Skip directly to search Skip directly to A to Z list Skip directly to navigation Skip directly to site content Skip directly to page options
CDC Home

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 19,922 100.0
      enrolled in school 4,859 100.0   Native 19,423 97.5
Nursery school, preschool 290 6.0       Born in United States 19,394 97.3
Kindergarten 219 4.5           State of residence 16,480 82.7
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 2,547 52.4           Different state 2,914 14.6
High school (grades 9-12) 1,222 25.1       Born outside United States 29 0.1
College or graduate school 581 12.0   Foreign born 499 2.5
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 263 1.3
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 128 0.6
  Population 25 years and over 12,923 100.0       Not a citizen 371 1.9
Less than 9th grade 1,578 12.2        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 1,096 8.5   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 5,116 39.6     Total (excluding born at sea) 499 100.0
Some college, no degree 2,520 19.5   Europe 44 8.8
Associate degree 827 6.4   Asia 48 9.6
Bachelor's degree 1,220 9.4   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 566 4.4   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 394 79.0
Percent high school graduate or higher 79.3 (X)   Northern America 13 2.6
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 13.8 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 18,551 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 15,583 100.0   English only 16,041 86.5
Never married 3,278 21.0   Language other than English 2,510 13.5
Now married, except separated 9,623 61.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 804 4.3
Separated 166 1.1   Spanish 651 3.5
Widowed 1,186 7.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 382 2.1
 Female 994 6.4   Other Indo-European languages 1,798 9.7
Divorced 1,330 8.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 393 2.1
 Female 788 5.1   Asian and Pacific Island languages 48 0.3
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 24 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 19,922 100.0
           under 18 years 207 100.0     Total ancestries reported 17,514 87.9
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 90 43.5   Arab 4 0.0
        Czech¹ 59 0.3
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 44 0.2
          Civilian population 18 years and over 14,528 100.0   Dutch 275 1.4
Civilian veterans 1,855 12.8   English 2,149 10.8
        French (except Basque)¹ 480 2.4
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 64 0.3
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 5,458 27.4
     Population 5 to 20 years 4,882 100.0   Greek 15 0.1
With a disability 299 6.1   Hungarian 28 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 10,403 100.0   Irish¹ 1,959 9.8
With a disability 1,452 14.0   Italian 195 1.0
 Percent employed 56.1 (X)   Lithuanian 63 0.3
No disability 8,951 86.0   Norwegian 214 1.1
 Percent employed 81.3 (X)   Polish 127 0.6
     Population 65 years and over 3,006 100.0   Portuguese 1 0.0
With a disability 1,141 38.0   Russian 8 0.0
        Scotch-Irish 439 2.2
        Scottish 526 2.6
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 2 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 18,551 100.0   Subsaharan African 3 0.0
Same house in 1995 12,348 66.6   Swedish 181 0.9
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 6,095 32.9   Swiss 298 1.5
 Same county 3,328 17.9   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 2,767 14.9   United States or American 2,847 14.3
  Same state 1,969 10.6   Welsh 118 0.6
  Different state 798 4.3   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 5 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 108 0.6   Other ancestries 1,952 9.8
 
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.

USA.gov: The U.S. Government's Official Web PortalDepartment of Health and Human Services
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention   1600 Clifton Rd. Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
800-CDC-INFO (800-232-4636) TTY: (888) 232-6348 - Contact CDC-INFO

A-Z Index

  1. A
  2. B
  3. C
  4. D
  5. E
  6. F
  7. G
  8. H
  9. I
  10. J
  11. K
  12. L
  13. M
  14. N
  15. O
  16. P
  17. Q
  18. R
  19. S
  20. T
  21. U
  22. V
  23. W
  24. X
  25. Y
  26. Z
  27. #