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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Eureka 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 1,651 100.0
      enrolled in school 440 100.0   Native 1,523 92.2
Nursery school, preschool 22 5.0       Born in United States 1,509 91.4
Kindergarten 22 5.0           State of residence 499 30.2
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 229 52.0           Different state 1,010 61.2
High school (grades 9-12) 128 29.1       Born outside United States 14 0.8
College or graduate school 39 8.9   Foreign born 128 7.8
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 60 3.6
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 30 1.8
  Population 25 years and over 1,104 100.0       Not a citizen 98 5.9
Less than 9th grade 61 5.5        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 196 17.8   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 350 31.7     Total (excluding born at sea) 128 100.0
Some college, no degree 302 27.4   Europe 12 9.4
Associate degree 45 4.1   Asia 15 11.7
Bachelor's degree 114 10.3   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 36 3.3   Oceania 1 0.8
        Latin America 84 65.6
Percent high school graduate or higher 76.7 (X)   Northern America 16 12.5
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 13.6 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 1,557 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 1,283 100.0   English only 1,390 89.3
Never married 214 16.7   Language other than English 167 10.7
Now married, except separated 804 62.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 79 5.1
Separated 10 0.8   Spanish 109 7.0
Widowed 91 7.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 63 4.0
 Female 68 5.3   Other Indo-European languages 18 1.2
Divorced 164 12.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 2 0.1
 Female 69 5.4   Asian and Pacific Island languages 17 1.1
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 6 0.4
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 1,651 100.0
           under 18 years 5 100.0     Total ancestries reported 1,772 107.3
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 5 100.0   Arab 2 0.1
        Czech¹ 2 0.1
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 33 2.0
          Civilian population 18 years and over 1,190 100.0   Dutch 26 1.6
Civilian veterans 204 17.1   English 312 18.9
        French (except Basque)¹ 40 2.4
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 31 1.9
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 263 15.9
     Population 5 to 20 years 412 100.0   Greek 9 0.5
With a disability 32 7.8   Hungarian 11 0.7
     Population 21 to 64 years 929 100.0   Irish¹ 189 11.4
With a disability 233 25.1   Italian 92 5.6
 Percent employed 60.1 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 696 74.9   Norwegian 68 4.1
 Percent employed 69.8 (X)   Polish 7 0.4
     Population 65 years and over 207 100.0   Portuguese 10 0.6
With a disability 79 38.2   Russian 4 0.2
        Scotch-Irish 49 3.0
        Scottish 39 2.4
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 2 0.1
  Population 5 years and over 1,557 100.0   Subsaharan African 0 0.0
Same house in 1995 925 59.4   Swedish 48 2.9
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 582 37.4   Swiss 13 0.8
 Same county 124 8.0   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 458 29.4   United States or American 130 7.9
  Same state 214 13.7   Welsh 19 1.2
  Different state 244 15.7   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 50 3.2   Other ancestries 373 22.6
 
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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