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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Maries 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 8,903 100.0
      enrolled in school 2,034 100.0   Native 8,836 99.2
Nursery school, preschool 118 5.8       Born in United States 8,790 98.7
Kindergarten 179 8.8           State of residence 7,050 79.2
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 1,030 50.6           Different state 1,740 19.5
High school (grades 9-12) 495 24.3       Born outside United States 46 0.5
College or graduate school 212 10.4   Foreign born 67 0.8
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 12 0.1
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 47 0.5
  Population 25 years and over 5,969 100.0       Not a citizen 20 0.2
Less than 9th grade 818 13.7        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 703 11.8   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 2,518 42.2     Total (excluding born at sea) 67 100.0
Some college, no degree 984 16.5   Europe 32 47.8
Associate degree 290 4.9   Asia 0 0.0
Bachelor's degree 482 8.1   Africa 9 13.4
Graduate or professional degree 174 2.9   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 17 25.4
Percent high school graduate or higher 74.5 (X)   Northern America 9 13.4
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 11.0 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 8,326 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 6,998 100.0   English only 8,160 98.0
Never married 1,254 17.9   Language other than English 166 2.0
Now married, except separated 4,446 63.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 54 0.6
Separated 77 1.1   Spanish 76 0.9
Widowed 581 8.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 22 0.3
 Female 470 6.7   Other Indo-European languages 75 0.9
Divorced 640 9.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 23 0.3
 Female 300 4.3   Asian and Pacific Island languages 6 0.1
                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 8,903 100.0
           under 18 years 135 100.0     Total ancestries reported 7,496 84.2
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 76 56.3   Arab 4 0.0
        Czech¹ 31 0.3
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 23 0.3
          Civilian population 18 years and over 6,580 100.0   Dutch 121 1.4
Civilian veterans 1,116 17.0   English 809 9.1
        French (except Basque)¹ 237 2.7
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 18 0.2
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 2,095 23.5
     Population 5 to 20 years 2,019 100.0   Greek 4 0.0
With a disability 207 10.3   Hungarian 21 0.2
     Population 21 to 64 years 4,852 100.0   Irish¹ 1,030 11.6
With a disability 1,080 22.3   Italian 123 1.4
 Percent employed 58.0 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 3,772 77.7   Norwegian 24 0.3
 Percent employed 79.0 (X)   Polish 54 0.6
     Population 65 years and over 1,360 100.0   Portuguese 4 0.0
With a disability 557 41.0   Russian 8 0.1
        Scotch-Irish 89 1.0
        Scottish 85 1.0
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 8,326 100.0   Subsaharan African 9 0.1
Same house in 1995 5,196 62.4   Swedish 67 0.8
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 3,058 36.7   Swiss 18 0.2
 Same county 1,194 14.3   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 1,864 22.4   United States or American 1,598 17.9
  Same state 1,439 17.3   Welsh 29 0.3
  Different state 425 5.1   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 72 0.9   Other ancestries 995 11.2
 
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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