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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Mineral 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 5,071 100.0
      enrolled in school 1,176 100.0   Native 4,947 97.6
Nursery school, preschool 61 5.2       Born in United States 4,933 97.3
Kindergarten 73 6.2           State of residence 1,928 38.0
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 567 48.2           Different state 3,005 59.3
High school (grades 9-12) 333 28.3       Born outside United States 14 0.3
College or graduate school 142 12.1   Foreign born 124 2.4
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 37 0.7
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 73 1.4
  Population 25 years and over 3,527 100.0       Not a citizen 51 1.0
Less than 9th grade 166 4.7        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 641 18.2   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 1,277 36.2     Total (excluding born at sea) 124 100.0
Some college, no degree 920 26.1   Europe 35 28.2
Associate degree 167 4.7   Asia 20 16.1
Bachelor's degree 251 7.1   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 105 3.0   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 60 48.4
Percent high school graduate or higher 77.1 (X)   Northern America 9 7.3
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 10.1 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 4,807 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 4,103 100.0   English only 4,469 93.0
Never married 716 17.5   Language other than English 338 7.0
Now married, except separated 2,142 52.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 82 1.7
Separated 88 2.1   Spanish 197 4.1
Widowed 376 9.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 55 1.1
 Female 301 7.3   Other Indo-European languages 42 0.9
Divorced 781 19.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 0 0.0
 Female 374 9.1   Asian and Pacific Island languages 10 0.2
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 10 0.2
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 5,071 100.0
           under 18 years 111 100.0     Total ancestries reported 5,573 109.9
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 90 81.1   Arab 6 0.1
        Czech¹ 26 0.5
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 95 1.9
          Civilian population 18 years and over 3,841 100.0   Dutch 99 2.0
Civilian veterans 907 23.6   English 800 15.8
        French (except Basque)¹ 229 4.5
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 31 0.6
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 767 15.1
     Population 5 to 20 years 1,093 100.0   Greek 3 0.1
With a disability 156 14.3   Hungarian 0 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 2,629 100.0   Irish¹ 676 13.3
With a disability 786 29.9   Italian 209 4.1
 Percent employed 58.0 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 1,843 70.1   Norwegian 124 2.4
 Percent employed 71.8 (X)   Polish 41 0.8
     Population 65 years and over 1,036 100.0   Portuguese 22 0.4
With a disability 477 46.0   Russian 0 0.0
        Scotch-Irish 76 1.5
        Scottish 51 1.0
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 4,807 100.0   Subsaharan African 2 0.0
Same house in 1995 2,691 56.0   Swedish 140 2.8
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 2,048 42.6   Swiss 25 0.5
 Same county 1,048 21.8   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 1,000 20.8   United States or American 292 5.8
  Same state 348 7.2   Welsh 45 0.9
  Different state 652 13.6   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 68 1.4   Other ancestries 1,814 35.8
 
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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