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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Roscommon 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 25,469 100.0
      enrolled in school 5,232 100.0   Native 25,041 98.3
Nursery school, preschool 257 4.9       Born in United States 24,900 97.8
Kindergarten 231 4.4           State of residence 21,328 83.7
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 2,570 49.1           Different state 3,572 14.0
High school (grades 9-12) 1,411 27.0       Born outside United States 141 0.6
College or graduate school 763 14.6   Foreign born 428 1.7
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 26 0.1
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 320 1.3
  Population 25 years and over 18,930 100.0       Not a citizen 108 0.4
Less than 9th grade 838 4.4        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 3,050 16.1   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 7,429 39.2     Total (excluding born at sea) 428 100.0
Some college, no degree 4,384 23.2   Europe 223 52.1
Associate degree 1,167 6.2   Asia 54 12.6
Bachelor's degree 1,227 6.5   Africa 2 0.5
Graduate or professional degree 835 4.4   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 13 3.0
Percent high school graduate or higher 79.5 (X)   Northern America 136 31.8
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 10.9 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 24,380 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 21,345 100.0   English only 23,529 96.5
Never married 3,384 15.9   Language other than English 851 3.5
Now married, except separated 13,337 62.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 200 0.8
Separated 222 1.0   Spanish 231 0.9
Widowed 1,930 9.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 75 0.3
 Female 1,539 7.2   Other Indo-European languages 530 2.2
Divorced 2,472 11.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 91 0.4
 Female 1,163 5.4   Asian and Pacific Island languages 59 0.2
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 20 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 25,469 100.0
           under 18 years 377 100.0     Total ancestries reported 27,579 108.3
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 133 35.3   Arab 35 0.1
        Czech¹ 188 0.7
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 182 0.7
          Civilian population 18 years and over 20,399 100.0   Dutch 919 3.6
Civilian veterans 3,973 19.5   English 3,827 15.0
        French (except Basque)¹ 1,987 7.8
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 661 2.6
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 6,411 25.2
     Population 5 to 20 years 4,654 100.0   Greek 89 0.3
With a disability 456 9.8   Hungarian 246 1.0
     Population 21 to 64 years 13,526 100.0   Irish¹ 3,350 13.2
With a disability 3,178 23.5   Italian 810 3.2
 Percent employed 41.3 (X)   Lithuanian 64 0.3
No disability 10,348 76.5   Norwegian 267 1.0
 Percent employed 65.3 (X)   Polish 2,321 9.1
     Population 65 years and over 5,912 100.0   Portuguese 0 0.0
With a disability 2,435 41.2   Russian 104 0.4
        Scotch-Irish 448 1.8
        Scottish 710 2.8
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 68 0.3
  Population 5 years and over 24,380 100.0   Subsaharan African 0 0.0
Same house in 1995 14,226 58.4   Swedish 441 1.7
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 10,080 41.3   Swiss 28 0.1
 Same county 3,755 15.4   Ukrainian 119 0.5
 Different county 6,325 25.9   United States or American 1,758 6.9
  Same state 5,433 22.3   Welsh 104 0.4
  Different state 892 3.7   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 2 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 74 0.3   Other ancestries 2,440 9.6
 
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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