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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Phelps 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 9,747 100.0
      enrolled in school 2,387 100.0   Native 9,665 99.2
Nursery school, preschool 173 7.2       Born in United States 9,652 99.0
Kindergarten 144 6.0           State of residence 7,656 78.5
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 1,188 49.8           Different state 1,996 20.5
High school (grades 9-12) 655 27.4       Born outside United States 13 0.1
College or graduate school 227 9.5   Foreign born 82 0.8
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 55 0.6
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 58 0.6
  Population 25 years and over 6,565 100.0       Not a citizen 24 0.2
Less than 9th grade 243 3.7        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 472 7.2   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 2,358 35.9     Total (excluding born at sea) 82 100.0
Some college, no degree 1,658 25.3   Europe 7 8.5
Associate degree 495 7.5   Asia 18 22.0
Bachelor's degree 1,014 15.4   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 325 5.0   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 57 69.5
Percent high school graduate or higher 89.1 (X)   Northern America 0 0.0
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 20.4 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 9,135 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 7,656 100.0   English only 8,840 96.8
Never married 1,468 19.2   Language other than English 295 3.2
Now married, except separated 5,008 65.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 113 1.2
Separated 81 1.1   Spanish 199 2.2
Widowed 526 6.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 86 0.9
 Female 441 5.8   Other Indo-European languages 92 1.0
Divorced 573 7.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 27 0.3
 Female 305 4.0   Asian and Pacific Island languages 4 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 9,747 100.0
           under 18 years 42 100.0     Total ancestries reported 11,097 113.9
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 29 69.0   Arab 0 0.0
        Czech¹ 165 1.7
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 273 2.8
          Civilian population 18 years and over 7,178 100.0   Dutch 427 4.4
Civilian veterans 999 13.9   English 1,015 10.4
        French (except Basque)¹ 143 1.5
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 16 0.2
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 3,808 39.1
     Population 5 to 20 years 2,255 100.0   Greek 5 0.1
With a disability 117 5.2   Hungarian 14 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 5,106 100.0   Irish¹ 1,001 10.3
With a disability 814 15.9   Italian 38 0.4
 Percent employed 69.3 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 4,292 84.1   Norwegian 186 1.9
 Percent employed 86.3 (X)   Polish 221 2.3
     Population 65 years and over 1,525 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 418 27.4   Russian 28 0.3
        Scotch-Irish 180 1.8
        Scottish 121 1.2
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 5 0.1
  Population 5 years and over 9,135 100.0   Subsaharan African 2 0.0
Same house in 1995 5,748 62.9   Swedish 2,221 22.8
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 3,382 37.0   Swiss 72 0.7
 Same county 1,853 20.3   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 1,529 16.7   United States or American 281 2.9
  Same state 1,007 11.0   Welsh 70 0.7
  Different state 522 5.7   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 11 0.1
Elsewhere in 1995 5 0.1   Other ancestries 794 8.1
 
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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