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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Saunders 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 19,830 100.0
      enrolled in school 5,208 100.0   Native 19,593 98.8
Nursery school, preschool 289 5.5       Born in United States 19,539 98.5
Kindergarten 318 6.1           State of residence 15,872 80.0
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 2,637 50.6           Different state 3,667 18.5
High school (grades 9-12) 1,379 26.5       Born outside United States 54 0.3
College or graduate school 585 11.2   Foreign born 237 1.2
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 137 0.7
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 104 0.5
  Population 25 years and over 13,047 100.0       Not a citizen 133 0.7
Less than 9th grade 611 4.7        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 1,111 8.5   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 5,006 38.4     Total (excluding born at sea) 237 100.0
Some college, no degree 3,118 23.9   Europe 62 26.2
Associate degree 995 7.6   Asia 74 31.2
Bachelor's degree 1,623 12.4   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 583 4.5   Oceania 1 0.4
        Latin America 86 36.3
Percent high school graduate or higher 86.8 (X)   Northern America 14 5.9
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 16.9 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 18,576 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 15,310 100.0   English only 17,738 95.5
Never married 3,098 20.2   Language other than English 838 4.5
Now married, except separated 9,771 63.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 274 1.5
Separated 98 0.6   Spanish 310 1.7
Widowed 1,099 7.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 105 0.6
 Female 897 5.9   Other Indo-European languages 472 2.5
Divorced 1,244 8.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 152 0.8
 Female 644 4.2   Asian and Pacific Island languages 30 0.2
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 15 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 19,830 100.0
           under 18 years 170 100.0     Total ancestries reported 22,896 115.5
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 68 40.0   Arab 44 0.2
        Czech¹ 4,154 20.9
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 491 2.5
          Civilian population 18 years and over 14,266 100.0   Dutch 468 2.4
Civilian veterans 2,106 14.8   English 1,603 8.1
        French (except Basque)¹ 455 2.3
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 38 0.2
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 7,422 37.4
     Population 5 to 20 years 4,931 100.0   Greek 43 0.2
With a disability 314 6.4   Hungarian 45 0.2
     Population 21 to 64 years 10,576 100.0   Irish¹ 2,391 12.1
With a disability 1,316 12.4   Italian 335 1.7
 Percent employed 66.9 (X)   Lithuanian 63 0.3
No disability 9,260 87.6   Norwegian 399 2.0
 Percent employed 86.5 (X)   Polish 547 2.8
     Population 65 years and over 2,817 100.0   Portuguese 8 0.0
With a disability 1,023 36.3   Russian 69 0.3
        Scotch-Irish 208 1.0
        Scottish 177 0.9
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 7 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 18,576 100.0   Subsaharan African 0 0.0
Same house in 1995 11,920 64.2   Swedish 1,670 8.4
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 6,550 35.3   Swiss 71 0.4
 Same county 2,804 15.1   Ukrainian 2 0.0
 Different county 3,746 20.2   United States or American 1,002 5.1
  Same state 2,908 15.7   Welsh 128 0.6
  Different state 838 4.5   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 106 0.6   Other ancestries 1,056 5.3
 
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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