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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Harper 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 3,562 100.0
      enrolled in school 829 100.0   Native 3,437 96.5
Nursery school, preschool 42 5.1       Born in United States 3,426 96.2
Kindergarten 49 5.9           State of residence 2,366 66.4
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 433 52.2           Different state 1,060 29.8
High school (grades 9-12) 231 27.9       Born outside United States 11 0.3
College or graduate school 74 8.9   Foreign born 125 3.5
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 63 1.8
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 69 1.9
  Population 25 years and over 2,507 100.0       Not a citizen 56 1.6
Less than 9th grade 192 7.7        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 257 10.3   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 911 36.3     Total (excluding born at sea) 125 100.0
Some college, no degree 601 24.0   Europe 9 7.2
Associate degree 65 2.6   Asia 7 5.6
Bachelor's degree 318 12.7   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 163 6.5   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 106 84.8
Percent high school graduate or higher 82.1 (X)   Northern America 3 2.4
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 19.2 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 3,401 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 2,907 100.0   English only 3,218 94.6
Never married 446 15.3   Language other than English 183 5.4
Now married, except separated 1,884 64.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 94 2.8
Separated 27 0.9   Spanish 154 4.5
Widowed 293 10.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 85 2.5
 Female 219 7.5   Other Indo-European languages 20 0.6
Divorced 257 8.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 5 0.1
 Female 136 4.7   Asian and Pacific Island languages 9 0.3
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 4 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 3,562 100.0
           under 18 years 48 100.0     Total ancestries reported 3,080 86.5
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 34 70.8   Arab 0 0.0
        Czech¹ 8 0.2
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 12 0.3
          Civilian population 18 years and over 2,724 100.0   Dutch 136 3.8
Civilian veterans 400 14.7   English 391 11.0
        French (except Basque)¹ 113 3.2
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 0 0.0
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 687 19.3
     Population 5 to 20 years 798 100.0   Greek 1 0.0
With a disability 56 7.0   Hungarian 0 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 1,812 100.0   Irish¹ 526 14.8
With a disability 306 16.9   Italian 15 0.4
 Percent employed 59.8 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 1,506 83.1   Norwegian 15 0.4
 Percent employed 83.4 (X)   Polish 34 1.0
     Population 65 years and over 742 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 325 43.8   Russian 21 0.6
        Scotch-Irish 74 2.1
        Scottish 36 1.0
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 3,401 100.0   Subsaharan African 0 0.0
Same house in 1995 2,156 63.4   Swedish 21 0.6
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 1,203 35.4   Swiss 8 0.2
 Same county 528 15.5   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 675 19.8   United States or American 496 13.9
  Same state 355 10.4   Welsh 8 0.2
  Different state 320 9.4   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 7 0.2
Elsewhere in 1995 42 1.2   Other ancestries 471 13.2
 
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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