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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Harvey 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 32,869 100.0
      enrolled in school 8,739 100.0   Native 31,644 96.3
Nursery school, preschool 525 6.0       Born in United States 31,389 95.5
Kindergarten 426 4.9           State of residence 23,299 70.9
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 3,975 45.5           Different state 8,090 24.6
High school (grades 9-12) 2,102 24.1       Born outside United States 255 0.8
College or graduate school 1,711 19.6   Foreign born 1,225 3.7
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 635 1.9
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 427 1.3
  Population 25 years and over 21,278 100.0       Not a citizen 798 2.4
Less than 9th grade 1,249 5.9        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 1,886 8.9   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 6,414 30.1     Total (excluding born at sea) 1,225 100.0
Some college, no degree 5,529 26.0   Europe 159 13.0
Associate degree 1,316 6.2   Asia 200 16.3
Bachelor's degree 3,222 15.1   Africa 27 2.2
Graduate or professional degree 1,662 7.8   Oceania 5 0.4
        Latin America 718 58.6
Percent high school graduate or higher 85.3 (X)   Northern America 116 9.5
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 23.0 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 30,692 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 25,923 100.0   English only 28,218 91.9
Never married 5,352 20.6   Language other than English 2,474 8.1
Now married, except separated 16,143 62.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 878 2.9
Separated 235 0.9   Spanish 1,534 5.0
Widowed 1,758 6.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 568 1.9
 Female 1,484 5.7   Other Indo-European languages 733 2.4
Divorced 2,435 9.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 194 0.6
 Female 1,394 5.4   Asian and Pacific Island languages 174 0.6
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 104 0.3
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 32,869 100.0
           under 18 years 379 100.0     Total ancestries reported 33,217 101.1
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 203 53.6   Arab 52 0.2
        Czech¹ 304 0.9
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 206 0.6
          Civilian population 18 years and over 24,317 100.0   Dutch 1,254 3.8
Civilian veterans 2,941 12.1   English 2,852 8.7
        French (except Basque)¹ 1,026 3.1
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 163 0.5
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 11,689 35.6
     Population 5 to 20 years 7,823 100.0   Greek 65 0.2
With a disability 577 7.4   Hungarian 25 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 17,042 100.0   Irish¹ 2,654 8.1
With a disability 2,455 14.4   Italian 335 1.0
 Percent employed 64.4 (X)   Lithuanian 10 0.0
No disability 14,587 85.6   Norwegian 298 0.9
 Percent employed 85.1 (X)   Polish 369 1.1
     Population 65 years and over 5,053 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 2,182 43.2   Russian 519 1.6
        Scotch-Irish 627 1.9
        Scottish 517 1.6
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 30,692 100.0   Subsaharan African 102 0.3
Same house in 1995 16,655 54.3   Swedish 567 1.7
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 13,573 44.2   Swiss 660 2.0
 Same county 6,627 21.6   Ukrainian 53 0.2
 Different county 6,946 22.6   United States or American 3,063 9.3
  Same state 4,325 14.1   Welsh 197 0.6
  Different state 2,621 8.5   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 50 0.2
Elsewhere in 1995 464 1.5   Other ancestries 5,560 16.9
 
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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