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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Hand 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 3,741 100.0
      enrolled in school 825 100.0   Native 3,703 99.0
Nursery school, preschool 69 8.4       Born in United States 3,685 98.5
Kindergarten 33 4.0           State of residence 3,175 84.9
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 433 52.5           Different state 510 13.6
High school (grades 9-12) 257 31.2       Born outside United States 18 0.5
College or graduate school 33 4.0   Foreign born 38 1.0
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 6 0.2
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 32 0.9
  Population 25 years and over 2,627 100.0       Not a citizen 6 0.2
Less than 9th grade 329 12.5        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 194 7.4   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 1,002 38.1     Total (excluding born at sea) 38 100.0
Some college, no degree 538 20.5   Europe 24 63.2
Associate degree 155 5.9   Asia 8 21.1
Bachelor's degree 330 12.6   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 79 3.0   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 0 0.0
Percent high school graduate or higher 80.1 (X)   Northern America 6 15.8
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 15.6 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 3,543 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 3,009 100.0   English only 3,336 94.2
Never married 600 19.9   Language other than English 207 5.8
Now married, except separated 1,861 61.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 117 3.3
Separated 12 0.4   Spanish 21 0.6
Widowed 353 11.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 5 0.1
 Female 298 9.9   Other Indo-European languages 183 5.2
Divorced 183 6.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 110 3.1
 Female 89 3.0   Asian and Pacific Island languages 2 0.1
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 2 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 3,741 100.0
           under 18 years 10 100.0     Total ancestries reported 3,985 106.5
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 7 70.0   Arab 18 0.5
        Czech¹ 86 2.3
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 53 1.4
          Civilian population 18 years and over 2,813 100.0   Dutch 114 3.0
Civilian veterans 435 15.5   English 380 10.2
        French (except Basque)¹ 73 2.0
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 15 0.4
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 1,777 47.5
     Population 5 to 20 years 827 100.0   Greek 0 0.0
With a disability 44 5.3   Hungarian 2 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 1,805 100.0   Irish¹ 484 12.9
With a disability 225 12.5   Italian 6 0.2
 Percent employed 68.4 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 1,580 87.5   Norwegian 293 7.8
 Percent employed 87.4 (X)   Polish 27 0.7
     Population 65 years and over 840 100.0   Portuguese 3 0.1
With a disability 317 37.7   Russian 102 2.7
        Scotch-Irish 33 0.9
        Scottish 63 1.7
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 3,543 100.0   Subsaharan African 0 0.0
Same house in 1995 2,591 73.1   Swedish 80 2.1
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 946 26.7   Swiss 75 2.0
 Same county 559 15.8   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 387 10.9   United States or American 166 4.4
  Same state 287 8.1   Welsh 18 0.5
  Different state 100 2.8   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 6 0.2   Other ancestries 117 3.1
 
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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