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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Hancock 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 8,392 100.0
      enrolled in school 1,977 100.0   Native 8,322 99.2
Nursery school, preschool 83 4.2       Born in United States 8,292 98.8
Kindergarten 164 8.3           State of residence 6,361 75.8
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 1,040 52.6           Different state 1,931 23.0
High school (grades 9-12) 437 22.1       Born outside United States 30 0.4
College or graduate school 253 12.8   Foreign born 70 0.8
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 34 0.4
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 37 0.4
  Population 25 years and over 5,427 100.0       Not a citizen 33 0.4
Less than 9th grade 476 8.8        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 762 14.0   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 2,481 45.7     Total (excluding born at sea) 70 100.0
Some college, no degree 965 17.8   Europe 19 27.1
Associate degree 301 5.5   Asia 7 10.0
Bachelor's degree 294 5.4   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 148 2.7   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 42 60.0
Percent high school graduate or higher 77.2 (X)   Northern America 2 2.9
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 8.1 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 7,799 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 6,502 100.0   English only 7,645 98.0
Never married 1,109 17.1   Language other than English 154 2.0
Now married, except separated 4,223 64.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 62 0.8
Separated 56 0.9   Spanish 104 1.3
Widowed 456 7.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 58 0.7
 Female 347 5.3   Other Indo-European languages 44 0.6
Divorced 658 10.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 0 0.0
 Female 339 5.2   Asian and Pacific Island languages 6 0.1
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 4 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 8,392 100.0
           under 18 years 111 100.0     Total ancestries reported 5,523 65.8
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 75 67.6   Arab 0 0.0
        Czech¹ 0 0.0
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 25 0.3
          Civilian population 18 years and over 6,147 100.0   Dutch 129 1.5
Civilian veterans 788 12.8   English 418 5.0
        French (except Basque)¹ 87 1.0
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 4 0.0
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 951 11.3
     Population 5 to 20 years 1,917 100.0   Greek 2 0.0
With a disability 118 6.2   Hungarian 2 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 4,952 100.0   Irish¹ 970 11.6
With a disability 667 13.5   Italian 89 1.1
 Percent employed 47.2 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 4,285 86.5   Norwegian 22 0.3
 Percent employed 73.6 (X)   Polish 11 0.1
     Population 65 years and over 879 100.0   Portuguese 2 0.0
With a disability 493 56.1   Russian 6 0.1
        Scotch-Irish 55 0.7
        Scottish 125 1.5
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 7,799 100.0   Subsaharan African 3 0.0
Same house in 1995 4,475 57.4   Swedish 0 0.0
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 3,299 42.3   Swiss 10 0.1
 Same county 1,774 22.7   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 1,525 19.6   United States or American 1,977 23.6
  Same state 899 11.5   Welsh 9 0.1
  Different state 626 8.0   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 25 0.3   Other ancestries 626 7.5
 
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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