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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Prentiss 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 25,556 100.0
      enrolled in school 6,548 100.0   Native 25,466 99.6
Nursery school, preschool 304 4.6       Born in United States 25,409 99.4
Kindergarten 337 5.1           State of residence 21,207 83.0
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 2,955 45.1           Different state 4,202 16.4
High school (grades 9-12) 1,366 20.9       Born outside United States 57 0.2
College or graduate school 1,586 24.2   Foreign born 90 0.4
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 30 0.1
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 51 0.2
  Population 25 years and over 16,114 100.0       Not a citizen 39 0.2
Less than 9th grade 2,231 13.8        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 3,423 21.2   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 5,049 31.3     Total (excluding born at sea) 90 100.0
Some college, no degree 2,775 17.2   Europe 31 34.4
Associate degree 1,034 6.4   Asia 35 38.9
Bachelor's degree 913 5.7   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 689 4.3   Oceania 5 5.6
        Latin America 19 21.1
Percent high school graduate or higher 64.9 (X)   Northern America 0 0.0
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 9.9 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 23,816 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 20,250 100.0   English only 23,278 97.7
Never married 4,217 20.8   Language other than English 538 2.3
Now married, except separated 11,619 57.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 113 0.5
Separated 363 1.8   Spanish 316 1.3
Widowed 1,878 9.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 63 0.3
 Female 1,563 7.7   Other Indo-European languages 171 0.7
Divorced 2,173 10.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 21 0.1
 Female 1,141 5.6   Asian and Pacific Island languages 34 0.1
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 29 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 25,556 100.0
           under 18 years 449 100.0     Total ancestries reported 16,988 66.5
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 265 59.0   Arab 9 0.0
        Czech¹ 5 0.0
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 7 0.0
          Civilian population 18 years and over 19,124 100.0   Dutch 236 0.9
Civilian veterans 1,987 10.4   English 1,810 7.1
        French (except Basque)¹ 222 0.9
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 25 0.1
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 917 3.6
     Population 5 to 20 years 6,335 100.0   Greek 9 0.0
With a disability 391 6.2   Hungarian 0 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 13,922 100.0   Irish¹ 2,480 9.7
With a disability 3,744 26.9   Italian 168 0.7
 Percent employed 44.4 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 10,178 73.1   Norwegian 31 0.1
 Percent employed 76.6 (X)   Polish 102 0.4
     Population 65 years and over 3,364 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 1,826 54.3   Russian 13 0.1
        Scotch-Irish 245 1.0
        Scottish 259 1.0
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 23,816 100.0   Subsaharan African 67 0.3
Same house in 1995 15,281 64.2   Swedish 50 0.2
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 8,506 35.7   Swiss 47 0.2
 Same county 5,004 21.0   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 3,502 14.7   United States or American 5,184 20.3
  Same state 2,524 10.6   Welsh 24 0.1
  Different state 978 4.1   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 6 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 29 0.1   Other ancestries 5,072 19.8
 
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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