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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Beadle 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 17,023 100.0
      enrolled in school 4,139 100.0   Native 16,826 98.8
Nursery school, preschool 264 6.4       Born in United States 16,761 98.5
Kindergarten 307 7.4           State of residence 13,135 77.2
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 1,964 47.5           Different state 3,626 21.3
High school (grades 9-12) 1,087 26.3       Born outside United States 65 0.4
College or graduate school 517 12.5   Foreign born 197 1.2
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 67 0.4
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 133 0.8
  Population 25 years and over 11,368 100.0       Not a citizen 64 0.4
Less than 9th grade 1,074 9.4        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 863 7.6   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 3,958 34.8     Total (excluding born at sea) 197 100.0
Some college, no degree 2,529 22.2   Europe 64 32.5
Associate degree 862 7.6   Asia 61 31.0
Bachelor's degree 1,707 15.0   Africa 12 6.1
Graduate or professional degree 375 3.3   Oceania 22 11.2
        Latin America 0 0.0
Percent high school graduate or higher 83.0 (X)   Northern America 38 19.3
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 18.3 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 16,090 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 13,676 100.0   English only 15,201 94.5
Never married 3,020 22.1   Language other than English 889 5.5
Now married, except separated 8,002 58.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 421 2.6
Separated 141 1.0   Spanish 141 0.9
Widowed 1,217 8.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 68 0.4
 Female 973 7.1   Other Indo-European languages 656 4.1
Divorced 1,296 9.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 299 1.9
 Female 627 4.6   Asian and Pacific Island languages 29 0.2
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 15 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 17,023 100.0
           under 18 years 71 100.0     Total ancestries reported 19,466 114.4
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 34 47.9   Arab 13 0.1
        Czech¹ 209 1.2
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 289 1.7
          Civilian population 18 years and over 12,794 100.0   Dutch 710 4.2
Civilian veterans 2,081 16.3   English 1,468 8.6
        French (except Basque)¹ 570 3.3
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 83 0.5
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 8,305 48.8
     Population 5 to 20 years 3,873 100.0   Greek 8 0.0
With a disability 268 6.9   Hungarian 10 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 8,772 100.0   Irish¹ 1,770 10.4
With a disability 1,628 18.6   Italian 89 0.5
 Percent employed 66.6 (X)   Lithuanian 10 0.1
No disability 7,144 81.4   Norwegian 2,299 13.5
 Percent employed 85.5 (X)   Polish 334 2.0
     Population 65 years and over 3,117 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 1,353 43.4   Russian 231 1.4
        Scotch-Irish 243 1.4
        Scottish 253 1.5
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 16,090 100.0   Subsaharan African 24 0.1
Same house in 1995 9,818 61.0   Swedish 555 3.3
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 6,156 38.3   Swiss 54 0.3
 Same county 3,898 24.2   Ukrainian 32 0.2
 Different county 2,258 14.0   United States or American 756 4.4
  Same state 1,296 8.1   Welsh 55 0.3
  Different state 962 6.0   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 116 0.7   Other ancestries 1,096 6.4
 
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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