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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Morton 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 3,496 100.0
      enrolled in school 1,005 100.0   Native 3,165 90.5
Nursery school, preschool 85 8.5       Born in United States 3,148 90.0
Kindergarten 74 7.4           State of residence 1,819 52.0
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 454 45.2           Different state 1,329 38.0
High school (grades 9-12) 284 28.3       Born outside United States 17 0.5
College or graduate school 108 10.7   Foreign born 331 9.5
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 204 5.8
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 103 2.9
  Population 25 years and over 2,165 100.0       Not a citizen 228 6.5
Less than 9th grade 183 8.5        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 209 9.7   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 748 34.5     Total (excluding born at sea) 331 100.0
Some college, no degree 526 24.3   Europe 2 0.6
Associate degree 117 5.4   Asia 37 11.2
Bachelor's degree 276 12.7   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 106 4.9   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 262 79.2
Percent high school graduate or higher 81.9 (X)   Northern America 30 9.1
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 17.6 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 3,215 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 2,637 100.0   English only 2,745 85.4
Never married 501 19.0   Language other than English 470 14.6
Now married, except separated 1,711 64.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 206 6.4
Separated 21 0.8   Spanish 368 11.4
Widowed 215 8.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 162 5.0
 Female 190 7.2   Other Indo-European languages 62 1.9
Divorced 189 7.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 33 1.0
 Female 85 3.2   Asian and Pacific Island languages 39 1.2
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 11 0.3
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 3,496 100.0
           under 18 years 34 100.0     Total ancestries reported 2,963 84.8
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 13 38.2   Arab 8 0.2
        Czech¹ 7 0.2
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 27 0.8
          Civilian population 18 years and over 2,462 100.0   Dutch 76 2.2
Civilian veterans 242 9.8   English 261 7.5
        French (except Basque)¹ 87 2.5
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 9 0.3
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 546 15.6
     Population 5 to 20 years 910 100.0   Greek 3 0.1
With a disability 42 4.6   Hungarian 0 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 1,809 100.0   Irish¹ 327 9.4
With a disability 293 16.2   Italian 37 1.1
 Percent employed 55.6 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 1,516 83.8   Norwegian 12 0.3
 Percent employed 82.8 (X)   Polish 16 0.5
     Population 65 years and over 439 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 147 33.5   Russian 11 0.3
        Scotch-Irish 49 1.4
        Scottish 46 1.3
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 3,215 100.0   Subsaharan African 0 0.0
Same house in 1995 1,891 58.8   Swedish 23 0.7
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 1,205 37.5   Swiss 6 0.2
 Same county 627 19.5   Ukrainian 8 0.2
 Different county 578 18.0   United States or American 506 14.5
  Same state 222 6.9   Welsh 12 0.3
  Different state 356 11.1   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 7 0.2
Elsewhere in 1995 119 3.7   Other ancestries 879 25.1
 
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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