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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Grant 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 16,464 100.0
      enrolled in school 3,925 100.0   Native 16,364 99.4
Nursery school, preschool 192 4.9       Born in United States 16,268 98.8
Kindergarten 291 7.4           State of residence 12,718 77.2
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 1,897 48.3           Different state 3,550 21.6
High school (grades 9-12) 1,006 25.6       Born outside United States 96 0.6
College or graduate school 539 13.7   Foreign born 100 0.6
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 40 0.2
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 32 0.2
  Population 25 years and over 10,824 100.0       Not a citizen 68 0.4
Less than 9th grade 863 8.0        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 1,607 14.8   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 4,576 42.3     Total (excluding born at sea) 100 100.0
Some college, no degree 2,264 20.9   Europe 37 37.0
Associate degree 319 2.9   Asia 17 17.0
Bachelor's degree 787 7.3   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 408 3.8   Oceania 2 2.0
        Latin America 42 42.0
Percent high school graduate or higher 77.2 (X)   Northern America 2 2.0
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 11.0 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 15,390 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 12,936 100.0   English only 15,055 97.8
Never married 2,056 15.9   Language other than English 335 2.2
Now married, except separated 8,735 67.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 114 0.7
Separated 158 1.2   Spanish 231 1.5
Widowed 881 6.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 104 0.7
 Female 721 5.6   Other Indo-European languages 94 0.6
Divorced 1,106 8.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 10 0.1
 Female 567 4.4   Asian and Pacific Island languages 5 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 16,464 100.0
           under 18 years 367 100.0     Total ancestries reported 12,073 73.3
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 203 55.3   Arab 0 0.0
        Czech¹ 27 0.2
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 8 0.0
          Civilian population 18 years and over 12,159 100.0   Dutch 369 2.2
Civilian veterans 1,698 14.0   English 1,034 6.3
        French (except Basque)¹ 316 1.9
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 43 0.3
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 1,353 8.2
     Population 5 to 20 years 3,811 100.0   Greek 4 0.0
With a disability 278 7.3   Hungarian 41 0.2
     Population 21 to 64 years 9,508 100.0   Irish¹ 1,845 11.2
With a disability 2,234 23.5   Italian 184 1.1
 Percent employed 51.1 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 7,274 76.5   Norwegian 42 0.3
 Percent employed 77.9 (X)   Polish 145 0.9
     Population 65 years and over 1,894 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 1,029 54.3   Russian 7 0.0
        Scotch-Irish 250 1.5
        Scottish 113 0.7
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 15,390 100.0   Subsaharan African 17 0.1
Same house in 1995 9,271 60.2   Swedish 37 0.2
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 6,042 39.3   Swiss 20 0.1
 Same county 2,549 16.6   Ukrainian 42 0.3
 Different county 3,493 22.7   United States or American 3,876 23.5
  Same state 2,480 16.1   Welsh 51 0.3
  Different state 1,013 6.6   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 77 0.5   Other ancestries 2,249 13.7
 
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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