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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Douglas 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 32,821 100.0
      enrolled in school 8,170 100.0   Native 32,519 99.1
Nursery school, preschool 551 6.7       Born in United States 32,410 98.7
Kindergarten 408 5.0           State of residence 26,440 80.6
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 3,615 44.2           Different state 5,970 18.2
High school (grades 9-12) 2,248 27.5       Born outside United States 109 0.3
College or graduate school 1,348 16.5   Foreign born 302 0.9
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 107 0.3
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 203 0.6
  Population 25 years and over 21,961 100.0       Not a citizen 99 0.3
Less than 9th grade 1,653 7.5        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 1,506 6.9   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 7,270 33.1     Total (excluding born at sea) 302 100.0
Some college, no degree 5,437 24.8   Europe 86 28.5
Associate degree 2,286 10.4   Asia 64 21.2
Bachelor's degree 2,644 12.0   Africa 11 3.6
Graduate or professional degree 1,165 5.3   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 74 24.5
Percent high school graduate or higher 85.6 (X)   Northern America 67 22.2
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 17.3 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 30,999 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 26,557 100.0   English only 30,002 96.8
Never married 6,214 23.4   Language other than English 997 3.2
Now married, except separated 16,218 61.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 348 1.1
Separated 187 0.7   Spanish 301 1.0
Widowed 1,907 7.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 155 0.5
 Female 1,554 5.9   Other Indo-European languages 569 1.8
Divorced 2,031 7.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 120 0.4
 Female 1,087 4.1   Asian and Pacific Island languages 61 0.2
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 52 0.2
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 32,821 100.0
           under 18 years 160 100.0     Total ancestries reported 42,127 128.4
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 61 38.1   Arab 6 0.0
        Czech¹ 1,063 3.2
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 684 2.1
          Civilian population 18 years and over 24,946 100.0   Dutch 652 2.0
Civilian veterans 3,714 14.9   English 1,599 4.9
        French (except Basque)¹ 1,012 3.1
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 228 0.7
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 14,809 45.1
     Population 5 to 20 years 7,626 100.0   Greek 10 0.0
With a disability 650 8.5   Hungarian 17 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 17,421 100.0   Irish¹ 2,650 8.1
With a disability 2,891 16.6   Italian 336 1.0
 Percent employed 71.2 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 14,530 83.4   Norwegian 8,896 27.1
 Percent employed 82.8 (X)   Polish 1,071 3.3
     Population 65 years and over 5,446 100.0   Portuguese 5 0.0
With a disability 2,067 38.0   Russian 106 0.3
        Scotch-Irish 289 0.9
        Scottish 307 0.9
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 24 0.1
  Population 5 years and over 30,999 100.0   Subsaharan African 17 0.1
Same house in 1995 18,804 60.7   Swedish 4,469 13.6
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 12,102 39.0   Swiss 109 0.3
 Same county 5,989 19.3   Ukrainian 34 0.1
 Different county 6,113 19.7   United States or American 1,269 3.9
  Same state 4,680 15.1   Welsh 93 0.3
  Different state 1,433 4.6   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 8 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 93 0.3   Other ancestries 2,364 7.2
 
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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