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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Mitchell 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 10,874 100.0
      enrolled in school 2,586 100.0   Native 10,815 99.5
Nursery school, preschool 135 5.2       Born in United States 10,792 99.2
Kindergarten 144 5.6           State of residence 8,420 77.4
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 1,410 54.5           Different state 2,372 21.8
High school (grades 9-12) 629 24.3       Born outside United States 23 0.2
College or graduate school 268 10.4   Foreign born 59 0.5
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 2 0.0
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 50 0.5
  Population 25 years and over 7,320 100.0       Not a citizen 9 0.1
Less than 9th grade 622 8.5        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 517 7.1   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 3,256 44.5     Total (excluding born at sea) 59 100.0
Some college, no degree 1,437 19.6   Europe 30 50.8
Associate degree 548 7.5   Asia 0 0.0
Bachelor's degree 730 10.0   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 210 2.9   Oceania 7 11.9
        Latin America 0 0.0
Percent high school graduate or higher 84.4 (X)   Northern America 22 37.3
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 12.8 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 10,203 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 8,518 100.0   English only 9,783 95.9
Never married 1,667 19.6   Language other than English 420 4.1
Now married, except separated 5,477 64.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 244 2.4
Separated 59 0.7   Spanish 48 0.5
Widowed 771 9.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 7 0.1
 Female 664 7.8   Other Indo-European languages 359 3.5
Divorced 544 6.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 235 2.3
 Female 297 3.5   Asian and Pacific Island languages 7 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 10,874 100.0
           under 18 years 37 100.0     Total ancestries reported 11,842 108.9
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 18 48.6   Arab 31 0.3
        Czech¹ 309 2.8
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 277 2.5
          Civilian population 18 years and over 8,004 100.0   Dutch 169 1.6
Civilian veterans 1,170 14.6   English 933 8.6
        French (except Basque)¹ 250 2.3
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 2 0.0
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 5,251 48.3
     Population 5 to 20 years 2,569 100.0   Greek 5 0.0
With a disability 119 4.6   Hungarian 0 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 5,274 100.0   Irish¹ 958 8.8
With a disability 730 13.8   Italian 77 0.7
 Percent employed 63.8 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 4,544 86.2   Norwegian 2,010 18.5
 Percent employed 86.6 (X)   Polish 159 1.5
     Population 65 years and over 2,148 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 787 36.6   Russian 41 0.4
        Scotch-Irish 79 0.7
        Scottish 105 1.0
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 4 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 10,203 100.0   Subsaharan African 0 0.0
Same house in 1995 7,083 69.4   Swedish 114 1.0
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 3,082 30.2   Swiss 99 0.9
 Same county 1,560 15.3   Ukrainian 5 0.0
 Different county 1,522 14.9   United States or American 580 5.3
  Same state 934 9.2   Welsh 62 0.6
  Different state 588 5.8   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 38 0.4   Other ancestries 322 3.0
 
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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