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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Yankton 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 21,652 100.0
      enrolled in school 5,720 100.0   Native 21,317 98.5
Nursery school, preschool 371 6.5       Born in United States 21,250 98.1
Kindergarten 326 5.7           State of residence 14,787 68.3
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 2,593 45.3           Different state 6,463 29.8
High school (grades 9-12) 1,300 22.7       Born outside United States 67 0.3
College or graduate school 1,130 19.8   Foreign born 335 1.5
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 114 0.5
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 123 0.6
  Population 25 years and over 14,178 100.0       Not a citizen 212 1.0
Less than 9th grade 1,016 7.2        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 952 6.7   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 4,820 34.0     Total (excluding born at sea) 335 100.0
Some college, no degree 3,152 22.2   Europe 96 28.7
Associate degree 970 6.8   Asia 109 32.5
Bachelor's degree 2,254 15.9   Africa 14 4.2
Graduate or professional degree 1,014 7.2   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 95 28.4
Percent high school graduate or higher 86.1 (X)   Northern America 21 6.3
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 23.0 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 20,292 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 17,058 100.0   English only 19,164 94.4
Never married 4,116 24.1   Language other than English 1,128 5.6
Now married, except separated 10,150 59.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 398 2.0
Separated 188 1.1   Spanish 405 2.0
Widowed 1,196 7.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 131 0.6
 Female 963 5.6   Other Indo-European languages 582 2.9
Divorced 1,408 8.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 195 1.0
 Female 751 4.4   Asian and Pacific Island languages 43 0.2
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 27 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 21,652 100.0
           under 18 years 162 100.0     Total ancestries reported 25,316 116.9
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 136 84.0   Arab 51 0.2
        Czech¹ 1,801 8.3
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 1,419 6.6
          Civilian population 18 years and over 16,054 100.0   Dutch 702 3.2
Civilian veterans 2,356 14.7   English 1,160 5.4
        French (except Basque)¹ 432 2.0
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 86 0.4
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 9,462 43.7
     Population 5 to 20 years 4,916 100.0   Greek 27 0.1
With a disability 267 5.4   Hungarian 0 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 11,158 100.0   Irish¹ 2,252 10.4
With a disability 1,598 14.3   Italian 267 1.2
 Percent employed 67.6 (X)   Lithuanian 18 0.1
No disability 9,560 85.7   Norwegian 3,107 14.3
 Percent employed 87.6 (X)   Polish 362 1.7
     Population 65 years and over 2,893 100.0   Portuguese 21 0.1
With a disability 1,089 37.6   Russian 166 0.8
        Scotch-Irish 152 0.7
        Scottish 228 1.1
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 6 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 20,292 100.0   Subsaharan African 56 0.3
Same house in 1995 11,136 54.9   Swedish 730 3.4
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 9,009 44.4   Swiss 87 0.4
 Same county 4,054 20.0   Ukrainian 10 0.0
 Different county 4,955 24.4   United States or American 1,017 4.7
  Same state 2,342 11.5   Welsh 48 0.2
  Different state 2,613 12.9   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 10 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 147 0.7   Other ancestries 1,639 7.6
 
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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