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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Hancock 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 20,121 100.0
      enrolled in school 4,985 100.0   Native 20,011 99.5
Nursery school, preschool 314 6.3       Born in United States 19,965 99.2
Kindergarten 283 5.7           State of residence 11,684 58.1
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 2,392 48.0           Different state 8,281 41.2
High school (grades 9-12) 1,265 25.4       Born outside United States 46 0.2
College or graduate school 731 14.7   Foreign born 110 0.5
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 29 0.1
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 62 0.3
  Population 25 years and over 13,724 100.0       Not a citizen 48 0.2
Less than 9th grade 707 5.2        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 1,260 9.2   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 5,686 41.4     Total (excluding born at sea) 110 100.0
Some college, no degree 3,002 21.9   Europe 71 64.5
Associate degree 924 6.7   Asia 23 20.9
Bachelor's degree 1,534 11.2   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 611 4.5   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 10 9.1
Percent high school graduate or higher 85.7 (X)   Northern America 6 5.5
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 15.6 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 18,999 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 16,136 100.0   English only 18,656 98.2
Never married 3,109 19.3   Language other than English 343 1.8
Now married, except separated 9,957 61.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 89 0.5
Separated 116 0.7   Spanish 195 1.0
Widowed 1,416 8.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 61 0.3
 Female 1,135 7.0   Other Indo-European languages 121 0.6
Divorced 1,538 9.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 18 0.1
 Female 854 5.3   Asian and Pacific Island languages 25 0.1
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 10 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 20,121 100.0
           under 18 years 160 100.0     Total ancestries reported 17,958 89.3
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 111 69.4   Arab 3 0.0
        Czech¹ 30 0.1
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 62 0.3
          Civilian population 18 years and over 15,159 100.0   Dutch 482 2.4
Civilian veterans 2,236 14.8   English 2,483 12.3
        French (except Basque)¹ 566 2.8
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 56 0.3
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 5,969 29.7
     Population 5 to 20 years 4,587 100.0   Greek 33 0.2
With a disability 334 7.3   Hungarian 16 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 10,701 100.0   Irish¹ 2,355 11.7
With a disability 1,538 14.4   Italian 267 1.3
 Percent employed 58.1 (X)   Lithuanian 37 0.2
No disability 9,163 85.6   Norwegian 125 0.6
 Percent employed 83.6 (X)   Polish 138 0.7
     Population 65 years and over 3,434 100.0   Portuguese 2 0.0
With a disability 1,194 34.8   Russian 24 0.1
        Scotch-Irish 374 1.9
        Scottish 360 1.8
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 18,999 100.0   Subsaharan African 5 0.0
Same house in 1995 12,813 67.4   Swedish 349 1.7
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 6,146 32.3   Swiss 80 0.4
 Same county 3,760 19.8   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 2,386 12.6   United States or American 2,764 13.7
  Same state 992 5.2   Welsh 96 0.5
  Different state 1,394 7.3   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 3 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 40 0.2   Other ancestries 1,279 6.4
 
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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