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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Gray 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 5,904 100.0
      enrolled in school 1,565 100.0   Native 5,341 90.5
Nursery school, preschool 89 5.7       Born in United States 5,308 89.9
Kindergarten 122 7.8           State of residence 4,262 72.2
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 870 55.6           Different state 1,046 17.7
High school (grades 9-12) 351 22.4       Born outside United States 33 0.6
College or graduate school 133 8.5   Foreign born 563 9.5
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 417 7.1
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 93 1.6
  Population 25 years and over 3,536 100.0       Not a citizen 470 8.0
Less than 9th grade 617 17.4        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 316 8.9   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 911 25.8     Total (excluding born at sea) 563 100.0
Some college, no degree 867 24.5   Europe 9 1.6
Associate degree 248 7.0   Asia 1 0.2
Bachelor's degree 432 12.2   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 145 4.1   Oceania 2 0.4
        Latin America 544 96.6
Percent high school graduate or higher 73.6 (X)   Northern America 7 1.2
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 16.3 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 5,432 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 4,375 100.0   English only 4,710 86.7
Never married 896 20.5   Language other than English 722 13.3
Now married, except separated 2,946 67.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 469 8.6
Separated 26 0.6   Spanish 473 8.7
Widowed 232 5.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 321 5.9
 Female 178 4.1   Other Indo-European languages 247 4.5
Divorced 275 6.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 146 2.7
 Female 152 3.5   Asian and Pacific Island languages 0 0.0
                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 5,904 100.0
           under 18 years 62 100.0     Total ancestries reported 5,691 96.4
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 30 48.4   Arab 12 0.2
        Czech¹ 20 0.3
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 28 0.5
          Civilian population 18 years and over 4,037 100.0   Dutch 406 6.9
Civilian veterans 322 8.0   English 384 6.5
        French (except Basque)¹ 89 1.5
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 24 0.4
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 2,048 34.7
     Population 5 to 20 years 1,613 100.0   Greek 3 0.1
With a disability 89 5.5   Hungarian 0 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 3,079 100.0   Irish¹ 508 8.6
With a disability 394 12.8   Italian 41 0.7
 Percent employed 67.8 (X)   Lithuanian 2 0.0
No disability 2,685 87.2   Norwegian 35 0.6
 Percent employed 81.6 (X)   Polish 254 4.3
     Population 65 years and over 611 100.0   Portuguese 2 0.0
With a disability 229 37.5   Russian 100 1.7
        Scotch-Irish 71 1.2
        Scottish 74 1.3
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 5,432 100.0   Subsaharan African 0 0.0
Same house in 1995 3,197 58.9   Swedish 88 1.5
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 2,011 37.0   Swiss 32 0.5
 Same county 834 15.4   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 1,177 21.7   United States or American 661 11.2
  Same state 883 16.3   Welsh 16 0.3
  Different state 294 5.4   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 224 4.1   Other ancestries 793 13.4
 
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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