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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 6,383 100.0
      enrolled in school 1,707 100.0   Native 6,360 99.6
Nursery school, preschool 184 10.8       Born in United States 6,339 99.3
Kindergarten 55 3.2           State of residence 5,320 83.3
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 853 50.0           Different state 1,019 16.0
High school (grades 9-12) 420 24.6       Born outside United States 21 0.3
College or graduate school 195 11.4   Foreign born 23 0.4
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 7 0.1
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 11 0.2
  Population 25 years and over 4,281 100.0       Not a citizen 12 0.2
Less than 9th grade 583 13.6        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 743 17.4   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 1,536 35.9     Total (excluding born at sea) 23 100.0
Some college, no degree 750 17.5   Europe 7 30.4
Associate degree 187 4.4   Asia 16 69.6
Bachelor's degree 318 7.4   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 164 3.8   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 0 0.0
Percent high school graduate or higher 69.0 (X)   Northern America 0 0.0
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 11.3 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 6,005 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 5,014 100.0   English only 5,915 98.5
Never married 1,059 21.1   Language other than English 90 1.5
Now married, except separated 2,728 54.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 49 0.8
Separated 198 3.9   Spanish 40 0.7
Widowed 474 9.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 31 0.5
 Female 373 7.4   Other Indo-European languages 24 0.4
Divorced 555 11.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 7 0.1
 Female 303 6.0   Asian and Pacific Island languages 26 0.4
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 11 0.2
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 6,383 100.0
           under 18 years 169 100.0     Total ancestries reported 4,599 72.1
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 110 65.1   Arab 0 0.0
        Czech¹ 4 0.1
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 0 0.0
          Civilian population 18 years and over 4,706 100.0   Dutch 14 0.2
Civilian veterans 524 11.1   English 382 6.0
        French (except Basque)¹ 15 0.2
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 0 0.0
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 121 1.9
     Population 5 to 20 years 1,529 100.0   Greek 0 0.0
With a disability 109 7.1   Hungarian 0 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 3,358 100.0   Irish¹ 346 5.4
With a disability 933 27.8   Italian 37 0.6
 Percent employed 58.8 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 2,425 72.2   Norwegian 8 0.1
 Percent employed 82.0 (X)   Polish 26 0.4
     Population 65 years and over 998 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 559 56.0   Russian 13 0.2
        Scotch-Irish 64 1.0
        Scottish 94 1.5
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 6,005 100.0   Subsaharan African 13 0.2
Same house in 1995 4,061 67.6   Swedish 20 0.3
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 1,932 32.2   Swiss 0 0.0
 Same county 975 16.2   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 957 15.9   United States or American 1,610 25.2
  Same state 615 10.2   Welsh 6 0.1
  Different state 342 5.7   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 12 0.2   Other ancestries 1,826 28.6
 
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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