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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 92,174 100.0
      enrolled in school 25,409 100.0   Native 88,624 96.1
Nursery school, preschool 2,079 8.2       Born in United States 87,925 95.4
Kindergarten 1,439 5.7           State of residence 54,917 59.6
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 12,253 48.2           Different state 33,008 35.8
High school (grades 9-12) 5,467 21.5       Born outside United States 699 0.8
College or graduate school 4,171 16.4   Foreign born 3,550 3.9
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 1,762 1.9
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 1,348 1.5
  Population 25 years and over 58,687 100.0       Not a citizen 2,202 2.4
Less than 9th grade 3,242 5.5        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 7,824 13.3   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 20,316 34.6     Total (excluding born at sea) 3,550 100.0
Some college, no degree 12,939 22.0   Europe 804 22.6
Associate degree 3,081 5.2   Asia 757 21.3
Bachelor's degree 7,891 13.4   Africa 360 10.1
Graduate or professional degree 3,394 5.8   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 1,535 43.2
Percent high school graduate or higher 81.1 (X)   Northern America 94 2.6
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 19.2 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 85,459 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 70,874 100.0   English only 80,181 93.8
Never married 16,234 22.9   Language other than English 5,278 6.2
Now married, except separated 41,897 59.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 2,042 2.4
Separated 1,258 1.8   Spanish 2,839 3.3
Widowed 3,363 4.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,287 1.5
 Female 2,747 3.9   Other Indo-European languages 1,606 1.9
Divorced 8,122 11.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 554 0.6
 Female 4,484 6.3   Asian and Pacific Island languages 475 0.6
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 180 0.2
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 92,174 100.0
           under 18 years 2,126 100.0     Total ancestries reported 80,498 87.3
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 858 40.4   Arab 170 0.2
        Czech¹ 199 0.2
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 157 0.2
          Civilian population 18 years and over 66,644 100.0   Dutch 1,116 1.2
Civilian veterans 9,620 14.4   English 8,467 9.2
        French (except Basque)¹ 1,374 1.5
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 301 0.3
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 7,592 8.2
     Population 5 to 20 years 22,183 100.0   Greek 193 0.2
With a disability 2,064 9.3   Hungarian 199 0.2
     Population 21 to 64 years 55,651 100.0   Irish¹ 9,822 10.7
With a disability 10,110 18.2   Italian 1,880 2.0
 Percent employed 60.3 (X)   Lithuanian 54 0.1
No disability 45,541 81.8   Norwegian 338 0.4
 Percent employed 80.9 (X)   Polish 684 0.7
     Population 65 years and over 6,700 100.0   Portuguese 91 0.1
With a disability 3,388 50.6   Russian 199 0.2
        Scotch-Irish 1,569 1.7
        Scottish 1,566 1.7
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 21 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 85,459 100.0   Subsaharan African 1,097 1.2
Same house in 1995 43,545 51.0   Swedish 428 0.5
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 40,692 47.6   Swiss 78 0.1
 Same county 16,262 19.0   Ukrainian 259 0.3
 Different county 24,430 28.6   United States or American 16,889 18.3
  Same state 15,648 18.3   Welsh 396 0.4
  Different state 8,782 10.3   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 418 0.5
Elsewhere in 1995 1,222 1.4   Other ancestries 24,941 27.1
 
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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