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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Corson 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 4,181 100.0
      enrolled in school 1,410 100.0   Native 4,169 99.7
Nursery school, preschool 113 8.0       Born in United States 4,163 99.6
Kindergarten 79 5.6           State of residence 1,818 43.5
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 778 55.2           Different state 2,345 56.1
High school (grades 9-12) 324 23.0       Born outside United States 6 0.1
College or graduate school 116 8.2   Foreign born 12 0.3
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 8 0.2
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 6 0.1
  Population 25 years and over 2,238 100.0       Not a citizen 6 0.1
Less than 9th grade 238 10.6        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 300 13.4   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 848 37.9     Total (excluding born at sea) 12 100.0
Some college, no degree 443 19.8   Europe 4 33.3
Associate degree 156 7.0   Asia 6 50.0
Bachelor's degree 218 9.7   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 35 1.6   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 0 0.0
Percent high school graduate or higher 76.0 (X)   Northern America 2 16.7
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 11.3 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 3,796 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 2,884 100.0   English only 3,217 84.7
Never married 1,025 35.5   Language other than English 579 15.3
Now married, except separated 1,345 46.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 138 3.6
Separated 33 1.1   Spanish 21 0.6
Widowed 218 7.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 2 0.1
 Female 174 6.0   Other Indo-European languages 86 2.3
Divorced 263 9.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 13 0.3
 Female 113 3.9   Asian and Pacific Island languages 8 0.2
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 4 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 4,181 100.0
           under 18 years 183 100.0     Total ancestries reported 4,490 107.4
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 113 61.7   Arab 2 0.0
        Czech¹ 23 0.6
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 19 0.5
          Civilian population 18 years and over 2,647 100.0   Dutch 22 0.5
Civilian veterans 401 15.1   English 114 2.7
        French (except Basque)¹ 64 1.5
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 8 0.2
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 1,166 27.9
     Population 5 to 20 years 1,350 100.0   Greek 0 0.0
With a disability 78 5.8   Hungarian 4 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 1,999 100.0   Irish¹ 242 5.8
With a disability 456 22.8   Italian 2 0.0
 Percent employed 52.0 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 1,543 77.2   Norwegian 125 3.0
 Percent employed 56.6 (X)   Polish 11 0.3
     Population 65 years and over 447 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 217 48.5   Russian 133 3.2
        Scotch-Irish 6 0.1
        Scottish 7 0.2
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 3,796 100.0   Subsaharan African 0 0.0
Same house in 1995 2,493 65.7   Swedish 38 0.9
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 1,287 33.9   Swiss 0 0.0
 Same county 677 17.8   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 610 16.1   United States or American 38 0.9
  Same state 290 7.6   Welsh 2 0.0
  Different state 320 8.4   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 16 0.4   Other ancestries 2,464 58.9
 
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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