same county 3,609 19.8   Ukrainian 7 0.0
 Different county 3,425 18.8   United States or American 1,586 8.2
  Same state 2,175 11.9   Welsh 115 0.6
  Different state 1,250 6.9   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 6 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 115 0.6   Other ancestries 2,238 11.6
 
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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