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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Minidoka 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 20,174 100.0
      enrolled in school 5,884 100.0   Native 17,969 89.1
Nursery school, preschool 318 5.4       Born in United States 17,878 88.6
Kindergarten 349 5.9           State of residence 11,900 59.0
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 2,887 49.1           Different state 5,978 29.6
High school (grades 9-12) 1,660 28.2       Born outside United States 91 0.5
College or graduate school 670 11.4   Foreign born 2,205 10.9
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 1,018 5.0
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 539 2.7
  Population 25 years and over 11,940 100.0       Not a citizen 1,666 8.3
Less than 9th grade 1,556 13.0        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 1,587 13.3   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 3,910 32.7     Total (excluding born at sea) 2,205 100.0
Some college, no degree 3,063 25.7   Europe 106 4.8
Associate degree 623 5.2   Asia 43 2.0
Bachelor's degree 841 7.0   Africa 5 0.2
Graduate or professional degree 360 3.0   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 2,022 91.7
Percent high school graduate or higher 73.7 (X)   Northern America 29 1.3
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 10.1 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 18,569 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 15,031 100.0   English only 14,530 78.2
Never married 3,017 20.1   Language other than English 4,039 21.8
Now married, except separated 9,662 64.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,933 10.4
Separated 160 1.1   Spanish 3,782 20.4
Widowed 910 6.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,854 10.0
 Female 741 4.9   Other Indo-European languages 181 1.0
Divorced 1,282 8.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 50 0.3
 Female 657 4.4   Asian and Pacific Island languages 51 0.3
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 19 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 20,174 100.0
           under 18 years 431 100.0     Total ancestries reported 20,146 99.9
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 188 43.6   Arab 0 0.0
        Czech¹ 53 0.3
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 719 3.6
          Civilian population 18 years and over 13,803 100.0   Dutch 348 1.7
Civilian veterans 1,602 11.6   English 3,799 18.8
        French (except Basque)¹ 346 1.7
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 106 0.5
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 2,898 14.4
     Population 5 to 20 years 5,712 100.0   Greek 34 0.2
With a disability 529 9.3   Hungarian 13 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 10,163 100.0   Irish¹ 1,056 5.2
With a disability 1,995 19.6   Italian 325 1.6
 Percent employed 52.8 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 8,168 80.4   Norwegian 367 1.8
 Percent employed 78.4 (X)   Polish 62 0.3
     Population 65 years and over 2,571 100.0   Portuguese 54 0.3
With a disability 1,180 45.9   Russian 74 0.4
        Scotch-Irish 170 0.8
        Scottish 466 2.3
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 6 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 18,569 100.0   Subsaharan African 7 0.0
Same house in 1995 11,702 63.0   Swedish 536 2.7
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 6,431 34.6   Swiss 210 1.0
 Same county 3,399 18.3   Ukrainian 27 0.1
 Different county 3,032 16.3   United States or American 1,927 9.6
  Same state 1,874 10.1   Welsh 208 1.0
  Different state 1,158 6.2   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 3 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 436 2.3   Other ancestries 6,332 31.4
 
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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