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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Mingo 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 28,253 100.0
      enrolled in school 6,305 100.0   Native 28,173 99.7
Nursery school, preschool 266 4.2       Born in United States 28,166 99.7
Kindergarten 433 6.9           State of residence 20,673 73.2
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 3,199 50.7           Different state 7,493 26.5
High school (grades 9-12) 1,642 26.0       Born outside United States 7 0.0
College or graduate school 765 12.1   Foreign born 80 0.3
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 35 0.1
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 54 0.2
  Population 25 years and over 18,793 100.0       Not a citizen 26 0.1
Less than 9th grade 3,618 19.3        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 3,974 21.1   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 6,702 35.7     Total (excluding born at sea) 80 100.0
Some college, no degree 2,385 12.7   Europe 10 12.5
Associate degree 744 4.0   Asia 50 62.5
Bachelor's degree 711 3.8   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 659 3.5   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 20 25.0
Percent high school graduate or higher 59.6 (X)   Northern America 0 0.0
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 7.3 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 26,622 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 22,747 100.0   English only 26,191 98.4
Never married 4,658 20.5   Language other than English 431 1.6
Now married, except separated 13,327 58.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 124 0.5
Separated 423 1.9   Spanish 189 0.7
Widowed 2,045 9.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 57 0.2
 Female 1,721 7.6   Other Indo-European languages 192 0.7
Divorced 2,294 10.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 53 0.2
 Female 1,245 5.5   Asian and Pacific Island languages 50 0.2
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 14 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 28,253 100.0
           under 18 years 717 100.0     Total ancestries reported 17,931 63.5
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 410 57.2   Arab 42 0.1
        Czech¹ 5 0.0
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 0 0.0
          Civilian population 18 years and over 21,382 100.0   Dutch 256 0.9
Civilian veterans 2,191 10.2   English 1,304 4.6
        French (except Basque)¹ 134 0.5
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 23 0.1
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 1,178 4.2
     Population 5 to 20 years 6,391 100.0   Greek 7 0.0
With a disability 744 11.6   Hungarian 72 0.3
     Population 21 to 64 years 16,659 100.0   Irish¹ 1,784 6.3
With a disability 5,959 35.8   Italian 288 1.0
 Percent employed 20.2 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 10,700 64.2   Norwegian 11 0.0
 Percent employed 58.6 (X)   Polish 75 0.3
     Population 65 years and over 3,454 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 2,268 65.7   Russian 12 0.0
        Scotch-Irish 197 0.7
        Scottish 138 0.5
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 26,622 100.0   Subsaharan African 44 0.2
Same house in 1995 19,197 72.1   Swedish 11 0.0
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 7,397 27.8   Swiss 0 0.0
 Same county 5,201 19.5   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 2,196 8.2   United States or American 9,699 34.3
  Same state 876 3.3   Welsh 37 0.1
  Different state 1,320 5.0   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 28 0.1   Other ancestries 2,614 9.3
 
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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