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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Stanton 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 6,455 100.0
      enrolled in school 1,832 100.0   Native 6,380 98.8
Nursery school, preschool 141 7.7       Born in United States 6,361 98.5
Kindergarten 103 5.6           State of residence 5,341 82.7
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 902 49.2           Different state 1,020 15.8
High school (grades 9-12) 493 26.9       Born outside United States 19 0.3
College or graduate school 193 10.5   Foreign born 75 1.2
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 45 0.7
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 16 0.2
  Population 25 years and over 4,065 100.0       Not a citizen 59 0.9
Less than 9th grade 271 6.7        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 290 7.1   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 1,544 38.0     Total (excluding born at sea) 75 100.0
Some college, no degree 930 22.9   Europe 22 29.3
Associate degree 472 11.6   Asia 8 10.7
Bachelor's degree 388 9.5   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 170 4.2   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 45 60.0
Percent high school graduate or higher 86.2 (X)   Northern America 0 0.0
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 13.7 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 5,973 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 4,899 100.0   English only 5,685 95.2
Never married 1,055 21.5   Language other than English 288 4.8
Now married, except separated 3,210 65.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 91 1.5
Separated 26 0.5   Spanish 142 2.4
Widowed 307 6.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 61 1.0
 Female 258 5.3   Other Indo-European languages 106 1.8
Divorced 301 6.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 24 0.4
 Female 162 3.3   Asian and Pacific Island languages 6 0.1
                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 6,455 100.0
           under 18 years 38 100.0     Total ancestries reported 7,682 119.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 11 28.9   Arab 0 0.0
        Czech¹ 823 12.7
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 192 3.0
          Civilian population 18 years and over 4,536 100.0   Dutch 144 2.2
Civilian veterans 625 13.8   English 531 8.2
        French (except Basque)¹ 144 2.2
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 2 0.0
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 3,588 55.6
     Population 5 to 20 years 1,680 100.0   Greek 9 0.1
With a disability 166 9.9   Hungarian 3 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 3,424 100.0   Irish¹ 744 11.5
With a disability 489 14.3   Italian 67 1.0
 Percent employed 69.5 (X)   Lithuanian 6 0.1
No disability 2,935 85.7   Norwegian 200 3.1
 Percent employed 86.1 (X)   Polish 162 2.5
     Population 65 years and over 749 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 244 32.6   Russian 30 0.5
        Scotch-Irish 73 1.1
        Scottish 43 0.7
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 5,973 100.0   Subsaharan African 0 0.0
Same house in 1995 3,953 66.2   Swedish 294 4.6
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 1,957 32.8   Swiss 50 0.8
 Same county 548 9.2   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 1,409 23.6   United States or American 199 3.1
  Same state 1,175 19.7   Welsh 22 0.3
  Different state 234 3.9   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 63 1.1   Other ancestries 356 5.5
 
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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