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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Chippewa 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 38,543 100.0
      enrolled in school 10,308 100.0   Native 37,381 97.0
Nursery school, preschool 469 4.5       Born in United States 36,693 95.2
Kindergarten 489 4.7           State of residence 30,248 78.5
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 3,944 38.3           Different state 6,445 16.7
High school (grades 9-12) 2,282 22.1       Born outside United States 688 1.8
College or graduate school 3,124 30.3   Foreign born 1,162 3.0
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 337 0.9
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 605 1.6
  Population 25 years and over 25,683 100.0       Not a citizen 557 1.4
Less than 9th grade 1,298 5.1        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 3,227 12.6   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 9,232 35.9     Total (excluding born at sea) 1,162 100.0
Some college, no degree 6,650 25.9   Europe 273 23.5
Associate degree 1,430 5.6   Asia 115 9.9
Bachelor's degree 2,611 10.2   Africa 19 1.6
Graduate or professional degree 1,235 4.8   Oceania 2 0.2
        Latin America 23 2.0
Percent high school graduate or higher 82.4 (X)   Northern America 730 62.8
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 15.0 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 36,493 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 31,810 100.0   English only 34,579 94.8
Never married 9,561 30.1   Language other than English 1,914 5.2
Now married, except separated 15,911 50.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 466 1.3
Separated 589 1.9   Spanish 603 1.7
Widowed 1,991 6.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 141 0.4
 Female 1,533 4.8   Other Indo-European languages 650 1.8
Divorced 3,758 11.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 105 0.3
 Female 1,547 4.9   Asian and Pacific Island languages 135 0.4
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 75 0.2
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 38,543 100.0
           under 18 years 326 100.0     Total ancestries reported 41,697 108.2
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 139 42.6   Arab 255 0.7
        Czech¹ 207 0.5
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 145 0.4
          Civilian population 18 years and over 30,197 100.0   Dutch 1,187 3.1
Civilian veterans 4,814 15.9   English 4,549 11.8
        French (except Basque)¹ 3,375 8.8
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 964 2.5
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 6,542 17.0
     Population 5 to 20 years 7,959 100.0   Greek 101 0.3
With a disability 581 7.3   Hungarian 212 0.6
     Population 21 to 64 years 18,694 100.0   Irish¹ 4,689 12.2
With a disability 3,305 17.7   Italian 1,618 4.2
 Percent employed 52.5 (X)   Lithuanian 26 0.1
No disability 15,389 82.3   Norwegian 458 1.2
 Percent employed 75.0 (X)   Polish 2,459 6.4
     Population 65 years and over 4,710 100.0   Portuguese 41 0.1
With a disability 2,093 44.4   Russian 136 0.4
        Scotch-Irish 870 2.3
        Scottish 1,468 3.8
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 37 0.1
  Population 5 years and over 36,493 100.0   Subsaharan African 319 0.8
Same house in 1995 19,530 53.5   Swedish 903 2.3
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 16,480 45.2   Swiss 52 0.1
 Same county 8,405 23.0   Ukrainian 94 0.2
 Different county 8,075 22.1   United States or American 1,429 3.7
  Same state 6,230 17.1   Welsh 163 0.4
  Different state 1,845 5.1   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 7 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 483 1.3   Other ancestries 9,391 24.4
 
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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