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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Baraga 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 8,746 100.0
      enrolled in school 2,051 100.0   Native 8,680 99.2
Nursery school, preschool 159 7.8       Born in United States 8,645 98.8
Kindergarten 110 5.4           State of residence 7,360 84.2
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 921 44.9           Different state 1,285 14.7
High school (grades 9-12) 637 31.1       Born outside United States 35 0.4
College or graduate school 224 10.9   Foreign born 66 0.8
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 19 0.2
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 39 0.4
  Population 25 years and over 6,097 100.0       Not a citizen 27 0.3
Less than 9th grade 397 6.5        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 786 12.9   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 2,376 39.0     Total (excluding born at sea) 66 100.0
Some college, no degree 1,463 24.0   Europe 34 51.5
Associate degree 408 6.7   Asia 9 13.6
Bachelor's degree 524 8.6   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 143 2.3   Oceania 5 7.6
        Latin America 9 13.6
Percent high school graduate or higher 80.6 (X)   Northern America 9 13.6
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 10.9 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 8,273 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 7,118 100.0   English only 7,556 91.3
Never married 2,030 28.5   Language other than English 717 8.7
Now married, except separated 3,632 51.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 166 2.0
Separated 83 1.2   Spanish 142 1.7
Widowed 718 10.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 32 0.4
 Female 555 7.8   Other Indo-European languages 53 0.6
Divorced 655 9.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 6 0.1
 Female 326 4.6   Asian and Pacific Island languages 14 0.2
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 4 0.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 8,746 100.0
           under 18 years 86 100.0     Total ancestries reported 10,209 116.7
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 28 32.6   Arab 0 0.0
        Czech¹ 38 0.4
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 24 0.3
          Civilian population 18 years and over 6,753 100.0   Dutch 190 2.2
Civilian veterans 1,085 16.1   English 496 5.7
        French (except Basque)¹ 1,163 13.3
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 443 5.1
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 1,118 12.8
     Population 5 to 20 years 1,794 100.0   Greek 2 0.0
With a disability 143 8.0   Hungarian 29 0.3
     Population 21 to 64 years 4,471 100.0   Irish¹ 547 6.3
With a disability 910 20.4   Italian 290 3.3
 Percent employed 50.5 (X)   Lithuanian 17 0.2
No disability 3,561 79.6   Norwegian 368 4.2
 Percent employed 76.4 (X)   Polish 264 3.0
     Population 65 years and over 1,341 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 673 50.2   Russian 19 0.2
        Scotch-Irish 72 0.8
        Scottish 99 1.1
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 23 0.3
  Population 5 years and over 8,273 100.0   Subsaharan African 77 0.9
Same house in 1995 5,504 66.5   Swedish 560 6.4
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 2,726 33.0   Swiss 21 0.2
 Same county 1,524 18.4   Ukrainian 6 0.1
 Different county 1,202 14.5   United States or American 170 1.9
  Same state 865 10.5   Welsh 14 0.2
  Different state 337 4.1   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 5 0.1
Elsewhere in 1995 43 0.5   Other ancestries 4,154 47.5
 
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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