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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Douglas 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 32,603 100.0
      enrolled in school 8,929 100.0   Native 28,201 86.5
Nursery school, preschool 557 6.2       Born in United States 28,008 85.9
Kindergarten 548 6.1           State of residence 18,367 56.3
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 4,395 49.2           Different state 9,641 29.6
High school (grades 9-12) 2,341 26.2       Born outside United States 193 0.6
College or graduate school 1,088 12.2   Foreign born 4,402 13.5
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 2,064 6.3
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 1,172 3.6
  Population 25 years and over 20,435 100.0       Not a citizen 3,230 9.9
Less than 9th grade 2,030 9.9        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 2,376 11.6   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 6,023 29.5     Total (excluding born at sea) 4,402 100.0
Some college, no degree 5,255 25.7   Europe 323 7.3
Associate degree 1,450 7.1   Asia 186 4.2
Bachelor's degree 2,323 11.4   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 978 4.8   Oceania 8 0.2
        Latin America 3,719 84.5
Percent high school graduate or higher 78.4 (X)   Northern America 166 3.8
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 16.2 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 30,179 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 24,646 100.0   English only 24,308 80.5
Never married 5,012 20.3   Language other than English 5,871 19.5
Now married, except separated 15,450 62.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 3,326 11.0
Separated 372 1.5   Spanish 5,268 17.5
Widowed 1,328 5.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 3,084 10.2
 Female 1,078 4.4   Other Indo-European languages 380 1.3
Divorced 2,484 10.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 174 0.6
 Female 1,392 5.6   Asian and Pacific Island languages 185 0.6
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 68 0.2
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 32,603 100.0
           under 18 years 454 100.0     Total ancestries reported 32,804 100.6
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 193 42.5   Arab 14 0.0
        Czech¹ 174 0.5
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 438 1.3
          Civilian population 18 years and over 22,997 100.0   Dutch 678 2.1
Civilian veterans 3,282 14.3   English 3,667 11.2
        French (except Basque)¹ 814 2.5
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 264 0.8
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 6,345 19.5
     Population 5 to 20 years 8,412 100.0   Greek 99 0.3
With a disability 633 7.5   Hungarian 46 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 17,575 100.0   Irish¹ 3,349 10.3
With a disability 3,278 18.7   Italian 455 1.4
 Percent employed 55.4 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 14,297 81.3   Norwegian 1,595 4.9
 Percent employed 75.8 (X)   Polish 344 1.1
     Population 65 years and over 3,965 100.0   Portuguese 29 0.1
With a disability 1,564 39.4   Russian 72 0.2
        Scotch-Irish 654 2.0
        Scottish 664 2.0
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 13 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 30,179 100.0   Subsaharan African 27 0.1
Same house in 1995 16,406 54.4   Swedish 812 2.5
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 13,045 43.2   Swiss 105 0.3
 Same county 5,291 17.5   Ukrainian 154 0.5
 Different county 7,754 25.7   United States or American 2,303 7.1
  Same state 6,190 20.5   Welsh 358 1.1
  Different state 1,564 5.2   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 6 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 728 2.4   Other ancestries 9,325 28.6
 
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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