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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Anoka 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 298,084 100.0
      enrolled in school 83,625 100.0   Native 287,313 96.4
Nursery school, preschool 5,906 7.1       Born in United States 285,832 95.9
Kindergarten 4,861 5.8           State of residence 227,454 76.3
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 39,916 47.7           Different state 58,378 19.6
High school (grades 9-12) 19,602 23.4       Born outside United States 1,481 0.5
College or graduate school 13,340 16.0   Foreign born 10,771 3.6
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 5,190 1.7
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 5,232 1.8
  Population 25 years and over 187,122 100.0       Not a citizen 5,539 1.9
Less than 9th grade 4,152 2.2        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 12,638 6.8   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 60,701 32.4     Total (excluding born at sea) 10,771 100.0
Some college, no degree 52,724 28.2   Europe 3,065 28.5
Associate degree 17,080 9.1   Asia 3,898 36.2
Bachelor's degree 29,847 16.0   Africa 1,158 10.8
Graduate or professional degree 9,980 5.3   Oceania 77 0.7
        Latin America 1,988 18.5
Percent high school graduate or higher 91.0 (X)   Northern America 585 5.4
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 21.3 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 275,716 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 226,097 100.0   English only 260,104 94.3
Never married 57,916 25.6   Language other than English 15,612 5.7
Now married, except separated 135,538 59.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 6,083 2.2
Separated 2,180 1.0   Spanish 4,623 1.7
Widowed 8,762 3.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,877 0.7
 Female 7,237 3.2   Other Indo-European languages 6,266 2.3
Divorced 21,701 9.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,965 0.7
 Female 11,981 5.3   Asian and Pacific Island languages 3,005 1.1
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,724 0.6
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 298,084 100.0
           under 18 years 3,979 100.0     Total ancestries reported 388,565 130.4
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 1,473 37.0   Arab 1,509 0.5
        Czech¹ 5,325 1.8
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 4,960 1.7
          Civilian population 18 years and over 211,797 100.0   Dutch 5,035 1.7
Civilian veterans 28,349 13.4   English 18,350 6.2
        French (except Basque)¹ 15,459 5.2
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 4,966 1.7
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 109,580 36.8
     Population 5 to 20 years 74,670 100.0   Greek 715 0.2
With a disability 5,157 6.9   Hungarian 895 0.3
     Population 21 to 64 years 178,067 100.0   Irish¹ 36,942 12.4
With a disability 23,908 13.4   Italian 7,583 2.5
 Percent employed 70.6 (X)   Lithuanian 289 0.1
No disability 154,159 86.6   Norwegian 51,786 17.4
 Percent employed 86.0 (X)   Polish 22,770 7.6
     Population 65 years and over 20,537 100.0   Portuguese 135 0.0
With a disability 8,054 39.2   Russian 2,164 0.7
        Scotch-Irish 2,813 0.9
        Scottish 3,026 1.0
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 898 0.3
  Population 5 years and over 275,716 100.0   Subsaharan African 1,153 0.4
Same house in 1995 163,121 59.2   Swedish 38,930 13.1
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 109,563 39.7   Swiss 901 0.3
 Same county 46,855 17.0   Ukrainian 1,983 0.7
 Different county 62,708 22.7   United States or American 9,969 3.3
  Same state 48,993 17.8   Welsh 1,100 0.4
  Different state 13,715 5.0   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 394 0.1
Elsewhere in 1995 3,032 1.1   Other ancestries 38,935 13.1
 
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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