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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Pocahontas 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 9,131 100.0
      enrolled in school 1,801 100.0   Native 9,075 99.4
Nursery school, preschool 110 6.1       Born in United States 9,026 98.9
Kindergarten 88 4.9           State of residence 6,988 76.5
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 925 51.4           Different state 2,038 22.3
High school (grades 9-12) 444 24.7       Born outside United States 49 0.5
College or graduate school 234 13.0   Foreign born 56 0.6
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 5 0.1
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 35 0.4
  Population 25 years and over 6,556 100.0       Not a citizen 21 0.2
Less than 9th grade 824 12.6        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 1,086 16.6   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 2,790 42.6     Total (excluding born at sea) 56 100.0
Some college, no degree 842 12.8   Europe 37 66.1
Associate degree 239 3.6   Asia 8 14.3
Bachelor's degree 526 8.0   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 249 3.8   Oceania 6 10.7
        Latin America 0 0.0
Percent high school graduate or higher 70.9 (X)   Northern America 5 8.9
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 11.8 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 8,686 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 7,558 100.0   English only 8,522 98.1
Never married 1,548 20.5   Language other than English 164 1.9
Now married, except separated 4,376 57.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 72 0.8
Separated 90 1.2   Spanish 80 0.9
Widowed 762 10.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 36 0.4
 Female 609 8.1   Other Indo-European languages 61 0.7
Divorced 782 10.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 25 0.3
 Female 317 4.2   Asian and Pacific Island languages 13 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 9,131 100.0
           under 18 years 160 100.0     Total ancestries reported 6,976 76.4
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 78 48.8   Arab 2 0.0
        Czech¹ 27 0.3
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 8 0.1
          Civilian population 18 years and over 7,213 100.0   Dutch 198 2.2
Civilian veterans 1,100 15.3   English 771 8.4
        French (except Basque)¹ 89 1.0
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 28 0.3
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 1,222 13.4
     Population 5 to 20 years 1,717 100.0   Greek 6 0.1
With a disability 155 9.0   Hungarian 0 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 5,186 100.0   Irish¹ 1,150 12.6
With a disability 1,324 25.5   Italian 203 2.2
 Percent employed 44.3 (X)   Lithuanian 3 0.0
No disability 3,862 74.5   Norwegian 25 0.3
 Percent employed 71.2 (X)   Polish 64 0.7
     Population 65 years and over 1,497 100.0   Portuguese 5 0.1
With a disability 798 53.3   Russian 10 0.1
        Scotch-Irish 282 3.1
        Scottish 217 2.4
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 2 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 8,686 100.0   Subsaharan African 19 0.2
Same house in 1995 5,585 64.3   Swedish 65 0.7
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 3,064 35.3   Swiss 19 0.2
 Same county 1,719 19.8   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 1,345 15.5   United States or American 1,669 18.3
  Same state 538 6.2   Welsh 30 0.3
  Different state 807 9.3   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 37 0.4   Other ancestries 862 9.4
 
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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