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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Miller 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 40,443 100.0
      enrolled in school 9,869 100.0   Native 39,987 98.9
Nursery school, preschool 785 8.0       Born in United States 39,812 98.4
Kindergarten 609 6.2           State of residence 15,503 38.3
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 4,750 48.1           Different state 24,309 60.1
High school (grades 9-12) 2,333 23.6       Born outside United States 175 0.4
College or graduate school 1,392 14.1   Foreign born 456 1.1
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 298 0.7
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 118 0.3
  Population 25 years and over 25,790 100.0       Not a citizen 338 0.8
Less than 9th grade 2,180 8.5        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 4,447 17.2   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 9,225 35.8     Total (excluding born at sea) 456 100.0
Some college, no degree 5,682 22.0   Europe 42 9.2
Associate degree 1,028 4.0   Asia 153 33.6
Bachelor's degree 2,165 8.4   Africa 13 2.9
Graduate or professional degree 1,063 4.1   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 196 43.0
Percent high school graduate or higher 74.3 (X)   Northern America 52 11.4
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 12.5 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 37,423 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 31,530 100.0   English only 36,299 97.0
Never married 6,665 21.1   Language other than English 1,124 3.0
Now married, except separated 17,598 55.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 345 0.9
Separated 985 3.1   Spanish 704 1.9
Widowed 2,713 8.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 241 0.6
 Female 2,310 7.3   Other Indo-European languages 305 0.8
Divorced 3,569 11.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 43 0.1
 Female 1,951 6.2   Asian and Pacific Island languages 94 0.3
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 47 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 40,443 100.0
           under 18 years 1,049 100.0     Total ancestries reported 32,495 80.3
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 663 63.2   Arab 0 0.0
        Czech¹ 52 0.1
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 13 0.0
          Civilian population 18 years and over 29,727 100.0   Dutch 583 1.4
Civilian veterans 4,082 13.7   English 2,422 6.0
        French (except Basque)¹ 737 1.8
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 141 0.3
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 2,593 6.4
     Population 5 to 20 years 9,260 100.0   Greek 43 0.1
With a disability 777 8.4   Hungarian 23 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 22,152 100.0   Irish¹ 4,133 10.2
With a disability 5,211 23.5   Italian 485 1.2
 Percent employed 50.6 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 16,941 76.5   Norwegian 115 0.3
 Percent employed 74.4 (X)   Polish 128 0.3
     Population 65 years and over 5,124 100.0   Portuguese 8 0.0
With a disability 2,678 52.3   Russian 33 0.1
        Scotch-Irish 458 1.1
        Scottish 504 1.2
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 9 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 37,423 100.0   Subsaharan African 77 0.2
Same house in 1995 20,531 54.9   Swedish 95 0.2
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 16,590 44.3   Swiss 12 0.0
 Same county 8,807 23.5   Ukrainian 20 0.0
 Different county 7,783 20.8   United States or American 6,545 16.2
  Same state 2,559 6.8   Welsh 65 0.2
  Different state 5,224 14.0   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 39 0.1
Elsewhere in 1995 302 0.8   Other ancestries 13,162 32.5
 
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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