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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 42,967 100.0
      enrolled in school 10,176 100.0   Native 42,378 98.6
Nursery school, preschool 645 6.3       Born in United States 42,146 98.1
Kindergarten 583 5.7           State of residence 19,179 44.6
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 5,080 49.9           Different state 22,967 53.5
High school (grades 9-12) 2,405 23.6       Born outside United States 232 0.5
College or graduate school 1,463 14.4   Foreign born 589 1.4
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 186 0.4
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 330 0.8
  Population 25 years and over 28,840 100.0       Not a citizen 259 0.6
Less than 9th grade 2,264 7.9        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 4,122 14.3   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 8,450 29.3     Total (excluding born at sea) 589 100.0
Some college, no degree 7,133 24.7   Europe 192 32.6
Associate degree 1,893 6.6   Asia 146 24.8
Bachelor's degree 3,130 10.9   Africa 18 3.1
Graduate or professional degree 1,848 6.4   Oceania 22 3.7
        Latin America 151 25.6
Percent high school graduate or higher 77.9 (X)   Northern America 60 10.2
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 17.3 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 40,235 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 34,004 100.0   English only 38,459 95.6
Never married 7,179 21.1   Language other than English 1,776 4.4
Now married, except separated 19,271 56.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 510 1.3
Separated 756 2.2   Spanish 853 2.1
Widowed 2,517 7.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 260 0.6
 Female 2,018 5.9   Other Indo-European languages 735 1.8
Divorced 4,281 12.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 151 0.4
 Female 2,240 6.6   Asian and Pacific Island languages 153 0.4
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 87 0.2
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 42,967 100.0
           under 18 years 1,097 100.0     Total ancestries reported 42,315 98.5
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 592 54.0   Arab 26 0.1
        Czech¹ 143 0.3
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 107 0.2
          Civilian population 18 years and over 32,018 100.0   Dutch 439 1.0
Civilian veterans 5,817 18.2   English 3,811 8.9
        French (except Basque)¹ 6,999 16.3
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 866 2.0
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 5,450 12.7
     Population 5 to 20 years 9,596 100.0   Greek 38 0.1
With a disability 870 9.1   Hungarian 52 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 24,312 100.0   Irish¹ 5,245 12.2
With a disability 7,205 29.6   Italian 2,895 6.7
 Percent employed 52.4 (X)   Lithuanian 35 0.1
No disability 17,107 70.4   Norwegian 261 0.6
 Percent employed 70.6 (X)   Polish 431 1.0
     Population 65 years and over 5,855 100.0   Portuguese 49 0.1
With a disability 2,701 46.1   Russian 125 0.3
        Scotch-Irish 836 1.9
        Scottish 501 1.2
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 25 0.1
  Population 5 years and over 40,235 100.0   Subsaharan African 8 0.0
Same house in 1995 22,768 56.6   Swedish 384 0.9
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 17,223 42.8   Swiss 79 0.2
 Same county 7,378 18.3   Ukrainian 52 0.1
 Different county 9,845 24.5   United States or American 5,658 13.2
  Same state 3,279 8.1   Welsh 280 0.7
  Different state 6,566 16.3   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 24 0.1
Elsewhere in 1995 244 0.6   Other ancestries 7,496 17.4
 
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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