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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Dodge 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 17,731 100.0
      enrolled in school 4,988 100.0   Native 17,287 97.5
Nursery school, preschool 361 7.2       Born in United States 17,235 97.2
Kindergarten 280 5.6           State of residence 13,542 76.4
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 2,444 49.0           Different state 3,693 20.8
High school (grades 9-12) 1,378 27.6       Born outside United States 52 0.3
College or graduate school 525 10.5   Foreign born 444 2.5
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 254 1.4
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 181 1.0
  Population 25 years and over 10,989 100.0       Not a citizen 263 1.5
Less than 9th grade 639 5.8        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 824 7.5   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 3,945 35.9     Total (excluding born at sea) 444 100.0
Some college, no degree 2,719 24.7   Europe 83 18.7
Associate degree 983 8.9   Asia 62 14.0
Bachelor's degree 1,506 13.7   Africa 6 1.4
Graduate or professional degree 373 3.4   Oceania 6 1.4
        Latin America 268 60.4
Percent high school graduate or higher 86.7 (X)   Northern America 19 4.3
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 17.1 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 16,390 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 13,386 100.0   English only 15,438 94.2
Never married 2,923 21.8   Language other than English 952 5.8
Now married, except separated 8,586 64.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 338 2.1
Separated 113 0.8   Spanish 627 3.8
Widowed 843 6.3           Speak English less than '"very well"' 274 1.7
 Female 692 5.2   Other Indo-European languages 259 1.6
Divorced 921 6.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 46 0.3
 Female 427 3.2   Asian and Pacific Island languages 61 0.4
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 18 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 17,731 100.0
           under 18 years 127 100.0     Total ancestries reported 21,981 124.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 44 34.6   Arab 13 0.1
        Czech¹ 491 2.8
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 511 2.9
          Civilian population 18 years and over 12,358 100.0   Dutch 462 2.6
Civilian veterans 1,596 12.9   English 1,380 7.8
        French (except Basque)¹ 429 2.4
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 98 0.6
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 7,319 41.3
     Population 5 to 20 years 4,671 100.0   Greek 22 0.1
With a disability 264 5.7   Hungarian 28 0.2
     Population 21 to 64 years 9,563 100.0   Irish¹ 1,699 9.6
With a disability 1,103 11.5   Italian 182 1.0
 Percent employed 65.1 (X)   Lithuanian 13 0.1
No disability 8,460 88.5   Norwegian 5,075 28.6
 Percent employed 88.3 (X)   Polish 458 2.6
     Population 65 years and over 1,997 100.0   Portuguese 2 0.0
With a disability 644 32.2   Russian 62 0.3
        Scotch-Irish 162 0.9
        Scottish 207 1.2
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 7 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 16,390 100.0   Subsaharan African 9 0.1
Same house in 1995 10,229 62.4   Swedish 750 4.2
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 6,031 36.8   Swiss 336 1.9
 Same county 2,781 17.0   Ukrainian 9 0.1
 Different county 3,250 19.8   United States or American 862 4.9
  Same state 2,195 13.4   Welsh 52 0.3
  Different state 1,055 6.4   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 130 0.8   Other ancestries 1,343 7.6
 
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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