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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Howard 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 10,212 100.0
      enrolled in school 3,018 100.0   Native 10,112 99.0
Nursery school, preschool 150 5.0       Born in United States 10,078 98.7
Kindergarten 110 3.6           State of residence 8,203 80.3
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 1,151 38.1           Different state 1,875 18.4
High school (grades 9-12) 633 21.0       Born outside United States 34 0.3
College or graduate school 974 32.3   Foreign born 100 1.0
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 50 0.5
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 39 0.4
  Population 25 years and over 6,420 100.0       Not a citizen 61 0.6
Less than 9th grade 525 8.2        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 677 10.5   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 2,760 43.0     Total (excluding born at sea) 100 100.0
Some college, no degree 1,062 16.5   Europe 18 18.0
Associate degree 248 3.9   Asia 34 34.0
Bachelor's degree 746 11.6   Africa 23 23.0
Graduate or professional degree 402 6.3   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 23 23.0
Percent high school graduate or higher 81.3 (X)   Northern America 2 2.0
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 17.9 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 9,641 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 8,271 100.0   English only 9,370 97.2
Never married 2,249 27.2   Language other than English 271 2.8
Now married, except separated 4,602 55.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 86 0.9
Separated 77 0.9   Spanish 144 1.5
Widowed 590 7.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 48 0.5
 Female 492 5.9   Other Indo-European languages 42 0.4
Divorced 753 9.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 8 0.1
 Female 387 4.7   Asian and Pacific Island languages 32 0.3
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 30 0.3
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 10,212 100.0
           under 18 years 130 100.0     Total ancestries reported 8,950 87.6
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 70 53.8   Arab 8 0.1
        Czech¹ 53 0.5
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 45 0.4
          Civilian population 18 years and over 7,771 100.0   Dutch 212 2.1
Civilian veterans 1,061 13.7   English 895 8.8
        French (except Basque)¹ 282 2.8
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 36 0.4
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 2,715 26.6
     Population 5 to 20 years 2,545 100.0   Greek 0 0.0
With a disability 162 6.4   Hungarian 13 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 5,427 100.0   Irish¹ 1,091 10.7
With a disability 811 14.9   Italian 145 1.4
 Percent employed 52.8 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 4,616 85.1   Norwegian 67 0.7
 Percent employed 81.6 (X)   Polish 90 0.9
     Population 65 years and over 1,565 100.0   Portuguese 3 0.0
With a disability 796 50.9   Russian 10 0.1
        Scotch-Irish 239 2.3
        Scottish 176 1.7
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 14 0.1
  Population 5 years and over 9,641 100.0   Subsaharan African 77 0.8
Same house in 1995 5,680 58.9   Swedish 100 1.0
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 3,910 40.6   Swiss 5 0.0
 Same county 1,682 17.4   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 2,228 23.1   United States or American 1,107 10.8
  Same state 1,662 17.2   Welsh 47 0.5
  Different state 566 5.9   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 25 0.2
Elsewhere in 1995 51 0.5   Other ancestries 1,495 14.6
 
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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