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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Lyon 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 11,763 100.0
      enrolled in school 3,024 100.0   Native 11,652 99.1
Nursery school, preschool 152 5.0       Born in United States 11,637 98.9
Kindergarten 169 5.6           State of residence 7,387 62.8
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 1,563 51.7           Different state 4,250 36.1
High school (grades 9-12) 842 27.8       Born outside United States 15 0.1
College or graduate school 298 9.9   Foreign born 111 0.9
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 36 0.3
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 71 0.6
  Population 25 years and over 7,539 100.0       Not a citizen 40 0.3
Less than 9th grade 1,107 14.7        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 498 6.6   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 2,890 38.3     Total (excluding born at sea) 111 100.0
Some college, no degree 1,433 19.0   Europe 68 61.3
Associate degree 537 7.1   Asia 10 9.0
Bachelor's degree 826 11.0   Africa 14 12.6
Graduate or professional degree 248 3.3   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 17 15.3
Percent high school graduate or higher 78.7 (X)   Northern America 2 1.8
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 14.2 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 10,973 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 9,079 100.0   English only 10,469 95.4
Never married 1,860 20.5   Language other than English 504 4.6
Now married, except separated 6,038 66.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 105 1.0
Separated 57 0.6   Spanish 110 1.0
Widowed 743 8.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 35 0.3
 Female 590 6.5   Other Indo-European languages 371 3.4
Divorced 381 4.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 68 0.6
 Female 185 2.0   Asian and Pacific Island languages 11 0.1
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 2 0.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 11,763 100.0
           under 18 years 51 100.0     Total ancestries reported 13,920 118.3
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 30 58.8   Arab 0 0.0
        Czech¹ 57 0.5
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 172 1.5
          Civilian population 18 years and over 8,463 100.0   Dutch 4,373 37.2
Civilian veterans 919 10.9   English 417 3.5
        French (except Basque)¹ 142 1.2
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 31 0.3
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 5,646 48.0
     Population 5 to 20 years 2,958 100.0   Greek 0 0.0
With a disability 132 4.5   Hungarian 11 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 5,816 100.0   Irish¹ 731 6.2
With a disability 645 11.1   Italian 63 0.5
 Percent employed 69.9 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 5,171 88.9   Norwegian 1,008 8.6
 Percent employed 87.1 (X)   Polish 64 0.5
     Population 65 years and over 1,999 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 752 37.6   Russian 0 0.0
        Scotch-Irish 68 0.6
        Scottish 38 0.3
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 3 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 10,973 100.0   Subsaharan African 27 0.2
Same house in 1995 7,540 68.7   Swedish 253 2.2
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 3,399 31.0   Swiss 184 1.6
 Same county 2,026 18.5   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 1,373 12.5   United States or American 364 3.1
  Same state 579 5.3   Welsh 13 0.1
  Different state 794 7.2   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 34 0.3   Other ancestries 255 2.2
 
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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