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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Lyon 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 25,425 100.0
      enrolled in school 7,659 100.0   Native 24,275 95.5
Nursery school, preschool 441 5.8       Born in United States 24,223 95.3
Kindergarten 319 4.2           State of residence 19,119 75.2
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 3,024 39.5           Different state 5,104 20.1
High school (grades 9-12) 1,681 21.9       Born outside United States 52 0.2
College or graduate school 2,194 28.6   Foreign born 1,150 4.5
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 715 2.8
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 396 1.6
  Population 25 years and over 15,355 100.0       Not a citizen 754 3.0
Less than 9th grade 1,354 8.8        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 1,312 8.5   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 4,986 32.5     Total (excluding born at sea) 1,150 100.0
Some college, no degree 3,332 21.7   Europe 101 8.8
Associate degree 1,081 7.0   Asia 347 30.2
Bachelor's degree 2,459 16.0   Africa 164 14.3
Graduate or professional degree 831 5.4   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 505 43.9
Percent high school graduate or higher 82.6 (X)   Northern America 33 2.9
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 21.4 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 23,744 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 20,057 100.0   English only 21,893 92.2
Never married 5,739 28.6   Language other than English 1,851 7.8
Now married, except separated 11,449 57.1           Speak English less than '"very well"' 849 3.6
Separated 181 0.9   Spanish 940 4.0
Widowed 1,554 7.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 489 2.1
 Female 1,305 6.5   Other Indo-European languages 407 1.7
Divorced 1,134 5.7           Speak English less than '"very well"' 80 0.3
 Female 572 2.9   Asian and Pacific Island languages 342 1.4
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 141 0.6
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 25,425 100.0
           under 18 years 124 100.0     Total ancestries reported 32,069 126.1
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 32 25.8   Arab 0 0.0
        Czech¹ 327 1.3
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 964 3.8
          Civilian population 18 years and over 18,772 100.0   Dutch 1,359 5.3
Civilian veterans 2,188 11.7   English 1,267 5.0
        French (except Basque)¹ 1,040 4.1
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 197 0.8
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 9,950 39.1
     Population 5 to 20 years 6,636 100.0   Greek 8 0.0
With a disability 413 6.2   Hungarian 22 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 13,316 100.0   Irish¹ 2,083 8.2
With a disability 1,762 13.2   Italian 167 0.7
 Percent employed 66.9 (X)   Lithuanian 14 0.1
No disability 11,554 86.8   Norwegian 4,691 18.5
 Percent employed 86.6 (X)   Polish 1,020 4.0
     Population 65 years and over 3,392 100.0   Portuguese 10 0.0
With a disability 1,292 38.1   Russian 96 0.4
        Scotch-Irish 219 0.9
        Scottish 219 0.9
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 0 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 23,744 100.0   Subsaharan African 173 0.7
Same house in 1995 13,430 56.6   Swedish 1,697 6.7
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 9,834 41.4   Swiss 70 0.3
 Same county 5,178 21.8   Ukrainian 14 0.1
 Different county 4,656 19.6   United States or American 878 3.5
  Same state 2,852 12.0   Welsh 112 0.4
  Different state 1,804 7.6   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 0 0.0
Elsewhere in 1995 480 2.0   Other ancestries 5,472 21.5
 
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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