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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Gray 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 22,744 100.0
      enrolled in school 5,609 100.0   Native 21,756 95.7
Nursery school, preschool 229 4.1       Born in United States 21,663 95.2
Kindergarten 332 5.9           State of residence 15,430 67.8
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 2,636 47.0           Different state 6,233 27.4
High school (grades 9-12) 1,492 26.6       Born outside United States 93 0.4
College or graduate school 920 16.4   Foreign born 988 4.3
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 405 1.8
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 301 1.3
  Population 25 years and over 15,420 100.0       Not a citizen 687 3.0
Less than 9th grade 1,234 8.0        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 2,579 16.7   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 5,182 33.6     Total (excluding born at sea) 988 100.0
Some college, no degree 3,798 24.6   Europe 36 3.6
Associate degree 796 5.2   Asia 42 4.3
Bachelor's degree 1,281 8.3   Africa 9 0.9
Graduate or professional degree 550 3.6   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 838 84.8
Percent high school graduate or higher 75.3 (X)   Northern America 63 6.4
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 11.9 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 21,422 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 18,328 100.0   English only 18,632 87.0
Never married 2,795 15.2   Language other than English 2,790 13.0
Now married, except separated 11,967 65.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,009 4.7
Separated 332 1.8   Spanish 2,522 11.8
Widowed 1,702 9.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 926 4.3
 Female 1,293 7.1   Other Indo-European languages 159 0.7
Divorced 1,532 8.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 45 0.2
 Female 875 4.8   Asian and Pacific Island languages 28 0.1
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 2 0.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 22,744 100.0
           under 18 years 503 100.0     Total ancestries reported 17,263 75.9
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 350 69.6   Arab 9 0.0
        Czech¹ 21 0.1
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 63 0.3
          Civilian population 18 years and over 17,320 100.0   Dutch 433 1.9
Civilian veterans 2,406 13.9   English 1,816 8.0
        French (except Basque)¹ 354 1.6
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 19 0.1
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 2,242 9.9
     Population 5 to 20 years 4,833 100.0   Greek 0 0.0
With a disability 281 5.8   Hungarian 17 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 10,976 100.0   Irish¹ 2,099 9.2
With a disability 1,899 17.3   Italian 159 0.7
 Percent employed 49.1 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 9,077 82.7   Norwegian 103 0.5
 Percent employed 72.5 (X)   Polish 141 0.6
     Population 65 years and over 3,893 100.0   Portuguese 11 0.0
With a disability 1,786 45.9   Russian 9 0.0
        Scotch-Irish 475 2.1
        Scottish 297 1.3
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 21,422 100.0   Subsaharan African 20 0.1
Same house in 1995 12,638 59.0   Swedish 84 0.4
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 8,601 40.2   Swiss 12 0.1
 Same county 5,085 23.7   Ukrainian 5 0.0
 Different county 3,516 16.4   United States or American 3,381 14.9
  Same state 2,535 11.8   Welsh 75 0.3
  Different state 981 4.6   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 74 0.3
Elsewhere in 1995 183 0.9   Other ancestries 5,344 23.5
 
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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