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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Charlton 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 10,282 100.0
      enrolled in school 2,586 100.0   Native 10,193 99.1
Nursery school, preschool 115 4.4       Born in United States 10,148 98.7
Kindergarten 139 5.4           State of residence 6,140 59.7
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 1,391 53.8           Different state 4,008 39.0
High school (grades 9-12) 691 26.7       Born outside United States 45 0.4
College or graduate school 250 9.7   Foreign born 89 0.9
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 18 0.2
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 45 0.4
  Population 25 years and over 6,404 100.0       Not a citizen 44 0.4
Less than 9th grade 696 10.9        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 1,540 24.0   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 2,695 42.1     Total (excluding born at sea) 89 100.0
Some college, no degree 905 14.1   Europe 17 19.1
Associate degree 161 2.5   Asia 49 55.1
Bachelor's degree 215 3.4   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 192 3.0   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 8 9.0
Percent high school graduate or higher 65.1 (X)   Northern America 15 16.9
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 6.4 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 9,637 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 8,020 100.0   English only 9,427 97.8
Never married 1,451 18.1   Language other than English 210 2.2
Now married, except separated 5,108 63.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 101 1.0
Separated 250 3.1   Spanish 84 0.9
Widowed 582 7.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 37 0.4
 Female 451 5.6   Other Indo-European languages 65 0.7
Divorced 629 7.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 27 0.3
 Female 379 4.7   Asian and Pacific Island languages 61 0.6
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 37 0.4
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 10,282 100.0
           under 18 years 266 100.0     Total ancestries reported 6,879 66.9
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 117 44.0   Arab 3 0.0
        Czech¹ 12 0.1
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 0 0.0
          Civilian population 18 years and over 7,426 100.0   Dutch 47 0.5
Civilian veterans 1,008 13.6   English 632 6.1
        French (except Basque)¹ 104 1.0
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 19 0.2
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 405 3.9
     Population 5 to 20 years 2,520 100.0   Greek 0 0.0
With a disability 224 8.9   Hungarian 30 0.3
     Population 21 to 64 years 4,998 100.0   Irish¹ 682 6.6
With a disability 1,182 23.6   Italian 120 1.2
 Percent employed 49.9 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 3,816 76.4   Norwegian 13 0.1
 Percent employed 67.4 (X)   Polish 46 0.4
     Population 65 years and over 960 100.0   Portuguese 10 0.1
With a disability 550 57.3   Russian 0 0.0
        Scotch-Irish 64 0.6
        Scottish 123 1.2
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 9,637 100.0   Subsaharan African 40 0.4
Same house in 1995 5,983 62.1   Swedish 29 0.3
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 3,630 37.7   Swiss 0 0.0
 Same county 1,298 13.5   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 2,332 24.2   United States or American 2,144 20.9
  Same state 758 7.9   Welsh 3 0.0
  Different state 1,574 16.3   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 8 0.1
Elsewhere in 1995 24 0.2   Other ancestries 2,345 22.8
 
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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