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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Ramsey 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 511,035 100.0
      enrolled in school 148,722 100.0   Native 456,772 89.4
Nursery school, preschool 9,116 6.1       Born in United States 453,214 88.7
Kindergarten 7,824 5.3           State of residence 328,787 64.3
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 59,916 40.3           Different state 124,427 24.3
High school (grades 9-12) 30,382 20.4       Born outside United States 3,558 0.7
College or graduate school 41,484 27.9   Foreign born 54,263 10.6
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 28,277 5.5
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 18,812 3.7
  Population 25 years and over 323,214 100.0       Not a citizen 35,451 6.9
Less than 9th grade 16,531 5.1        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 23,483 7.3   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 81,763 25.3     Total (excluding born at sea) 54,263 100.0
Some college, no degree 70,054 21.7   Europe 5,881 10.8
Associate degree 20,411 6.3   Asia 30,347 55.9
Bachelor's degree 70,537 21.8   Africa 6,017 11.1
Graduate or professional degree 40,435 12.5   Oceania 174 0.3
        Latin America 10,639 19.6
Percent high school graduate or higher 87.6 (X)   Northern America 1,205 2.2
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 34.3 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 476,014 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 401,715 100.0   English only 400,823 84.2
Never married 137,504 34.2   Language other than English 75,191 15.8
Now married, except separated 194,617 48.4           Speak English less than '"very well"' 36,915 7.8
Separated 5,814 1.4   Spanish 20,356 4.3
Widowed 23,944 6.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 9,643 2.0
 Female 19,564 4.9   Other Indo-European languages 12,108 2.5
Divorced 39,836 9.9           Speak English less than '"very well"' 3,091 0.6
 Female 23,685 5.9   Asian and Pacific Island languages 36,415 7.6
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 21,527 4.5
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 511,035 100.0
           under 18 years 6,569 100.0     Total ancestries reported 636,188 124.5
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 2,183 33.2   Arab 2,195 0.4
        Czech¹ 8,074 1.6
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 7,537 1.5
          Civilian population 18 years and over 380,242 100.0   Dutch 7,018 1.4
Civilian veterans 43,814 11.5   English 31,339 6.1
        French (except Basque)¹ 23,165 4.5
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 7,522 1.5
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 155,773 30.5
     Population 5 to 20 years 119,939 100.0   Greek 1,243 0.2
With a disability 9,290 7.7   Hungarian 1,955 0.4
     Population 21 to 64 years 295,021 100.0   Irish¹ 68,262 13.4
With a disability 44,805 15.2   Italian 18,105 3.5
 Percent employed 59.7 (X)   Lithuanian 816 0.2
No disability 250,216 84.8   Norwegian 55,840 10.9
 Percent employed 83.4 (X)   Polish 24,373 4.8
     Population 65 years and over 55,590 100.0   Portuguese 321 0.1
With a disability 20,277 36.5   Russian 4,301 0.8
        Scotch-Irish 4,754 0.9
        Scottish 6,956 1.4
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 772 0.2
  Population 5 years and over 476,014 100.0   Subsaharan African 8,815 1.7
Same house in 1995 255,959 53.8   Swedish 45,787 9.0
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 206,611 43.4   Swiss 2,714 0.5
 Same county 103,402 21.7   Ukrainian 1,289 0.3
 Different county 103,209 21.7   United States or American 10,419 2.0
  Same state 61,253 12.9   Welsh 2,343 0.5
  Different state 41,956 8.8   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 650 0.1
Elsewhere in 1995 13,444 2.8   Other ancestries 133,850 26.2
 
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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