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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Montague 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 19,117 100.0
      enrolled in school 4,192 100.0   Native 18,649 97.6
Nursery school, preschool 236 5.6       Born in United States 18,616 97.4
Kindergarten 223 5.3           State of residence 14,850 77.7
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 2,216 52.9           Different state 3,766 19.7
High school (grades 9-12) 1,071 25.5       Born outside United States 33 0.2
College or graduate school 446 10.6   Foreign born 468 2.4
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 203 1.1
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 91 0.5
  Population 25 years and over 13,208 100.0       Not a citizen 377 2.0
Less than 9th grade 1,188 9.0        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 2,384 18.0   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 4,672 35.4     Total (excluding born at sea) 468 100.0
Some college, no degree 2,936 22.2   Europe 44 9.4
Associate degree 532 4.0   Asia 19 4.1
Bachelor's degree 1,095 8.3   Africa 1 0.2
Graduate or professional degree 401 3.0   Oceania 6 1.3
        Latin America 383 81.8
Percent high school graduate or higher 73.0 (X)   Northern America 15 3.2
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 11.3 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 17,980 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 15,336 100.0   English only 16,921 94.1
Never married 2,257 14.7   Language other than English 1,059 5.9
Now married, except separated 9,765 63.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 388 2.2
Separated 239 1.6   Spanish 945 5.3
Widowed 1,678 10.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 364 2.0
 Female 1,378 9.0   Other Indo-European languages 95 0.5
Divorced 1,397 9.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 17 0.1
 Female 722 4.7   Asian and Pacific Island languages 19 0.1
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 7 0.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 19,117 100.0
           under 18 years 327 100.0     Total ancestries reported 14,845 77.7
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 196 59.9   Arab 3 0.0
        Czech¹ 34 0.2
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 14 0.1
          Civilian population 18 years and over 14,518 100.0   Dutch 431 2.3
Civilian veterans 2,299 15.8   English 1,609 8.4
        French (except Basque)¹ 356 1.9
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 16 0.1
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 1,852 9.7
     Population 5 to 20 years 4,108 100.0   Greek 14 0.1
With a disability 295 7.2   Hungarian 36 0.2
     Population 21 to 64 years 10,030 100.0   Irish¹ 2,096 11.0
With a disability 2,080 20.7   Italian 304 1.6
 Percent employed 52.4 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 7,950 79.3   Norwegian 53 0.3
 Percent employed 75.5 (X)   Polish 119 0.6
     Population 65 years and over 3,472 100.0   Portuguese 6 0.0
With a disability 1,520 43.8   Russian 10 0.1
        Scotch-Irish 402 2.1
        Scottish 250 1.3
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 3 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 17,980 100.0   Subsaharan African 0 0.0
Same house in 1995 10,424 58.0   Swedish 109 0.6
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 7,406 41.2   Swiss 25 0.1
 Same county 3,560 19.8   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 3,846 21.4   United States or American 3,803 19.9
  Same state 2,856 15.9   Welsh 28 0.1
  Different state 990 5.5   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 46 0.2
Elsewhere in 1995 150 0.8   Other ancestries 3,226 16.9
 
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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