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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 22,384 100.0
      enrolled in school 5,436 100.0   Native 22,168 99.0
Nursery school, preschool 249 4.6       Born in United States 22,107 98.8
Kindergarten 331 6.1           State of residence 16,589 74.1
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 3,013 55.4           Different state 5,518 24.7
High school (grades 9-12) 1,340 24.7       Born outside United States 61 0.3
College or graduate school 503 9.3   Foreign born 216 1.0
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 104 0.5
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 75 0.3
  Population 25 years and over 13,861 100.0       Not a citizen 141 0.6
Less than 9th grade 1,292 9.3        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 2,531 18.3   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 6,131 44.2     Total (excluding born at sea) 216 100.0
Some college, no degree 2,041 14.7   Europe 63 29.2
Associate degree 562 4.1   Asia 106 49.1
Bachelor's degree 790 5.7   Africa 2 0.9
Graduate or professional degree 514 3.7   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 42 19.4
Percent high school graduate or higher 72.4 (X)   Northern America 3 1.4
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 9.4 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 20,596 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 16,975 100.0   English only 20,082 97.5
Never married 3,472 20.5   Language other than English 514 2.5
Now married, except separated 10,199 60.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 247 1.2
Separated 267 1.6   Spanish 212 1.0
Widowed 992 5.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 100 0.5
 Female 849 5.0   Other Indo-European languages 164 0.8
Divorced 2,045 12.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 45 0.2
 Female 1,060 6.2   Asian and Pacific Island languages 129 0.6
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 99 0.5
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 22,384 100.0
           under 18 years 512 100.0     Total ancestries reported 17,605 78.6
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 267 52.1   Arab 16 0.1
        Czech¹ 23 0.1
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 0 0.0
          Civilian population 18 years and over 15,971 100.0   Dutch 318 1.4
Civilian veterans 2,202 13.8   English 2,049 9.2
        French (except Basque)¹ 431 1.9
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 27 0.1
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 3,708 16.6
     Population 5 to 20 years 5,548 100.0   Greek 26 0.1
With a disability 585 10.5   Hungarian 29 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 12,846 100.0   Irish¹ 2,679 12.0
With a disability 3,136 24.4   Italian 273 1.2
 Percent employed 52.9 (X)   Lithuanian 12 0.1
No disability 9,710 75.6   Norwegian 63 0.3
 Percent employed 79.0 (X)   Polish 98 0.4
     Population 65 years and over 2,022 100.0   Portuguese 4 0.0
With a disability 1,010 50.0   Russian 4 0.0
        Scotch-Irish 315 1.4
        Scottish 295 1.3
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 20,596 100.0   Subsaharan African 2 0.0
Same house in 1995 10,581 51.4   Swedish 73 0.3
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 9,885 48.0   Swiss 2 0.0
 Same county 3,951 19.2   Ukrainian 0 0.0
 Different county 5,934 28.8   United States or American 4,841 21.6
  Same state 4,285 20.8   Welsh 127 0.6
  Different state 1,649 8.0   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 7 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 130 0.6   Other ancestries 2,183 9.8
 
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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