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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Highland 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 2,536 100.0
      enrolled in school 483 100.0   Native 2,527 99.6
Nursery school, preschool 28 5.8       Born in United States 2,514 99.1
Kindergarten 30 6.2           State of residence 1,844 72.7
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 260 53.8           Different state 670 26.4
High school (grades 9-12) 122 25.3       Born outside United States 13 0.5
College or graduate school 43 8.9   Foreign born 9 0.4
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 0 0.0
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 9 0.4
  Population 25 years and over 1,929 100.0       Not a citizen 0 0.0
Less than 9th grade 212 11.0        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 312 16.2   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 738 38.3     Total (excluding born at sea) 9 100.0
Some college, no degree 348 18.0   Europe 9 100.0
Associate degree 64 3.3   Asia 0 0.0
Bachelor's degree 143 7.4   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 112 5.8   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 0 0.0
Percent high school graduate or higher 72.8 (X)   Northern America 0 0.0
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 13.2 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 2,443 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 2,133 100.0   English only 2,375 97.2
Never married 396 18.6   Language other than English 68 2.8
Now married, except separated 1,312 61.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 13 0.5
Separated 37 1.7   Spanish 40 1.6
Widowed 246 11.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 9 0.4
 Female 196 9.2   Other Indo-European languages 28 1.1
Divorced 142 6.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 4 0.2
 Female 52 2.4   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 2,536 100.0
           under 18 years 31 100.0     Total ancestries reported 2,106 83.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 20 64.5   Arab 0 0.0
        Czech¹ 5 0.2
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 4 0.2
          Civilian population 18 years and over 2,026 100.0   Dutch 66 2.6
Civilian veterans 384 19.0   English 270 10.6
        French (except Basque)¹ 58 2.3
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 5 0.2
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 526 20.7
     Population 5 to 20 years 473 100.0   Greek 0 0.0
With a disability 17 3.6   Hungarian 9 0.4
     Population 21 to 64 years 1,453 100.0   Irish¹ 241 9.5
With a disability 250 17.2   Italian 16 0.6
 Percent employed 64.0 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 1,203 82.8   Norwegian 2 0.1
 Percent employed 70.3 (X)   Polish 4 0.2
     Population 65 years and over 512 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 266 52.0   Russian 22 0.9
        Scotch-Irish 184 7.3
        Scottish 97 3.8
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 2,443 100.0   Subsaharan African 0 0.0
Same house in 1995 1,857 76.0   Swedish 7 0.3
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 581 23.8   Swiss 5 0.2
 Same county 320 13.1   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 261 10.7   United States or American 361 14.2
  Same state 164 6.7   Welsh 24 0.9
  Different state 97 4.0   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 5 0.2   Other ancestries 200 7.9
 
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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