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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Dickey 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 5,757 100.0
      enrolled in school 1,531 100.0   Native 5,663 98.4
Nursery school, preschool 66 4.3       Born in United States 5,656 98.2
Kindergarten 67 4.4           State of residence 3,315 57.6
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 673 44.0           Different state 2,341 40.7
High school (grades 9-12) 307 20.1       Born outside United States 7 0.1
College or graduate school 418 27.3   Foreign born 94 1.6
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 20 0.3
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 71 1.2
  Population 25 years and over 3,815 100.0       Not a citizen 23 0.4
Less than 9th grade 525 13.8        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 254 6.7   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 1,217 31.9     Total (excluding born at sea) 94 100.0
Some college, no degree 918 24.1   Europe 45 47.9
Associate degree 269 7.1   Asia 18 19.1
Bachelor's degree 510 13.4   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 122 3.2   Oceania 4 4.3
        Latin America 12 12.8
Percent high school graduate or higher 79.6 (X)   Northern America 15 16.0
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 16.6 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 5,436 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 4,658 100.0   English only 4,961 91.3
Never married 989 21.2   Language other than English 475 8.7
Now married, except separated 2,839 60.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 145 2.7
Separated 25 0.5   Spanish 84 1.5
Widowed 502 10.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 12 0.2
 Female 429 9.2   Other Indo-European languages 348 6.4
Divorced 303 6.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 131 2.4
 Female 135 2.9   Asian and Pacific Island languages 9 0.2
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 0 0.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 5,757 100.0
           under 18 years 28 100.0     Total ancestries reported 6,912 120.1
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 7 25.0   Arab 3 0.1
        Czech¹ 106 1.8
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 124 2.2
          Civilian population 18 years and over 4,392 100.0   Dutch 107 1.9
Civilian veterans 535 12.2   English 317 5.5
        French (except Basque)¹ 124 2.2
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 39 0.7
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 2,804 48.7
     Population 5 to 20 years 1,304 100.0   Greek 0 0.0
With a disability 73 5.6   Hungarian 25 0.4
     Population 21 to 64 years 2,882 100.0   Irish¹ 575 10.0
With a disability 482 16.7   Italian 25 0.4
 Percent employed 66.0 (X)   Lithuanian 5 0.1
No disability 2,400 83.3   Norwegian 993 17.2
 Percent employed 86.0 (X)   Polish 122 2.1
     Population 65 years and over 1,071 100.0   Portuguese 2 0.0
With a disability 401 37.4   Russian 148 2.6
        Scotch-Irish 54 0.9
        Scottish 49 0.9
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 2 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 5,436 100.0   Subsaharan African 4 0.1
Same house in 1995 3,479 64.0   Swedish 349 6.1
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 1,926 35.4   Swiss 44 0.8
 Same county 758 13.9   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 1,168 21.5   United States or American 325 5.6
  Same state 489 9.0   Welsh 27 0.5
  Different state 679 12.5   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 31 0.6   Other ancestries 539 9.4
 
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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