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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Mills 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 5,151 100.0
      enrolled in school 1,128 100.0   Native 4,926 95.6
Nursery school, preschool 21 1.9       Born in United States 4,909 95.3
Kindergarten 55 4.9           State of residence 4,267 82.8
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 632 56.0           Different state 642 12.5
High school (grades 9-12) 363 32.2       Born outside United States 17 0.3
College or graduate school 57 5.1   Foreign born 225 4.4
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 75 1.5
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 68 1.3
  Population 25 years and over 3,582 100.0       Not a citizen 157 3.0
Less than 9th grade 356 9.9        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 477 13.3   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 1,289 36.0     Total (excluding born at sea) 225 100.0
Some college, no degree 653 18.2   Europe 2 0.9
Associate degree 84 2.3   Asia 0 0.0
Bachelor's degree 464 13.0   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 259 7.2   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 220 97.8
Percent high school graduate or higher 76.7 (X)   Northern America 3 1.3
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 20.2 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 4,866 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 4,102 100.0   English only 4,268 87.7
Never married 707 17.2   Language other than English 598 12.3
Now married, except separated 2,617 63.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 286 5.9
Separated 32 0.8   Spanish 536 11.0
Widowed 407 9.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 270 5.5
 Female 313 7.6   Other Indo-European languages 62 1.3
Divorced 339 8.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 16 0.3
 Female 174 4.2   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 5,151 100.0
           under 18 years 92 100.0     Total ancestries reported 3,778 73.3
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 37 40.2   Arab 8 0.2
        Czech¹ 22 0.4
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 14 0.3
          Civilian population 18 years and over 3,830 100.0   Dutch 45 0.9
Civilian veterans 563 14.7   English 443 8.6
        French (except Basque)¹ 81 1.6
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 6 0.1
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 539 10.5
     Population 5 to 20 years 1,163 100.0   Greek 3 0.1
With a disability 127 10.9   Hungarian 2 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 2,502 100.0   Irish¹ 453 8.8
With a disability 548 21.9   Italian 39 0.8
 Percent employed 58.9 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 1,954 78.1   Norwegian 28 0.5
 Percent employed 76.5 (X)   Polish 22 0.4
     Population 65 years and over 1,066 100.0   Portuguese 6 0.1
With a disability 437 41.0   Russian 4 0.1
        Scotch-Irish 140 2.7
        Scottish 80 1.6
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 2 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 4,866 100.0   Subsaharan African 2 0.0
Same house in 1995 3,065 63.0   Swedish 31 0.6
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 1,770 36.4   Swiss 0 0.0
 Same county 709 14.6   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 1,061 21.8   United States or American 829 16.1
  Same state 936 19.2   Welsh 17 0.3
  Different state 125 2.6   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 7 0.1
Elsewhere in 1995 31 0.6   Other ancestries 955 18.5
 
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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