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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Hancock 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 71,295 100.0
      enrolled in school 19,271 100.0   Native 69,839 98.0
Nursery school, preschool 1,329 6.9       Born in United States 69,513 97.5
Kindergarten 1,082 5.6           State of residence 58,197 81.6
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 8,226 42.7           Different state 11,316 15.9
High school (grades 9-12) 4,096 21.3       Born outside United States 326 0.5
College or graduate school 4,538 23.5   Foreign born 1,456 2.0
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 774 1.1
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 559 0.8
  Population 25 years and over 45,871 100.0       Not a citizen 897 1.3
Less than 9th grade 1,158 2.5        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 4,150 9.0   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 18,637 40.6     Total (excluding born at sea) 1,456 100.0
Some college, no degree 8,699 19.0   Europe 282 19.4
Associate degree 3,295 7.2   Asia 737 50.6
Bachelor's degree 6,528 14.2   Africa 45 3.1
Graduate or professional degree 3,404 7.4   Oceania 6 0.4
        Latin America 241 16.6
Percent high school graduate or higher 88.4 (X)   Northern America 145 10.0
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 21.7 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 66,351 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 56,081 100.0   English only 63,454 95.6
Never married 13,144 23.4   Language other than English 2,897 4.4
Now married, except separated 33,255 59.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,073 1.6
Separated 643 1.1   Spanish 1,411 2.1
Widowed 3,743 6.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 451 0.7
 Female 3,137 5.6   Other Indo-European languages 718 1.1
Divorced 5,296 9.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 203 0.3
 Female 2,821 5.0   Asian and Pacific Island languages 595 0.9
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 381 0.6
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 71,295 100.0
           under 18 years 787 100.0     Total ancestries reported 69,638 97.7
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 374 47.5   Arab 196 0.3
        Czech¹ 223 0.3
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 76 0.1
          Civilian population 18 years and over 52,928 100.0   Dutch 1,717 2.4
Civilian veterans 7,047 13.3   English 7,720 10.8
        French (except Basque)¹ 2,190 3.1
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 298 0.4
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 27,356 38.4
     Population 5 to 20 years 16,598 100.0   Greek 102 0.1
With a disability 1,100 6.6   Hungarian 494 0.7
     Population 21 to 64 years 40,125 100.0   Irish¹ 7,029 9.9
With a disability 5,093 12.7   Italian 1,981 2.8
 Percent employed 63.2 (X)   Lithuanian 33 0.0
No disability 35,032 87.3   Norwegian 164 0.2
 Percent employed 82.8 (X)   Polish 1,352 1.9
     Population 65 years and over 8,734 100.0   Portuguese 52 0.1
With a disability 3,266 37.4   Russian 98 0.1
        Scotch-Irish 761 1.1
        Scottish 1,312 1.8
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 114 0.2
  Population 5 years and over 66,351 100.0   Subsaharan African 65 0.1
Same house in 1995 37,336 56.3   Swedish 400 0.6
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 28,342 42.7   Swiss 925 1.3
 Same county 17,194 25.9   Ukrainian 41 0.1
 Different county 11,148 16.8   United States or American 6,562 9.2
  Same state 6,824 10.3   Welsh 779 1.1
  Different state 4,324 6.5   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 69 0.1
Elsewhere in 1995 673 1.0   Other ancestries 7,529 10.6
 
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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