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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Ellsworth 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 6,525 100.0
      enrolled in school 1,343 100.0   Native 6,438 98.7
Nursery school, preschool 81 6.0       Born in United States 6,423 98.4
Kindergarten 51 3.8           State of residence 5,120 78.5
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 684 50.9           Different state 1,303 20.0
High school (grades 9-12) 350 26.1       Born outside United States 15 0.2
College or graduate school 177 13.2   Foreign born 87 1.3
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 17 0.3
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 34 0.5
  Population 25 years and over 4,660 100.0       Not a citizen 53 0.8
Less than 9th grade 280 6.0        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 427 9.2   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 1,656 35.5     Total (excluding born at sea) 87 100.0
Some college, no degree 1,250 26.8   Europe 36 41.4
Associate degree 285 6.1   Asia 16 18.4
Bachelor's degree 520 11.2   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 242 5.2   Oceania 5 5.7
        Latin America 30 34.5
Percent high school graduate or higher 84.8 (X)   Northern America 0 0.0
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 16.4 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 6,251 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 5,481 100.0   English only 5,884 94.1
Never married 1,106 20.2   Language other than English 367 5.9
Now married, except separated 3,202 58.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 92 1.5
Separated 59 1.1   Spanish 182 2.9
Widowed 562 10.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 39 0.6
 Female 456 8.3   Other Indo-European languages 150 2.4
Divorced 552 10.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 42 0.7
 Female 182 3.3   Asian and Pacific Island languages 14 0.2
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 6 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 6,525 100.0
           under 18 years 46 100.0     Total ancestries reported 6,748 103.4
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 6 13.0   Arab 7 0.1
        Czech¹ 725 11.1
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 55 0.8
          Civilian population 18 years and over 5,157 100.0   Dutch 137 2.1
Civilian veterans 788 15.3   English 571 8.8
        French (except Basque)¹ 232 3.6
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 74 1.1
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 2,455 37.6
     Population 5 to 20 years 1,224 100.0   Greek 4 0.1
With a disability 103 8.4   Hungarian 4 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 3,033 100.0   Irish¹ 632 9.7
With a disability 524 17.3   Italian 93 1.4
 Percent employed 55.2 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 2,509 82.7   Norwegian 38 0.6
 Percent employed 88.9 (X)   Polish 78 1.2
     Population 65 years and over 1,173 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 491 41.9   Russian 47 0.7
        Scotch-Irish 76 1.2
        Scottish 56 0.9
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 15 0.2
  Population 5 years and over 6,251 100.0   Subsaharan African 32 0.5
Same house in 1995 3,917 62.7   Swedish 165 2.5
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 2,307 36.9   Swiss 12 0.2
 Same county 869 13.9   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 1,438 23.0   United States or American 447 6.9
  Same state 1,083 17.3   Welsh 7 0.1
  Different state 355 5.7   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 27 0.4   Other ancestries 786 12.0
 
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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