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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Hughes 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 14,154 100.0
      enrolled in school 3,242 100.0   Native 13,996 98.9
Nursery school, preschool 217 6.7       Born in United States 13,964 98.7
Kindergarten 193 6.0           State of residence 10,422 73.6
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 1,487 45.9           Different state 3,542 25.0
High school (grades 9-12) 911 28.1       Born outside United States 32 0.2
College or graduate school 434 13.4   Foreign born 158 1.1
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 58 0.4
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 55 0.4
  Population 25 years and over 9,762 100.0       Not a citizen 103 0.7
Less than 9th grade 983 10.1        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 1,864 19.1   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 3,819 39.1     Total (excluding born at sea) 158 100.0
Some college, no degree 1,878 19.2   Europe 14 8.9
Associate degree 275 2.8   Asia 3 1.9
Bachelor's degree 616 6.3   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 327 3.3   Oceania 3 1.9
        Latin America 119 75.3
Percent high school graduate or higher 70.8 (X)   Northern America 19 12.0
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 9.7 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 13,334 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 11,506 100.0   English only 12,475 93.6
Never married 2,139 18.6   Language other than English 859 6.4
Now married, except separated 6,754 58.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 277 2.1
Separated 198 1.7   Spanish 330 2.5
Widowed 1,049 9.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 104 0.8
 Female 852 7.4   Other Indo-European languages 99 0.7
Divorced 1,366 11.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 13 0.1
 Female 635 5.5   Asian and Pacific Island languages 9 0.1
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 6 0.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 14,154 100.0
           under 18 years 299 100.0     Total ancestries reported 10,011 70.7
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 170 56.9   Arab 11 0.1
        Czech¹ 24 0.2
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 20 0.1
          Civilian population 18 years and over 10,909 100.0   Dutch 247 1.7
Civilian veterans 1,595 14.6   English 746 5.3
        French (except Basque)¹ 238 1.7
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 6 0.0
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 768 5.4
     Population 5 to 20 years 2,847 100.0   Greek 56 0.4
With a disability 221 7.8   Hungarian 0 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 6,849 100.0   Irish¹ 1,440 10.2
With a disability 1,920 28.0   Italian 83 0.6
 Percent employed 40.7 (X)   Lithuanian 13 0.1
No disability 4,929 72.0   Norwegian 20 0.1
 Percent employed 72.0 (X)   Polish 33 0.2
     Population 65 years and over 2,395 100.0   Portuguese 25 0.2
With a disability 1,327 55.4   Russian 8 0.1
        Scotch-Irish 166 1.2
        Scottish 146 1.0
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 2 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 13,334 100.0   Subsaharan African 58 0.4
Same house in 1995 7,653 57.4   Swedish 20 0.1
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 5,600 42.0   Swiss 7 0.0
 Same county 2,536 19.0   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 3,064 23.0   United States or American 1,794 12.7
  Same state 2,022 15.2   Welsh 38 0.3
  Different state 1,042 7.8   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 102 0.7
Elsewhere in 1995 81 0.6   Other ancestries 3,940 27.8
 
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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