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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Hamlin 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 5,540 100.0
      enrolled in school 1,477 100.0   Native 5,493 99.2
Nursery school, preschool 87 5.9       Born in United States 5,453 98.4
Kindergarten 91 6.2           State of residence 4,364 78.8
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 737 49.9           Different state 1,089 19.7
High school (grades 9-12) 439 29.7       Born outside United States 40 0.7
College or graduate school 123 8.3   Foreign born 47 0.8
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 16 0.3
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 23 0.4
  Population 25 years and over 3,507 100.0       Not a citizen 24 0.4
Less than 9th grade 420 12.0        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 286 8.2   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 1,499 42.7     Total (excluding born at sea) 47 100.0
Some college, no degree 659 18.8   Europe 19 40.4
Associate degree 194 5.5   Asia 6 12.8
Bachelor's degree 315 9.0   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 134 3.8   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 3 6.4
Percent high school graduate or higher 79.9 (X)   Northern America 19 40.4
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 12.8 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 5,180 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 4,257 100.0   English only 4,885 94.3
Never married 874 20.5   Language other than English 295 5.7
Now married, except separated 2,728 64.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 108 2.1
Separated 20 0.5   Spanish 75 1.4
Widowed 407 9.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 27 0.5
 Female 319 7.5   Other Indo-European languages 162 3.1
Divorced 228 5.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 72 1.4
 Female 113 2.7   Asian and Pacific Island languages 8 0.2
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 6 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 5,540 100.0
           under 18 years 26 100.0     Total ancestries reported 6,623 119.5
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 18 69.2   Arab 20 0.4
        Czech¹ 61 1.1
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 182 3.3
          Civilian population 18 years and over 3,896 100.0   Dutch 363 6.6
Civilian veterans 506 13.0   English 394 7.1
        French (except Basque)¹ 83 1.5
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 24 0.4
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 1,862 33.6
     Population 5 to 20 years 1,477 100.0   Greek 0 0.0
With a disability 108 7.3   Hungarian 10 0.2
     Population 21 to 64 years 2,640 100.0   Irish¹ 391 7.1
With a disability 355 13.4   Italian 37 0.7
 Percent employed 65.1 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 2,285 86.6   Norwegian 1,350 24.4
 Percent employed 83.9 (X)   Polish 68 1.2
     Population 65 years and over 1,001 100.0   Portuguese 2 0.0
With a disability 478 47.8   Russian 41 0.7
        Scotch-Irish 37 0.7
        Scottish 31 0.6
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 5,180 100.0   Subsaharan African 2 0.0
Same house in 1995 3,391 65.5   Swedish 277 5.0
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 1,773 34.2   Swiss 11 0.2
 Same county 921 17.8   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 852 16.4   United States or American 353 6.4
  Same state 604 11.7   Welsh 6 0.1
  Different state 248 4.8   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 16 0.3   Other ancestries 1,018 18.4
 
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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