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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Roberts 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 10,016 100.0
      enrolled in school 2,692 100.0   Native 9,940 99.2
Nursery school, preschool 188 7.0       Born in United States 9,917 99.0
Kindergarten 191 7.1           State of residence 6,960 69.5
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 1,428 53.0           Different state 2,957 29.5
High school (grades 9-12) 675 25.1       Born outside United States 23 0.2
College or graduate school 210 7.8   Foreign born 76 0.8
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 23 0.2
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 44 0.4
  Population 25 years and over 6,301 100.0       Not a citizen 32 0.3
Less than 9th grade 832 13.2        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 691 11.0   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 2,347 37.2     Total (excluding born at sea) 76 100.0
Some college, no degree 1,166 18.5   Europe 17 22.4
Associate degree 422 6.7   Asia 34 44.7
Bachelor's degree 608 9.6   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 235 3.7   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 7 9.2
Percent high school graduate or higher 75.8 (X)   Northern America 18 23.7
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 13.4 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 9,334 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 7,581 100.0   English only 8,699 93.2
Never married 2,065 27.2   Language other than English 635 6.8
Now married, except separated 4,120 54.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 136 1.5
Separated 94 1.2   Spanish 54 0.6
Widowed 687 9.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 10 0.1
 Female 586 7.7   Other Indo-European languages 171 1.8
Divorced 615 8.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 37 0.4
 Female 311 4.1   Asian and Pacific Island languages 27 0.3
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 4 0.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 10,016 100.0
           under 18 years 207 100.0     Total ancestries reported 11,536 115.2
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 126 60.9   Arab 28 0.3
        Czech¹ 184 1.8
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 233 2.3
          Civilian population 18 years and over 7,006 100.0   Dutch 144 1.4
Civilian veterans 999 14.3   English 317 3.2
        French (except Basque)¹ 180 1.8
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 12 0.1
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 3,445 34.4
     Population 5 to 20 years 2,654 100.0   Greek 1 0.0
With a disability 155 5.8   Hungarian 11 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 4,965 100.0   Irish¹ 504 5.0
With a disability 944 19.0   Italian 26 0.3
 Percent employed 62.7 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 4,021 81.0   Norwegian 2,119 21.2
 Percent employed 75.1 (X)   Polish 181 1.8
     Population 65 years and over 1,588 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 599 37.7   Russian 14 0.1
        Scotch-Irish 85 0.8
        Scottish 158 1.6
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 9,334 100.0   Subsaharan African 0 0.0
Same house in 1995 6,103 65.4   Swedish 507 5.1
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 3,205 34.3   Swiss 37 0.4
 Same county 1,648 17.7   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 1,557 16.7   United States or American 157 1.6
  Same state 798 8.5   Welsh 25 0.2
  Different state 759 8.1   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 2 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 26 0.3   Other ancestries 3,166 31.6
 
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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