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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Hooker 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 783 100.0
      enrolled in school 181 100.0   Native 783 100.0
Nursery school, preschool 14 7.7       Born in United States 780 99.6
Kindergarten 5 2.8           State of residence 651 83.1
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 96 53.0           Different state 129 16.5
High school (grades 9-12) 59 32.6       Born outside United States 3 0.4
College or graduate school 7 3.9   Foreign born 0 0.0
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 0 0.0
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 0 0.0
  Population 25 years and over 562 100.0       Not a citizen 0 0.0
Less than 9th grade 10 1.8        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 48 8.5   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 231 41.1     Total (excluding born at sea) 0 N/A
Some college, no degree 152 27.0   Europe 0 N/A
Associate degree 33 5.9   Asia 0 N/A
Bachelor's degree 64 11.4   Africa 0 N/A
Graduate or professional degree 24 4.3   Oceania 0 N/A
        Latin America 0 N/A
Percent high school graduate or higher 89.7 (X)   Northern America 0 N/A
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 15.7 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 748 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 633 100.0   English only 744 99.5
Never married 78 12.3   Language other than English 4 0.5
Now married, except separated 453 71.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 0 0.0
Separated 2 0.3   Spanish 3 0.4
Widowed 63 10.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 0 0.0
 Female 56 8.8   Other Indo-European languages 1 0.1
Divorced 37 5.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 0 0.0
 Female 17 2.7   Asian and Pacific Island languages 0 0.0
                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 783 100.0
           under 18 years 6 100.0     Total ancestries reported 934 119.3
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 6 100.0   Arab 0 0.0
        Czech¹ 26 3.3
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 34 4.3
          Civilian population 18 years and over 596 100.0   Dutch 32 4.1
Civilian veterans 98 16.4   English 128 16.3
        French (except Basque)¹ 41 5.2
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 0 0.0
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 282 36.0
     Population 5 to 20 years 177 100.0   Greek 2 0.3
With a disability 15 8.5   Hungarian 0 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 362 100.0   Irish¹ 126 16.1
With a disability 32 8.8   Italian 0 0.0
 Percent employed 81.3 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 330 91.2   Norwegian 17 2.2
 Percent employed 88.2 (X)   Polish 3 0.4
     Population 65 years and over 183 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 71 38.8   Russian 0 0.0
        Scotch-Irish 35 4.5
        Scottish 16 2.0
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 748 100.0   Subsaharan African 0 0.0
Same house in 1995 518 69.3   Swedish 27 3.4
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 230 30.7   Swiss 5 0.6
 Same county 80 10.7   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 150 20.1   United States or American 115 14.7
  Same state 117 15.6   Welsh 10 1.3
  Different state 33 4.4   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 0 0.0   Other ancestries 35 4.5
 
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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