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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 3,458 100.0
      enrolled in school 842 100.0   Native 3,444 99.6
Nursery school, preschool 40 4.8       Born in United States 3,430 99.2
Kindergarten 47 5.6           State of residence 2,974 86.0
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 457 54.3           Different state 456 13.2
High school (grades 9-12) 257 30.5       Born outside United States 14 0.4
College or graduate school 41 4.9   Foreign born 14 0.4
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 0 0.0
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 14 0.4
  Population 25 years and over 2,332 100.0       Not a citizen 0 0.0
Less than 9th grade 557 23.9        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 170 7.3   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 668 28.6     Total (excluding born at sea) 14 100.0
Some college, no degree 463 19.9   Europe 8 57.1
Associate degree 136 5.8   Asia 0 0.0
Bachelor's degree 250 10.7   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 88 3.8   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 0 0.0
Percent high school graduate or higher 68.8 (X)   Northern America 6 42.9
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 14.5 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 3,253 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 2,707 100.0   English only 3,027 93.1
Never married 487 18.0   Language other than English 226 6.9
Now married, except separated 1,839 67.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 149 4.6
Separated 13 0.5   Spanish 17 0.5
Widowed 252 9.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 11 0.3
 Female 223 8.2   Other Indo-European languages 202 6.2
Divorced 116 4.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 138 4.2
 Female 46 1.7   Asian and Pacific Island languages 0 0.0
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 0 0.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 3,458 100.0
           under 18 years 23 100.0     Total ancestries reported 3,674 106.2
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 20 87.0   Arab 0 0.0
        Czech¹ 105 3.0
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 18 0.5
          Civilian population 18 years and over 2,501 100.0   Dutch 1,215 35.1
Civilian veterans 365 14.6   English 108 3.1
        French (except Basque)¹ 47 1.4
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 0 0.0
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 1,489 43.1
     Population 5 to 20 years 845 100.0   Greek 0 0.0
With a disability 22 2.6   Hungarian 8 0.2
     Population 21 to 64 years 1,612 100.0   Irish¹ 215 6.2
With a disability 198 12.3   Italian 15 0.4
 Percent employed 58.6 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 1,414 87.7   Norwegian 130 3.8
 Percent employed 84.4 (X)   Polish 19 0.5
     Population 65 years and over 686 100.0   Portuguese 7 0.2
With a disability 232 33.8   Russian 31 0.9
        Scotch-Irish 20 0.6
        Scottish 5 0.1
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 3,253 100.0   Subsaharan African 0 0.0
Same house in 1995 2,377 73.1   Swedish 65 1.9
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 869 26.7   Swiss 7 0.2
 Same county 452 13.9   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 417 12.8   United States or American 74 2.1
  Same state 256 7.9   Welsh 5 0.1
  Different state 161 4.9   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 7 0.2   Other ancestries 91 2.6
 
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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