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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Hanson 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 3,139 100.0
      enrolled in school 763 100.0   Native 3,123 99.5
Nursery school, preschool 17 2.2       Born in United States 3,101 98.8
Kindergarten 48 6.3           State of residence 2,741 87.3
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 425 55.7           Different state 360 11.5
High school (grades 9-12) 212 27.8       Born outside United States 22 0.7
College or graduate school 61 8.0   Foreign born 16 0.5
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 7 0.2
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 9 0.3
  Population 25 years and over 1,962 100.0       Not a citizen 7 0.2
Less than 9th grade 347 17.7        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 142 7.2   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 710 36.2     Total (excluding born at sea) 16 100.0
Some college, no degree 359 18.3   Europe 3 18.8
Associate degree 130 6.6   Asia 3 18.8
Bachelor's degree 219 11.2   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 55 2.8   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 2 12.5
Percent high school graduate or higher 75.1 (X)   Northern America 8 50.0
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 14.0 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 2,900 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 2,369 100.0   English only 2,557 88.2
Never married 483 20.4   Language other than English 343 11.8
Now married, except separated 1,647 69.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 176 6.1
Separated 15 0.6   Spanish 7 0.2
Widowed 144 6.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 4 0.1
 Female 108 4.6   Other Indo-European languages 331 11.4
Divorced 80 3.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 172 5.9
 Female 41 1.7   Asian and Pacific Island languages 5 0.2
                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 3,139 100.0
           under 18 years 13 100.0     Total ancestries reported 3,266 104.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 7 53.8   Arab 2 0.1
        Czech¹ 40 1.3
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 65 2.1
          Civilian population 18 years and over 2,207 100.0   Dutch 109 3.5
Civilian veterans 296 13.4   English 155 4.9
        French (except Basque)¹ 60 1.9
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 29 0.9
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 1,828 58.2
     Population 5 to 20 years 808 100.0   Greek 0 0.0
With a disability 40 5.0   Hungarian 8 0.3
     Population 21 to 64 years 1,621 100.0   Irish¹ 330 10.5
With a disability 186 11.5   Italian 9 0.3
 Percent employed 63.4 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 1,435 88.5   Norwegian 186 5.9
 Percent employed 79.0 (X)   Polish 38 1.2
     Population 65 years and over 471 100.0   Portuguese 2 0.1
With a disability 148 31.4   Russian 18 0.6
        Scotch-Irish 13 0.4
        Scottish 36 1.1
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 2 0.1
  Population 5 years and over 2,900 100.0   Subsaharan African 2 0.1
Same house in 1995 2,110 72.8   Swedish 76 2.4
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 763 26.3   Swiss 9 0.3
 Same county 241 8.3   Ukrainian 3 0.1
 Different county 522 18.0   United States or American 120 3.8
  Same state 378 13.0   Welsh 7 0.2
  Different state 144 5.0   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 27 0.9   Other ancestries 119 3.8
 
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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