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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Hancock 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 6,786 100.0
      enrolled in school 1,401 100.0   Native 6,769 99.7
Nursery school, preschool 67 4.8       Born in United States 6,758 99.6
Kindergarten 74 5.3           State of residence 5,149 75.9
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 697 49.8           Different state 1,609 23.7
High school (grades 9-12) 447 31.9       Born outside United States 11 0.2
College or graduate school 116 8.3   Foreign born 17 0.3
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 0 0.0
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 15 0.2
  Population 25 years and over 4,617 100.0       Not a citizen 2 0.0
Less than 9th grade 1,220 26.4        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 814 17.6   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 1,477 32.0     Total (excluding born at sea) 17 100.0
Some college, no degree 513 11.1   Europe 4 23.5
Associate degree 124 2.7   Asia 13 76.5
Bachelor's degree 240 5.2   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 229 5.0   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 0 0.0
Percent high school graduate or higher 55.9 (X)   Northern America 0 0.0
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 10.2 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 6,433 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 5,540 100.0   English only 6,334 98.5
Never married 1,161 21.0   Language other than English 99 1.5
Now married, except separated 3,152 56.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 20 0.3
Separated 118 2.1   Spanish 57 0.9
Widowed 521 9.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 13 0.2
 Female 455 8.2   Other Indo-European languages 42 0.7
Divorced 588 10.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 7 0.1
 Female 282 5.1   Asian and Pacific Island languages 0 0.0
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 0 0.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 6,786 100.0
           under 18 years 99 100.0     Total ancestries reported 3,949 58.2
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 47 47.5   Arab 0 0.0
        Czech¹ 0 0.0
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 13 0.2
          Civilian population 18 years and over 5,214 100.0   Dutch 35 0.5
Civilian veterans 513 9.8   English 471 6.9
        French (except Basque)¹ 8 0.1
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 23 0.3
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 300 4.4
     Population 5 to 20 years 1,437 100.0   Greek 0 0.0
With a disability 144 10.0   Hungarian 0 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 3,796 100.0   Irish¹ 416 6.1
With a disability 1,209 31.8   Italian 53 0.8
 Percent employed 39.5 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 2,587 68.2   Norwegian 0 0.0
 Percent employed 69.3 (X)   Polish 45 0.7
     Population 65 years and over 1,036 100.0   Portuguese 14 0.2
With a disability 663 64.0   Russian 0 0.0
        Scotch-Irish 197 2.9
        Scottish 57 0.8
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 6,433 100.0   Subsaharan African 2 0.0
Same house in 1995 4,566 71.0   Swedish 5 0.1
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 1,828 28.4   Swiss 0 0.0
 Same county 1,063 16.5   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 765 11.9   United States or American 1,764 26.0
  Same state 434 6.7   Welsh 7 0.1
  Different state 331 5.1   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 2 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 39 0.6   Other ancestries 537 7.9
 
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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