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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Motley 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 1,426 100.0
      enrolled in school 294 100.0   Native 1,379 96.7
Nursery school, preschool 25 8.5       Born in United States 1,377 96.6
Kindergarten 20 6.8           State of residence 1,203 84.4
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 137 46.6           Different state 174 12.2
High school (grades 9-12) 84 28.6       Born outside United States 2 0.1
College or graduate school 28 9.5   Foreign born 47 3.3
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 34 2.4
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 16 1.1
  Population 25 years and over 987 100.0       Not a citizen 31 2.2
Less than 9th grade 95 9.6        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 167 16.9   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 332 33.6     Total (excluding born at sea) 47 100.0
Some college, no degree 219 22.2   Europe 2 4.3
Associate degree 29 2.9   Asia 0 0.0
Bachelor's degree 105 10.6   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 40 4.1   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 42 89.4
Percent high school graduate or higher 73.5 (X)   Northern America 3 6.4
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 14.7 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 1,332 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 1,158 100.0   English only 1,183 88.8
Never married 168 14.5   Language other than English 149 11.2
Now married, except separated 759 65.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 68 5.1
Separated 25 2.2   Spanish 143 10.7
Widowed 128 11.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 66 5.0
 Female 115 9.9   Other Indo-European languages 6 0.5
Divorced 78 6.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 2 0.2
 Female 31 2.7   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 1,426 100.0
           under 18 years 31 100.0     Total ancestries reported 1,069 75.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 26 83.9   Arab 0 0.0
        Czech¹ 7 0.5
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 0 0.0
          Civilian population 18 years and over 1,087 100.0   Dutch 16 1.1
Civilian veterans 167 15.4   English 126 8.8
        French (except Basque)¹ 13 0.9
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 0 0.0
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 85 6.0
     Population 5 to 20 years 292 100.0   Greek 0 0.0
With a disability 22 7.5   Hungarian 0 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 693 100.0   Irish¹ 109 7.6
With a disability 141 20.3   Italian 2 0.1
 Percent employed 51.8 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 552 79.7   Norwegian 0 0.0
 Percent employed 75.7 (X)   Polish 2 0.1
     Population 65 years and over 347 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 139 40.1   Russian 0 0.0
        Scotch-Irish 28 2.0
        Scottish 24 1.7
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 1,332 100.0   Subsaharan African 0 0.0
Same house in 1995 823 61.8   Swedish 8 0.6
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 496 37.2   Swiss 0 0.0
 Same county 200 15.0   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 296 22.2   United States or American 323 22.7
  Same state 231 17.3   Welsh 13 0.9
  Different state 65 4.9   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 13 1.0   Other ancestries 313 21.9
 
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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