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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Ontonagon 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 7,818 100.0
      enrolled in school 1,534 100.0   Native 7,707 98.6
Nursery school, preschool 67 4.4       Born in United States 7,680 98.2
Kindergarten 103 6.7           State of residence 5,947 76.1
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 738 48.1           Different state 1,733 22.2
High school (grades 9-12) 440 28.7       Born outside United States 27 0.3
College or graduate school 186 12.1   Foreign born 111 1.4
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 12 0.2
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 48 0.6
  Population 25 years and over 5,899 100.0       Not a citizen 63 0.8
Less than 9th grade 378 6.4        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 578 9.8   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 2,566 43.5     Total (excluding born at sea) 111 100.0
Some college, no degree 1,221 20.7   Europe 76 68.5
Associate degree 390 6.6   Asia 13 11.7
Bachelor's degree 512 8.7   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 254 4.3   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 0 0.0
Percent high school graduate or higher 83.8 (X)   Northern America 22 19.8
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 13.0 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 7,484 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 6,579 100.0   English only 6,957 93.0
Never married 1,292 19.6   Language other than English 527 7.0
Now married, except separated 3,960 60.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 107 1.4
Separated 71 1.1   Spanish 47 0.6
Widowed 588 8.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 11 0.1
 Female 437 6.6   Other Indo-European languages 123 1.6
Divorced 668 10.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 16 0.2
 Female 321 4.9   Asian and Pacific Island languages 11 0.1
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 0 0.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 7,818 100.0
           under 18 years 63 100.0     Total ancestries reported 9,613 123.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 39 61.9   Arab 9 0.1
        Czech¹ 45 0.6
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 56 0.7
          Civilian population 18 years and over 6,236 100.0   Dutch 92 1.2
Civilian veterans 1,341 21.5   English 736 9.4
        French (except Basque)¹ 633 8.1
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 257 3.3
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 1,591 20.4
     Population 5 to 20 years 1,401 100.0   Greek 21 0.3
With a disability 91 6.5   Hungarian 40 0.5
     Population 21 to 64 years 4,381 100.0   Irish¹ 669 8.6
With a disability 812 18.5   Italian 256 3.3
 Percent employed 36.8 (X)   Lithuanian 20 0.3
No disability 3,569 81.5   Norwegian 270 3.5
 Percent employed 73.7 (X)   Polish 586 7.5
     Population 65 years and over 1,562 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 683 43.7   Russian 22 0.3
        Scotch-Irish 95 1.2
        Scottish 128 1.6
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 18 0.2
  Population 5 years and over 7,484 100.0   Subsaharan African 0 0.0
Same house in 1995 5,332 71.2   Swedish 520 6.7
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 2,130 28.5   Swiss 15 0.2
 Same county 1,188 15.9   Ukrainian 16 0.2
 Different county 942 12.6   United States or American 322 4.1
  Same state 469 6.3   Welsh 18 0.2
  Different state 473 6.3   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 3 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 22 0.3   Other ancestries 3,175 40.6
 
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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