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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 6,932 100.0
      enrolled in school 1,866 100.0   Native 6,908 99.7
Nursery school, preschool 68 3.6       Born in United States 6,890 99.4
Kindergarten 103 5.5           State of residence 5,643 81.4
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 803 43.0           Different state 1,247 18.0
High school (grades 9-12) 518 27.8       Born outside United States 18 0.3
College or graduate school 374 20.0   Foreign born 24 0.3
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 11 0.2
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 10 0.1
  Population 25 years and over 4,645 100.0       Not a citizen 14 0.2
Less than 9th grade 263 5.7        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 288 6.2   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 1,681 36.2     Total (excluding born at sea) 24 100.0
Some college, no degree 1,327 28.6   Europe 9 37.5
Associate degree 303 6.5   Asia 13 54.2
Bachelor's degree 559 12.0   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 224 4.8   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 2 8.3
Percent high school graduate or higher 88.1 (X)   Northern America 0 0.0
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 16.9 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 6,580 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 5,619 100.0   English only 6,401 97.3
Never married 1,241 22.1   Language other than English 179 2.7
Now married, except separated 3,472 61.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 71 1.1
Separated 38 0.7   Spanish 97 1.5
Widowed 500 8.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 47 0.7
 Female 436 7.8   Other Indo-European languages 73 1.1
Divorced 368 6.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 17 0.3
 Female 173 3.1   Asian and Pacific Island languages 9 0.1
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 7 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 6,932 100.0
           under 18 years 16 100.0     Total ancestries reported 6,466 93.3
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 0 0.0   Arab 0 0.0
        Czech¹ 117 1.7
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 55 0.8
          Civilian population 18 years and over 5,227 100.0   Dutch 155 2.2
Civilian veterans 658 12.6   English 722 10.4
        French (except Basque)¹ 219 3.2
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 54 0.8
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 2,657 38.3
     Population 5 to 20 years 1,631 100.0   Greek 5 0.1
With a disability 80 4.9   Hungarian 2 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 3,359 100.0   Irish¹ 674 9.7
With a disability 499 14.9   Italian 94 1.4
 Percent employed 72.3 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 2,860 85.1   Norwegian 53 0.8
 Percent employed 85.9 (X)   Polish 35 0.5
     Population 65 years and over 1,383 100.0   Portuguese 7 0.1
With a disability 536 38.8   Russian 14 0.2
        Scotch-Irish 179 2.6
        Scottish 153 2.2
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 6,580 100.0   Subsaharan African 10 0.1
Same house in 1995 4,166 63.3   Swedish 206 3.0
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 2,361 35.9   Swiss 51 0.7
 Same county 1,256 19.1   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 1,105 16.8   United States or American 654 9.4
  Same state 754 11.5   Welsh 12 0.2
  Different state 351 5.3   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 53 0.8   Other ancestries 338 4.9
 
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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