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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Nemaha 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 7,576 100.0
      enrolled in school 2,268 100.0   Native 7,517 99.2
Nursery school, preschool 108 4.8       Born in United States 7,463 98.5
Kindergarten 91 4.0           State of residence 5,330 70.4
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 845 37.3           Different state 2,133 28.2
High school (grades 9-12) 545 24.0       Born outside United States 54 0.7
College or graduate school 679 29.9   Foreign born 59 0.8
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 11 0.1
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 39 0.5
  Population 25 years and over 4,907 100.0       Not a citizen 20 0.3
Less than 9th grade 339 6.9        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 371 7.6   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 1,628 33.2     Total (excluding born at sea) 59 100.0
Some college, no degree 1,122 22.9   Europe 4 6.8
Associate degree 322 6.6   Asia 39 66.1
Bachelor's degree 834 17.0   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 291 5.9   Oceania 7 11.9
        Latin America 9 15.3
Percent high school graduate or higher 85.5 (X)   Northern America 0 0.0
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 22.9 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 7,229 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 6,184 100.0   English only 7,032 97.3
Never married 1,445 23.4   Language other than English 197 2.7
Now married, except separated 3,658 59.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 88 1.2
Separated 35 0.6   Spanish 93 1.3
Widowed 544 8.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 43 0.6
 Female 438 7.1   Other Indo-European languages 77 1.1
Divorced 502 8.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 39 0.5
 Female 265 4.3   Asian and Pacific Island languages 25 0.3
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 6 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 7,576 100.0
           under 18 years 17 100.0     Total ancestries reported 8,275 109.2
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 8 47.1   Arab 18 0.2
        Czech¹ 160 2.1
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 120 1.6
          Civilian population 18 years and over 5,828 100.0   Dutch 172 2.3
Civilian veterans 839 14.4   English 1,015 13.4
        French (except Basque)¹ 306 4.0
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 44 0.6
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 3,305 43.6
     Population 5 to 20 years 1,932 100.0   Greek 21 0.3
With a disability 194 10.0   Hungarian 14 0.2
     Population 21 to 64 years 3,899 100.0   Irish¹ 992 13.1
With a disability 602 15.4   Italian 118 1.6
 Percent employed 55.6 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 3,297 84.6   Norwegian 88 1.2
 Percent employed 81.2 (X)   Polish 115 1.5
     Population 65 years and over 1,289 100.0   Portuguese 8 0.1
With a disability 526 40.8   Russian 2 0.0
        Scotch-Irish 139 1.8
        Scottish 131 1.7
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 7,229 100.0   Subsaharan African 0 0.0
Same house in 1995 4,175 57.8   Swedish 209 2.8
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 3,035 42.0   Swiss 58 0.8
 Same county 1,243 17.2   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 1,792 24.8   United States or American 620 8.2
  Same state 918 12.7   Welsh 92 1.2
  Different state 874 12.1   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 19 0.3   Other ancestries 528 7.0
 
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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