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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Stanton 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 2,406 100.0
      enrolled in school 644 100.0   Native 2,101 87.3
Nursery school, preschool 56 8.7       Born in United States 2,096 87.1
Kindergarten 32 5.0           State of residence 1,387 57.6
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 345 53.6           Different state 709 29.5
High school (grades 9-12) 161 25.0       Born outside United States 5 0.2
College or graduate school 50 7.8   Foreign born 305 12.7
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 186 7.7
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 54 2.2
  Population 25 years and over 1,468 100.0       Not a citizen 251 10.4
Less than 9th grade 185 12.6        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 138 9.4   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 455 31.0     Total (excluding born at sea) 305 100.0
Some college, no degree 386 26.3   Europe 1 0.3
Associate degree 56 3.8   Asia 2 0.7
Bachelor's degree 178 12.1   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 70 4.8   Oceania 2 0.7
        Latin America 298 97.7
Percent high school graduate or higher 78.0 (X)   Northern America 2 0.7
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 16.9 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 2,216 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 1,809 100.0   English only 1,800 81.2
Never married 388 21.4   Language other than English 416 18.8
Now married, except separated 1,174 64.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 212 9.6
Separated 5 0.3   Spanish 399 18.0
Widowed 98 5.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 209 9.4
 Female 72 4.0   Other Indo-European languages 13 0.6
Divorced 144 8.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 3 0.1
 Female 64 3.5   Asian and Pacific Island languages 4 0.2
                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 2,406 100.0
           under 18 years 44 100.0     Total ancestries reported 2,044 85.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 13 29.5   Arab 5 0.2
        Czech¹ 15 0.6
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 22 0.9
          Civilian population 18 years and over 1,666 100.0   Dutch 50 2.1
Civilian veterans 146 8.8   English 202 8.4
        French (except Basque)¹ 46 1.9
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 6 0.2
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 396 16.5
     Population 5 to 20 years 623 100.0   Greek 0 0.0
With a disability 34 5.5   Hungarian 0 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 1,236 100.0   Irish¹ 183 7.6
With a disability 183 14.8   Italian 18 0.7
 Percent employed 62.3 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 1,053 85.2   Norwegian 10 0.4
 Percent employed 82.1 (X)   Polish 18 0.7
     Population 65 years and over 302 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 118 39.1   Russian 19 0.8
        Scotch-Irish 23 1.0
        Scottish 17 0.7
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 2,216 100.0   Subsaharan African 0 0.0
Same house in 1995 1,201 54.2   Swedish 18 0.7
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 930 42.0   Swiss 1 0.0
 Same county 460 20.8   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 470 21.2   United States or American 366 15.2
  Same state 258 11.6   Welsh 9 0.4
  Different state 212 9.6   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 85 3.8   Other ancestries 620 25.8
 
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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