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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Nemaha 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 10,717 100.0
      enrolled in school 2,698 100.0   Native 10,671 99.6
Nursery school, preschool 161 6.0       Born in United States 10,643 99.3
Kindergarten 165 6.1           State of residence 8,563 79.9
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 1,391 51.6           Different state 2,080 19.4
High school (grades 9-12) 747 27.7       Born outside United States 28 0.3
College or graduate school 234 8.7   Foreign born 46 0.4
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 4 0.0
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 23 0.2
  Population 25 years and over 7,038 100.0       Not a citizen 23 0.2
Less than 9th grade 706 10.0        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 439 6.2   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 3,251 46.2     Total (excluding born at sea) 46 100.0
Some college, no degree 1,329 18.9   Europe 25 54.3
Associate degree 286 4.1   Asia 14 30.4
Bachelor's degree 741 10.5   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 286 4.1   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 0 0.0
Percent high school graduate or higher 83.7 (X)   Northern America 7 15.2
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 14.6 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 9,956 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 8,260 100.0   English only 9,704 97.5
Never married 1,694 20.5   Language other than English 252 2.5
Now married, except separated 5,239 63.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 37 0.4
Separated 29 0.4   Spanish 105 1.1
Widowed 871 10.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 25 0.3
 Female 711 8.6   Other Indo-European languages 142 1.4
Divorced 427 5.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 12 0.1
 Female 210 2.5   Asian and Pacific Island languages 3 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 10,717 100.0
           under 18 years 78 100.0     Total ancestries reported 10,758 100.4
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 35 44.9   Arab 1 0.0
        Czech¹ 72 0.7
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 51 0.5
          Civilian population 18 years and over 7,675 100.0   Dutch 136 1.3
Civilian veterans 1,124 14.6   English 787 7.3
        French (except Basque)¹ 283 2.6
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 32 0.3
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 5,590 52.2
     Population 5 to 20 years 2,585 100.0   Greek 20 0.2
With a disability 131 5.1   Hungarian 5 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 4,984 100.0   Irish¹ 1,127 10.5
With a disability 740 14.8   Italian 29 0.3
 Percent employed 69.7 (X)   Lithuanian 2 0.0
No disability 4,244 85.2   Norwegian 87 0.8
 Percent employed 86.4 (X)   Polish 64 0.6
     Population 65 years and over 1,895 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 797 42.1   Russian 17 0.2
        Scotch-Irish 128 1.2
        Scottish 141 1.3
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 7 0.1
  Population 5 years and over 9,956 100.0   Subsaharan African 6 0.1
Same house in 1995 6,854 68.8   Swedish 205 1.9
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 3,094 31.1   Swiss 564 5.3
 Same county 1,763 17.7   Ukrainian 6 0.1
 Different county 1,331 13.4   United States or American 811 7.6
  Same state 769 7.7   Welsh 121 1.1
  Different state 562 5.6   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 8 0.1   Other ancestries 466 4.3
 
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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