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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Webster 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 9,719 100.0
      enrolled in school 2,084 100.0   Native 9,681 99.6
Nursery school, preschool 180 8.6       Born in United States 9,669 99.5
Kindergarten 129 6.2           State of residence 8,208 84.5
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 1,030 49.4           Different state 1,461 15.0
High school (grades 9-12) 593 28.5       Born outside United States 12 0.1
College or graduate school 152 7.3   Foreign born 38 0.4
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 21 0.2
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 25 0.3
  Population 25 years and over 6,701 100.0       Not a citizen 13 0.1
Less than 9th grade 1,505 22.5        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 1,296 19.3   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 2,439 36.4     Total (excluding born at sea) 38 100.0
Some college, no degree 738 11.0   Europe 15 39.5
Associate degree 138 2.1   Asia 23 60.5
Bachelor's degree 387 5.8   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 198 3.0   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 0 0.0
Percent high school graduate or higher 58.2 (X)   Northern America 0 0.0
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 8.7 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 9,200 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 7,906 100.0   English only 9,063 98.5
Never married 1,533 19.4   Language other than English 137 1.5
Now married, except separated 4,732 59.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 42 0.5
Separated 103 1.3   Spanish 66 0.7
Widowed 645 8.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 32 0.3
 Female 515 6.5   Other Indo-European languages 69 0.8
Divorced 893 11.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 10 0.1
 Female 470 5.9   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 9,719 100.0
           under 18 years 124 100.0     Total ancestries reported 6,666 68.6
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 79 63.7   Arab 0 0.0
        Czech¹ 2 0.0
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 3 0.0
          Civilian population 18 years and over 7,470 100.0   Dutch 156 1.6
Civilian veterans 1,031 13.8   English 510 5.2
        French (except Basque)¹ 51 0.5
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 45 0.5
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 837 8.6
     Population 5 to 20 years 2,046 100.0   Greek 8 0.1
With a disability 220 10.8   Hungarian 0 0.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 5,663 100.0   Irish¹ 679 7.0
With a disability 2,091 36.9   Italian 126 1.3
 Percent employed 25.3 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 3,572 63.1   Norwegian 4 0.0
 Percent employed 61.2 (X)   Polish 31 0.3
     Population 65 years and over 1,421 100.0   Portuguese 4 0.0
With a disability 810 57.0   Russian 3 0.0
        Scotch-Irish 146 1.5
        Scottish 96 1.0
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 9,200 100.0   Subsaharan African 0 0.0
Same house in 1995 6,395 69.5   Swedish 17 0.2
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 2,791 30.3   Swiss 30 0.3
 Same county 1,728 18.8   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 1,063 11.6   United States or American 3,154 32.5
  Same state 358 3.9   Welsh 56 0.6
  Different state 705 7.7   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 14 0.2   Other ancestries 708 7.3
 
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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