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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Mitchell 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 9,698 100.0
      enrolled in school 2,012 100.0   Native 9,426 97.2
Nursery school, preschool 102 5.1       Born in United States 9,419 97.1
Kindergarten 123 6.1           State of residence 8,619 88.9
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 863 42.9           Different state 800 8.2
High school (grades 9-12) 676 33.6       Born outside United States 7 0.1
College or graduate school 248 12.3   Foreign born 272 2.8
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 74 0.8
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 102 1.1
  Population 25 years and over 6,634 100.0       Not a citizen 170 1.8
Less than 9th grade 758 11.4        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 1,118 16.9   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 2,722 41.0     Total (excluding born at sea) 272 100.0
Some college, no degree 1,127 17.0   Europe 20 7.4
Associate degree 216 3.3   Asia 11 4.0
Bachelor's degree 526 7.9   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 167 2.5   Oceania 8 2.9
        Latin America 215 79.0
Percent high school graduate or higher 71.7 (X)   Northern America 18 6.6
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 10.4 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 9,244 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 8,186 100.0   English only 6,696 72.4
Never married 1,738 21.2   Language other than English 2,548 27.6
Now married, except separated 4,511 55.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 959 10.4
Separated 629 7.7   Spanish 2,524 27.3
Widowed 625 7.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 959 10.4
 Female 500 6.1   Other Indo-European languages 10 0.1
Divorced 683 8.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 0 0.0
 Female 330 4.0   Asian and Pacific Island languages 14 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 9,698 100.0
           under 18 years 178 100.0     Total ancestries reported 5,662 58.4
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 133 74.7   Arab 0 0.0
        Czech¹ 2 0.0
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 0 0.0
          Civilian population 18 years and over 7,744 100.0   Dutch 64 0.7
Civilian veterans 1,006 13.0   English 608 6.3
        French (except Basque)¹ 83 0.9
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 33 0.3
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 433 4.5
     Population 5 to 20 years 1,686 100.0   Greek 0 0.0
With a disability 79 4.7   Hungarian 0 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 3,612 100.0   Irish¹ 490 5.1
With a disability 844 23.4   Italian 15 0.2
 Percent employed 57.2 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 2,768 76.6   Norwegian 15 0.2
 Percent employed 76.8 (X)   Polish 40 0.4
     Population 65 years and over 1,268 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 563 44.4   Russian 0 0.0
        Scotch-Irish 121 1.2
        Scottish 68 0.7
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 9,244 100.0   Subsaharan African 6 0.1
Same house in 1995 4,217 45.6   Swedish 24 0.2
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 3,867 41.8   Swiss 0 0.0
 Same county 1,495 16.2   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 2,372 25.7   United States or American 680 7.0
  Same state 2,059 22.3   Welsh 9 0.1
  Different state 313 3.4   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 71 0.7
Elsewhere in 1995 1,160 12.5   Other ancestries 2,900 29.9
 
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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