Skip directly to search Skip directly to A to Z list Skip directly to navigation Skip directly to site content Skip directly to page options
CDC Home

DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Douglas 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 100,399 100.0
      enrolled in school 22,732 100.0   Native 98,331 97.9
Nursery school, preschool 910 4.0       Born in United States 97,570 97.2
Kindergarten 1,079 4.7           State of residence 44,903 44.7
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 11,308 49.7           Different state 52,667 52.5
High school (grades 9-12) 6,397 28.1       Born outside United States 761 0.8
College or graduate school 3,038 13.4   Foreign born 2,068 2.1
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 449 0.4
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 1,320 1.3
  Population 25 years and over 68,783 100.0       Not a citizen 748 0.7
Less than 9th grade 3,216 4.7        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 9,869 14.3   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 23,836 34.7     Total (excluding born at sea) 2,068 100.0
Some college, no degree 18,276 26.6   Europe 603 29.2
Associate degree 4,441 6.5   Asia 403 19.5
Bachelor's degree 5,754 8.4   Africa 22 1.1
Graduate or professional degree 3,391 4.9   Oceania 43 2.1
        Latin America 529 25.6
Percent high school graduate or higher 81.0 (X)   Northern America 468 22.6
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 13.3 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 94,748 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 80,984 100.0   English only 91,037 96.1
Never married 14,688 18.1   Language other than English 3,711 3.9
Now married, except separated 48,959 60.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,098 1.2
Separated 1,220 1.5   Spanish 2,105 2.2
Widowed 6,370 7.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 755 0.8
 Female 5,106 6.3   Other Indo-European languages 1,012 1.1
Divorced 9,747 12.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 147 0.2
 Female 5,069 6.3   Asian and Pacific Island languages 405 0.4
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 141 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 100,399 100.0
           under 18 years 1,782 100.0     Total ancestries reported 99,424 99.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 898 50.4   Arab 130 0.1
        Czech¹ 598 0.6
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 1,029 1.0
          Civilian population 18 years and over 76,336 100.0   Dutch 2,908 2.9
Civilian veterans 15,435 20.2   English 13,678 13.6
        French (except Basque)¹ 3,697 3.7
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 969 1.0
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 18,811 18.7
     Population 5 to 20 years 21,802 100.0   Greek 285 0.3
With a disability 1,744 8.0   Hungarian 322 0.3
     Population 21 to 64 years 54,723 100.0   Irish¹ 12,166 12.1
With a disability 12,408 22.7   Italian 2,723 2.7
 Percent employed 49.9 (X)   Lithuanian 56 0.1
No disability 42,315 77.3   Norwegian 3,353 3.3
 Percent employed 74.2 (X)   Polish 1,258 1.3
     Population 65 years and over 17,207 100.0   Portuguese 457 0.5
With a disability 7,389 42.9   Russian 414 0.4
        Scotch-Irish 2,427 2.4
        Scottish 2,962 3.0
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 32 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 94,748 100.0   Subsaharan African 6 0.0
Same house in 1995 49,449 52.2   Swedish 2,647 2.6
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 44,732 47.2   Swiss 484 0.5
 Same county 26,778 28.3   Ukrainian 208 0.2
 Different county 17,954 18.9   United States or American 9,479 9.4
  Same state 7,227 7.6   Welsh 891 0.9
  Different state 10,727 11.3   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 77 0.1
Elsewhere in 1995 567 0.6   Other ancestries 17,357 17.3
 
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.

USA.gov: The U.S. Government's Official Web PortalDepartment of Health and Human Services
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention   1600 Clifton Rd. Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
800-CDC-INFO (800-232-4636) TTY: (888) 232-6348 - Contact CDC-INFO

A-Z Index

  1. A
  2. B
  3. C
  4. D
  5. E
  6. F
  7. G
  8. H
  9. I
  10. J
  11. K
  12. L
  13. M
  14. N
  15. O
  16. P
  17. Q
  18. R
  19. S
  20. T
  21. U
  22. V
  23. W
  24. X
  25. Y
  26. Z
  27. #