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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Churchill 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 23,982 100.0
      enrolled in school 6,660 100.0   Native 22,545 94.0
Nursery school, preschool 301 4.5       Born in United States 22,157 92.4
Kindergarten 429 6.4           State of residence 6,973 29.1
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 3,234 48.6           Different state 15,184 63.3
High school (grades 9-12) 1,595 23.9       Born outside United States 388 1.6
College or graduate school 1,101 16.5   Foreign born 1,437 6.0
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 518 2.2
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 705 2.9
  Population 25 years and over 15,167 100.0       Not a citizen 732 3.1
Less than 9th grade 661 4.4        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 1,598 10.5   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 4,620 30.5     Total (excluding born at sea) 1,437 100.0
Some college, no degree 4,726 31.2   Europe 131 9.1
Associate degree 1,027 6.8   Asia 486 33.8
Bachelor's degree 1,750 11.5   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 785 5.2   Oceania 8 0.6
        Latin America 708 49.3
Percent high school graduate or higher 85.1 (X)   Northern America 104 7.2
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 16.7 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 22,202 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 18,229 100.0   English only 19,787 89.1
Never married 3,417 18.7   Language other than English 2,415 10.9
Now married, except separated 11,299 62.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 835 3.8
Separated 358 2.0   Spanish 1,480 6.7
Widowed 1,157 6.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 632 2.8
 Female 869 4.8   Other Indo-European languages 266 1.2
Divorced 1,998 11.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 49 0.2
 Female 865 4.7   Asian and Pacific Island languages 485 2.2
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 112 0.5
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 23,982 100.0
           under 18 years 470 100.0     Total ancestries reported 24,819 103.5
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 243 51.7   Arab 0 0.0
        Czech¹ 148 0.6
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 382 1.6
          Civilian population 18 years and over 16,207 100.0   Dutch 545 2.3
Civilian veterans 3,923 24.2   English 3,190 13.3
        French (except Basque)¹ 786 3.3
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 214 0.9
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 4,164 17.4
     Population 5 to 20 years 5,884 100.0   Greek 19 0.1
With a disability 408 6.9   Hungarian 33 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 12,558 100.0   Irish¹ 2,964 12.4
With a disability 2,454 19.5   Italian 1,291 5.4
 Percent employed 61.8 (X)   Lithuanian 6 0.0
No disability 10,104 80.5   Norwegian 495 2.1
 Percent employed 75.7 (X)   Polish 348 1.5
     Population 65 years and over 2,783 100.0   Portuguese 347 1.4
With a disability 1,247 44.8   Russian 109 0.5
        Scotch-Irish 578 2.4
        Scottish 653 2.7
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 22,202 100.0   Subsaharan African 9 0.0
Same house in 1995 10,072 45.4   Swedish 600 2.5
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 11,568 52.1   Swiss 39 0.2
 Same county 4,622 20.8   Ukrainian 23 0.1
 Different county 6,946 31.3   United States or American 1,201 5.0
  Same state 1,540 6.9   Welsh 341 1.4
  Different state 5,406 24.3   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 16 0.1
Elsewhere in 1995 562 2.5   Other ancestries 6,318 26.3
 
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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