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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Meade 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 26,349 100.0
      enrolled in school 6,800 100.0   Native 25,831 98.0
Nursery school, preschool 325 4.8       Born in United States 25,071 95.1
Kindergarten 485 7.1           State of residence 17,164 65.1
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 3,413 50.2           Different state 7,907 30.0
High school (grades 9-12) 1,601 23.5       Born outside United States 760 2.9
College or graduate school 976 14.4   Foreign born 518 2.0
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 229 0.9
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 281 1.1
  Population 25 years and over 16,131 100.0       Not a citizen 237 0.9
Less than 9th grade 1,122 7.0        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 2,435 15.1   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 6,438 39.9     Total (excluding born at sea) 518 100.0
Some college, no degree 3,367 20.9   Europe 223 43.1
Associate degree 947 5.9   Asia 146 28.2
Bachelor's degree 1,146 7.1   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 676 4.2   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 134 25.9
Percent high school graduate or higher 77.9 (X)   Northern America 15 2.9
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 11.3 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 24,040 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 19,747 100.0   English only 22,928 95.4
Never married 3,583 18.1   Language other than English 1,112 4.6
Now married, except separated 12,773 64.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 314 1.3
Separated 303 1.5   Spanish 522 2.2
Widowed 1,123 5.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 144 0.6
 Female 891 4.5   Other Indo-European languages 421 1.8
Divorced 1,965 10.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 84 0.3
 Female 1,003 5.1   Asian and Pacific Island languages 149 0.6
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 86 0.4
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 26,349 100.0
           under 18 years 592 100.0     Total ancestries reported 21,598 82.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 316 53.4   Arab 14 0.1
        Czech¹ 39 0.1
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 36 0.1
          Civilian population 18 years and over 17,538 100.0   Dutch 428 1.6
Civilian veterans 3,261 18.6   English 1,807 6.9
        French (except Basque)¹ 521 2.0
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 158 0.6
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 3,619 13.7
     Population 5 to 20 years 6,472 100.0   Greek 23 0.1
With a disability 442 6.8   Hungarian 117 0.4
     Population 21 to 64 years 14,402 100.0   Irish¹ 2,994 11.4
With a disability 3,288 22.8   Italian 486 1.8
 Percent employed 51.6 (X)   Lithuanian 3 0.0
No disability 11,114 77.2   Norwegian 134 0.5
 Percent employed 73.4 (X)   Polish 309 1.2
     Population 65 years and over 2,081 100.0   Portuguese 10 0.0
With a disability 949 45.6   Russian 5 0.0
        Scotch-Irish 353 1.3
        Scottish 415 1.6
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 17 0.1
  Population 5 years and over 24,040 100.0   Subsaharan African 64 0.2
Same house in 1995 12,536 52.1   Swedish 108 0.4
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 10,968 45.6   Swiss 75 0.3
 Same county 3,752 15.6   Ukrainian 14 0.1
 Different county 7,216 30.0   United States or American 5,379 20.4
  Same state 3,974 16.5   Welsh 204 0.8
  Different state 3,242 13.5   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 6 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 536 2.2   Other ancestries 4,260 16.2
 
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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