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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Mineral 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 831 100.0
      enrolled in school 178 100.0   Native 825 99.3
Nursery school, preschool 15 8.4       Born in United States 817 98.3
Kindergarten 18 10.1           State of residence 332 40.0
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 82 46.1           Different state 485 58.4
High school (grades 9-12) 38 21.3       Born outside United States 8 1.0
College or graduate school 25 14.0   Foreign born 6 0.7
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 2 0.2
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 4 0.5
  Population 25 years and over 631 100.0       Not a citizen 2 0.2
Less than 9th grade 4 0.6        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 49 7.8   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 179 28.4     Total (excluding born at sea) 6 100.0
Some college, no degree 167 26.5   Europe 4 66.7
Associate degree 35 5.5   Asia 0 0.0
Bachelor's degree 132 20.9   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 65 10.3   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 0 0.0
Percent high school graduate or higher 91.6 (X)   Northern America 2 33.3
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 31.2 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 794 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 688 100.0   English only 779 98.1
Never married 117 17.0   Language other than English 15 1.9
Now married, except separated 457 66.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 4 0.5
Separated 4 0.6   Spanish 3 0.4
Widowed 40 5.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 2 0.3
 Female 37 5.4   Other Indo-European languages 6 0.8
Divorced 70 10.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 2 0.3
 Female 33 4.8   Asian and Pacific Island languages 2 0.3
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 0 0.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 831 100.0
           under 18 years 16 100.0     Total ancestries reported 900 108.3
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 13 81.3   Arab 0 0.0
        Czech¹ 11 1.3
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 16 1.9
          Civilian population 18 years and over 665 100.0   Dutch 9 1.1
Civilian veterans 115 17.3   English 171 20.6
        French (except Basque)¹ 26 3.1
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 9 1.1
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 163 19.6
     Population 5 to 20 years 138 100.0   Greek 0 0.0
With a disability 9 6.5   Hungarian 0 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 515 100.0   Irish¹ 128 15.4
With a disability 81 15.7   Italian 1 0.1
 Percent employed 53.1 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 434 84.3   Norwegian 18 2.2
 Percent employed 77.2 (X)   Polish 8 1.0
     Population 65 years and over 141 100.0   Portuguese 2 0.2
With a disability 44 31.2   Russian 4 0.5
        Scotch-Irish 39 4.7
        Scottish 32 3.9
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 5 0.6
  Population 5 years and over 794 100.0   Subsaharan African 0 0.0
Same house in 1995 402 50.6   Swedish 29 3.5
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 382 48.1   Swiss 0 0.0
 Same county 104 13.1   Ukrainian 7 0.8
 Different county 278 35.0   United States or American 97 11.7
  Same state 66 8.3   Welsh 21 2.5
  Different state 212 26.7   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 8 1.0
Elsewhere in 1995 10 1.3   Other ancestries 96 11.6
 
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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