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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Wallace 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 1,749 100.0
      enrolled in school 470 100.0   Native 1,710 97.8
Nursery school, preschool 24 5.1       Born in United States 1,708 97.7
Kindergarten 24 5.1           State of residence 1,202 68.7
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 252 53.6           Different state 506 28.9
High school (grades 9-12) 139 29.6       Born outside United States 2 0.1
College or graduate school 31 6.6   Foreign born 39 2.2
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 24 1.4
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 10 0.6
  Population 25 years and over 1,133 100.0       Not a citizen 29 1.7
Less than 9th grade 93 8.2        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 88 7.8   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 416 36.7     Total (excluding born at sea) 39 100.0
Some college, no degree 297 26.2   Europe 4 10.3
Associate degree 44 3.9   Asia 4 10.3
Bachelor's degree 151 13.3   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 44 3.9   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 31 79.5
Percent high school graduate or higher 84.0 (X)   Northern America 0 0.0
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 17.2 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 1,657 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 1,359 100.0   English only 1,573 94.9
Never married 260 19.1   Language other than English 84 5.1
Now married, except separated 911 67.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 46 2.8
Separated 14 1.0   Spanish 72 4.3
Widowed 92 6.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 41 2.5
 Female 85 6.3   Other Indo-European languages 10 0.6
Divorced 82 6.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 5 0.3
 Female 41 3.0   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 1,749 100.0
           under 18 years 16 100.0     Total ancestries reported 1,610 92.1
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 10 62.5   Arab 0 0.0
        Czech¹ 8 0.5
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 11 0.6
          Civilian population 18 years and over 1,243 100.0   Dutch 20 1.1
Civilian veterans 166 13.4   English 199 11.4
        French (except Basque)¹ 48 2.7
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 4 0.2
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 531 30.4
     Population 5 to 20 years 473 100.0   Greek 0 0.0
With a disability 10 2.1   Hungarian 0 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 868 100.0   Irish¹ 157 9.0
With a disability 89 10.3   Italian 7 0.4
 Percent employed 65.2 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 779 89.7   Norwegian 27 1.5
 Percent employed 84.6 (X)   Polish 32 1.8
     Population 65 years and over 291 100.0   Portuguese 3 0.2
With a disability 117 40.2   Russian 7 0.4
        Scotch-Irish 39 2.2
        Scottish 17 1.0
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 1,657 100.0   Subsaharan African 0 0.0
Same house in 1995 1,133 68.4   Swedish 61 3.5
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 509 30.7   Swiss 7 0.4
 Same county 213 12.9   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 296 17.9   United States or American 171 9.8
  Same state 165 10.0   Welsh 3 0.2
  Different state 131 7.9   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 15 0.9   Other ancestries 258 14.8
 
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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