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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 175,766 100.0
      enrolled in school 51,934 100.0   Native 166,701 94.8
Nursery school, preschool 5,650 10.9       Born in United States 164,408 93.5
Kindergarten 3,200 6.2           State of residence 59,421 33.8
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 24,542 47.3           Different state 104,987 59.7
High school (grades 9-12) 9,823 18.9       Born outside United States 2,293 1.3
College or graduate school 8,719 16.8   Foreign born 9,065 5.2
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 4,170 2.4
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 4,244 2.4
  Population 25 years and over 112,436 100.0       Not a citizen 4,821 2.7
Less than 9th grade 649 0.6        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 2,774 2.5   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 14,785 13.1     Total (excluding born at sea) 9,065 100.0
Some college, no degree 27,576 24.5   Europe 2,564 28.3
Associate degree 8,349 7.4   Asia 3,420 37.7
Bachelor's degree 41,094 36.5   Africa 263 2.9
Graduate or professional degree 17,209 15.3   Oceania 227 2.5
        Latin America 1,315 14.5
Percent high school graduate or higher 97.0 (X)   Northern America 1,276 14.1
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 51.9 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 158,773 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 127,775 100.0   English only 147,338 92.8
Never married 21,764 17.0   Language other than English 11,435 7.2
Now married, except separated 93,598 73.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 3,222 2.0
Separated 939 0.7   Spanish 4,056 2.6
Widowed 2,396 1.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,059 0.7
 Female 1,922 1.5   Other Indo-European languages 4,272 2.7
Divorced 9,078 7.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 832 0.5
 Female 5,430 4.2   Asian and Pacific Island languages 2,653 1.7
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,183 0.7
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 175,766 100.0
           under 18 years 1,419 100.0     Total ancestries reported 213,014 121.2
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 434 30.6   Arab 659 0.4
        Czech¹ 2,062 1.2
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 2,130 1.2
          Civilian population 18 years and over 120,220 100.0   Dutch 4,463 2.5
Civilian veterans 14,712 12.2   English 25,935 14.8
        French (except Basque)¹ 7,996 4.5
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 1,685 1.0
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 48,745 27.7
     Population 5 to 20 years 41,939 100.0   Greek 1,097 0.6
With a disability 2,271 5.4   Hungarian 951 0.5
     Population 21 to 64 years 109,186 100.0   Irish¹ 26,815 15.3
With a disability 8,609 7.9   Italian 11,051 6.3
 Percent employed 74.7 (X)   Lithuanian 566 0.3
No disability 100,577 92.1   Norwegian 6,501 3.7
 Percent employed 83.9 (X)   Polish 6,124 3.5
     Population 65 years and over 6,958 100.0   Portuguese 415 0.2
With a disability 2,189 31.5   Russian 2,232 1.3
        Scotch-Irish 3,560 2.0
        Scottish 6,333 3.6
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 272 0.2
  Population 5 years and over 158,773 100.0   Subsaharan African 338 0.2
Same house in 1995 54,531 34.3   Swedish 6,734 3.8
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 100,392 63.2   Swiss 1,102 0.6
 Same county 18,560 11.7   Ukrainian 511 0.3
 Different county 81,832 51.5   United States or American 9,299 5.3
  Same state 42,848 27.0   Welsh 2,187 1.2
  Different state 38,984 24.6   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 261 0.1
Elsewhere in 1995 3,850 2.4   Other ancestries 32,990 18.8
 
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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