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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Furnas 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 5,324 100.0
      enrolled in school 1,226 100.0   Native 5,306 99.7
Nursery school, preschool 102 8.3       Born in United States 5,285 99.3
Kindergarten 75 6.1           State of residence 3,937 73.9
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 578 47.1           Different state 1,348 25.3
High school (grades 9-12) 367 29.9       Born outside United States 21 0.4
College or graduate school 104 8.5   Foreign born 18 0.3
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 6 0.1
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 8 0.2
  Population 25 years and over 3,764 100.0       Not a citizen 10 0.2
Less than 9th grade 264 7.0        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 331 8.8   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 1,497 39.8     Total (excluding born at sea) 18 100.0
Some college, no degree 846 22.5   Europe 14 77.8
Associate degree 219 5.8   Asia 2 11.1
Bachelor's degree 464 12.3   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 143 3.8   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 2 11.1
Percent high school graduate or higher 84.2 (X)   Northern America 0 0.0
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 16.1 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 5,014 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 4,298 100.0   English only 4,875 97.2
Never married 666 15.5   Language other than English 139 2.8
Now married, except separated 2,719 63.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 43 0.9
Separated 32 0.7   Spanish 92 1.8
Widowed 533 12.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 31 0.6
 Female 437 10.2   Other Indo-European languages 41 0.8
Divorced 348 8.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 8 0.2
 Female 184 4.3   Asian and Pacific Island languages 6 0.1
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 4 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 5,324 100.0
           under 18 years 42 100.0     Total ancestries reported 5,567 104.6
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 23 54.8   Arab 2 0.0
        Czech¹ 92 1.7
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 106 2.0
          Civilian population 18 years and over 4,037 100.0   Dutch 103 1.9
Civilian veterans 630 15.6   English 715 13.4
        French (except Basque)¹ 143 2.7
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 14 0.3
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 2,212 41.5
     Population 5 to 20 years 1,120 100.0   Greek 5 0.1
With a disability 61 5.4   Hungarian 11 0.2
     Population 21 to 64 years 2,626 100.0   Irish¹ 624 11.7
With a disability 463 17.6   Italian 63 1.2
 Percent employed 55.9 (X)   Lithuanian 2 0.0
No disability 2,163 82.4   Norwegian 62 1.2
 Percent employed 84.0 (X)   Polish 27 0.5
     Population 65 years and over 1,147 100.0   Portuguese 5 0.1
With a disability 443 38.6   Russian 17 0.3
        Scotch-Irish 99 1.9
        Scottish 79 1.5
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 5,014 100.0   Subsaharan African 0 0.0
Same house in 1995 3,266 65.1   Swedish 338 6.3
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 1,740 34.7   Swiss 34 0.6
 Same county 861 17.2   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 879 17.5   United States or American 561 10.5
  Same state 533 10.6   Welsh 24 0.5
  Different state 346 6.9   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 8 0.2   Other ancestries 229 4.3
 
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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