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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Hettinger 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 2,715 100.0
      enrolled in school 596 100.0   Native 2,711 99.9
Nursery school, preschool 19 3.2       Born in United States 2,703 99.6
Kindergarten 26 4.4           State of residence 2,353 86.7
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 325 54.5           Different state 350 12.9
High school (grades 9-12) 189 31.7       Born outside United States 8 0.3
College or graduate school 37 6.2   Foreign born 4 0.1
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 2 0.1
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 2 0.1
  Population 25 years and over 1,978 100.0       Not a citizen 2 0.1
Less than 9th grade 343 17.3        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 155 7.8   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 645 32.6     Total (excluding born at sea) 4 100.0
Some college, no degree 410 20.7   Europe 2 50.0
Associate degree 141 7.1   Asia 2 50.0
Bachelor's degree 246 12.4   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 38 1.9   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 0 0.0
Percent high school graduate or higher 74.8 (X)   Northern America 0 0.0
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 14.4 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 2,593 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 2,222 100.0   English only 2,420 93.3
Never married 421 18.9   Language other than English 173 6.7
Now married, except separated 1,437 64.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 38 1.5
Separated 13 0.6   Spanish 14 0.5
Widowed 239 10.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1 0.0
 Female 211 9.5   Other Indo-European languages 153 5.9
Divorced 112 5.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 37 1.4
 Female 47 2.1   Asian and Pacific Island languages 2 0.1
                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 2,715 100.0
           under 18 years 14 100.0     Total ancestries reported 3,419 125.9
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 12 85.7   Arab 2 0.1
        Czech¹ 128 4.7
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 31 1.1
          Civilian population 18 years and over 2,077 100.0   Dutch 58 2.1
Civilian veterans 331 15.9   English 110 4.1
        French (except Basque)¹ 52 1.9
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 3 0.1
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 1,796 66.2
     Population 5 to 20 years 561 100.0   Greek 2 0.1
With a disability 32 5.7   Hungarian 167 6.2
     Population 21 to 64 years 1,331 100.0   Irish¹ 132 4.9
With a disability 179 13.4   Italian 14 0.5
 Percent employed 50.3 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 1,152 86.6   Norwegian 396 14.6
 Percent employed 78.6 (X)   Polish 8 0.3
     Population 65 years and over 634 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 248 39.1   Russian 213 7.8
        Scotch-Irish 12 0.4
        Scottish 3 0.1
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 2,593 100.0   Subsaharan African 0 0.0
Same house in 1995 2,005 77.3   Swedish 93 3.4
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 587 22.6   Swiss 15 0.6
 Same county 341 13.2   Ukrainian 11 0.4
 Different county 246 9.5   United States or American 76 2.8
  Same state 92 3.5   Welsh 9 0.3
  Different state 154 5.9   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 1 0.0   Other ancestries 88 3.2
 
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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