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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Webster 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 10,294 100.0
      enrolled in school 2,474 100.0   Native 10,240 99.5
Nursery school, preschool 173 7.0       Born in United States 10,190 99.0
Kindergarten 176 7.1           State of residence 8,875 86.2
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 1,200 48.5           Different state 1,315 12.8
High school (grades 9-12) 616 24.9       Born outside United States 50 0.5
College or graduate school 309 12.5   Foreign born 54 0.5
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 28 0.3
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 20 0.2
  Population 25 years and over 6,717 100.0       Not a citizen 34 0.3
Less than 9th grade 735 10.9        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 1,436 21.4   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 2,280 33.9     Total (excluding born at sea) 54 100.0
Some college, no degree 1,110 16.5   Europe 30 55.6
Associate degree 280 4.2   Asia 8 14.8
Bachelor's degree 605 9.0   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 271 4.0   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 11 20.4
Percent high school graduate or higher 67.7 (X)   Northern America 5 9.3
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 13.0 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 9,624 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 8,140 100.0   English only 9,431 98.0
Never married 1,746 21.4   Language other than English 193 2.0
Now married, except separated 4,817 59.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 94 1.0
Separated 180 2.2   Spanish 135 1.4
Widowed 790 9.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 70 0.7
 Female 651 8.0   Other Indo-European languages 53 0.6
Divorced 607 7.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 23 0.2
 Female 300 3.7   Asian and Pacific Island languages 1 0.0
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 1 0.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 10,294 100.0
           under 18 years 274 100.0     Total ancestries reported 8,080 78.5
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 170 62.0   Arab 0 0.0
        Czech¹ 4 0.0
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 15 0.1
          Civilian population 18 years and over 7,599 100.0   Dutch 78 0.8
Civilian veterans 999 13.1   English 1,569 15.2
        French (except Basque)¹ 139 1.4
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 9 0.1
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 443 4.3
     Population 5 to 20 years 2,431 100.0   Greek 0 0.0
With a disability 143 5.9   Hungarian 0 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 5,437 100.0   Irish¹ 1,182 11.5
With a disability 1,369 25.2   Italian 97 0.9
 Percent employed 49.5 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 4,068 74.8   Norwegian 12 0.1
 Percent employed 75.2 (X)   Polish 36 0.3
     Population 65 years and over 1,577 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 845 53.6   Russian 2 0.0
        Scotch-Irish 192 1.9
        Scottish 53 0.5
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 9,624 100.0   Subsaharan African 24 0.2
Same house in 1995 6,086 63.2   Swedish 9 0.1
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 3,494 36.3   Swiss 8 0.1
 Same county 1,855 19.3   Ukrainian 3 0.0
 Different county 1,639 17.0   United States or American 1,833 17.8
  Same state 1,196 12.4   Welsh 72 0.7
  Different state 443 4.6   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 44 0.5   Other ancestries 2,300 22.3
 
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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