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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Douglas 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 41,259 100.0
      enrolled in school 10,499 100.0   Native 38,900 94.3
Nursery school, preschool 690 6.6       Born in United States 38,530 93.4
Kindergarten 622 5.9           State of residence 6,525 15.8
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 4,889 46.6           Different state 32,005 77.6
High school (grades 9-12) 2,374 22.6       Born outside United States 370 0.9
College or graduate school 1,924 18.3   Foreign born 2,359 5.7
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 700 1.7
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 1,173 2.8
  Population 25 years and over 29,279 100.0       Not a citizen 1,186 2.9
Less than 9th grade 579 2.0        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 1,888 6.4   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 7,794 26.6     Total (excluding born at sea) 2,359 100.0
Some college, no degree 9,906 33.8   Europe 724 30.7
Associate degree 2,332 8.0   Asia 301 12.8
Bachelor's degree 4,633 15.8   Africa 25 1.1
Graduate or professional degree 2,147 7.3   Oceania 55 2.3
        Latin America 976 41.4
Percent high school graduate or higher 91.6 (X)   Northern America 278 11.8
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 23.2 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 39,164 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 33,191 100.0   English only 35,725 91.2
Never married 6,174 18.6   Language other than English 3,439 8.8
Now married, except separated 20,765 62.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,456 3.7
Separated 390 1.2   Spanish 2,327 5.9
Widowed 1,666 5.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,182 3.0
 Female 1,191 3.6   Other Indo-European languages 731 1.9
Divorced 4,196 12.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 129 0.3
 Female 2,217 6.7   Asian and Pacific Island languages 214 0.5
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 108 0.3
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 41,259 100.0
           under 18 years 699 100.0     Total ancestries reported 48,373 117.2
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 282 40.3   Arab 92 0.2
        Czech¹ 337 0.8
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 577 1.4
          Civilian population 18 years and over 31,355 100.0   Dutch 838 2.0
Civilian veterans 5,821 18.6   English 6,734 16.3
        French (except Basque)¹ 1,792 4.3
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 428 1.0
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 8,972 21.7
     Population 5 to 20 years 8,905 100.0   Greek 105 0.3
With a disability 554 6.2   Hungarian 197 0.5
     Population 21 to 64 years 23,849 100.0   Irish¹ 6,048 14.7
With a disability 3,794 15.9   Italian 3,096 7.5
 Percent employed 62.8 (X)   Lithuanian 72 0.2
No disability 20,055 84.1   Norwegian 1,631 4.0
 Percent employed 75.3 (X)   Polish 745 1.8
     Population 65 years and over 6,207 100.0   Portuguese 501 1.2
With a disability 2,276 36.7   Russian 514 1.2
        Scotch-Irish 1,232 3.0
        Scottish 1,359 3.3
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 67 0.2
  Population 5 years and over 39,164 100.0   Subsaharan African 13 0.0
Same house in 1995 19,152 48.9   Swedish 1,191 2.9
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 19,544 49.9   Swiss 429 1.0
 Same county 6,631 16.9   Ukrainian 164 0.4
 Different county 12,913 33.0   United States or American 1,922 4.7
  Same state 2,463 6.3   Welsh 434 1.1
  Different state 10,450 26.7   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 40 0.1
Elsewhere in 1995 468 1.2   Other ancestries 8,843 21.4
 
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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