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Merrick county nebraska dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school2,058100.0
Nursery school, preschool1798.7
Kindergarten1185.7
Elementary school (grades 1-8)1,02749.9
High school (grades 9-12)53726.1
College or graduate school1979.6
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over5,432100.0
Less than 9th grade3135.8
9th to 12th grade, no diploma4838.9
High school graduate (includes equivalency)2,26241.6
Some college, no degree1,19221.9
Associate degree3716.8
Bachelor's degree56410.4
Graduate or professional degree2474.5
Percent high school graduate or higher85.3(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher14.9(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over6,382100.0
Never married1,21219.0
Now married, except separated4,07263.8
Separated470.7
Widowed5618.8
Female
4406.9
Divorced4907.7
Female
2604.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years78100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren4760.3
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over5,941100.0
Civilian veterans89115.0
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years1,994100.0
With a disability1376.9
Population 21 to 64 years4,247100.0
With a disability68616.2
Percent employed
59.6(X)
No disability3,56183.8
Percent employed
85.8(X)
Population 65 years and over1,330100.0
With a disability56842.7
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over7,685100.0
Same house in 19954,85663.2
Different house in the U.S. in 19952,80236.5
Same county
1,25816.4
Different county
1,54420.1
Same state
1,25116.3
Different state
2933.8
Elsewhere in 1995270.4
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population8,204100.0
Native8,12599.0
Born in United States
8,08698.6
State of residence
6,80783.0
Different state
1,27915.6
Born outside United States
390.5
Foreign born791.0
Entered 1990 to March 2000
380.5
Naturalized citizen
320.4
Not a citizen
470.6
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)79100.0
Europe67.6
Asia22.5
Africa00.0
Oceania00.0
Latin America6481.0
Northern America78.9
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over7,685100.0
English only7,44096.8
Language other than English2453.2
Speak English less than 'very well
991.3
Spanish
1421.8
Speak English less than "very well"
700.9
Other Indo-European languages
921.2
Speak English less than "very well"
200.3
Asian and Pacific Island languages
110.1
Speak English less than "very well"
90.1
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population8,204100.0

Total ancestries reported

8,726106.4
Arab80.1
Czech12422.9
Danish3714.5
Dutch2543.1
English7258.8
French (except Basque)11872.3
French Canadian140.0
German3,45842.2
Greek210.3
Hungarian00.0
Irish185310.4
Italian370.5
Lithuanian80.1
Norwegian1501.8
Polish6658.1
Portuguese00.0
Russian540.7
Scotch-Irish1011.2
Scottish811.0
Slovak00.0
Subsaharan African00.0
Swedish6748.2
Swiss440.5
Ukrainian20.0
United States or American3624.4
Welsh300.4
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)40.0
Other ancestries3914.8
(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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