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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Gregory 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 4,792 100.0
      enrolled in school 1,051 100.0   Native 4,760 99.3
Nursery school, preschool 51 4.9       Born in United States 4,753 99.2
Kindergarten 59 5.6           State of residence 3,732 77.9
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 556 52.9           Different state 1,021 21.3
High school (grades 9-12) 342 32.5       Born outside United States 7 0.1
College or graduate school 43 4.1   Foreign born 32 0.7
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 10 0.2
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 24 0.5
  Population 25 years and over 3,367 100.0       Not a citizen 8 0.2
Less than 9th grade 409 12.1        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 343 10.2   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 1,311 38.9     Total (excluding born at sea) 32 100.0
Some college, no degree 757 22.5   Europe 18 56.3
Associate degree 143 4.2   Asia 9 28.1
Bachelor's degree 307 9.1   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 97 2.9   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 2 6.3
Percent high school graduate or higher 77.7 (X)   Northern America 3 9.4
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 12.0 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 4,572 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 3,889 100.0   English only 4,476 97.9
Never married 779 20.0   Language other than English 96 2.1
Now married, except separated 2,350 60.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 24 0.5
Separated 39 1.0   Spanish 27 0.6
Widowed 435 11.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 9 0.2
 Female 373 9.6   Other Indo-European languages 30 0.7
Divorced 286 7.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 4 0.1
 Female 126 3.2   Asian and Pacific Island languages 10 0.2
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 5 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 4,792 100.0
           under 18 years 51 100.0     Total ancestries reported 5,171 107.9
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 23 45.1   Arab 7 0.1
        Czech¹ 467 9.7
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 102 2.1
          Civilian population 18 years and over 3,623 100.0   Dutch 135 2.8
Civilian veterans 527 14.5   English 397 8.3
        French (except Basque)¹ 75 1.6
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 15 0.3
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 2,196 45.8
     Population 5 to 20 years 1,078 100.0   Greek 0 0.0
With a disability 67 6.2   Hungarian 6 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 2,304 100.0   Irish¹ 459 9.6
With a disability 439 19.1   Italian 11 0.2
 Percent employed 69.5 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 1,865 80.9   Norwegian 295 6.2
 Percent employed 82.1 (X)   Polish 34 0.7
     Population 65 years and over 1,115 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 488 43.8   Russian 76 1.6
        Scotch-Irish 35 0.7
        Scottish 31 0.6
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 4,572 100.0   Subsaharan African 2 0.0
Same house in 1995 3,257 71.2   Swedish 171 3.6
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 1,305 28.5   Swiss 12 0.3
 Same county 780 17.1   Ukrainian 3 0.1
 Different county 525 11.5   United States or American 216 4.5
  Same state 254 5.6   Welsh 13 0.3
  Different state 271 5.9   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 2 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 10 0.2   Other ancestries 411 8.6
 
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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