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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Douglas 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 13,084 100.0
      enrolled in school 3,163 100.0   Native 12,964 99.1
Nursery school, preschool 192 6.1       Born in United States 12,888 98.5
Kindergarten 188 5.9           State of residence 8,098 61.9
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 1,599 50.6           Different state 4,790 36.6
High school (grades 9-12) 797 25.2       Born outside United States 76 0.6
College or graduate school 387 12.2   Foreign born 120 0.9
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 46 0.4
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 54 0.4
  Population 25 years and over 8,774 100.0       Not a citizen 66 0.5
Less than 9th grade 1,127 12.8        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 1,534 17.5   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 3,402 38.8     Total (excluding born at sea) 120 100.0
Some college, no degree 1,560 17.8   Europe 72 60.0
Associate degree 279 3.2   Asia 22 18.3
Bachelor's degree 576 6.6   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 296 3.4   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 25 20.8
Percent high school graduate or higher 69.7 (X)   Northern America 1 0.8
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 9.9 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 12,313 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 10,368 100.0   English only 11,993 97.4
Never married 1,714 16.5   Language other than English 320 2.6
Now married, except separated 6,598 63.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 150 1.2
Separated 149 1.4   Spanish 181 1.5
Widowed 868 8.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 94 0.8
 Female 704 6.8   Other Indo-European languages 114 0.9
Divorced 1,039 10.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 40 0.3
 Female 500 4.8   Asian and Pacific Island languages 17 0.1
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 13 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 13,084 100.0
           under 18 years 211 100.0     Total ancestries reported 9,500 72.6
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 105 49.8   Arab 0 0.0
        Czech¹ 37 0.3
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 52 0.4
          Civilian population 18 years and over 9,709 100.0   Dutch 311 2.4
Civilian veterans 1,445 14.9   English 1,322 10.1
        French (except Basque)¹ 251 1.9
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 13 0.1
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 1,357 10.4
     Population 5 to 20 years 3,069 100.0   Greek 2 0.0
With a disability 183 6.0   Hungarian 9 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 7,000 100.0   Irish¹ 1,197 9.1
With a disability 1,776 25.4   Italian 116 0.9
 Percent employed 40.5 (X)   Lithuanian 7 0.1
No disability 5,224 74.6   Norwegian 49 0.4
 Percent employed 78.0 (X)   Polish 148 1.1
     Population 65 years and over 2,186 100.0   Portuguese 20 0.2
With a disability 1,104 50.5   Russian 9 0.1
        Scotch-Irish 305 2.3
        Scottish 122 0.9
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 12,313 100.0   Subsaharan African 0 0.0
Same house in 1995 7,651 62.1   Swedish 266 2.0
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 4,601 37.4   Swiss 79 0.6
 Same county 1,981 16.1   Ukrainian 23 0.2
 Different county 2,620 21.3   United States or American 2,331 17.8
  Same state 1,153 9.4   Welsh 37 0.3
  Different state 1,467 11.9   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 61 0.5   Other ancestries 1,437 11.0
 
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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