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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Metcalfe 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 10,037 100.0
      enrolled in school 2,146 100.0   Native 10,019 99.8
Nursery school, preschool 81 3.8       Born in United States 10,000 99.6
Kindergarten 135 6.3           State of residence 8,332 83.0
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 1,214 56.6           Different state 1,668 16.6
High school (grades 9-12) 458 21.3       Born outside United States 19 0.2
College or graduate school 258 12.0   Foreign born 18 0.2
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 4 0.0
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 7 0.1
  Population 25 years and over 6,729 100.0       Not a citizen 11 0.1
Less than 9th grade 1,662 24.7        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 1,166 17.3   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 2,531 37.6     Total (excluding born at sea) 18 100.0
Some college, no degree 768 11.4   Europe 9 50.0
Associate degree 155 2.3   Asia 0 0.0
Bachelor's degree 215 3.2   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 232 3.4   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 2 11.1
Percent high school graduate or higher 58.0 (X)   Northern America 7 38.9
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 6.6 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 9,399 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 7,951 100.0   English only 9,214 98.0
Never married 1,327 16.7   Language other than English 185 2.0
Now married, except separated 5,033 63.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 48 0.5
Separated 154 1.9   Spanish 124 1.3
Widowed 576 7.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 28 0.3
 Female 492 6.2   Other Indo-European languages 56 0.6
Divorced 861 10.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 20 0.2
 Female 474 6.0   Asian and Pacific Island languages 5 0.1
                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 10,037 100.0
           under 18 years 188 100.0     Total ancestries reported 6,367 63.4
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 96 51.1   Arab 2 0.0
        Czech¹ 6 0.1
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 0 0.0
          Civilian population 18 years and over 7,562 100.0   Dutch 16 0.2
Civilian veterans 781 10.3   English 714 7.1
        French (except Basque)¹ 81 0.8
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 4 0.0
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 409 4.1
     Population 5 to 20 years 2,224 100.0   Greek 0 0.0
With a disability 178 8.0   Hungarian 0 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 5,660 100.0   Irish¹ 445 4.4
With a disability 1,538 27.2   Italian 18 0.2
 Percent employed 35.6 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 4,122 72.8   Norwegian 10 0.1
 Percent employed 75.2 (X)   Polish 29 0.3
     Population 65 years and over 1,408 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 833 59.2   Russian 0 0.0
        Scotch-Irish 80 0.8
        Scottish 92 0.9
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 5 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 9,399 100.0   Subsaharan African 0 0.0
Same house in 1995 5,809 61.8   Swedish 6 0.1
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 3,555 37.8   Swiss 12 0.1
 Same county 1,879 20.0   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 1,676 17.8   United States or American 3,665 36.5
  Same state 1,029 10.9   Welsh 10 0.1
  Different state 647 6.9   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 35 0.4   Other ancestries 763 7.6
 
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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