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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Norman 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 7,442 100.0
      enrolled in school 1,769 100.0   Native 7,304 98.1
Nursery school, preschool 143 8.1       Born in United States 7,276 97.8
Kindergarten 107 6.0           State of residence 4,628 62.2
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 862 48.7           Different state 2,648 35.6
High school (grades 9-12) 510 28.8       Born outside United States 28 0.4
College or graduate school 147 8.3   Foreign born 138 1.9
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 61 0.8
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 51 0.7
  Population 25 years and over 5,105 100.0       Not a citizen 87 1.2
Less than 9th grade 555 10.9        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 464 9.1   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 1,781 34.9     Total (excluding born at sea) 138 100.0
Some college, no degree 1,271 24.9   Europe 25 18.1
Associate degree 365 7.1   Asia 13 9.4
Bachelor's degree 537 10.5   Africa 0 0.0
Graduate or professional degree 132 2.6   Oceania 2 1.4
        Latin America 66 47.8
Percent high school graduate or higher 80.0 (X)   Northern America 32 23.2
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 13.1 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 7,008 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 5,924 100.0   English only 6,574 93.8
Never married 1,160 19.6   Language other than English 434 6.2
Now married, except separated 3,719 62.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 151 2.2
Separated 70 1.2   Spanish 200 2.9
Widowed 593 10.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 102 1.5
 Female 475 8.0   Other Indo-European languages 207 3.0
Divorced 382 6.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 43 0.6
 Female 172 2.9   Asian and Pacific Island languages 19 0.3
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 4 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 7,442 100.0
           under 18 years 49 100.0     Total ancestries reported 9,540 128.2
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 26 53.1   Arab 5 0.1
        Czech¹ 133 1.8
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 135 1.8
          Civilian population 18 years and over 5,535 100.0   Dutch 142 1.9
Civilian veterans 818 14.8   English 223 3.0
        French (except Basque)¹ 261 3.5
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 49 0.7
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 2,420 32.5
     Population 5 to 20 years 1,685 100.0   Greek 0 0.0
With a disability 117 6.9   Hungarian 9 0.1
     Population 21 to 64 years 3,754 100.0   Irish¹ 293 3.9
With a disability 636 16.9   Italian 39 0.5
 Percent employed 55.8 (X)   Lithuanian 0 0.0
No disability 3,118 83.1   Norwegian 4,383 58.9
 Percent employed 82.8 (X)   Polish 122 1.6
     Population 65 years and over 1,400 100.0   Portuguese 4 0.1
With a disability 526 37.6   Russian 27 0.4
        Scotch-Irish 30 0.4
        Scottish 44 0.6
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 7 0.1
  Population 5 years and over 7,008 100.0   Subsaharan African 0 0.0
Same house in 1995 4,609 65.8   Swedish 495 6.7
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 2,357 33.6   Swiss 2 0.0
 Same county 1,156 16.5   Ukrainian 5 0.1
 Different county 1,201 17.1   United States or American 103 1.4
  Same state 692 9.9   Welsh 2 0.0
  Different state 509 7.3   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 11 0.1
Elsewhere in 1995 42 0.6   Other ancestries 596 8.0
 
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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