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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 12,100 100.0
      enrolled in school 3,128 100.0   Native 11,831 97.8
Nursery school, preschool 202 6.5       Born in United States 11,805 97.6
Kindergarten 155 5.0           State of residence 9,901 81.8
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 1,515 48.4           Different state 1,904 15.7
High school (grades 9-12) 914 29.2       Born outside United States 26 0.2
College or graduate school 342 10.9   Foreign born 269 2.2
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 123 1.0
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 104 0.9
  Population 25 years and over 8,084 100.0       Not a citizen 165 1.4
Less than 9th grade 562 7.0        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 587 7.3   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 3,119 38.6     Total (excluding born at sea) 269 100.0
Some college, no degree 1,822 22.5   Europe 26 9.7
Associate degree 746 9.2   Asia 39 14.5
Bachelor's degree 944 11.7   Africa 17 6.3
Graduate or professional degree 304 3.8   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 175 65.1
Percent high school graduate or higher 85.8 (X)   Northern America 12 4.5
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 15.4 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 11,371 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 9,534 100.0   English only 10,840 95.3
Never married 1,845 19.4   Language other than English 531 4.7
Now married, except separated 6,108 64.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 190 1.7
Separated 78 0.8   Spanish 392 3.4
Widowed 861 9.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 172 1.5
 Female 698 7.3   Other Indo-European languages 105 0.9
Divorced 642 6.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 6 0.1
 Female 312 3.3   Asian and Pacific Island languages 11 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 12,100 100.0
           under 18 years 82 100.0     Total ancestries reported 13,995 115.7
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 59 72.0   Arab 29 0.2
        Czech¹ 664 5.5
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 471 3.9
          Civilian population 18 years and over 8,865 100.0   Dutch 571 4.7
Civilian veterans 1,265 14.3   English 927 7.7
        French (except Basque)¹ 285 2.4
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 13 0.1
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 5,486 45.3
     Population 5 to 20 years 2,894 100.0   Greek 0 0.0
With a disability 130 4.5   Hungarian 2 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 6,268 100.0   Irish¹ 1,038 8.6
With a disability 827 13.2   Italian 95 0.8
 Percent employed 70.3 (X)   Lithuanian 9 0.1
No disability 5,441 86.8   Norwegian 2,047 16.9
 Percent employed 86.5 (X)   Polish 78 0.6
     Population 65 years and over 2,004 100.0   Portuguese 10 0.1
With a disability 686 34.2   Russian 55 0.5
        Scotch-Irish 73 0.6
        Scottish 112 0.9
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 11 0.1
  Population 5 years and over 11,371 100.0   Subsaharan African 0 0.0
Same house in 1995 7,516 66.1   Swedish 416 3.4
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 3,771 33.2   Swiss 66 0.5
 Same county 1,886 16.6   Ukrainian 11 0.1
 Different county 1,885 16.6   United States or American 704 5.8
  Same state 1,279 11.2   Welsh 39 0.3
  Different state 606 5.3   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 3 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 84 0.7   Other ancestries 780 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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