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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Young 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 17,943 100.0
      enrolled in school 4,167 100.0   Native 17,285 96.3
Nursery school, preschool 168 4.0       Born in United States 17,202 95.9
Kindergarten 262 6.3           State of residence 14,431 80.4
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 2,174 52.2           Different state 2,771 15.4
High school (grades 9-12) 1,120 26.9       Born outside United States 83 0.5
College or graduate school 443 10.6   Foreign born 658 3.7
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 277 1.5
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 177 1.0
  Population 25 years and over 12,265 100.0       Not a citizen 481 2.7
Less than 9th grade 1,213 9.9        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 2,208 18.0   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 3,938 32.1     Total (excluding born at sea) 658 100.0
Some college, no degree 2,671 21.8   Europe 19 2.9
Associate degree 463 3.8   Asia 22 3.3
Bachelor's degree 1,267 10.3   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 505 4.1   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 611 92.9
Percent high school graduate or higher 72.1 (X)   Northern America 6 0.9
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 14.4 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 16,885 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 14,335 100.0   English only 15,267 90.4
Never married 2,322 16.2   Language other than English 1,618 9.6
Now married, except separated 8,945 62.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 615 3.6
Separated 209 1.5   Spanish 1,544 9.1
Widowed 1,517 10.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 610 3.6
 Female 1,282 8.9   Other Indo-European languages 65 0.4
Divorced 1,342 9.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 5 0.0
 Female 808 5.6   Asian and Pacific Island languages 9 0.1
                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 17,943 100.0
           under 18 years 438 100.0     Total ancestries reported 14,168 79.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 223 50.9   Arab 2 0.0
        Czech¹ 63 0.4
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 10 0.1
          Civilian population 18 years and over 13,465 100.0   Dutch 384 2.1
Civilian veterans 1,749 13.0   English 1,819 10.1
        French (except Basque)¹ 293 1.6
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 32 0.2
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 1,488 8.3
     Population 5 to 20 years 3,991 100.0   Greek 10 0.1
With a disability 305 7.6   Hungarian 0 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 9,310 100.0   Irish¹ 1,984 11.1
With a disability 2,122 22.8   Italian 101 0.6
 Percent employed 53.9 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 7,188 77.2   Norwegian 19 0.1
 Percent employed 76.8 (X)   Polish 21 0.1
     Population 65 years and over 3,266 100.0   Portuguese 12 0.1
With a disability 1,499 45.9   Russian 3 0.0
        Scotch-Irish 360 2.0
        Scottish 259 1.4
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 16,885 100.0   Subsaharan African 0 0.0
Same house in 1995 9,653 57.2   Swedish 119 0.7
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 7,076 41.9   Swiss 33 0.2
 Same county 3,660 21.7   Ukrainian 10 0.1
 Different county 3,416 20.2   United States or American 2,880 16.1
  Same state 2,546 15.1   Welsh 88 0.5
  Different state 870 5.2   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 25 0.1
Elsewhere in 1995 156 0.9   Other ancestries 4,153 23.1
 
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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