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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Douglas 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 99,962 100.0
      enrolled in school 42,645 100.0   Native 94,794 94.8
Nursery school, preschool 1,942 4.6       Born in United States 93,759 93.8
Kindergarten 1,011 2.4           State of residence 52,992 53.0
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 9,424 22.1           Different state 40,767 40.8
High school (grades 9-12) 4,628 10.9       Born outside United States 1,035 1.0
College or graduate school 25,640 60.1   Foreign born 5,168 5.2
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 3,194 3.2
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 1,452 1.5
  Population 25 years and over 53,257 100.0       Not a citizen 3,716 3.7
Less than 9th grade 1,198 2.2        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 2,871 5.4   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 11,859 22.3     Total (excluding born at sea) 5,168 100.0
Some college, no degree 12,029 22.6   Europe 943 18.2
Associate degree 2,568 4.8   Asia 2,913 56.4
Bachelor's degree 13,007 24.4   Africa 328 6.3
Graduate or professional degree 9,725 18.3   Oceania 57 1.1
        Latin America 740 14.3
Percent high school graduate or higher 92.4 (X)   Northern America 187 3.6
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 42.7 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 94,411 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 83,005 100.0   English only 86,424 91.5
Never married 35,869 43.2   Language other than English 7,987 8.5
Now married, except separated 36,825 44.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 2,606 2.8
Separated 605 0.7   Spanish 2,436 2.6
Widowed 2,846 3.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 717 0.8
 Female 2,349 2.8   Other Indo-European languages 2,333 2.5
Divorced 6,860 8.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 422 0.4
 Female 4,129 5.0   Asian and Pacific Island languages 2,357 2.5
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,180 1.2
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 99,962 100.0
           under 18 years 672 100.0     Total ancestries reported 107,424 107.5
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 319 47.5   Arab 369 0.4
        Czech¹ 896 0.9
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 607 0.6
          Civilian population 18 years and over 79,446 100.0   Dutch 2,075 2.1
Civilian veterans 6,917 8.7   English 13,176 13.2
        French (except Basque)¹ 3,645 3.6
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 442 0.4
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 27,116 27.1
     Population 5 to 20 years 26,868 100.0   Greek 375 0.4
With a disability 1,892 7.0   Hungarian 293 0.3
     Population 21 to 64 years 59,360 100.0   Irish¹ 13,075 13.1
With a disability 7,331 12.4   Italian 2,641 2.6
 Percent employed 63.6 (X)   Lithuanian 172 0.2
No disability 52,029 87.6   Norwegian 1,501 1.5
 Percent employed 81.0 (X)   Polish 1,797 1.8
     Population 65 years and over 7,500 100.0   Portuguese 103 0.1
With a disability 3,019 40.3   Russian 802 0.8
        Scotch-Irish 2,185 2.2
        Scottish 2,894 2.9
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 49 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 94,411 100.0   Subsaharan African 563 0.6
Same house in 1995 34,939 37.0   Swedish 2,565 2.6
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 56,595 59.9   Swiss 552 0.6
 Same county 21,855 23.1   Ukrainian 93 0.1
 Different county 34,740 36.8   United States or American 6,532 6.5
  Same state 19,760 20.9   Welsh 1,187 1.2
  Different state 14,980 15.9   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 128 0.1
Elsewhere in 1995 2,877 3.0   Other ancestries 21,591 21.6
 
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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