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Dawson county nebraska dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school6,269100.0
Nursery school, preschool4517.2
Kindergarten3535.6
Elementary school (grades 1-8)3,22651.5
High school (grades 9-12)1,70927.3
College or graduate school5308.5
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over15,175100.0
Less than 9th grade2,30415.2
9th to 12th grade, no diploma1,70311.2
High school graduate (includes equivalency)5,38035.5
Some college, no degree3,01319.9
Associate degree5913.9
Bachelor's degree1,55810.3
Graduate or professional degree6264.1
Percent high school graduate or higher73.6(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher14.4(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over18,392100.0
Never married3,94521.4
Now married, except separated11,46562.3
Separated2621.4
Widowed1,3667.4
Female
1,1126.0
Divorced1,3547.4
Female
7113.9
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years372100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren15641.9
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over17,210100.0
Civilian veterans2,13612.4
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years6,079100.0
With a disability3515.8
Population 21 to 64 years12,613100.0
With a disability2,27718.1
Percent employed
67.7(X)
No disability10,33681.9
Percent employed
80.5(X)
Population 65 years and over3,308100.0
With a disability1,30539.4
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over22,320100.0
Same house in 199511,73152.6
Different house in the U.S. in 19959,51242.6
Same county
5,16023.1
Different county
4,35219.5
Same state
2,0459.2
Different state
2,30710.3
Elsewhere in 19951,0774.8
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population24,365100.0
Native20,49984.1
Born in United States
20,41683.8
State of residence
15,59964.0
Different state
4,81719.8
Born outside United States
830.3
Foreign born3,86615.9
Entered 1990 to March 2000
2,4049.9
Naturalized citizen
9133.7
Not a citizen
2,95312.1
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)3,866100.0
Europe611.6
Asia1072.8
Africa100.3
Oceania00.0
Latin America3,67795.1
Northern America110.3
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over22,320100.0
English only17,20977.1
Language other than English5,11122.9
Speak English less than 'very well
3,33815.0
Spanish
4,85421.7
Speak English less than "very well"
3,23014.5
Other Indo-European languages
1290.6
Speak English less than "very well"
130.1
Asian and Pacific Island languages
960.4
Speak English less than "very well"
860.4
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population24,365100.0

Total ancestries reported

24,28299.7
Arab620.3
Czech14101.7
Danish6772.8
Dutch5322.2
English2,0968.6
French (except Basque)14081.7
French Canadian1420.2
German7,36030.2
Greek260.1
Hungarian20.0
Irish12,2089.1
Italian1850.8
Lithuanian80.0
Norwegian2210.9
Polish3231.3
Portuguese60.0
Russian740.3
Scotch-Irish1630.7
Scottish2841.2
Slovak00.0
Subsaharan African100.0
Swedish1,2795.2
Swiss490.2
Ukrainian00.0
United States or American1,2665.2
Welsh880.4
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)00.0
Other ancestries6,50326.7
(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. Census Bureau, Census 2000 Summary File 3, Matrices P18, P19, P21, P22, P24, P36, P37, P39, P42, PCT8, PCT16, PCT17, and PCT19


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