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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Kandiyohi 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 41,203 100.0
      enrolled in school 10,814 100.0   Native 39,656 96.2
Nursery school, preschool 556 5.1       Born in United States 39,465 95.8
Kindergarten 578 5.3           State of residence 32,135 78.0
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 5,168 47.8           Different state 7,330 17.8
High school (grades 9-12) 2,884 26.7       Born outside United States 191 0.5
College or graduate school 1,628 15.1   Foreign born 1,547 3.8
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 819 2.0
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 511 1.2
  Population 25 years and over 26,419 100.0       Not a citizen 1,036 2.5
Less than 9th grade 2,448 9.3        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 1,924 7.3   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 8,219 31.1     Total (excluding born at sea) 1,547 100.0
Some college, no degree 6,479 24.5   Europe 117 7.6
Associate degree 2,503 9.5   Asia 97 6.3
Bachelor's degree 3,468 13.1   Africa 132 8.5
Graduate or professional degree 1,378 5.2   Oceania 2 0.1
        Latin America 1,124 72.7
Percent high school graduate or higher 83.5 (X)   Northern America 75 4.8
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 18.3 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 38,620 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 32,367 100.0   English only 34,798 90.1
Never married 8,026 24.8   Language other than English 3,822 9.9
Now married, except separated 19,213 59.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,417 3.7
Separated 343 1.1   Spanish 2,781 7.2
Widowed 2,284 7.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,179 3.1
 Female 1,886 5.8   Other Indo-European languages 851 2.2
Divorced 2,501 7.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 137 0.4
 Female 1,325 4.1   Asian and Pacific Island languages 47 0.1
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 17 0.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 41,203 100.0
           under 18 years 341 100.0     Total ancestries reported 52,050 126.3
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 189 55.4   Arab 9 0.0
        Czech¹ 658 1.6
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 898 2.2
          Civilian population 18 years and over 30,216 100.0   Dutch 3,012 7.3
Civilian veterans 3,711 12.3   English 1,645 4.0
        French (except Basque)¹ 976 2.4
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 246 0.6
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 15,495 37.6
     Population 5 to 20 years 10,278 100.0   Greek 20 0.0
With a disability 871 8.5   Hungarian 24 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 21,928 100.0   Irish¹ 2,826 6.9
With a disability 3,576 16.3   Italian 250 0.6
 Percent employed 68.3 (X)   Lithuanian 4 0.0
No disability 18,352 83.7   Norwegian 11,769 28.6
 Percent employed 85.2 (X)   Polish 981 2.4
     Population 65 years and over 5,691 100.0   Portuguese 12 0.0
With a disability 1,990 35.0   Russian 43 0.1
        Scotch-Irish 243 0.6
        Scottish 288 0.7
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 5 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 38,620 100.0   Subsaharan African 135 0.3
Same house in 1995 23,338 60.4   Swedish 6,285 15.3
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 14,816 38.4   Swiss 116 0.3
 Same county 8,447 21.9   Ukrainian 31 0.1
 Different county 6,369 16.5   United States or American 1,052 2.6
  Same state 4,102 10.6   Welsh 75 0.2
  Different state 2,267 5.9   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 466 1.2   Other ancestries 4,952 12.0
 
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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