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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Nicholas 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 6,813 100.0
      enrolled in school 1,392 100.0   Native 6,782 99.5
Nursery school, preschool 56 4.0       Born in United States 6,768 99.3
Kindergarten 98 7.0           State of residence 6,216 91.2
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 721 51.8           Different state 552 8.1
High school (grades 9-12) 359 25.8       Born outside United States 14 0.2
College or graduate school 158 11.4   Foreign born 31 0.5
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 9 0.1
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 13 0.2
  Population 25 years and over 4,636 100.0       Not a citizen 18 0.3
Less than 9th grade 767 16.5        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 954 20.6   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 1,744 37.6     Total (excluding born at sea) 31 100.0
Some college, no degree 621 13.4   Europe 18 58.1
Associate degree 203 4.4   Asia 0 0.0
Bachelor's degree 184 4.0   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 163 3.5   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 0 0.0
Percent high school graduate or higher 62.9 (X)   Northern America 13 41.9
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 7.5 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 6,385 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 5,506 100.0   English only 6,295 98.6
Never married 1,045 19.0   Language other than English 90 1.4
Now married, except separated 3,106 56.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 30 0.5
Separated 54 1.0   Spanish 60 0.9
Widowed 615 11.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 30 0.5
 Female 502 9.1   Other Indo-European languages 30 0.5
Divorced 686 12.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 0 0.0
 Female 359 6.5   Asian and Pacific Island languages 0 0.0
                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 6,813 100.0
           under 18 years 162 100.0     Total ancestries reported 5,143 75.5
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 85 52.5   Arab 12 0.2
        Czech¹ 0 0.0
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 22 0.3
          Civilian population 18 years and over 5,208 100.0   Dutch 47 0.7
Civilian veterans 648 12.4   English 683 10.0
        French (except Basque)¹ 57 0.8
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 0 0.0
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 478 7.0
     Population 5 to 20 years 1,452 100.0   Greek 0 0.0
With a disability 163 11.2   Hungarian 0 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 3,878 100.0   Irish¹ 720 10.6
With a disability 984 25.4   Italian 31 0.5
 Percent employed 46.1 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 2,894 74.6   Norwegian 0 0.0
 Percent employed 74.1 (X)   Polish 6 0.1
     Population 65 years and over 951 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 433 45.5   Russian 10 0.1
        Scotch-Irish 101 1.5
        Scottish 47 0.7
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 6,385 100.0   Subsaharan African 0 0.0
Same house in 1995 3,736 58.5   Swedish 30 0.4
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 2,640 41.3   Swiss 4 0.1
 Same county 1,434 22.5   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 1,206 18.9   United States or American 2,236 32.8
  Same state 887 13.9   Welsh 27 0.4
  Different state 319 5.0   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 9 0.1   Other ancestries 632 9.3
 
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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