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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Hancock 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 51,791 100.0
      enrolled in school 12,336 100.0   Native 50,613 97.7
Nursery school, preschool 604 4.9       Born in United States 50,089 96.7
Kindergarten 472 3.8           State of residence 32,364 62.5
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 5,650 45.8           Different state 17,725 34.2
High school (grades 9-12) 3,051 24.7       Born outside United States 524 1.0
College or graduate school 2,559 20.7   Foreign born 1,178 2.3
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 371 0.7
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 598 1.2
  Population 25 years and over 36,416 100.0       Not a citizen 580 1.1
Less than 9th grade 1,335 3.7        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 3,121 8.6   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 12,539 34.4     Total (excluding born at sea) 1,178 100.0
Some college, no degree 7,099 19.5   Europe 526 44.7
Associate degree 2,444 6.7   Asia 174 14.8
Bachelor's degree 6,213 17.1   Africa 18 1.5
Graduate or professional degree 3,665 10.1   Oceania 20 1.7
        Latin America 115 9.8
Percent high school graduate or higher 87.8 (X)   Northern America 325 27.6
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 27.1 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 49,291 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 42,504 100.0   English only 47,524 96.4
Never married 9,631 22.7   Language other than English 1,767 3.6
Now married, except separated 24,478 57.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 420 0.9
Separated 502 1.2   Spanish 470 1.0
Widowed 2,996 7.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 133 0.3
 Female 2,504 5.9   Other Indo-European languages 1,112 2.3
Divorced 4,897 11.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 216 0.4
 Female 2,686 6.3   Asian and Pacific Island languages 102 0.2
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 64 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 51,791 100.0
           under 18 years 537 100.0     Total ancestries reported 53,821 103.9
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 279 52.0   Arab 106 0.2
        Czech¹ 146 0.3
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 188 0.4
          Civilian population 18 years and over 39,850 100.0   Dutch 760 1.5
Civilian veterans 6,761 17.0   English 12,813 24.7
        French (except Basque)¹ 4,137 8.0
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 1,594 3.1
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 4,074 7.9
     Population 5 to 20 years 10,866 100.0   Greek 95 0.2
With a disability 970 8.9   Hungarian 166 0.3
     Population 21 to 64 years 29,716 100.0   Irish¹ 7,364 14.2
With a disability 5,313 17.9   Italian 1,968 3.8
 Percent employed 57.2 (X)   Lithuanian 210 0.4
No disability 24,403 82.1   Norwegian 505 1.0
 Percent employed 79.7 (X)   Polish 1,022 2.0
     Population 65 years and over 7,920 100.0   Portuguese 223 0.4
With a disability 3,004 37.9   Russian 523 1.0
        Scotch-Irish 1,681 3.2
        Scottish 2,934 5.7
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 38 0.1
  Population 5 years and over 49,291 100.0   Subsaharan African 36 0.1
Same house in 1995 30,428 61.7   Swedish 790 1.5
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 18,325 37.2   Swiss 116 0.2
 Same county 9,658 19.6   Ukrainian 74 0.1
 Different county 8,667 17.6   United States or American 6,607 12.8
  Same state 3,597 7.3   Welsh 473 0.9
  Different state 5,070 10.3   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 45 0.1
Elsewhere in 1995 538 1.1   Other ancestries 5,133 9.9
 
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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