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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Mineral 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 3,884 100.0
      enrolled in school 888 100.0   Native 3,827 98.5
Nursery school, preschool 36 4.1       Born in United States 3,808 98.0
Kindergarten 41 4.6           State of residence 1,745 44.9
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 439 49.4           Different state 2,063 53.1
High school (grades 9-12) 304 34.2       Born outside United States 19 0.5
College or graduate school 68 7.7   Foreign born 57 1.5
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 22 0.6
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 39 1.0
  Population 25 years and over 2,691 100.0       Not a citizen 18 0.5
Less than 9th grade 107 4.0        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 345 12.8   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 1,177 43.7     Total (excluding born at sea) 57 100.0
Some college, no degree 648 24.1   Europe 14 24.6
Associate degree 82 3.0   Asia 19 33.3
Bachelor's degree 250 9.3   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 82 3.0   Oceania 2 3.5
        Latin America 9 15.8
Percent high school graduate or higher 83.2 (X)   Northern America 13 22.8
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 12.3 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 3,695 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 3,150 100.0   English only 3,560 96.3
Never married 613 19.5   Language other than English 135 3.7
Now married, except separated 1,910 60.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 37 1.0
Separated 49 1.6   Spanish 45 1.2
Widowed 178 5.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 7 0.2
 Female 135 4.3   Other Indo-European languages 56 1.5
Divorced 400 12.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 19 0.5
 Female 174 5.5   Asian and Pacific Island languages 25 0.7
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 9 0.2
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 3,884 100.0
           under 18 years 51 100.0     Total ancestries reported 4,062 104.6
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 20 39.2   Arab 0 0.0
        Czech¹ 19 0.5
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 46 1.2
          Civilian population 18 years and over 2,946 100.0   Dutch 87 2.2
Civilian veterans 630 21.4   English 504 13.0
        French (except Basque)¹ 171 4.4
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 57 1.5
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 897 23.1
     Population 5 to 20 years 873 100.0   Greek 7 0.2
With a disability 51 5.8   Hungarian 15 0.4
     Population 21 to 64 years 2,244 100.0   Irish¹ 584 15.0
With a disability 508 22.6   Italian 79 2.0
 Percent employed 45.3 (X)   Lithuanian 2 0.1
No disability 1,736 77.4   Norwegian 307 7.9
 Percent employed 73.7 (X)   Polish 45 1.2
     Population 65 years and over 515 100.0   Portuguese 8 0.2
With a disability 217 42.1   Russian 33 0.8
        Scotch-Irish 117 3.0
        Scottish 89 2.3
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 2 0.1
  Population 5 years and over 3,695 100.0   Subsaharan African 10 0.3
Same house in 1995 1,931 52.3   Swedish 154 4.0
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 1,731 46.8   Swiss 9 0.2
 Same county 692 18.7   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 1,039 28.1   United States or American 232 6.0
  Same state 382 10.3   Welsh 26 0.7
  Different state 657 17.8   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 2 0.1
Elsewhere in 1995 33 0.9   Other ancestries 560 14.4
 
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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