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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Gosper 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 2,143 100.0
      enrolled in school 501 100.0   Native 2,132 99.5
Nursery school, preschool 32 6.4       Born in United States 2,125 99.2
Kindergarten 30 6.0           State of residence 1,781 83.1
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 243 48.5           Different state 344 16.1
High school (grades 9-12) 154 30.7       Born outside United States 7 0.3
College or graduate school 42 8.4   Foreign born 11 0.5
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 5 0.2
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 6 0.3
  Population 25 years and over 1,517 100.0       Not a citizen 5 0.2
Less than 9th grade 60 4.0        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 108 7.1   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 592 39.0     Total (excluding born at sea) 11 100.0
Some college, no degree 396 26.1   Europe 2 18.2
Associate degree 94 6.2   Asia 6 54.5
Bachelor's degree 193 12.7   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 74 4.9   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 3 27.3
Percent high school graduate or higher 88.9 (X)   Northern America 0 0.0
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 17.6 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 2,035 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 1,744 100.0   English only 2,001 98.3
Never married 295 16.9   Language other than English 34 1.7
Now married, except separated 1,220 70.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 2 0.1
Separated 11 0.6   Spanish 12 0.6
Widowed 133 7.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 0 0.0
 Female 109 6.3   Other Indo-European languages 22 1.1
Divorced 85 4.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 2 0.1
 Female 35 2.0   Asian and Pacific Island languages 0 0.0
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 0 0.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 2,143 100.0
           under 18 years 13 100.0     Total ancestries reported 2,274 106.1
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 10 76.9   Arab 12 0.6
        Czech¹ 63 2.9
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 70 3.3
          Civilian population 18 years and over 1,637 100.0   Dutch 37 1.7
Civilian veterans 246 15.0   English 239 11.2
        French (except Basque)¹ 48 2.2
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 11 0.5
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 1,106 51.6
     Population 5 to 20 years 461 100.0   Greek 0 0.0
With a disability 35 7.6   Hungarian 0 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 1,125 100.0   Irish¹ 170 7.9
With a disability 185 16.4   Italian 0 0.0
 Percent employed 63.8 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 940 83.6   Norwegian 28 1.3
 Percent employed 85.7 (X)   Polish 24 1.1
     Population 65 years and over 399 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 163 40.9   Russian 15 0.7
        Scotch-Irish 33 1.5
        Scottish 21 1.0
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 2,035 100.0   Subsaharan African 0 0.0
Same house in 1995 1,305 64.1   Swedish 180 8.4
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 728 35.8   Swiss 8 0.4
 Same county 243 11.9   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 485 23.8   United States or American 114 5.3
  Same state 418 20.5   Welsh 2 0.1
  Different state 67 3.3   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 2 0.1   Other ancestries 93 4.3
 
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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