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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Winnebago 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 278,418 100.0
      enrolled in school 72,350 100.0   Native 261,488 93.9
Nursery school, preschool 5,849 8.1       Born in United States 260,093 93.4
Kindergarten 4,222 5.8           State of residence 183,342 65.9
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 33,906 46.9           Different state 76,751 27.6
High school (grades 9-12) 15,909 22.0       Born outside United States 1,395 0.5
College or graduate school 12,464 17.2   Foreign born 16,930 6.1
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 8,193 2.9
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 6,160 2.2
  Population 25 years and over 181,803 100.0       Not a citizen 10,770 3.9
Less than 9th grade 10,562 5.8        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 23,202 12.8   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 59,704 32.8     Total (excluding born at sea) 16,930 100.0
Some college, no degree 41,582 22.9   Europe 4,283 25.3
Associate degree 11,527 6.3   Asia 3,640 21.5
Bachelor's degree 23,199 12.8   Africa 191 1.1
Graduate or professional degree 12,027 6.6   Oceania 24 0.1
        Latin America 8,548 50.5
Percent high school graduate or higher 81.4 (X)   Northern America 244 1.4
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 19.4 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 258,830 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 216,890 100.0   English only 233,038 90.0
Never married 54,272 25.0   Language other than English 25,792 10.0
Now married, except separated 120,911 55.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 11,590 4.5
Separated 3,869 1.8   Spanish 15,060 5.8
Widowed 13,758 6.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 7,341 2.8
 Female 11,218 5.2   Other Indo-European languages 6,937 2.7
Divorced 24,080 11.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 2,335 0.9
 Female 13,415 6.2   Asian and Pacific Island languages 3,330 1.3
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,783 0.7
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 278,418 100.0
           under 18 years 5,154 100.0     Total ancestries reported 313,208 112.5
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 2,523 49.0   Arab 525 0.2
        Czech¹ 1,588 0.6
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 2,040 0.7
          Civilian population 18 years and over 204,827 100.0   Dutch 5,487 2.0
Civilian veterans 26,816 13.1   English 25,741 9.2
        French (except Basque)¹ 7,809 2.8
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 1,150 0.4
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 68,753 24.7
     Population 5 to 20 years 63,774 100.0   Greek 630 0.2
With a disability 5,587 8.8   Hungarian 570 0.2
     Population 21 to 64 years 158,082 100.0   Irish¹ 35,326 12.7
With a disability 28,480 18.0   Italian 19,954 7.2
 Percent employed 60.8 (X)   Lithuanian 1,545 0.6
No disability 129,602 82.0   Norwegian 13,092 4.7
 Percent employed 79.5 (X)   Polish 10,291 3.7
     Population 65 years and over 33,326 100.0   Portuguese 66 0.0
With a disability 12,497 37.5   Russian 708 0.3
        Scotch-Irish 3,363 1.2
        Scottish 3,692 1.3
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 222 0.1
  Population 5 years and over 258,830 100.0   Subsaharan African 1,547 0.6
Same house in 1995 145,066 56.0   Swedish 27,867 10.0
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 108,878 42.1   Swiss 1,503 0.5
 Same county 76,908 29.7   Ukrainian 499 0.2
 Different county 31,970 12.4   United States or American 13,783 5.0
  Same state 16,048 6.2   Welsh 1,400 0.5
  Different state 15,922 6.2   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 183 0.1
Elsewhere in 1995 4,886 1.9   Other ancestries 63,874 22.9
 
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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