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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Terry 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 12,761 100.0
      enrolled in school 3,351 100.0   Native 11,845 92.8
Nursery school, preschool 214 6.4       Born in United States 11,828 92.7
Kindergarten 229 6.8           State of residence 10,366 81.2
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 1,621 48.4           Different state 1,462 11.5
High school (grades 9-12) 983 29.3       Born outside United States 17 0.1
College or graduate school 304 9.1   Foreign born 916 7.2
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 472 3.7
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 265 2.1
  Population 25 years and over 8,008 100.0       Not a citizen 651 5.1
Less than 9th grade 1,582 19.8        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 1,417 17.7   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 2,551 31.9     Total (excluding born at sea) 916 100.0
Some college, no degree 1,444 18.0   Europe 2 0.2
Associate degree 252 3.1   Asia 26 2.8
Bachelor's degree 567 7.1   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 195 2.4   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 882 96.3
Percent high school graduate or higher 62.5 (X)   Northern America 6 0.7
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 9.5 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 11,849 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 9,830 100.0   English only 7,246 61.2
Never married 2,134 21.7   Language other than English 4,603 38.8
Now married, except separated 5,744 58.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,530 12.9
Separated 265 2.7   Spanish 4,387 37.0
Widowed 814 8.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,383 11.7
 Female 653 6.6   Other Indo-European languages 179 1.5
Divorced 873 8.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 136 1.1
 Female 397 4.0   Asian and Pacific Island languages 26 0.2
                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 12,761 100.0
           under 18 years 374 100.0     Total ancestries reported 10,418 81.6
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 255 68.2   Arab 0 0.0
        Czech¹ 0 0.0
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 0 0.0
          Civilian population 18 years and over 9,153 100.0   Dutch 144 1.1
Civilian veterans 936 10.2   English 739 5.8
        French (except Basque)¹ 115 0.9
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 0 0.0
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 782 6.1
     Population 5 to 20 years 3,238 100.0   Greek 0 0.0
With a disability 161 5.0   Hungarian 0 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 5,871 100.0   Irish¹ 590 4.6
With a disability 1,035 17.6   Italian 119 0.9
 Percent employed 49.9 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 4,836 82.4   Norwegian 18 0.1
 Percent employed 73.6 (X)   Polish 12 0.1
     Population 65 years and over 1,763 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 795 45.1   Russian 0 0.0
        Scotch-Irish 117 0.9
        Scottish 75 0.6
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 11,849 100.0   Subsaharan African 69 0.5
Same house in 1995 7,035 59.4   Swedish 7 0.1
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 4,448 37.5   Swiss 0 0.0
 Same county 2,627 22.2   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 1,821 15.4   United States or American 1,493 11.7
  Same state 1,476 12.5   Welsh 43 0.3
  Different state 345 2.9   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 25 0.2
Elsewhere in 1995 366 3.1   Other ancestries 6,070 47.6
 
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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