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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Power 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 7,538 100.0
      enrolled in school 2,319 100.0   Native 6,745 89.5
Nursery school, preschool 146 6.3       Born in United States 6,726 89.2
Kindergarten 89 3.8           State of residence 4,618 61.3
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 1,180 50.9           Different state 2,108 28.0
High school (grades 9-12) 629 27.1       Born outside United States 19 0.3
College or graduate school 275 11.9   Foreign born 793 10.5
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 405 5.4
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 139 1.8
  Population 25 years and over 4,344 100.0       Not a citizen 654 8.7
Less than 9th grade 646 14.9        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 451 10.4   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 1,427 32.8     Total (excluding born at sea) 793 100.0
Some college, no degree 943 21.7   Europe 17 2.1
Associate degree 254 5.8   Asia 4 0.5
Bachelor's degree 469 10.8   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 154 3.5   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 759 95.7
Percent high school graduate or higher 74.7 (X)   Northern America 13 1.6
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 14.3 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 6,920 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 5,448 100.0   English only 5,458 78.9
Never married 1,152 21.1   Language other than English 1,462 21.1
Now married, except separated 3,481 63.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 635 9.2
Separated 50 0.9   Spanish 1,292 18.7
Widowed 372 6.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 604 8.7
 Female 283 5.2   Other Indo-European languages 43 0.6
Divorced 393 7.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 13 0.2
 Female 204 3.7   Asian and Pacific Island languages 4 0.1
                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 7,538 100.0
           under 18 years 156 100.0     Total ancestries reported 7,779 103.2
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 61 39.1   Arab 0 0.0
        Czech¹ 38 0.5
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 236 3.1
          Civilian population 18 years and over 4,990 100.0   Dutch 123 1.6
Civilian veterans 615 12.3   English 1,459 19.4
        French (except Basque)¹ 95 1.3
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 0 0.0
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 1,443 19.1
     Population 5 to 20 years 2,284 100.0   Greek 15 0.2
With a disability 262 11.5   Hungarian 9 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 3,852 100.0   Irish¹ 468 6.2
With a disability 758 19.7   Italian 68 0.9
 Percent employed 63.5 (X)   Lithuanian 8 0.1
No disability 3,094 80.3   Norwegian 109 1.4
 Percent employed 77.3 (X)   Polish 53 0.7
     Population 65 years and over 731 100.0   Portuguese 9 0.1
With a disability 312 42.7   Russian 54 0.7
        Scotch-Irish 83 1.1
        Scottish 131 1.7
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 6,920 100.0   Subsaharan African 0 0.0
Same house in 1995 4,229 61.1   Swedish 289 3.8
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 2,574 37.2   Swiss 85 1.1
 Same county 1,244 18.0   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 1,330 19.2   United States or American 682 9.0
  Same state 857 12.4   Welsh 106 1.4
  Different state 473 6.8   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 117 1.7   Other ancestries 2,216 29.4
 
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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