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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Le Sueur 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 25,426 100.0
      enrolled in school 6,677 100.0   Native 24,967 98.2
Nursery school, preschool 453 6.8       Born in United States 24,914 98.0
Kindergarten 360 5.4           State of residence 21,177 83.3
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 3,323 49.8           Different state 3,737 14.7
High school (grades 9-12) 1,812 27.1       Born outside United States 53 0.2
College or graduate school 729 10.9   Foreign born 459 1.8
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 236 0.9
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 140 0.6
  Population 25 years and over 16,499 100.0       Not a citizen 319 1.3
Less than 9th grade 1,172 7.1        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 1,369 8.3   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 6,323 38.3     Total (excluding born at sea) 459 100.0
Some college, no degree 3,708 22.5   Europe 45 9.8
Associate degree 1,143 6.9   Asia 59 12.9
Bachelor's degree 2,056 12.5   Africa 6 1.3
Graduate or professional degree 728 4.4   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 335 73.0
Percent high school graduate or higher 84.6 (X)   Northern America 14 3.1
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 16.9 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 23,833 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 19,811 100.0   English only 22,259 93.4
Never married 4,653 23.5   Language other than English 1,574 6.6
Now married, except separated 12,388 62.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 504 2.1
Separated 169 0.9   Spanish 834 3.5
Widowed 1,229 6.2           Speak English less than '"very well"' 335 1.4
 Female 1,003 5.1   Other Indo-European languages 656 2.8
Divorced 1,372 6.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 147 0.6
 Female 694 3.5   Asian and Pacific Island languages 65 0.3
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 15 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 25,426 100.0
           under 18 years 180 100.0     Total ancestries reported 31,399 123.5
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 66 36.7   Arab 21 0.1
        Czech¹ 3,286 12.9
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 366 1.4
          Civilian population 18 years and over 18,450 100.0   Dutch 430 1.7
Civilian veterans 2,388 12.9   English 1,019 4.0
        French (except Basque)¹ 872 3.4
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 192 0.8
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 12,386 48.7
     Population 5 to 20 years 6,402 100.0   Greek 22 0.1
With a disability 468 7.3   Hungarian 35 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 13,814 100.0   Irish¹ 3,441 13.5
With a disability 1,911 13.8   Italian 230 0.9
 Percent employed 69.3 (X)   Lithuanian 5 0.0
No disability 11,903 86.2   Norwegian 2,837 11.2
 Percent employed 86.2 (X)   Polish 894 3.5
     Population 65 years and over 3,373 100.0   Portuguese 12 0.0
With a disability 1,214 36.0   Russian 105 0.4
        Scotch-Irish 144 0.6
        Scottish 243 1.0
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 8 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 23,833 100.0   Subsaharan African 13 0.1
Same house in 1995 15,560 65.3   Swedish 1,531 6.0
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 8,149 34.2   Swiss 113 0.4
 Same county 3,454 14.5   Ukrainian 32 0.1
 Different county 4,695 19.7   United States or American 852 3.4
  Same state 3,689 15.5   Welsh 171 0.7
  Different state 1,006 4.2   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 2 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 124 0.5   Other ancestries 2,137 8.4
 
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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