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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Jewell 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 3,791 100.0
      enrolled in school 773 100.0   Native 3,758 99.1
Nursery school, preschool 44 5.7       Born in United States 3,748 98.9
Kindergarten 44 5.7           State of residence 2,456 64.8
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 383 49.5           Different state 1,292 34.1
High school (grades 9-12) 229 29.6       Born outside United States 10 0.3
College or graduate school 73 9.4   Foreign born 33 0.9
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 21 0.6
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 9 0.2
  Population 25 years and over 2,798 100.0       Not a citizen 24 0.6
Less than 9th grade 139 5.0        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 208 7.4   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 1,106 39.5     Total (excluding born at sea) 33 100.0
Some college, no degree 814 29.1   Europe 17 51.5
Associate degree 145 5.2   Asia 12 36.4
Bachelor's degree 284 10.2   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 102 3.6   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 0 0.0
Percent high school graduate or higher 87.6 (X)   Northern America 4 12.1
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 13.8 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 3,620 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 3,145 100.0   English only 3,549 98.0
Never married 479 15.2   Language other than English 71 2.0
Now married, except separated 2,059 65.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 25 0.7
Separated 35 1.1   Spanish 36 1.0
Widowed 319 10.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 13 0.4
 Female 265 8.4   Other Indo-European languages 35 1.0
Divorced 253 8.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 12 0.3
 Female 122 3.9   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 3,791 100.0
           under 18 years 31 100.0     Total ancestries reported 3,489 92.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 18 58.1   Arab 0 0.0
        Czech¹ 88 2.3
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 72 1.9
          Civilian population 18 years and over 2,961 100.0   Dutch 147 3.9
Civilian veterans 471 15.9   English 504 13.3
        French (except Basque)¹ 137 3.6
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 15 0.4
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 938 24.7
     Population 5 to 20 years 741 100.0   Greek 0 0.0
With a disability 56 7.6   Hungarian 2 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 1,892 100.0   Irish¹ 433 11.4
With a disability 316 16.7   Italian 20 0.5
 Percent employed 52.2 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 1,576 83.3   Norwegian 75 2.0
 Percent employed 85.1 (X)   Polish 32 0.8
     Population 65 years and over 949 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 386 40.7   Russian 4 0.1
        Scotch-Irish 68 1.8
        Scottish 63 1.7
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 3,620 100.0   Subsaharan African 0 0.0
Same house in 1995 2,424 67.0   Swedish 133 3.5
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 1,174 32.4   Swiss 32 0.8
 Same county 564 15.6   Ukrainian 2 0.1
 Different county 610 16.9   United States or American 442 11.7
  Same state 282 7.8   Welsh 14 0.4
  Different state 328 9.1   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 22 0.6   Other ancestries 268 7.1
 
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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