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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Morton 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 25,303 100.0
      enrolled in school 6,330 100.0   Native 25,077 99.1
Nursery school, preschool 424 6.7       Born in United States 25,028 98.9
Kindergarten 362 5.7           State of residence 20,964 82.9
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 3,119 49.3           Different state 4,064 16.1
High school (grades 9-12) 1,709 27.0       Born outside United States 49 0.2
College or graduate school 716 11.3   Foreign born 226 0.9
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 108 0.4
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 107 0.4
  Population 25 years and over 16,520 100.0       Not a citizen 119 0.5
Less than 9th grade 1,952 11.8        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 1,318 8.0   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 5,277 31.9     Total (excluding born at sea) 226 100.0
Some college, no degree 3,468 21.0   Europe 89 39.4
Associate degree 1,693 10.2   Asia 29 12.8
Bachelor's degree 2,244 13.6   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 568 3.4   Oceania 17 7.5
        Latin America 26 11.5
Percent high school graduate or higher 80.2 (X)   Northern America 65 28.8
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 17.0 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 23,682 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 19,883 100.0   English only 21,810 92.1
Never married 4,733 23.8   Language other than English 1,872 7.9
Now married, except separated 12,063 60.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 412 1.7
Separated 111 0.6   Spanish 315 1.3
Widowed 1,415 7.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 77 0.3
 Female 1,207 6.1   Other Indo-European languages 1,380 5.8
Divorced 1,561 7.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 248 1.0
 Female 902 4.5   Asian and Pacific Island languages 52 0.2
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 36 0.2
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 25,303 100.0
           under 18 years 191 100.0     Total ancestries reported 32,118 126.9
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 128 67.0   Arab 25 0.1
        Czech¹ 663 2.6
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 209 0.8
          Civilian population 18 years and over 18,423 100.0   Dutch 245 1.0
Civilian veterans 2,370 12.9   English 944 3.7
        French (except Basque)¹ 565 2.2
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 123 0.5
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 15,917 62.9
     Population 5 to 20 years 5,991 100.0   Greek 62 0.2
With a disability 400 6.7   Hungarian 410 1.6
     Population 21 to 64 years 13,781 100.0   Irish¹ 1,658 6.6
With a disability 2,126 15.4   Italian 120 0.5
 Percent employed 59.8 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 11,655 84.6   Norwegian 3,604 14.2
 Percent employed 85.6 (X)   Polish 366 1.4
     Population 65 years and over 3,436 100.0   Portuguese 25 0.1
With a disability 1,498 43.6   Russian 3,319 13.1
        Scotch-Irish 253 1.0
        Scottish 154 0.6
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 12 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 23,682 100.0   Subsaharan African 12 0.0
Same house in 1995 14,761 62.3   Swedish 694 2.7
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 8,823 37.3   Swiss 64 0.3
 Same county 3,881 16.4   Ukrainian 121 0.5
 Different county 4,942 20.9   United States or American 836 3.3
  Same state 3,469 14.6   Welsh 40 0.2
  Different state 1,473 6.2   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 98 0.4   Other ancestries 1,677 6.6
 
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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