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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Hancock 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 32,667 100.0
      enrolled in school 6,671 100.0   Native 32,092 98.2
Nursery school, preschool 481 7.2       Born in United States 31,957 97.8
Kindergarten 518 7.8           State of residence 15,348 47.0
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 3,053 45.8           Different state 16,609 50.8
High school (grades 9-12) 1,692 25.4       Born outside United States 135 0.4
College or graduate school 927 13.9   Foreign born 575 1.8
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 41 0.1
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 428 1.3
  Population 25 years and over 23,502 100.0       Not a citizen 147 0.4
Less than 9th grade 1,478 6.3        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 2,544 10.8   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 11,185 47.6     Total (excluding born at sea) 575 100.0
Some college, no degree 4,173 17.8   Europe 465 80.9
Associate degree 1,414 6.0   Asia 77 13.4
Bachelor's degree 1,843 7.8   Africa 5 0.9
Graduate or professional degree 865 3.7   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 21 3.7
Percent high school graduate or higher 82.9 (X)   Northern America 7 1.2
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 11.5 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 30,950 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 27,025 100.0   English only 29,170 94.2
Never married 5,556 20.6   Language other than English 1,780 5.8
Now married, except separated 15,660 57.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 642 2.1
Separated 396 1.5   Spanish 396 1.3
Widowed 2,600 9.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 124 0.4
 Female 2,182 8.1   Other Indo-European languages 1,240 4.0
Divorced 2,813 10.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 504 1.6
 Female 1,446 5.4   Asian and Pacific Island languages 79 0.3
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 9 0.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 32,667 100.0
           under 18 years 542 100.0     Total ancestries reported 33,320 102.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 226 41.7   Arab 86 0.3
        Czech¹ 382 1.2
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 16 0.0
          Civilian population 18 years and over 25,796 100.0   Dutch 918 2.8
Civilian veterans 4,219 16.4   English 3,312 10.1
        French (except Basque)¹ 529 1.6
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 52 0.2
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 5,443 16.7
     Population 5 to 20 years 6,129 100.0   Greek 626 1.9
With a disability 646 10.5   Hungarian 528 1.6
     Population 21 to 64 years 18,747 100.0   Irish¹ 4,641 14.2
With a disability 3,172 16.9   Italian 4,200 12.9
 Percent employed 54.9 (X)   Lithuanian 24 0.1
No disability 15,575 83.1   Norwegian 41 0.1
 Percent employed 73.8 (X)   Polish 2,371 7.3
     Population 65 years and over 5,703 100.0   Portuguese 37 0.1
With a disability 2,352 41.2   Russian 316 1.0
        Scotch-Irish 1,024 3.1
        Scottish 680 2.1
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 748 2.3
  Population 5 years and over 30,950 100.0   Subsaharan African 10 0.0
Same house in 1995 20,994 67.8   Swedish 61 0.2
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 9,906 32.0   Swiss 95 0.3
 Same county 6,019 19.4   Ukrainian 106 0.3
 Different county 3,887 12.6   United States or American 2,939 9.0
  Same state 1,404 4.5   Welsh 327 1.0
  Different state 2,483 8.0   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 50 0.2   Other ancestries 3,808 11.7
 
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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