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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Miller 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 23,564 100.0
      enrolled in school 5,473 100.0   Native 23,402 99.3
Nursery school, preschool 259 4.7       Born in United States 23,229 98.6
Kindergarten 296 5.4           State of residence 17,481 74.2
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 2,830 51.7           Different state 5,748 24.4
High school (grades 9-12) 1,429 26.1       Born outside United States 173 0.7
College or graduate school 659 12.0   Foreign born 162 0.7
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 26 0.1
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 106 0.4
  Population 25 years and over 15,369 100.0       Not a citizen 56 0.2
Less than 9th grade 1,535 10.0        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 2,481 16.1   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 6,179 40.2     Total (excluding born at sea) 162 100.0
Some college, no degree 2,908 18.9   Europe 77 47.5
Associate degree 518 3.4   Asia 43 26.5
Bachelor's degree 1,240 8.1   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 508 3.3   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 30 18.5
Percent high school graduate or higher 73.9 (X)   Northern America 12 7.4
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 11.4 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 21,952 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 18,492 100.0   English only 21,426 97.6
Never married 3,625 19.6   Language other than English 526 2.4
Now married, except separated 10,834 58.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 228 1.0
Separated 266 1.4   Spanish 237 1.1
Widowed 1,719 9.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 113 0.5
 Female 1,361 7.4   Other Indo-European languages 217 1.0
Divorced 2,048 11.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 86 0.4
 Female 997 5.4   Asian and Pacific Island languages 68 0.3
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 28 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 23,564 100.0
           under 18 years 365 100.0     Total ancestries reported 20,273 86.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 147 40.3   Arab 1 0.0
        Czech¹ 46 0.2
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 96 0.4
          Civilian population 18 years and over 17,354 100.0   Dutch 492 2.1
Civilian veterans 2,705 15.6   English 2,546 10.8
        French (except Basque)¹ 764 3.2
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 55 0.2
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 5,560 23.6
     Population 5 to 20 years 5,395 100.0   Greek 10 0.0
With a disability 419 7.8   Hungarian 11 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 12,712 100.0   Irish¹ 2,299 9.8
With a disability 2,766 21.8   Italian 326 1.4
 Percent employed 59.3 (X)   Lithuanian 16 0.1
No disability 9,946 78.2   Norwegian 148 0.6
 Percent employed 79.4 (X)   Polish 234 1.0
     Population 65 years and over 3,464 100.0   Portuguese 16 0.1
With a disability 1,608 46.4   Russian 53 0.2
        Scotch-Irish 367 1.6
        Scottish 335 1.4
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 2 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 21,952 100.0   Subsaharan African 0 0.0
Same house in 1995 12,412 56.5   Swedish 158 0.7
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 9,456 43.1   Swiss 133 0.6
 Same county 4,703 21.4   Ukrainian 10 0.0
 Different county 4,753 21.7   United States or American 3,882 16.5
  Same state 3,587 16.3   Welsh 100 0.4
  Different state 1,166 5.3   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 84 0.4   Other ancestries 2,613 11.1
 
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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