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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Pawnee 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 7,233 100.0
      enrolled in school 1,676 100.0   Native 7,132 98.6
Nursery school, preschool 79 4.7       Born in United States 7,096 98.1
Kindergarten 63 3.8           State of residence 5,666 78.3
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 782 46.7           Different state 1,430 19.8
High school (grades 9-12) 575 34.3       Born outside United States 36 0.5
College or graduate school 177 10.6   Foreign born 101 1.4
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 15 0.2
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 74 1.0
  Population 25 years and over 4,875 100.0       Not a citizen 27 0.4
Less than 9th grade 208 4.3        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 533 10.9   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 1,452 29.8     Total (excluding born at sea) 101 100.0
Some college, no degree 1,302 26.7   Europe 18 17.8
Associate degree 318 6.5   Asia 43 42.6
Bachelor's degree 748 15.3   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 314 6.4   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 11 10.9
Percent high school graduate or higher 84.8 (X)   Northern America 29 28.7
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 21.8 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 6,838 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 5,955 100.0   English only 6,653 97.3
Never married 856 14.4   Language other than English 185 2.7
Now married, except separated 4,166 70.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 78 1.1
Separated 25 0.4   Spanish 128 1.9
Widowed 382 6.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 41 0.6
 Female 323 5.4   Other Indo-European languages 27 0.4
Divorced 526 8.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 7 0.1
 Female 237 4.0   Asian and Pacific Island languages 30 0.4
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 30 0.4
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 7,233 100.0
           under 18 years 43 100.0     Total ancestries reported 6,478 89.6
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 22 51.2   Arab 0 0.0
        Czech¹ 45 0.6
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 14 0.2
          Civilian population 18 years and over 5,490 100.0   Dutch 226 3.1
Civilian veterans 732 13.3   English 895 12.4
        French (except Basque)¹ 147 2.0
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 28 0.4
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 2,098 29.0
     Population 5 to 20 years 1,409 100.0   Greek 22 0.3
With a disability 166 11.8   Hungarian 0 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 3,780 100.0   Irish¹ 684 9.5
With a disability 989 26.2   Italian 31 0.4
 Percent employed 54.0 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 2,791 73.8   Norwegian 70 1.0
 Percent employed 83.2 (X)   Polish 59 0.8
     Population 65 years and over 1,165 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 497 42.7   Russian 51 0.7
        Scotch-Irish 184 2.5
        Scottish 101 1.4
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 6,838 100.0   Subsaharan African 0 0.0
Same house in 1995 4,399 64.3   Swedish 237 3.3
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 2,418 35.4   Swiss 17 0.2
 Same county 967 14.1   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 1,451 21.2   United States or American 496 6.9
  Same state 995 14.6   Welsh 76 1.1
  Different state 456 6.7   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 21 0.3   Other ancestries 997 13.8
 
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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