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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Gove 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 3,068 100.0
      enrolled in school 753 100.0   Native 3,054 99.5
Nursery school, preschool 52 6.9       Born in United States 3,043 99.2
Kindergarten 48 6.4           State of residence 2,502 81.6
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 372 49.4           Different state 541 17.6
High school (grades 9-12) 220 29.2       Born outside United States 11 0.4
College or graduate school 61 8.1   Foreign born 14 0.5
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 8 0.3
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 6 0.2
  Population 25 years and over 2,120 100.0       Not a citizen 8 0.3
Less than 9th grade 176 8.3        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 153 7.2   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 746 35.2     Total (excluding born at sea) 14 100.0
Some college, no degree 546 25.8   Europe 10 71.4
Associate degree 108 5.1   Asia 2 14.3
Bachelor's degree 290 13.7   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 101 4.8   Oceania 2 14.3
        Latin America 0 0.0
Percent high school graduate or higher 84.5 (X)   Northern America 0 0.0
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 18.4 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 2,895 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 2,439 100.0   English only 2,790 96.4
Never married 427 17.5   Language other than English 105 3.6
Now married, except separated 1,638 67.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 34 1.2
Separated 8 0.3   Spanish 34 1.2
Widowed 234 9.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 7 0.2
 Female 206 8.4   Other Indo-European languages 62 2.1
Divorced 132 5.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 20 0.7
 Female 81 3.3   Asian and Pacific Island languages 2 0.1
                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 3,068 100.0
           under 18 years 14 100.0     Total ancestries reported 3,001 97.8
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 9 64.3   Arab 6 0.2
        Czech¹ 29 0.9
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 15 0.5
          Civilian population 18 years and over 2,278 100.0   Dutch 49 1.6
Civilian veterans 297 13.0   English 341 11.1
        French (except Basque)¹ 101 3.3
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 9 0.3
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 1,414 46.1
     Population 5 to 20 years 705 100.0   Greek 7 0.2
With a disability 43 6.1   Hungarian 0 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 1,490 100.0   Irish¹ 229 7.5
With a disability 188 12.6   Italian 10 0.3
 Percent employed 71.8 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 1,302 87.4   Norwegian 15 0.5
 Percent employed 85.2 (X)   Polish 13 0.4
     Population 65 years and over 648 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 235 36.3   Russian 64 2.1
        Scotch-Irish 42 1.4
        Scottish 37 1.2
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 2,895 100.0   Subsaharan African 0 0.0
Same house in 1995 2,089 72.2   Swedish 90 2.9
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 802 27.7   Swiss 16 0.5
 Same county 324 11.2   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 478 16.5   United States or American 285 9.3
  Same state 331 11.4   Welsh 15 0.5
  Different state 147 5.1   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 4 0.1   Other ancestries 214 7.0
 
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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